HOW NIGERIANS SPENT N1.2bn IN CINEMAS IN TWO MONTHS

NIGERIANS SPENT OVER A BILLION NAIRA IN JULY,AUGUST IN CINEMAS

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According to data compiled by the Cinemas Exhibitors association of Nigeria (CEAN), the news agency of Nigeria reported that Nigerians spent about 1.2bn Naira in the cinemas in july and august.

Following its lead in June, ‘Bling Lagosians’ led the first week of July by raking in 37, 409, 372 million naira.

It was accompanied closely by Kunle Afoloyan’s ‘Mokalik’ starting the month at number nine while ‘Avengers: Endgame’ sank to 18th position, earning 151, 966 Naira that week.

By the second week, ‘Spiderman: Far from home’ pushed ‘Bling Lagosians’ out of the first position. It had a 34 per cent decrease in revenue while ‘Spiderman’ earned 64, 072, 680 million Naira.

By the fourth week, ‘Lion King’ had climbed to number one with 108, 447, 093 million Naira. ‘Bling Lagosians’ stayed at number three with ‘Mokalik’ at number 13.

Other Nigerian films in top 20 included ‘Rant Queens’, ‘Wakill’ at 15 and ‘Coming From Insanity’.

‘Lion King’ dropped by the fifth week with earnings down by 33 per cent, totalling 73, 040, 701 million Naira. All the top 20 films earned 136, 936, 341 million naira in total.

Infographics showing revenue for July, August (NAN)

‘Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw’ debuted and snatched the number spot with 104, 443, 577 million naira. On Nollywood’s side, ‘The Set Up’ entered late into the week and raked in 187, 500 naira.

By the next week, all films maintained their positions but the ‘Bling Lagosians’ sank to number eight after spending eight weeks in the box office. ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ debuted leading to a week total of 113, 615, 730 million Naira.

In week nine, ‘Angel Has Fallen’ climbed to the number one spot, making 64, 227, 240 million naira.

For the last weekend in August, ‘Bling Lagosians’ settled at number 20 with ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ struggling at number 19. ‘The Set Up’ had dropped to number five.

Source: News Agency of Nigeria.

 

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