Pulse Nigeria Poll Readers prefer Nollywood comedy movies to other genres

Comedy movies vs drama or thriller: Which is your favourite Nollywood genre?

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Comedy vs other genres

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Recently, Pulse movies asked readers their favourite Nollywood movie genre.

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71.9% of the readers chose comedy, 28.9% chose drama, while none of Pulse readers chose thriller or horror.

Over the years, Nigerians have patronized more of comedy movies than any other genre.

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"We run the risk of becoming a only comic nation and that's bad. Nigeria needs to show love to diverse genres of film," Steve Gukas said at the Nolly Thursdays screening of his movie  "93 Days."

The highest grossing Nollywood movie ever is the comedy movie "30 Days in Atlanta." The top two highest grossing Nollywood movies of 2016 are currently comedy movies titled "A Trip to Jamaica" and "Wives to Jamaica."

What sort of Nigerian movie would you watch in the cinema?»

  • 71,1% Comedy
  • 28,9% Drama
  • 0,0% Thriller/Horror
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