[Luxus Magazine] Oppenheimer, the biopic that breaks all-time records at the global box office

Director Christopher Nolan’s latest film, Oppenheimer, is now the highest-grossing biopic in history. A success that exceeds expectations, breathes fresh air into contemporary cinema and celebrates history.

 

Director Christopher Nolan’s latest film, Oppenheimer, is now the highest-grossing biopic in history. A success that exceeds expectations, breathes fresh air into contemporary cinema and celebrates history.

 

A nuclear success! Released in cinemas on July 18, Christopher Nolan’s acclaimed film Oppenheimer has set a new record. This historical epic dedicated to the “father of the atomic bomb” is now the most lucrative biopic in cinema history, having amassed nearly $912 million in box-office receipts worldwide.

 

 

This remarkable success took many experts by surprise, as they did not expect the film to achieve such results by the end of the summer. In France, nearly 4.2 million moviegoers flocked to theaters to discover Christopher Nolan’s 12th feature film.

 

 

With Cillian Murphy in the lead role, Oppenheimer now surpasses Bohemian Rhapsody as the highest-grossing biopic of all time. In 2018, Bryan Singer’s film, which told the story of Freddie Mercury and the formation of the band Queen, took in a total of $910 million worldwide, with 4.3 million admissions in France. The biopic won four Oscars, including Best Actor for Rami Malek.

 

Here are the top 10 highest-grossing biopics of all time, based on worldwide box-office results:

 

Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan, $912 million
Bohemian Rhapsody, Bryan Singer, $910 million
American Sniper, Clint Eastwood, $547 million
The Greatest Showman, Michael Gracey, $435 million
The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper, $427 million
The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese, $392 million
Catch Me If You Can, Steven Spielberg, $352 million
Schindler’s List, Steven Spielberg, $322 million
Green Book, Peter Farrelly, $321 million
A Beautiful Mind, Ron Howard, $316 million

 

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Hugues Reydellet is a young and passionate journalist whose favorite subjects are economy, culture, gastronomy, but also cars, and sports. With a sharp pen and an insatiable curiosity, Hugues is constantly on the lookout for new hot information to report.

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