Relating to the Nigerian cinema, there’s a buzz that each film fanatic eagerly awaits. It’s the checklist of the very best grossing Nollywood films. These movies seize the hearts of audiences and set new information on the field workplace. They signify the head of success within the Nollywood film industry.
These films, with their fascinating tales and proficient casts, obtain one thing extraordinary. They not solely entertain but in addition rake in substantial earnings, making them the highest earners in Nollywood for a selected 12 months. Yearly, Nollywood surprises us with contemporary tales, and the very best grossing Nollywood films reveal which of them have struck a chord with audiences.
This text will have a look at the checklist of the very best grossing films in 2023 which have climbed to the summit of success. Let’s dive in.
Orisa – N125m
On the forefront of this cinematic motion is Nollywood actor Odunlade Adekola, whose epic-action movie “Orisa” has taken the crown because the highest-grossing Nollywood film of 2023. With a profitable nine-week run in cinemas, “Orisa” has amassed a powerful ₦125.3 million in earnings and is poised for even larger success.
The movie’s storyline revolves round a once-revered king who loses his respect for the gods and his individuals, descending into insanity. Starring Odunlade Adekola, Shaffy Bello, Femi Adebayo, Muyiwa Ademola, Idowu Phillips, and Jide Kosoko, “Orisa” exemplifies Nollywood’s dedication to offering audiences with fascinating and memorable cinematic experiences.
Kesari – 66m
Kesari, an action-packed film, was initially launched on YouTube in 2018 and gained important recognition, main to 2 sequels: Kesari 2, Return of Kesari, and Return of Kesari 2. The filmmaker then remodeled the mission right into a grand cinematic expertise titled Kesari: The King. This blockbuster movie, now in its fifth week on the cinema, has already raked in a powerful N66.1 million.
Masterfully crafted by director Ibrahim Yekini, the film stars a stellar forged, together with Mr Macaroni, Deyemi Okolanwon, Femi Adebayo, Lateef Adedimeji, Odunlade Adekola, and Yvonne Jegede. Kesari, launched on August twenty fifth, is a must-watch for followers of action-packed cinema. Kesari is all in regards to the fascinating story of a person who was revered as a god however later descended into the world of gangsters, solely to seek out himself operating from the regulation.
The Kujus Once more- N53m
The family-comedy drama, The Kujus Once more, as directed by Biodun Stephen was a sequel to the movie, Introducing the Kujus which gained huge reception in 2020. After six weeks on the theatres in response to CEAN, The Kujus Once more which obtained even, extra accolades grossed about ₦53,538,450.
The film is a couple of household who gathered at a lodge resort for a standard marriage ceremony ceremony and issues went south on the course of the occasion. The film stars are Bisola Aiyeola, Bimbo Ademoye, Kunle Remi, and Ronke Odusanya amongst others.
Massive Love- N48m
Massive Love, a movie that made it one of many highest grossing Nollywood films in 2023 is a romantic comedy of the story of an impartial lady who fell in love whereas in a bid to be a greater model of herself. Having recorded a whopping sum of 48,466,373 on the field workplace, the movie directed by Biodun Stephens stars forged like Shaffy Bello, Jaiye Kuti, and Seyi Awolowo.
Love In A Pandemic- N46m
The film, which was produced by Bleeding Coronary heart Manufacturing together with filmOne, grossed about N46,479,700 since hitting the cinema in February. The film which options stars like Nancy Isime, Deyemi Okanlawon, Teniola Aladese, Ronke Odusanya, and Eso Dike is a couple of lady, Bolanle Davis who meets Alex, the person she needs however is confused about how their love would play out through the attempting time of a pandemic, the covid 19.
The Bride Worth-N30m
The Bride Worth revolves round Obiora (Zubby Michael), a mechanic with minimal schooling, who cuts ties together with his spouse’s household following an exorbitant bride worth he was pressured to pay. The movie, launched in Could 2023, generated a complete income of ₦30,586,205 throughout its 12-week theatrical run. The forged boasts famend actors like Nkem Owoh, Olayode Juliana, and Ebele Okaro.
Domitilla: The Reboot 45
Domitilla who was perceived as a remake of the unique story by Zeb Ejiro made it to one of many highest grossing Nollywood films. Since its launch in April 2023, Domitilla: The Reboot raked a complete of ₦45,113,750 after over 20 weeks run on the cinema.
The film is centered on the damaging world of intercourse staff with studded casts comparable to Eniola Aladese, Elvina Ibru, Chiwetalu Agu, Deyemi Okanlawon, Stan Nze and Onyinye Odokoro.