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Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour is the most profitable concert film ever

The singer's concert movie is breaking records around the world

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 11: Taylor Swift attends
Taylor Swift's The Eras Tour concert movie has become the highest-grossing film of its kind (Getty Images)

Taylor Swift's concert film for The Eras tour is the most successful of its kind to ever grace the silver screen, new data reveals, and it's only been in cinemas for three days.

The musician is currently on a world tour for The Eras, and the film — which came out on 13 October — was recorded over three nights from her shows at California's SoFi stadium in August.

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Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour actually began breaking records before it was even released, and analysts have shared details of the film's success and how it has become the most profitable concert movie ever.

Here is everything you need to know.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour becomes the most profitable concert film ever

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour is the most profitable concert film ever (Statista)

Statista has revealed that Swift's film became the highest-grossing music concert movie of all time, beating the likes of BTS, the Jonas Brothers, and Madonna.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour drew in more than $100 million in advance tickets worldwide, the data was taken by AMC Theatres as of October 4 and has likely continued to grow since then.

The data, compared to date compiled by The Numbers, shows Swift's release has surpassed the previous record holder: Justin Bieber, whose 2011 concert film for Never Say Never had a worldwide box office revenue of $99 million.

LONDON - FEBRUARY 16:  Justin Bieber arrives at the UK film premiere of 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' at O2 Cineworld on February 16, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
Swift's release has surpassed the previous record holder: Justin Bieber, whose 2011 concert film for Never Say Never had a worldwide box office revenue of $99 million. (WireImage)

Other movies to appear on the list include the Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert film, which was released in 2008. The 2013 One Direction concert film This is Us earned $68 million at the time of its release.

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In the UK, the concert film also broke records when it opened at number one at the box office and beat the record for first-week pre-sales which was previously held by K-Pop supergroup BTS's concert film Permission To Dance, which was released in 2022.

Tim Richards of Vue International said in a statement: "Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour opened number one at the UK and Ireland box office yesterday by a considerable distance (as well as on our screens in Germany, Italy and the Netherlands), following record-breaking pre-sales for a concert.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 09: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. Taylor Swift performs onstage during
In the UK, the concert film also broke records when it opened at number one at the box office and beat the record for first-week pre-sales which was previously held by BTS. (Getty Images for TAS Rights Management)

"It absolutely smashed the previous event cinema pre-sales record by more than £1 million of box office.

"We saw an incredible response from Swifties across the UK and Ireland who dressed up, sang along and danced away with fellow fans, with sell-out sessions despite scheduling an unprecedented number of shows so no one missed out."

Swift's 146-date stadium jaunt has captured global attention since it began in March. It is on track to be the most lucrative tour ever, and includes 13 sell-out UK shows scheduled for next summer.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour is out in UK cinemas and IMAX now.

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