Boxoffice Podcast

Barbie and Oppenheimer created the ultimate double-feature over their shared opening weekend, combining to deliver the highest-earning summer frame on record at the box office. On this week’s episode, Boxoffice Pro’s Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle go over the global box office highlights of the Barbenheimer phenomenon. In our feature segment, Rebecca interviews Royal Corp.’s George and Marianne Abiaad on their inspirational life story that made them a central part of the moviegoing experience for audiences across the nation. 
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What to Listen For
  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:11 Big weekend for Barbie and Oppenheimer
  • 02:18 Alamo Drafthouse will have a new CEO
  • 04:16 AMC ends the controversial variable pricing initiative
  • 07:45 Barbenheimer breaks several records
  • 08:43 Barbie $344M worldwide opening weekend
  • 15:22 The Barbenheimer phenomenon
  • 19:11 Top 10 10 highest grossing theaters for Barbie
  • 21:57 Oppenheimer $180.3M global box office gross
  • 27:26 Barbenheimer compliments each other 
  • 31:50 Amazing immigration story of George and Marianne Abiaad 
  • 37:41 Seeing the exhibition industry as an extended family
  • 39:03 White glove service and high customer interface

What is Boxoffice Podcast?

The Boxoffice Podcast is your #1 resource for news and analysis about movies and the movie business. We'll be your guide through these evolving and sometimes disruptive times. While breaking down film headlines, exploring box office results, and chatting with studio & cinema executives, we'll discuss all aspects of movies and entertainment. By movie lovers for movie lovers!