Nollywood highest-grossing films: A Tribe Called Judah

A Tribe Called Judah recorded 374,552 ticket admissions during its 11-week cinema run.

The comedy film follows five poor brothers who must dabble in a life of crime in a desperate bid to save their ill mother’s life.

After 11 weeks, according to data released by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), the film grossed only ₦14,745 in its final weekend between February 23 and February 25, screening in just two locations.

A Tribe Called Judah‘s final gross, before falling out of the weekly top 20 list, was recorded as ₦1,404,207,541, with 374,552 ticket admissions.

The film also screened in foreign countries including Ghana, the United Kingdom, and a dozen regions in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, and Togo.

Akindele comfortably fills the top three slots for Nollywood’s highest grossing films with Battle on Buka Street (₦668 million) in second place, and Omo Ghetto: The Saga (₦636 million) in third.

  1. A Tribe Called Judah — ₦1,404,207,541
  2. Battle on Buka Street — ₦668,423,056
  3. Omo Ghetto: The Saga — ₦636,129,120
  4. The Wedding Party — ₦452,288,605
  5. The Wedding Party 2 — ₦433,197,377
  6. Chief Daddy — ₦387,540,749
  7. Brotherhood — ₦328,881,120
  8. King of Thieves — ₦320,805,150
  9. Malaika — ₦302,086,925
  10. Sugar Rush — ₦287,053,270

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