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Eras Tour Concert Film Breaks Worldwide Records!

By Orgesta Tolaj


20 October 2023

Eras tour concert film


Swift world domination by Swifties! Taylor Swift’s concert film, “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour,” had a record-breaking opening weekend, earning approximately $96 million at the box office in the United States and Canada. This achievement marks Swift as a box-office superstar, making her film the highest-grossing concert film for an opening weekend in domestic theaters, according to AMC. Here is the full story.

The Eras Tour Concert Film

“Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” generated substantial anticipation, with a release in 3,855 theaters in the US and Canada. The film’s advance ticket sales had already surpassed $100 million before its release. In less than 24 hours, it broke AMC’s US record for the highest single-day ticket sales revenue in the company’s 103-year history. Taylor Swift, a 12-time Grammy winner, announced the movie’s release on Instagram in late August, with tickets going on sale at that time.

Why Was the Film Created?

The “Eras” tour by Taylor Swift had a profound impact on the cities where it was performed. Public transit ridership and hotel occupancy significantly increased, turning Santa Clara into “Swiftie Clara” for a while. In Seattle, enthusiastic Swift fans caused enough commotion to register seismic activity equivalent to a 2.3 magnitude earthquake, according to one seismologist. The “Eras” concert film, directed by Sam Wrench, provides an opportunity for fans who couldn’t secure tickets due to Ticketmaster issues or high costs to experience the show. The film is almost three hours long and was recorded over three nights at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles during the summer, allowing fans to sing, dance, dress up, and connect with fellow Swifties.

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The Eras Tour Concert Film Box-Office Achievements

In addition to its domestic success, “Eras” also generated approximately $32 million in international sales and topped the box office charts in several countries, including the United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia, Germany, and the Philippines. The film is scheduled for release in Brazil, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong on November 3. “Eras” outperformed other films at the domestic box office, including “The Exorcist: Believer” and “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie.”

The Eras tour, which began in the spring and is set to continue into the next year, has had a significant positive impact on the economy and has become a cultural phenomenon.

Ticket Sales

The release of “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” saw an exceptional 60% of its tickets sold in advance for the weekend, a notably high rate according to movie data firm EntTelligence, which typically observes around 40% for big tentpole films. Approximately 4.8 million people attended the film over the weekend, with an average ticket price of $20.75, and nearly 80% of the audience was female. While international box office figures were not immediately available, the film’s strong domestic opening has raised expectations that it could surpass the $262.5 million global earnings of “Michael Jackson’s This Is It” during its limited theatrical run.

Are you a Swiftie? If yes, did you get a chance to go to the Era’s Tour, or will you opt for the Era’s Tour concert film instead?

You might also want to read: Who Did Taylor Swift Gift $55 Million Bonuses to?

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