Comedian AY has just proved that Lightning does indeed strike twice. Just 10 day after it’s release, it appears that Ay’s latest film A Trip to Jamaica, has already raked in a whopping N 80 million to surpass every other movie that has hit Nigerian cinemas in 2016. The movie set itself a good tone as it made N 61 million in its first week, which has managed to surpass Suicide Squad’s record of N40 million in Nigerian cinemas. The report has also confirmed that the movie also set a record as the fastest film to hit the Naira Century mark in the history of Nigerian cinemas in 7 days.
According to Moses Babatope of FilmOne Distribution “Going by these figures, A Trip To Jamaica, Ay’s sophomore film as a producer, is set to smash the box office records currently held by his own ’30 Days In Atlanta’ ”.The predecessor to his latest comedy, 30 Days in Atlanta in 2014 made over N160 million during its stay in Nigerian cinemas making it the highest domestic grossing movie in Nollywood according to the Guinness World Records. A Trip to Jamaica premiered on September 25, 2016 and it features Ay, Funke Akindele, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Eric Roberts, Paul Campbell, Chris Attoh and Rebecca Silvera. You can also check my review of the film .