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'Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti' leads Nollywood films at the box office two weeks in a row

The Hollywood movie Bad Boys: Ride or Die has overtaken the Nollywood biopic.

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti stands strong at the second spot at the Nigerian box office with a total gross of ₦131.4 million

On Monday, June 10, 2024, CEAN published a report on the top 10 films exhibited in Nigeria and included a gross view from June 7, 2024, to June 9, 2024.

The Hollywood film, Bad Boys: Ride or Die, arrived at the box office on June 7, 2024, and won the number one spot with a total gross of ₦68.9 million at the Nigerian box office.

The Nollywood biopic film, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, overtakes last week’s number one film, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. The Hollywood film is currently sitting at the number three spot with a total gross of ₦105.9 million.

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Nollywood crime film, Criminal, has made ₦32.3 million in total gross, with a weekly gross of ₦8.9 million, placing it in fourth place. Since its release, the comedy-drama Ajosepo has maintained an amazing run at the box office, ranking within the top 10.

Ajosepo made ₦50.4 million in its first five days of release (April 10 to April 14). It now sits at number eight with a weekly total of ₦2.4 million and has grossed a total of ₦251.4 million.

Deafening Silence arrived at the box office on June 7, 2024, and has grossed a total of ₦1.2 million. Blacksmith: Alagbede, a Yoruba epic film, is the last Nollywood release on the list. It has made ₦62 million in total gross and is presently ranked tenth with a weekly total of ₦974,675.

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