Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” Movie Enjoys One of the Biggest December Opening Weekends in 20 Years


In the world of Beyoncé, every release is a chart-topper, and her latest project, Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé, is no exception. The concert movie, accompanying her 2022 album “Renaissance,” dominated the North American box office during its debut weekend, pulling in an impressive $21 million in ticket sales, as estimated by AMC Theatres.

Debuting in 2,539 theaters across Canada and the United States, Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé also achieved international success, earning $6.4 million from 2,621 theatrical debuts in 94 international territories. Notably, the film’s success defied the typically slow post-Thanksgiving and early December box office trends, marking the first time in 20 years (since “The Last Samurai”) that a film opened with over $20 million on this weekend, as reported by The Associated Press.

Beyoncé’s concert movie received acclaim not only at the box office but also on Rotten Tomatoes, where it boasts perfect 100% ratings both from the audience and the review-based Tomatometer.

Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé continues the artist’s trend of achieving unparalleled success across various mediums, further solidifying her status as a cultural icon.