Nollywood’s finest, Funke Akindele, has left a lasting mark on the UK film industry with her record-breaking Nollywood film, “A Tribe Called Judah.”
The movie, already holding the title of the highest-grossing Nollywood film, shattered box office records in the UK, earning an impressive £80,000 within just four weeks of streaming.
‘A Tribe Called Judah’, was released on December 15, 2023, and had a gross of over N133 million, becoming the first film to make that amount in its first opening weekend in the Nigerian Box Office.
Three weeks after its release, the film grossed N854 million, making Funke Akindele hold the record for the top three highest-grossing Nollywood films.
Her movie, ‘Omo Ghetto the Saga’ had a total gross of N636 million in 2020, while her 2022 film, ‘Battle on Buka Street’ grossed N668 million.
Subsequently, on January 4, “A Tribe Called Judah” set a new record, grossing N1 billion and becoming the first Nollywood film to gross that amount at the Box Office.