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It must have occurred in years that two blockbusters were released in the same week but we are talking about the same day, two epics, from epics being released on the same day competing with each other though being completely different by the taste of it. Yes, we are talking about the internet hit Barbenheimer which is a term referred to the competition of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling starring Barbie and Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr starring Oppenheimer.

Here’s a brief about the two movies:


It is the same old Barbie movie but with interesting turns in the story. A Barbie from Barbie World exploring the real world to find the truth behind the life of all has to be one of the most captivating storylines of all. Not just the story, also has top-class stars including actress Margot Robbie, actor Ryan Gosling, etc. The pinkish-themed movie has been approved well by critics and its fans as well.

Director: Greta Gerwig

Starring: Margot Robbie as Barbie, Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell as CEO, etc.

Release Date: 2023 July 21


It is a biopic about a great scientist bothered by international and national politics. It is the biography of Robert J. Oppenheimer, who had helped in manufacturing of the atom bombs used in Hiroshima and Nagasaki detonated on 6 August 1945 and 9 August 1945 respectively. The movie was directed by the most renowned director, Christopher Nolan who in producing the masterpiece didn’t use any CGIs at all. The story is all about the testification of Robert J. Oppenheimer upon the question of the American officials on the security issues that arose due to his beliefs being more inclined towards communism in the past.

The movie featured several other scientists including, Heisenberg, Neil Bohr, Albert Einstein, etc.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer, Robert Downey Jr. as Lewis Strauss, Emily Blunt as Kitty Oppenheimer, Rami Malek as David L. Hill, etc.

Release Date: 2023 July 21

The competition has been closely witnessed by several cinephiles throughout the world.

Director(s)Christopher NolanGreta Gerwig
Main CharacterJ. Robert Oppenheimer played by Cillian MurphyBarbie played by Margot Robbie
IMDb Rating (2023 July 28)8.7/107.5/10