BY: Ayomide Arowobusoye
Funke Akindele-Bello’s star-studded movie “Omo Ghetto” ( The Saga), has been declared Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie of all time.
Recall that The News Beam, earlier reported that the comedy film topped the list of the highest grossing movies at the Nigerian Box Office in 2020 being the first Nollywood film in Nigeria to ever gross over N98 million in its opening weekend.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2020 comedy film has officially broken a four-year record formally held by Kemi Adetiba’s ‘The Wedding Party’ released in 2016.
The movie has so far grossed N468,036,300 after holding the number one spot for its third week in a row.
The movie is a sequel to the 2010 release, Omo Ghetto which follows the life of Lefty, her troublesome parents and Ghetto friends. Lefty lived her life as a hooligan and leader of a female gang. Produced by Funke Akindele-Bello and JJC Skillz, Omo Ghetto: The Saga picks up from where the original movie stopped. READ ALSO: (MOVIE REVIEW) Omo Ghetto: The Saga- “Love No Love Me”
Below is a table showing the top ten highest-grossing Nigerian films of all time in Nigerian cinemas.
|Title||Year of release||Domestic Gross (₦)||Producer (s)||Director(s)|
|Omo Ghetto: The Saga||2020||468,036,300||SceneOne Productions||Funke Akindele|
|The Wedding Party||2016||453,000,000||Ebonylife Films, FilmOne, Inkblot Production, Koga Studios||Kemi Adetiba|
|The Wedding Party 2||2017||433,197,377||Ebonylife Films, FilmOne, Inkblot Production, Koga Studios||Niyi Akinmolayan|
|Chief Daddy||2018||387,540,749||EbonyLife Films||Niyi Akinmolayan|
|Sugar Rush||2019||287,053,270||GreOH Media, Jungle Filmworks, Empire Mates Entertainment||Kayode Kasum|
|King of Boys||2018||244,775,758||Kemi Adetiba Visuals||Kemi Adetiba|
|Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons||2018||235,628,358||Corporate World Entertainment, FilmOne ,Gush Media||Toka Mcbaror|
|Merry Men 2: Another Mission||2019||233,958,963||Corporate World Entertainment, Gush Media, FilmOne||Moses Inwang|
|Your Excellency||2019||186,340,948||EbonyLife Films||Funke Akindele|
|A Trip to Jamaica||2016||180,264,964||Corporate World Pictures||Robert Peters|