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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Toyin Abraham's Alakada Reloaded Makes N25 million In its First 3 Days In Cinema

Toyin Abraham’s Alakada Reloaded had a ground-breaking cinema debut weekend as the hilarious comedy recorded sold out shows at a number of key cinema sites across the country. 



The film grossed an unprecedented N25million in its first 3 days at the cinema.

Alakada Reloaded’s astonishing opening weekend, which began in cinemas nationwide last Friday, 26th May, has placed it firmly in the current top 5 releases of 2017. Other movies in this list include Okafor’s Law, which made N90million, Omugwo, with N48million, Hire a man with N45million and American Driver with N41million none of which beat Alakada’s opening weekend.

Reacting to the turnout of people at the cinemas to see the movie, actress and producer of the Alakada Reloaded, Toyin Abraham said, “I was at different cinemas throughout this weekend, and I was surprised at the reception from fans all over. People, in large numbers were trooping in to see Alakada Reloaded; it was honestly mind-blowing. We recorded sold out shows everywhere we went. I feel so loved and blessed. I am grateful to God for His blessings and my fans for their love and support. I have got the best fans. It’s so exciting and I want this to continue for as long as possible”.


 The movie is currently showing at cinemas in Lagos, Kano, Ilorin, Warri, Owerri, Port-Harcourt, Abuja, Asaba, Calabar, Ibadan, and Akure.

FilmOne Distribution Limited, West Africa’s largest film distribution company and the exclusive theatrical distributor of the movie was most pleased with its success. Executive Director, Mr. Moses Babatope had this to say:

“Film Distribution is no joke. Even with comedy. It takes passion, determination, a keen eye to spot potential, and a dedicated team to strategically maneuver that potential into box office success. From the moment Toyin walked into our office, we could sense her passion, and with the help of our amazing FilmOne team, we’ve been able to help her movie get where it needs to be - the top”.

BBB Media Executive, Taiwo Ajuwon also spoke on why the movie is a huge success, "Nothing great comes on a platter. Our client made a great film and wanted cinema success and that became our mantra. The buzz for the movie had started long before now.What we are seeing now are just the results of the hardwork from everyone involved in the film and the marketing", she said.

Alakada Reloaded, which is the third production in the popular Alakada series follows the story of Yetunde Animashaun, a young girl from a poor family background who as a result of her inferiority complex, engages in the act of making up stories and lying about her financial and social status in order to fit in with the crowd. The movie was co-produced by Filmservice media owned by Bolakale Oba Sa'ad.


This comedy movie parades a star-studded cast both from the English and Yoruba film sector, was well as a host of Nigerian comedians and musical artistes. They include Ali Baba, Odunlade Adekola, Kehinde Bankole, Woli Arole, Nedu OAP, Helen Paul, Lilian Esoro, Annie Idibia, Bidemi Kosoko, Liz Da Silva, Lala Akindoju, Mr Latin, Iyabo Ojo, Gabriel Afolayan and Toyin Abraham herself.

Alakada Reloaded is doing great and still showing at all cinemas across the country. The film is expected to be a hit and eventually break another box office record.

Movie Trailer:HERE



50 comments:

  1. Congratulations Toyin. Big things all the way darling.

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  2. I'm not surprised@ all,Toyin is loved!

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  3. I love this woman. Muuuuuah toyin God bless ur hustle

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  4. Wawuuuuu!!! Good stuffπŸ‘πŸ‘Š Happy for her.

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  5. I watched it...d movie was so funny

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  6. That's my girl πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ

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  7. I'm seeing this movie this weekend! Who's with me

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  8. My sis went to see it last weekend and she said it was crap!

    Definitely not gonna watch, I actually don't watch them movies anyways.

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    1. Yea it was. Story line no get head. Juat bunch of stars trying to be funny

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    2. I said the same thing too. Just the trailer alone is enough for me to know it will be a crap.

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  9. Can't wait to watch it

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  10. Make una take style dey fear God o, this hype is a big lie,25 million in three days,hian, fear God

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  11. Well, that movie wasn't funny though. Only one part was funny. That was where she was calling out names of movies that popular yoruba meme guy did. I felt cheated o after seeing the movie. I guess I have high expectations cos some others laughed through out.

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    1. Don't you know some people can laugh for Africa.

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  12. Nice... but yetunde can lie sha

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  13. From the response yesterday at the cinema it was obvious the movie will make much sales. While other tickets were selling between N1000-N1200, Alakada was selling for N1500 yet its queue was so long.
    I opted to see Slow Country since I wasn't too sure if Alakada was a Yoruba or English movie.

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    1. The crowd in Kano weren't much cos most people felt it will be a Yoruba speaking movie.

      It was for N700 on Sunday & Monday was 1k since its public holiday!

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    2. This movie was 600 yesterday at film house ph. It was showing for 2.45pm but could not wait to see it as I was on borrowed time. But the crowd was something else. Will make out time to see it. Get to find one lie take leave office go watch am.

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  14. Ok am not a hater ooo,so congrats Toyin Abraham
    😝😝😝😝😝😝

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  15. So, so happy for Toyin. My love for her is too much, ride on girl ❤️

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  16. 25 millions in 3 days okwaya? not like it kent happen but these pple can say anything to hype and promote a movie!

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  17. I wasted my money on the movie. if not for grace.

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  18. They don come o, 25M in 3days ko!
    E ku hyping. I go watch on youtube when e reach there.

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  19. All I see is her armpit fat.

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  20. Abeg, saw this movie but decided to watch 'sing' all these their crappy movies πŸ‘Ž

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  21. Congrats dear.

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  22. The movie is not worth ur time nd money saw it at Maryland mall on Sunday nd I regretted paying 2500 for that scrap. I love toyin as a person though bt blatant truth here is alakada is stupid nd not worth all this hype.

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  23. Nice one Toyin, congrats, I have to go and see it

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  24. Hahahahahahahahahahahaha
    25million in 3days? Naso#Yimu

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  25. You go girl,more achievements coming your way,will watch mine when its released on Vcds.

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  26. I dey wait jejely for wen e go be on every student phone and laptop just like wedding party, i no get money to waste, before December I go watch am

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  27. Oh Baby!!Ride on Toyin!!!haters hug transformer.

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  28. Nonsense movie, disjointed stor(ies), Infact headless storyline. Choi, everybody was just shouting even my Lilian esoro and kehinde that used to act so well. It wasn't worth it and to think some people were actually laughing.
    We have more of semi illiterates in this country, like it's so obvious. Cinema in Abuja here even chose to show the rubbish movie on public hol over slow country that was well done, as in u can literally see that a lot of hardwork went into it. Oriegwu. They were d ones that even recommended this Alakaja for me, the lady was lucky she had left when I came out, cos I was really pissed

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  29. Nonsense movie, disjointed stor(ies), Infact headless storyline. Choi, everybody was just shouting even my Lilian esoro and kehinde that used to act so well. It wasn't worth it and to think some people were actually laughing.
    We have more of semi illiterates in this country, like it's so obvious. Cinema in Abuja here even chose to show the rubbish movie on public hol over slow country that was well done, as in u can literally see that a lot of hardwork went into it. Oriegwu. They were d ones that even recommended this Alakaja for me, the lady was lucky she had left when I came out, cos I was really pissed

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