Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour grossed more than 123 million USD globally, setting a new record for music films. The film also saves the current dismal box office revenue of the North American market.
According to People, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour is the music documentary with the highest opening revenue in history. According to Box Office Mojo statistics, the film reached 92 million USD in opening revenue in North America. Currently, the film’s total global revenue exceeds more than 123 million USD.
Expert Jeff Bock said Taylor Swift’s music documentary saved the fall box office. He commented that in October there were no outstanding works released in theaters. Without The Eras Tour, box office revenue was “terrible”.
From the beginning of the year until now, there have only been 5 films with opening revenue of over 100 million USD, including Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (120 million USD), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (118 million USD) and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (106 million USD) both belong to the fantasy and superhero genre. The high opening revenue of Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour is said to be an unprecedented record in the music film genre.
Taylor Swift’s film set a record for box office revenue for music documentaries
It is worth mentioning that Taylor Swift’s film only has a revenue of about 15 million USD, without spending too much on PR costs. Not only successful in terms of revenue, The Eras Tour received positive reviews from critics. The film received 100% positive reviews from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour captures Taylor Swift’s moments of performing around the world. The movie is 168 minutes long, labeled 18+. Initially, the producer planned to only release it in the US because the film genre is quite picky about the audience. However, positive revenue signals motivate producers to release films globally.
Previously, the box office suddenly announced that Taylor Swift’s advance ticket sales reached more than 100 million USD. Pre-sales alone exceed the total revenue of music films of some A-list stars such as Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert ($65.2 million), Michael Jackson’s This Is It ($72 million). ) and Justin Bieber: Never Say Never ($73 million).