Checkout Top 10 Best and Highest-Grossing Movies of 2023, With an Approximated Earnings of N3.8bn

If you would say, 2022 was huge in terms of earnings made by some of the movies released like Anikulapo, Battle On Buka Street, Ijakumo, Brotherhood and many more.

But as it stands, movies released in 2023 have trumped the card, and they are all on the way to setting new records that have never been achieved before in Nollywood’s history., in this article, has compiled a list of the top seven highest-grossing Nigerian movies of 2023.

Jagun Jagun by Femi Adebayo

King of Nollywood’s box-office In 2023, Femi Adebayo reasserted himself as one of Nigeria’s best filmmakers to walk the face of the earth. His movie Jagun Jagun held sway for weeks and months after it was released on Netflix in August. It began trending within 48 hours of release in the United Kingdom and seventeen other countries.

It earned 2,100,000 views in its first three days and 3,700,000 views by August 20 2023, making it one of the top 10 most-watched non-English films globally. Femi Adebayo’s Jagun Jagun earned over $1.4m within the first 30 days of its release. This puts it at the top of the highest-grossing movie of 2023. It is regarded to date as one of the best combat, drama and epic movies ever to hit Nigerian cinema. This isn’t the first time Femi will achieve this immense achievement in 2022; he did outrageous numbers with Ageshinkole.

. A Tribe Called Judah by Funke Akindele

Queen Nollywood’s cinema Ace Nigerian actress and filmmaker Funke Akindele has proven again in 2023 that she’s the queen of Nollywood cinemas and isn’t ready to relinquish that title anytime soon. Funke’s latest movie dropped 17 days ago, titled A Tribe Called Judah. According to Nairametrics, it grossed a whopping N400m within 12 days of its release.

It is head-scratching and mind-boggling how much the movie would have grossed by the first week of January 2024. Funke’s A Tribe Called Judah seats pretty at number two on the highest-grossing movie 2023.

Orisha by Odunlade Adekola

A first timer Famous Nollywood award-winning actor Odunlade Adekola made his debut at the Nigerian bo-office as a filmmaker, and he did so in fly colours. Odunlade has acted in many A-list cinematic movies but never released one. In 2023, he came through in style

Gangs of Lagos by Jadesola Osiberu and Kemi Lala Akindoju

Tableshakers The movie Gangs of Lagos is one of the biggest movies released in 2023, and it had an epic effect on the industry when it dropped. This isn’t Jadesola Osiberu’s first rodeo, but it was one for Kemi Lala Akindoju. According to Hollywood Reporters, the Gangs of Lagos was able to amass an impressive 15,000 views within the first 20 days of its release.

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