Funke Akindele Makes Nollywood History: “A Tribe Called Judah” Crushes N1 Billion Record in Three Weeks!

Funke Akindele, Nigeria’s undisputed screen Queen, has rewritten the box office rulebook. Her action-packed heist comedy, “A Tribe Called Judah,” released on December 15th, 2023, has become the first Nollywood film to cross the N1 billion mark in a record-breaking three weeks! This electrifying feat dethrones previous record-holder “Battle on Buka Street (2022)” and “Omo Ghetto the Saga (2020)” which are also her productions. This milestone has marked a historic moment for the Nigerian film industry.

Jenifa, not only starring as the determined single mother Jedidah Judah but also co-directing alongside Adeoluwa Owu, has crafted a thrilling story. Her five on-screen sons, played by a stellar cast including Timini Egbuson, Jide Kene Achufusi, Olumide Oworu, Uzee Usman and Tobi Makinde,  are desperate to save their family from financial hardship with their audacious plan: robbing a luxury furniture store. What unfolds is a hilarious and action-packed moves with unexpected twists, family secrets, and unlikely alliances.

Critics and audiences alike have hailed “A Tribe Called Judah”. They praise the film’s sharp humor, thrilling moments, and heartfelt exploration of family bonds. Social media is abuzz with fans raving about the performances, particularly Akindele’s captivating portrayal of Jedidah Judah and the dynamic chemistry between the brothers.

“A Tribe Called Judah” showcases the undeniable strength and global appeal of Nollywood, proving that Nigerian cinema can deliver world-class entertainment. With Funke Akindele leading the charge, the future of Nollywood is brighter than ever.

So, if you haven’t already, catch “A Tribe Called Judah” on the big screen, go grab your popcorn.🍿 

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