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"Fifty" Movie featuring Omoni Oboli, Ireti Doyle, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Dakore Akande sets box office record

The much talked about movie "Fifty" has emerged as the highest ever opening weekend in Nigerian cinema release.

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"Fifty" sets new box office record play

"Fifty" sets new box office record


Have you seen the much talked about movie "Fifty,? which stars Dakore Akande, Ireti Doyle, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Omoni Oboli, Emmanuel Ikubese among others.

The movie which was directed by Biyi Bandele, has emerged the highest ever opening weekend in Nigerian cinema release.

play "Fifty" is produced by Tope Oshin and directed by Biyi Bandele (Instagram)

This was revealed via the official Twitter account of the movie.


A star studded premiere of Biyi Bandele's much talked  movie "Fifty," held on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos Nigeria.



'Fifty' captures a few pivotal days in the lives of four Nigeria women at the pinnacle of their careers. Meet Tola, Elizabeth, Maria and Kate four friends forced at midlife to take inventory of their personal lives, while juggling careers and family against the sprawling backdrops of the upper middle-class neighbourhoods of Ikoyi and Victoria Island in Lagos.

Tola is a reality TV star whose marriage to lawyer Kunle never stood a chance thanks to an invidious family secret.

Elizabeth is a celebrated obstetrician whose penchant for younger men has estranged her from her daughter.

Forty-nine year-old Maria has an affair with a married man that results in an unexpected pregnancy and Kate’s battle with a life-threatening illness has plunged her into religious obsession.

Dakore Akande is Tola in 'Fifty' play

Dakore Akande is Tola in 'Fifty'


The movie features beats from King Sunny Ade, titan Femi Kuti, German-Nigerian wunderkind singer-songwriter Nneka, who also features in movie alongside Tiwa Savage and Waje.

Executive produced by MO Abudu, directed by Biyi Bandele, "Fifty" is produced by Tope Oshin Ogun, with Malcom McLean as director of photography.

See photos from premiere below;

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