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In 'Barbie' vs. 'Oppenheimer,' the real winner may be the box office

By Brooks Barnes

18 Jul 2023 · 3 min read

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  1. The Hollywood films "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer" are set to generate the biggest crowds at North American multiplexes in four years, according to box office prognosticators.

It’s a matchup for the ages, up there with Ali vs. Frazier, the Hatfields vs. the McCoys and Athens vs. Sparta.

Well, let’s not get carried away.

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