Following AY’s smash hit movie “30 Days in Atlanta”, comes “A Trip To Jamaica: Another Adventure of Akpos”, it follows the hilarious character Akpos as he travels from the United States to Jamaica.
Some of the stars featured in this new film are Nigeria’s Nse Ikpe Etim and Funke Akindele, Ghana’s Chris Attoh, Reggae legend Ras Kimono, and former Miss Jamaica Universe contestant, Rebecca Silvera, who won this season of rapper The Game’s reality TV show, She’s Got Game, Hollywood top act Eric Roberts and Jamaica’s most popular star and painter, Paul Campbell.
The premiere of this movie was preceded by AY’s victory at the Guinness Book of World Record after the prequel 30 Days in Atlanta was named the highest grossing Nollywood movie in the box office.A trip to Jamaica is currently showing in Cinemas nationwide and has already raked in 80 Million Naira, surpassing every other Nollywood movies that has hit the cinemas in 2016
The movie set a good tone for itself when it made 61 million Niara at in its first week in the cinemas, which was more than Will Smith’s Hollywood’s ‘Suicide Squad’ record of 40 Million Naira in Nigeria Cinemas. This report has also confirmed A Trip To Jamaica with a new 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 2014 film made over N160 million during its stay in Nigerian cinemas making it one of the 3 world highest domestic gross movies in The Guinness World Records.
Ayo Makun on the incredible feat, was quoted to have thanked movie goers all over the country for their support. “I feel good and very thankful to movie goers who are giving me cause to smile… they have succeeded in making me believe that hardwork pays.
“More importantly, the special grace that I have enjoyed over the years attest to a biblical fact…. The race is not to the swift, Nor the battle to the strong, Nor bread to the wise, Nor riches to men of understanding, Nor favor to men of skill; But time and chance happen to them all,” he added
A Trip to Jamaica premiered on September 25, 2016, check out the trailer below and do make out time to see this movie and let us know what you think in the comment section below, also kindly rate this post.