A portion of this went to the top 10 film releases of the year which happen to all be foreign movies.
Moviegoers spent a total of N2.47 billion on these 10 movies.
- Avengers: Endgame–N528.4m
- Lion King–N316.2m
- Hobbs & Shaw –N279.6m
- Captain Marvel–N236.6m
- Aquaman –N195.7m
- Angel has fallen –N184.6m
- Spider-man: Far from home–N181.3m
- Jumanji –N178.8m
- John Wick–N173.5m
Where do Nigerian movies stand?
Nollywood films can be found from the 11th position with "Living in Bondage: Breaking Free" as the top West African film release of 2019.
Despite being released two months ago (November 8, 2019), the sequel to 1992 classic "Living in Bondage" has grossed a total of N161 million.
Next, we have "Chief Daddy" with N387. 5 million. It came out on December 14, 2018.
Another recently released film makes the list. In third place, we have "Merry Men 2: Another Mission" with N181 million.
See here to see the top five Nollywood movies that won at the box office in 2019.