Godwin Adedeji
by on May 19, 2020

If you have always been wondering how good the Nigerian Film Industry,viz Nollywood, is doing for itself when it comes to how much is being made  through DVD sales,special screenings,online streamings,cinematic release,based on revenues from Nigerian Markets (outside Nigeria is not included),you are at the right spot to get some first hand Information about how much is made on the highest grossing Movies in the country so far.

Today,we are considering the five top-ranked most profitable movies ever made in Nollywood. 

   Here  are the top five highest grossing movies of all time up till date (May 2020).





1. The Wedding Party | 2016 | Budget: #60,000,000 | Box Office : #453,000,000 | Production Companies: Ebonylife Films,FilmOne,Inkblot Production,Koga Studios.

  A Romantic-comedy drama film directed by Kemi Adetiba which was premiered on September 8,2016 at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada and on November 26 at the Eko Hotels and Suites.

The plot follows a chaos which prevails when a family prepares for a lavish wedding.

It Starred Adesua Etomi and Banky Wellington as the Star Cast and Richard Mofe Damijo Sola Sobowale,Iretiola Doyle,Alibaba Akporobome,Zainab Balogun,Beverly Naya,Somkele Iyamah,Enyinna,Nwigwe,Ikechukwu Onunaku,Daniella Down,Stephen Damien among others.





2. The Wedding Party 2 : Destination Dubai | 2017

Budget : #300,000,000 | Box Office : #500,000,000 | Production Companies: Ebonylife Films,FilmOne,Inkblot Production,Koga Studios.

Sequel to The Wedding Party,as   Directed by Niyi Akinmolayan,it was released in December 2016,shot in both Lagos and Dubai.

A continuation of the plot in its Prequel, It showcased nearly most of the cast as before.







3. Chief Daddy | 2018 | Budget: N/A
| Box Office: #387.5Million
| Production Company: Ebony Life Films.


 Directed by Niyi Akinmolayan,the movie was released in December 2018 starring Funke Akindele Bello,Nkem Owoh,Kate Henshaw,Joke Silva,Patience Ozokwor,Richard More-Damijo Racheal Oniga,among others.
Chief Daddy is about a billionaire industrialist, Chief Beecroft, who serves as a benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and mistresses. He dies suddenly and his will creates a saga amongst his extended families.






4. Sugar Rush | 2019 | Budget: N/A
Box Office: #287,000,000 | Production Companies : Film One Entertainment, Jungle Filmworks Empire Mates Entertainment.
An Action Comedy  directed by Kayode Kasum,it was released on 25th November,2019.

It starred Bimbo Ademoye as Bola Sugar,Bisola Aiyeola as Sola Sugar Adesua Etomi-Wellington as Susie Sugar,Iya Rainbow as Rhoda Sugar,Uzor Arukwe as Knight,Tobi Bakre as Andy,Mawuli Gavor as Dan,Omoni Oboli as Mrs. Madueke, and D'Banj in special appearance.

The plot follows Sugar sisters accidentally discovering 800,000 dollars in the house of a corrupt man. In next couple of days, they spend the entire money only to meet their waterloo when mafias come to claim the stake of the money.





5. King Of Boys | 2019 | Budget : N/A | Box Office : #245,000,000 | Production Company: Kemi Adetiba Visuals .

Directed by Kemi Adetiba,the movie was released on 20th October 2018.

King of Boys tells the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami (played by Sola Sobowale), a businesswoman and philanthropist with and a promising political future. She is drawn into a struggle for power which in turn threatens everything around her as a result of her growing political ambitions.

To come out of this on top, she is caught up in a game of trust, not knowing whom really to look up to, and this leads to her ruthlessness.

Cast include,SolaSobowale,Adesua Etomi,Reminisce,Toni Tones,Jide Kosoko,Illbliss among others.


If you haven't watched any or all of the above movies,this is a good time to do so.
You shouldn't be disappointed,I think.



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