List of highest-grossing Nigerian films

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The following are the highest-grossing Nigerian films of all time in Nigerian cinemas. Revenues from special screenings, DVD sales, online streaming and theatrical screenings outside Nigeria are excluded from this gross total. Films before 2000s are also excluded from this list as their gross totals have not been inflation adjusted.

List[edit]

Highlight      indicates films still running in theatres

Rank Title Year Domestic Gross (₦) Studio(s) Director(s)
1 The Wedding Party 2 2017 500,000,000[1] Ebonylife Films / FilmOne / Inkblot Production / Koga Studios Niyi Akinmolayan
2 The Wedding Party 2016 453,050,000[2] Ebonylife Films / FilmOne / Inkblot Production / Koga Studios Kemi Adetiba
3 Chief Daddy 2018 387,028,949[3][4] EbonyLife Films Niyi Akinmolayan
4 King of Boys 2018 231,719,753[5] Kemi Adetiba Visuals Kemi Adetiba
5 Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons 2018 230,000,000[6] Corporate World Entertainment / Gush Media Toka Mcbaror[7][8]
6 A Trip to Jamaica 2016 178,500,000[9] Corporate World Pictures Robert Peters
7 10 Days in Sun City 2017 177,000,000[10] Corporate World Entertainment Adze Ugha
8 30 Days in Atlanta 2014 137,200,000[11] Corporate World Pictures Robert Peters
9 Fifty 2015 94,030,500[12] EbonyLife Films Biyi Bandele
10 Up North 2018 93,660,342[13] Anakle Films / Inkblot Production Tope Oshin Ogun
11 Okafor's Law 2016 90,000,000 [14] Dioni Visions Omoni Oboli
12 The Ghost and the Tout 2018 80,000,000[15] Charles Uwagbai
13 '76 2016 72,400,000[9] Adonis Productions / Princewill's Trust Izu Ojukwu
14 Wives on Strike 2016 71,300,000[16] Dioni Visions Omoni Oboli
15 Alakada Reloaded 2017 70,000,000[17] Toyin Abraham
16 Moms at War 2018 65,000,000[18] Dioni Visions Omoni Oboli
17 Half of a Yellow Sun 2013 60,000,000[19] Shareman Media / Slate Films Biyi Bandele
October 1 2014 60,000,000[20] Golden Effects Kunle Afolayan
The CEO 2016 60,000,000[12] Golden Effects Kunle Afolayan
Banana Island Ghost 2017 60,000,000[21] Biola Alabi Media / Nemsia Productions BB Sasore
18 Ijé 2010 59,800,000[22] Xandria Productions Chineze Anyaene
19 The Royal Hibiscus Hotel 2018 59,000,000[23] Ebonylife Films Ishaya Bako
20 Last Flight to Abuja 2012 57,050,000[24] The Nollywood Factory Obi Emelonye
21 Isoken 2017 55,000,000[25] Tribe 85 Jadesola Osiberu
22 It's Her Day 2016 55,021,150[26] Kountry Kulture Network Aniedi Anwah
23 93 Days 2016 50,505,000[27] Native FilmWorks / Michel Angelo Production / Bolanle Austen-Peters Production Steve Gukas
24 Omugwo 2017 48,000,000[28] Golden Effects / Africa Magic Kunle Afolayan
25 Hire A Man 2017 45,000,000[29] ChinneyLove Eze Productions Desmond Elliot
26 Lagos Real Fake Life 2018 44,194,075[30] Swift Angel Production Mike Ezuruonye
27 The Vendor 2018 44,000,000[31] Odunlade Adekola
28 American Driver 2017 41,000,000[32] Sneeze Films / Golden Icons Media / Get Known Productions Moses Inwang
New Money 2018 41,000,000[33] Inkblot Productions Tope Oshin Ogun
29 God Calling 2018 36,822,319[34] Hearts in Motion Studios BB Sasore
30 The Return of Jenifa 2012 35,000,000[35] Olasco Films Muhydeen S. Ayinde
31 Seven and a Half Dates 2018 33,000,000[36] Biodun Stephen
32 Ghana Must Go 2016 32,000,000[12] DesAmour Frank Rajah Arase
33 Lara and the Beat 2018 31,000,000[37] Biola Alabi Media Tosin Coker
34 Road to Yesterday 2015 30,000,700[38] The Entertainment Network Ishaya Bako
35 The Figurine 2009 30,000,000[39] Golden Effects Kunle Afolayan
36 Flower Girl 2013 29,763,800[40] Blu Star Entertainment Michelle Bello
37 Weekend Getaway 2012 22,895,200[40] Royal Arts Academy Desmond Elliot
38 Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo 2015 22,630,000[41] FilmOne / House 5 / Orbit Imagery Daniel Oriahi
39 Lionheart 2018 21,319,102[42] The Entertainment Network (T.E.N) Genevieve Nnaji
40 Phone Swap 2012 20,713,500,[43][44] Golden Effects Kunle Afolayan
41 The First Lady 2015 19,000,000[45] Dioni Visions Omoni Oboli
42 The Call 2019 18,174,705[46] James Abinibi[47]
43 Anchor Baby 2010 18,000,000[48] Alpha Galore Films Lonzo Nzekwe
The Mirror Boy 2011 18,000,000[48] The Nollywood Factory / OH Films Obi Emelonye
44 House of Gold 2013 15,454,400[40] Media GH / YN Productions / Pascal Amanfo Expression Pascal Amanfo
45 Tempting Fate 2015 15,000,000[49] KevStel Group Productions Kevin Nwankwor
46 The Visit 2015 14,000,000[50] Koga Studios Funke Fayoyin
47 Dazzling Mirage 2015 13,000,000[51] Mainframe Studios Tunde Kelani
48 Maami 2011 11,928,600[52] Mainframe Studios Tunde Kelani
49 Contract 2012 11,447,600[40] Sparrow Productions Shirley Frimpong-Manso
50 Light In The Dark 2019 11,180,805[53] Bukana Motion Pictures Ekene Som Mekwunye
51 In The Cupboard 2012 10,501,300[52] Denziot Studios Desmond Elliot
52 Through the Glass 2008 10,000,000[48] Next Page Productions Stephanie Okereke
53 NIMBE 2019 9,970,590[54] Filmtrique & Seun Dania Productions Tope Alake
54 Married but Living Single 2010 9,900,000[55] Indelible Mark Media Tunde Olaoye
55 Levi 2019 9,328,000[56] The Oracle Films Okechukwu Oku[57]
56 Iyore 2014 9,500,000[58] Raj and Heroes Films Frank Rajah Arase
57 Out of Luck 2015 9,000,000[59] FilmOne Distribution Niyi Akinmolayan
58 Gone Too Far! 2015 8,500,000[60] Poisson Rouge Pictures Destiny Ekaragha
59 Knockout Blessing 2018 7,990,770[61] House Gabriel Studios Dare Olaitan
60 Let Karma 2019 7,984,050[62] Tisha Productions Biodun Stephen
61 Power of 1 2018 7,091,927[63] Izu Ojukwu
62 Mr. and Mrs. 2012 6,050,000[64] Chinwe Egwuagu Productions Ikechukwu Onyeka
63 Irapada 2006 5,000,000[65] Golden Effects Kunle Afolayan

By year[edit]

Year Title Domestic Gross (₦)
2014 30 Days in Atlanta 137,200,000[66]
2015 Fifty 94,030,500[12]
2016 The Wedding Party 453,050,000
2017 The Wedding Party 2 500,000,000
2018 Chief Daddy 387,028,949

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