Despite the controversy, ‘Oppenheimer’ has the BIGGEST OPENING of the year at the Japanese box office


‘Oppoenheimer’the acclaimed film by Christopher Nolanwinner of seven Oscar statuettes, including Best moviehad a promising debut in Japanese cinemas.

After eight months since its worldwide release, the epic that tells the story of Julius Robert Oppenheimer, the creator of the atomic bomb, finally arrived in Japan.

Set shortly before Japan’s surrender in World War II, a period in which two of these bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, taking the lives of more than 200,000 people, the film was released in the country last Friday, the 29th.

According to Deadline, ‘Oppenheimer’ had a successful debut, grossing US$2.6 million.

Before the film began, warnings informed about the strong atomic bomb content.

The film became the biggest opening for a North American film in the Japanese market to date in 2024, surpassing ‘Aquaman 2: The Lost Kingdom’ ($1.6 million) It is ‘Dune: Part Two’ ($1.3 million).

Distributed in the country by Bitters End, ‘Oppenheimer’ premiered in 343 theaters.

Because of the controversial theme, Universal Pictures refused to release the film in theaters in the country and sold the rights.

Remembering that the production arrives this month in the catalog of Prime Video.

Don’t forget to watch:

The feature film arrives on the platform streaming in this next Sunday, April 7th, at 9pm (Brasilia time).

With a production budget of approximately US$100 million, the film grossed an impressive US$958 million worldwide.

The film was the big winner at the 2024 Oscars, with seven statuettes. Most nominated in this edition, the production won important categories, such as Best movie, Best Direction (Christopher Nolan), Best Actor (Murphy) It is Best Supporting Actor (Robert Downey Jr.). Emily Bluntin turn, was nominated in the category of Best Supporting Actress.

Remember the trailer:


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