"Barbie" and "Oppenheimer" dominate box office on debut weekend.

Combined total estimated proceeds reach a record-breaking $465 million.

Hollywood rebounds strongly post-pandemic with huge ticket sales.

"Barbie" starring Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie earns over $150 million in the US.

"Oppenheimer" directed by Christopher Nolan lands in second place with over $80 million domestically.

The weekend witnesses the largest crowds since "Avengers: Endgame" in 2019.

"Barbie" becomes the biggest opening of the year, surpassing "The Super Mario Bros. Movie."

"Oppenheimer" ranks as the third-strongest opening in 2023.

The weekend set to be the fourth biggest box office weekend ever with over $300 million industrywide.

The success of both films is expected to be a major talking point.

Bright future predicted for "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer" as they continue their successful run.