Taylor Swift's concert film, "The Eras Tour," continues to dominate the box office in its second weekend, bringing in an estimated $31 million domestically. This makes it the first concert film in domestic history to surpass the $100 million mark, according to the Hollywood Reporter. After this weekend, the film's total earnings across North American theaters will be approximately $129.8 million.
In comparison, Martin Scorsese's "Killers of the Flower Moon" had a successful opening weekend, bringing in an estimated $23 million domestically. This marks the third-best domestic opening of Scorsese's career. The film, which features Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro and tells the story of murders committed against the Osage tribe in Oklahoma, reportedly cost Apple around $200 million to $250 million to produce. It is Apple's first high-profile in-theater release, with Paramount Pictures handling distribution.
At the box office, "The Exorcist: Believer" took the third spot, earning an additional $5.6 million and bringing its North American total to $54.2 million. "PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie" secured the fourth spot, adding $4.3 million during its fourth weekend in theaters.
One surprising fact is that Swift's "The Eras Tour" is the only concert film in history to hold the number one box office spot for two consecutive weekends. It has also become the highest-grossing concert film in domestic history after just one weekend, surpassing the earnings of previous films such as "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" and "Michael Jackson's This Is It."
Overall, Swift's concert film continues to captivate audiences and generate significant revenue, while Scorsese's "Killers of the Flower Moon" has had a successful opening weekend. The box office remains diverse with a mix of genres and audiences showing interest in various films.