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“The Silent Intruder” Rakes in N16.53 Million in Opening Week

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 ‘The Silent Intruder’ Shines at Box Office with N16.53 Million Debut Week

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Showing across 60 cinemas nationwide, “The Silent Intruder” made a decent N16.53 million in its first week, securing the second spot behind “The Bee Keeper,” which grossed over N26 million in three weeks.

Following closely behind is “Argylle,” which earned N13.93 million in two weeks.

Produced by Mo’Fakorede and directed by Uyoyou Adia, “The Silent Intruder” follows the story of a married couple seeking help from a psychologist as their sexual life begins to falter. However, things take a dark turn when the psychologist manipulates the wife’s life.

Starring Uche Montana, Pere Egbi, Onyekachi Nnochiri, Lucy Francesca Amen, Venita Akpofure, Dotun Oloniyo, and Lydia Achebe, with Pere Egbi serving as the executive producer.

Key Background

Uyoyou Adia is a notable figure in Nollywood, recognized for her multifaceted talents as both an actress and a film director. Her notable performances in productions like “Charge and Bail,” “The Sessions,” and “Hey You” have earned her acclaim within the industry. Adia’s journey began in 2013 with her acting debut in the film “Child, Not Bride.”

Following her passion, she pursued an internship with renowned filmmakers Tope Oshin and Remi Ibinola in 2017, which further honed her skills. This opportunity led to her selection for participation in Homevida, a prestigious writing workshop supported by Homevida, Google, USAID, and Pan-Atlantic University.

Since then, Adia has showcased her versatility by writing, directing, and starring in numerous films. Her dedication and talent have earned her recognition, including a nomination for the Best Emerging Filmmaker category at The African Films and Arts Festival Awards.

TOP 5: Madame Web

Breaking away from the conventional superhero narrative, “Madame Web” offers a fresh take on Marvel’s iconic character. The gripping thriller delves into the origin story of Cassandra Webb, portrayed by Dakota Johnson, a Manhattan paramedic gifted with the ability to foresee the future.

As she grapples with her newfound powers, Webb forms an unlikely alliance with three young women, embarking on a perilous journey to alter their fates. Directed by SJ Clarkson and featuring a stellar cast including Sydney Sweeney, Isabela Merced, Celeste O’Connor, Tahar Rahim, Mike Epps, Emma Roberts, and Adam Scott.

The film captivated audiences upon its Nigerian premiere on February 16, 2024, earning N9.7 million in its opening week.

4. All’s Fair In Love

The movie which hit the cinemas on the 14th of February 2024 made a fantastic 10.4 million Naira within just 48 hours of its release. Centred around Demi and Kanla, it delves into their flourishing fashion empire and unwavering bond, which takes an unexpected turn with the arrival of Mbali.

As romantic complications arise, tensions mount, resulting in a captivating love triangle. With an exceptional ensemble cast featuring Deyemi Okanlawon, Timini Egbuson, Buhle Samuels, Adedimeji Lateef, and Ireti Doyle, among others, and with Deyemi Okanlawon serving as executive producer in collaboration with Film One and Accelerate TV.

3. Argylle

Argylle, a spy action comedy film directed and produced by Matthew Vaughn, and written by Jason Fuchs, boasts an ensemble cast including Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Rockwell, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara, Henry Cavill, Sofia Boutella, Dua Lipa, Ariana DeBose, John Cena, and Samuel L. Jackson.

The storyline revolves around a reclusive author who becomes entangled in the world of spies and espionage when she realizes her new spy novel mirrors real-world events. Released on February 2, 2024, the film garnered over N18.6 million in its first week and N13.93 million in the second week.

2. The Silent Intruder

Directed by Uyoyou Adia and produced by Mo’Fakorede, “The Silent Intruder” delves into the story of a married couple grappling with intimacy issues who turn to a psychologist for help. However, their lives take a sinister turn when the psychologist manipulates the wife’s reality.

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 its compelling narrative, “The Silent Intruder” made an impressive N16.53 million in its debut week at the box office.

1.The BeeKeeper

Released on January 26, 2004, “The Beekeeper” is an American action thriller directed by David Ayer and written by Kurt Wimmer. The film stars Jason Statham, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Josh Hutcherson, Bobby Naderi, Phylicia Rashad, Jemma Redgrave, and Jeremy Irons.

Following his landlady’s tragic suicide due to falling victim to a phishing scam, former “Beekeeper” operative Adam Clay embarks on a relentless quest for vengeance against those responsible. Currently in its third week, the film has grossed N26.26 million at the box office.


“The Silent Intruder” made N16.53 million in its first week, while “Meeting Funmi’s Parents” earned N14 million within the same timeframe. As for “All is Fair in Love,” although the data for its first seven days is not available, it garnered N27 million in just five days, indicating a strong lead in gross ticket sales.

These numbers are better than 2021 valentines titles that raked in less N12 M in the first week of theatrical sales.

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In Summary

The Silent Intruder is still showing in the cinemas and is projected to hit N40M in overall sales.

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