BY ‘SEGUN ODEJIMI
Over the past couple of days, TNS has been giving you snippets of how the biggest movies performed in Nigerian cinemas in 2015, the top 10 grossing movies, the movie with the highest weekend box-office opening ever, actors who appeared in more than one film on the top ten list and so on.
Here is the full report, in graphics, of how your favourite films, Road to Yesterday, Fifty, Dazzling Mirage, The First Lady fared as well as the others that found their ways into being on the top ten cinema-successful list.
According to the records provided by FilmOne Distribution which accounted for 7 of the films in the top 10 including the two most anticipated and successful Nollywood films of 2015 – Mo Abudu’s Fifty and Genevieve Nnaji‘s Road to Yesterday, there was a 70% increase in the number of films released in Nigerian cinemas in 2015 (40+) when compared to the number in 2014 (28).
Nigeria’s other cinema distribution giant, Silverbird contributed Omoni Oboli‘s The First Lady, Iyore and Tempting Fate – Kevin Nwankwor‘s Nigerian-American movie which starred star actor, Ramsey Nouah.
Unsurprisingly, the three films that witnessed the highest opening weekends are Taxi Driver, Road to Yesterday and Fifty.
The Nigerian box-office is expected to do even better this year as several highly anticipated movies including Izu Ojukwu’s ’76, Mildred Okwo’s Suru L’ere, Kunle Afolayan‘s The CEO and controversial film about Ebola, 93 Days.
See the full report below:
*Please Note: All figures provided by FilmOne Distribution.