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Madame Web Closes February Box Office Reign with N72M Gross After 2nd Weekend

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After just two weeks in theatres, “Madame Web” captivates audiences and closes out February at the top spot with a cumulative box office total of  N72 million.

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In just two weeks since its release, the Marvel movie “Madame Web” has surged past competitors like “All is Fair in Love” and “The Bee Keeper,” despite their longer runs in cinemas.

With an impressive first-week cume of 42 million, “Madame Web” continues to dominate the box office with a total of 72 million. Currently screening at 54 locations nationwide, the film directed by S. J. Clarkson follows Cassie Webb’s journey as she confronts her past while safeguarding the futures of three young women from a formidable adversary.

Starring Dakota Johnson as Cassie Webb, alongside Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, and Tahar Rahim in supporting roles, “Madame Web” promises to captivate audiences with its compelling storyline and talented cast.

Key Background

S. J. Clarkson, a prominent British television and film director, has left an indelible mark on both sides of the Atlantic with her remarkable body of work. With notable credits including popular series like “Doctors,” “Casualty,” “EastEnders,” and “Footballers’ Wives,” Clarkson has proven her versatility and talent in the television industry.

Her success extends to American television as well, with contributions to iconic shows such as “Heroes,” “House,” “Dexter,” “Succession,” and “Ugly Betty.”

In 2008, she played a pivotal role in co-creating the acclaimed British series “Mistresses.” Beyond television, Clarkson’s involvement in the highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel, “Bloodmoon,” garnered significant attention, although the project was ultimately shelved by HBO. In the realm of film, Clarkson directed the compelling drama “Toast,” featuring Helena Bonham Carter, which premiered on BBC One to critical acclaim in 2010.

With her diverse portfolio and undeniable talent, Clarkson continues to be a driving force in the entertainment industry.

Top 5 Movies

5. Bob Marley: One Love

In its second week, the American biographical musical drama, shown across 40 locations, has amassed a cumulative box office total of 19.76 million Naira. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and crafted by a team including Green, Terence Winter, Frank E. Flowers, and Zach Baylin, with Winter and Flowers contributing to the narrative, the film delves into the life of iconic reggae legend Bob Marley.

From his humble beginnings to worldwide stardom and eventual passing in 1981, the movie chronicles Marley’s journey with Kingsley Ben-Adir portraying the legendary musician, Lashana Lynch embodying Rita Marley, and James Norton taking on the role of Chris Blackwell.

4. The Silent Intruder

In its third week, “The Silent Intruder,” a Nigerian film produced by Pere Egbi, Mo’Fakorede and directed by Uyoyou Adia, is currently being screened across 54 locations. The movie centres on a married couple grappling with marital issues, specifically their deteriorating sexual relationship, and seeking the assistance of a psychologist. However, the narrative takes a sinister turn as the psychologist manipulates the wife’s life.

The film features a talented cast including Uche Montana, Pere Egbi, Onyekachi Nnochiri, Lucy Francesca Amen, Venita Akpofure, Dotun Oloniyo, and Lydia Achebe, with Pere Egbi serving as the executive producer. With a cumulative box office earnings of 35.83 million, “The Silent Intruder” continues to captivate audiences with its gripping storyline and compelling performances.

3. The Bee Keeper

In its fifth week, “The Beekeeper,” an American action thriller directed by David Ayer and written by Kurt Wimmer, is currently screening at 44 cinemas across Nigeria. The storyline revolves around a determined  Beekeeper operative seeking vengeance for his landlady’s tragic death, which occurred due to the loss of her charity’s funds in a phishing scam.

With a cumulative box office earnings of 141.23 million naira, the film features a star-studded cast including Jason Statham, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Josh Hutcherson, Bobby Naderi, Phylicia Rashad, and Jeremy Irons.

2. All Is Fair In Love

In its second week, “All is Fair in Love” continues its run across 57 locations in Nigeria, amassing a cumulative box office total of 61.77 million naira. The film centres on the intertwined lives of two friends and business partners, portrayed by Timini Egbuson and Deyemi Okanlawon, who find themselves in a love triangle after both falling for the same woman.

South African actress Buhle Samuels plays a pivotal role in the movie, supported by a talented ensemble including Adedimeji Lateef, Juliet Ibrahim, Ireti Doyle, Venita Akpofure, and Timilehin Bamtefa, among others.

1. Madame web

In just two weeks, S.J. Clarkson’s “Madame Web” has soared to the top spot, captivating audiences across 54 locations and grossing an impressive 29.84 million in its second week alone, totalling N72.46 million cumulatively. Adapted from the Marvel comic, the film follows Cassie Webb’s journey as she confronts her past while protecting the futures of three young women from a formidable adversary.

With Dakota Johnson leading the cast as Cassie Webb, supported by Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, and Tahar Rahim, “Madame Web” promises an enthralling experience with its compelling storyline and talented ensemble.

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