Taylor Swift Eras Tour Concert Film Adds $31 Million To Domestic Tally In Week Two

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Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour Concert Film

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour concert film continues to dominate the box office, breaking records in its second weekend in theaters. The film earned an impressive $31 million during its second weekend, making it the highest-grossing concert film at the domestic box office.

While this weekend figure represents a 66% drop from its first weekend, it’s worth noting that such a decline is on par with blockbuster hits from popular franchises like Marvel, DC, and Star Wars.

The Eras Tour film has now accumulated an estimated $129.8 million at the domestic box office, solidifying Taylor Swift’s position as a box office powerhouse.

Shawn Robbins, Chief

“Swifties,” as Taylor Swift’s devoted fans are known, turned out in force for the film’s first encore weekend, showing their unwavering support. Shawn Robbins, chief media analyst at BoxOffice.com, noted, “The film continues to shatter concert movie records as it brings much-needed foot traffic to theaters during a fourth quarter impacted by Hollywood’s labor strikes.”

In an impressive feat, Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour concert film managed to secure more than $100 million in the U.S. and Canada just from Thursday’s ticket sales, becoming the first concert film to reach this milestone.

Film Surpasses $262.5 Million

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Taylor Swift

AMC, the film’s distributor, is expected to update international figures soon. If the film surpasses $262.5 million by the end of its run in November, it will become the highest-grossing global concert movie of all time, surpassing “Michael Jackson’s This Is It” from 2009.

Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore, praised the film’s success, stating, “The Taylor Swift Eras Tour movie is a welcome addition to this October movie marketplace. It has injected a boost of approximately $130 million into the industry during what would otherwise be a quieter period.”

Earned $31.1 Million

The Eras Tour concert film already achieved several milestones, including the widest domestic release for a concert film, premiering in over 3,850 locations, and the highest opening weekend for a concert film in domestic box office history, surpassing Miley Cyrus’ “Best of Both Worlds Concert” from 2008, which earned $31.1 million during its domestic debut, according to Comscore data.

Dergarabedian concluded by highlighting the film’s innovative success, saying, “The Swift film demonstrates how outside-of-the-box thinking and innovation can lead to unexpected outcomes and an enhancement of the bottom line. It offers valuable insights into how alternative content can fill the quieter spots often left on the movie release calendar.”

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