Greta Gerwig's “Barbie”, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, was not only a box office hit, but also had a positive impact on the UK economy. Pravilamag.ru reports this with reference to Sky News.
According to Warner Bros, during filming in the UK, “Barbie” created 685 jobs, attracted more than 6000 extras, supported 754 local businesses and paid more than 40 million pound sterling in wages to local residents.
Thus, the film brought more than 80 million pound sterling to the country's economy.
In addition, the film grossed over 95 million pound sterling in the UK alone.
The film “Barbie” became the highest-grossing release of 2023. Worldwide box office receipts amounted to more than 1,4 billion USD. The film also became the highest-grossing film in Warner Bros. history, surpassing “The Dark Knight” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Part 2”.