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Positive reviews from fans have sparked a mad scramble for tickets in Nigeria and Ghana, since the holidays began. Cinemas nationwide and in Accra are reporting sold-out shows all week long, with some screenings selling out hours before their start times. Many cinemas have resorted to increasing the number of shows to cope with the demand, with up to 8 per day at some locations in Lagos.
Chief Daddy is the third-highest opening weekend for a Nollywood movie in history.
The Niyi Akinmolayan film opened in cinemas on Friday, December 14th and has maintained the number one position for local movies since then, despite competing with a strong lineup of holiday releases. In its opening weekend, the movie sold N41.6 million worth of tickets, making it the second-highest opening weekend for a Nollywood movie this year and the third-highest opening weekend for a Nollywood movie in history.
Along with Hollywood superhero blockbuster Aquaman, Chief Daddy is the ‘must-see movie’ for the holidays. It continues to receive a remarkable 96% approval rating from Google users and lots of glowing reviews from excited viewers. This is the fifth consecutive number one movie for EbonyLife Films, following Fifty, The Wedding Party, The Wedding Party 2 and The Royal Hibiscus Hotel.
Chief Daddy is showing in cinemas across Nigeria and in Accra, Ghana.