Nigerian Nollywood industry have seen drastic change from the 2000s till date. They are appreciated with more of their movies been streamed online. According to Wikipedia revenues from special screening, DVD sales, online streaming and theatrical screening outside Nigeria are excluded from the list. Below are the list of the best selling and highest grossing Nigerian movies.
1. The Wedding party – 453 million
The Wedding party is a 2016 Nigerian romantic comedy drama film directed by Kemi Adetiba. It was premiered at the Toronto international film festival in Canada, it stars important celebrities like Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Alibaba among others.
2. The Wedding party 2 – 433 million
The Wedding party 2 is a sequel of the Wedding party, is a 2017 Nigerian romantic comedy drama film directed by Niyi Akinmolayan steering Sola Sobowale, Banky W, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ireti Doyle, Zainab Balogun, Patience Ozokwor and many more.
3. Chief Daddy – 388 million
Chief daddy is a 2018 Nigerian comedy drama film directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, it stars popular Nollywood actress and actors like Funke Akindele, Kate Henshaw, Joke Silva, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Folarin Falana (Falz), Racheal Oniga among others.
4. Sugar Rush – 287 million
Sugar Rush is a nigerian action comedy film written by Jadesola Osiberu and directed by Kayode Kasum, the film features Adesua Etomi, Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola, Tobi Bakre, D’banj, Omoni Oboli among others.
5. King of Boys – 245 million
King of boys is a 2018 Nigerian political thriller film written, co-produced by Kemi Adetiba. The movie stars Sola Sobowale, Reminisce, Adesua Etomi, Jide Kosoko, Illbliz and many more.
6. Merry Men – 236 million
Merry men is a Nigerian nollywood movie written, produced and directed by Ayo Makun with assistance from Toka Mcbaror, the movie stars Ayo Makun, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Folarin Falana(falz), Jide Kosoko, Ramsey Noah, Jim ikye among others.
7. Merry Men 2 – 234 million
The movie was spearheaded by Ayo Makun popularly known as AY, it was released in 2019 steering Ayo Makun, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Folarin Falana(falz), Jide Kosoko, Ramsey Noah Jim ikye, Regina Daniels among others.
8. Your Excellency – 180.3 million
The movie was directed by Funke Akindele and was produced in 2019. The film is a political satire drama comedy which stars Akin Lewis, Funke Akindele, Alex Ekubo and Osas Ighodaro and many more.
9. A Trip to Jamaica – 180.2 million
The movie was produced and written by Ayo Makun and directed by Robert Peters, It features important celebrities like Funke Akindele, Chris Attoh, Nseikpe Etim among others
10. 10 Days in Sun city – 178 million
The movie was produced in 2017 and was directed by Azie Ugah, the movie features Ayo Makun, Adesua Etomi, Innocent Idibia(2face), Folarin Falana, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Fathia Balogun and so many others
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