Tuesday, November 28

Amid Oppenheimer Hype, See the Box Office History of Christopher Nolan’s Movies

Moviegoers around the world are talking about Christopher Nolan’s new Oppenheimer movie. It is a biographical thriller film based on theoretical physicist J Robert Oppenheimer, who played a pivotal role in the development of the first nuclear weapons. Cillian Murphy appears as Oppenheimer, while Emily Blunt and Robert Downey Jr. are seen in other major roles. The film earned $175 million worldwide and $80.5 million in the US during its opening weekend. It is Christopher Nolan’s third major debut after The dark knight and The dark knight rises.

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Historically, Christopher Nolan’s movies have done very well at the box office. He is known for directing visually stunning, high-concept films with complex narratives that appeal to a wide audience. Here’s a rundown of some of his notable movies and box office performances from him.

Christopher Nolan movies and their box office history:

1. I remember (2000)

Budget: $9 million

Box office: $39.7 million

2. Insomnia (2002)

Budget: $46 million

Box office: $113.8 million

3. Batman Begins (2005)

Budget: $150 million

box office: $374.2 million

4. Prestige (2006)

Budget: $40 million

Box office: $109.7 million

5. The Dark Knight (2008)

Budget: $185 million

box office: $1.005 billion

6. Origin (2010)

Budget: $160 million

Box office: $829.9 million

7. The Rise of the Dark Knight (2012)

Budget: $250 million

Box office: $1.081 billion

8. Interstellar (2014)

Budget: $165 million

box office: $677.5 million

9. Dunkirk (2017)

Budget: $100 million

box office: $526.9 million

10. Beginning (2020)

Budget: $200 million (estimated)

Box office: $363.1 million

(Note: these figures are not adjusted for inflation.)

The box office performance of Principle was significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, as many theaters around the world closed or operated with limited capacity during its release.

Verify: Oppenheimer’s IMDb rating and comparison to other Christopher Nolan films


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