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DC’s The Flash tops the box office leaderboard and kicks off its big screen run with a whooping ₦65.36m in under 10 days of its release.
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The box office leaderboard featured five of the highest-grossing movies in June, this list included both newly released films and those previously released. One such newly released film is DC’s The Flash.
The Flash is a 2023 American superhero film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film is directed by Andy Muschietti and stars Ezra Miller as Barry Allen / The Flash alongside Sasha Calle, Michael Shannon, Ron Livingston, Maribel Verdú, Kiersey Clemons, Antje Traue, and Michael Keaton. The synopsis reads
“However, when his attempt to save his family inadvertently alters the future, he becomes trapped in a reality in which General Zod has returned, threatening annihilation. With no other superheroes to turn to, the Flash looks to coax a very different Batman out of retirement and rescue an imprisoned Kryptonian — albeit not the one he’s looking for”
Released on the 16th of June, this DC film has been a global success with a $212m global box office mark. In under two weeks of its release in Nigeria, The Flash made a total cume of ₦65.36m.
Other films in this grossing category are Transformers: Rise of the Beast, released 9th of June 2023, the film grossed $341m globally and ₦92.73m locally. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse released on the 2nd of June, 2023, grossed $562m globally and ₦100.63m locally.
Little Mermaid which was released on the 25th of May, 2023, grossed at $499m globally and ₦117.01m at the NGN box office. The final movie on this list is Nollywood’s Almajiri, released on the 23rd of June 2023, the film has a flash cume of ₦5.42m.
Hollywood titles are still in the hot lead at the NGN box office, will there be a change to this soon?