Sunday, June 14, 2009

Nigeria's movie box-office receipts for May29-31, 2009

Alright ladies and gentlemen! The box office receipts of Hollywood movies screening in Nigerian theatres has been tallied and the winner of box office supremacy in the month of May is Angels and Demons.

In its third week of screening in a whopping 6 theatres, Tom Hanks and co-star Ewan McGregor have Mesmerized Nigerian audiences in their virtuoso performance in the Ron Howard epic Angels and Demons. The movie has retained its number 1 spot and has so far grossed a staggering $123,985 in its combined 3 week screening in 6 theatres in the entire nation of Nigeria.

Race to Witch Mountain starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has rebounded to take the number 2 spot with a respectable total gross of $20,436 in its 7th week of screening. X-Men Origins maintains its number 3 position with a total gross of $34,041 in its 5th week. Night at the Museum falls from its 2nd position to the 4th highest grossing movie in the last weekend of May with a total gross of $9,786 in its 2 week showing, and the return of  Vin Diesel and Paul Walker in Fast and Furious complete the top 5 list with a solid $19,167 gross in 7 weeks. Sci-Fi Epic STAR TREK drops from 4th to 6th in the list with a total gross of $8,441 in 3 weeks. Be like most Nigerians don’t care much for the Sci-Fi!

My apologies if this report comes off a bit too sarcastic. With those numbers it makes you wonder why distributors even bother...I’m glad they do though :)

Box Office Mojo


  1. lol, seriously they publish this info? We shouldn't complain that they do ;)

  2. Yeah, you're right Al...can't really complain can we!