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Top 10 Highest-Grossing Films Rewrite Records with Funke Akindele Dominating

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Funke Akindele’s recent film, ‘A Tribe Called Judah,’ etched its name in history on January 4, 2024, as the first Nollywood production to surpass ₦1 billion at the box office. Released on December 15, 2023, the movie garnered an impressive ₦613 million within its initial two weeks, receiving acclaim for its compelling storyline and stellar cast performances. The success of ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ sets a benchmark, indicating the potential for other Nollywood films to join the ranks of high-grossing productions as the industry continues to flourish.

Here’s a glimpse of the top ten highest-grossing movies in Nigeria:

1. A Tribe called Judah with a grossing unit of ₦1,060,711,491

2. Battle on Buka Street with a grossing unit of ₦668,423,056

3. Omo Ghetto: The Saga with a grossing unit of ₦636,129,120

4. The Wedding Party with a grossing unit of ₦452,288,605

5. The Wedding Party 2 with a grossing unit of ₦433,197,377

6. Chief Daddy with a grossing unit of ₦387,540,749

7. Brotherhood with a grossing unit of ₦328,881,120

8. King of Thieves with a grossing unit of ₦320,805,150

9. Sugar Rush with a grossing unit of ₦287,053,270

10. Ijakumo with a grossing unit of ₦278,496,384

Securing the top three positions on this list, Funke Akindele emerges as a formidable force propelling Nollywood to unprecedented heights in the realm of entertainment.

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