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7 Nollywood Titles Set to Clash For Box Office December 4th & 11th 2020

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4th and 11th of December 2020 is the Clash Battle dates For 7 Nollywood Box Office Titles.Nollywood movies 2020  - 7 Nollywood Titles Set to Clash For Box Office December 4th & 11th 2020

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The Feature length movies all domestically produced would be going head to head with different distributors on the big screens.

The titles consist of different film genres ranging from Animation, Action, Drama, Comedies through Sci-fi.

All positioned to open in theatres on same weekend fighting for the market’s attention, screens and most importantly – Prime time slots.

Nollywood Box Office movies in December - 7 Nollywood Titles Set to Clash For Box Office December 4th & 11th 2020

 

Ah, how did we get here?

Kambili (Rom – Com)distributed by Film One and directed by Kayode Kasum was originally set to debut in June but has been pushed back for a fourth time to now debut this December.126986673 480165629612794 2853004527851913298 n - 7 Nollywood Titles Set to Clash For Box Office December 4th & 11th 2020

Ratnik, a sci-fi adventure feature directed by Dimeji Ajibola and distributed by Blue Pics was meant to kick off screening back in 2019 but opted for an April 2020 release to increase its chance of box office success.

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Finding Hubby (Drama)- a movie adaption directed by Femi Ogunsanwo and distributed by Genesis pictures was expected to open Late November 2020 but pushed to a December 4th debut date.

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Yes, we can blame the Global Pandemic for the above packed schedules.

However, this is not the case for the titles screening on the second date.

The 4 features will debut on their original dates as issued by their distributors which is December 11th.

Why December?

 December is a period on the exhibition window that has proven to be a cash cow for distributors, hence the rush to pick dates on this month.nollywood box office 2020 - 7 Nollywood Titles Set to Clash For Box Office December 4th & 11th 2020

However, with a fewer influx of “IJGB” geng due to COVID 19 and the current state of the nation, one wonders if this decisions are objectionable.

Perhaps, a less Chaotic option could have made the titles squeeze their theatrical time well to make the maximum money but the deed has been done and marketing is full gear for the movies to hit the screens.

In Summary 

Last week revenue numbers reveal that the box office is still weak and has yet to rebound since the post lockdown.

This 7 titles will join 4 other movies on the big screens and the official grossing figures would divulge and reveal if this dates selected were indeed a good verdict.

 

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