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Done and dusted, the horrendous theatrical year of 2020 has been completed.
Without further ado here are the titles that managed to rank top 10 upon their release.
From Least to Highest we gathered this top 10 list from cinemas exhibitors association of Nigeria.
10. Dear Affy -N11.25 Million
Dear Affy directed Sam Olatunji is top 10 biggest opening titles last year at the big screens.
🏅👉🏻Plot: A career lady who is about to get married is on the verge of sealing a contract with a conglomerate in a construction industry.
However, he is faced with the devil and the deep blue sea as sealing the contract is hinged on him having an intimate affair with the female billionaire contractor by all means just few weeks to his wedding. All hell was let loose when the detail of his affair became subject of headline for the media
🎬Date of Release: February 14th 2020
🎯Genre: Nollywood Rom-Com
9. My Spy – N11.41 Million
My Spy directed by Pete Segal is top 9 biggest opening titles last year at the big screens
🏅👉🏻Plot: JJ, a CIA operative, is tasked with spying on a single mother and her daughter with tenuous links to an arms dealer. But the young girl catches JJ forcing him to do her bidding or be exposed.
🎬 Date of Release: January 9th 2020
🎯Genre: American Spy Comedy
8. Birds of Prey- N13.18 Million
Birds of Prey directed by Cathy Chan is top 8 biggest opening titles last year at the big screens
🏅👉🏻Plot: After being thrown out in the streets by Joker, Harley struggles to pick herself up. However, Harley teams up with Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya to defeat a gangster and protect a girl
🎬 Date of Release: 7th of February
🎯 Genre: American Superhero Action
7. Quam’s Money – N13.20 Million
Quam’s Money directed by hotshot Kayode Kasum for Inkblot X house 21 tv is top 7 biggest opening titles last year at the big screens.
🏅👉🏻 Plot: Quam Omole (Falz), a security guard turned millionaire whose life is thrown into chaotic nightmare sequences after he loses ₦500 million to s gang of fraudsters
🎬Date of Release: December 11th
🎯 Genre: Nollywood Action Comedy
6. Rattlesnake TAS -N15.72 Million
Rattlesnake TAS directed by Ramsey Nouah for Play Network Studios was top 6 biggest opening titles at the big screens last year.
🏅👉🏻 plot: Ahanna (Stan Nze), a young gentleman who decides to rob the life he always wanted and dreamt of.
So he assembles a group of men called “The Armadas” with several different skills, carrying out a series of spectacular heists. But things takes a swift u-turn and the gang suddenly find themselves with better enemies on both sides
🎬 Date of Release: November 13th 2020
🎯 Genre: Nollywood Action Thriller
5. Bloodshot – N15.74 Million
Vin Diesel’s @bloodshot directed by David S.F Wilson opened N15.74 Million to rank Top 5 biggest opening titles last year at the NGN Box Office
🏅👉🏻 Plot: Based on the Valiant Comics character of the same name; Bloodshot stars Vin Diesel as Marine Ray Garrison. When he and his wife are murdered, Ray is resurrected by a secret team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine
🎬Date of Release: March 13th 2020
🎯 Genre: American Superhero
4. Fate of Alakada
Toyin Abraham’s Fate of Alakada directed by Kayode Kasum was the very first title that debut at the box office post lockdown and opened N17.39 Million to rank top 5 on biggest opening titles at the big screens last year
🏅👉🏻 Plot: Yetunde (Toyin Abraham) is now a social media influencer still living the fake life and pretending to be a Lagos success. After sneaking into a movie premiere event with her trusted friend and fellow ‘fakester’, Kas (Broda Shaggi), she pretends to be an event planner after hearing how much money can be made from the profession
🎬Date of Release: October 1st 2020
🎯 Genre: Nollywood Comedy
3. Bad Boys 3
Bad Boys For Life directed by Adil & Bilall reunites Will Smith and Martin Lawrence after 17 years.
The feature hit $210 Million worldwide for its opening weekend, back here in Naija, the film opened N32.89 Million to rank No 3rd on the biggest opening titles of last year 2020.
🏅👉🏻 plot: Detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett join the Miami Police Department’s special team AMMO to bring down the ruthless Armando, who is on a mission to kill Mike at his mother Isabel’s orders
🎬 Date of Release: January 16th
🎯 Genre: American Action
2. Wonder Woman 1984 – N32.92 Million
Wonder Woman 2 directed by Patty Jenkins is an historical title as it smashes the 90 day theatrical window and ranks No 2 on the biggest opening titles of last year 2020.
Warner bros opted to rather debut the feature on streaming platform HBO Max on the same day it hit the big screens here due to Covid 19 that has shut down cinema chains.
So far the feature has surpassed the N100 Million mark since its debut here in Nigeria.
🏅👉🏻Plot: Diana Prince lives quietly among mortals in the vibrant, sleek 1980s — an era of excess driven by the pursuit of having it all. Though she’s come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile by curating ancient artifacts, and only performing heroic acts incognito.
But soon, Diana will have to muster all of her strength, wisdom and courage as she finds herself squaring off against Maxwell Lord and the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility.
🎬 Date of Release: December 16th 2020.
🎯 Genre: American Superhero
1. Omo Ghetto The Saga – N 124.17 Million
Respect to the gangster smasher that saved the box office in 2020.
The Nigerian title directed by Funke Akindele and JJC Skills broke the highest opening for a domestic feature previously set by the wedding party 2.
🇳🇬 NGN Box Office: A 4 year Theatrical Record has been BURSTED in the last box office charts of 2020 🔥
>> Omo ghetto TS swapped the whole movie market to gross N124 Million opener, closing the theatrical calender with a N158 Cume ⚡
— S H ⚡ C K ! (@Shockng) December 29, 2020
🏅👉🏻 plot: Omo Ghetto the saga follows the story of two identical twins living separate lives. An unfortunate incident sheds more light to their birth, paternity and troubling behavior.
🎬 Date of Release: December 25th 2020
🎯 Genre: Nollywood Crime Comedy
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