“A TRIP TO JAMAICA MOVIE” BECOMES THE HIGHEST GROSSING NOLLYWOOD FILM IN JUST 10 DAYS

2016_10_16_83330Comedian Ayo ‘AY’ Makun’s ‘A Trip To Jamaica’ currently showing in cinemas nation­wide in Nigeria has already raked in 80 million naira, surpassing any other Nolly­wood movie that has hit the cine­mas in 2016. The movie set a good tone for itself in its first week in the cinemas, by raking in 61 million na­ira over and above American actor, Will Smith’s ‘Hollywood’s ‘Suicide Squad’ record of 40 million naira in at the cinemas. In addition, the mov­ie also has a new record of the fast­est film to hit the naira century mark in the history of Nigerian cinemas in seven days.

“Going by these figures, ‘A Trip To Jamaica’, is set to smash the box office records currently held by AY’s own ‘30 Days In Atlanta’ which is the highest grossing movie since the advent of cinemas in Nigeria,” says Moses Babatope of Film One Dis­tribution. The 2014 film, ‘30 days in Atlanta’, made over 160 million na­ira during its stay in Nigerian cine­mas making it one of the three world highest domestic gross movies in The Guinness World Records. ‘A Trip to Jamaica’ which premiered on Sep­tember 25, 2016 features AY him­self, Funke Akindele, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Eric Roberts, Paul Campbell, Chris Attoh etc.

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