This next big movie duo will make your head spin. This next big movie pair will make you spin. Exorswift.
Warner Brothers released “Oppenheimer” and “Barbie” on the same day earlier this summer. Discovery’
s “Barbie” and
s “Oppenheimer” hit theaters on the same day, leading to a double-feature cultural event and driving massive box office sales.
“The Exorcist: Believer,” produced by horror film studio Blumhouse, takes place 50 years after the original film. Universal will distribute the film. It stars Leslie Odom Jr. of “Hamilton” fame and Ellen Burstyn, who starred in the 1973 demonic possession classic. The film stars Leslie Odom Jr. of “Hamilton” fame and Ellen Burstyn, who starred in the 1973 demonic possession classic.Could pop star royalty like Swift and two young girls possessed by the devil have the same effect?Based on the 1971 William Peter Blatty novel of the same name, “The Exorcist” is the second-highest grossing film of all time, when adjusted for inflation.Photo: Warner Bros.“The Eras Tour has been the most meaningful, electric experience of my life so far and I’m overjoyed to tell you that it’ll be coming to the big screen soon,” Swift
Thursday on X, the site formerly known as Twitter.
Swift’s concert film documents the wildly popular tour that raked in millions and was on its way to hit a record-breaking $1 billion in sales earlier this summer.
The film will play at the nation’s largest theater chains including
, Regal and postedCinemark
on weekends until Nov. 5. AMC shares fell more than 1% Thursday, while Cinemark’s rose more than 1%.
As soon as tickets went on sale, fans encountered wait times and lags at both AMC Theatres’ website and app.Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards“Thank you for your patience as we experience high traffic volume. AMC posted a message saying that they had created a queue to accommodate all visitors. THE ERAS TOUR Concert Film ticket purchase or other online visit. AMC Stubs “A-List” is a monthly membership that allows users to see three movies each week with no fees for reservations or upgrading to premium format screens. This could lead to an unprecedented opening weekend that may top $100 million. “This could propel an unprecedented opening weekend that could perhaps top $100 million.“The Exorcist: Believer” is expected to generate between $10 million and $20 million during its opening weekend, but with the added fervor from Swift’s concert film, it could get a boost.
“A $162 million debut was at one point unimaginable for ‘Barbie’ and the Taylor Swift phenomenon is a powerful force that could be on track for a monumental debut in mid-October and this is a great for movie theaters,” Dergarabedian said.