4. Head Gone
Head Gone is a comedy movie fielding an A list of comedians and celebrities including Bright Okpocha (Basketmouth), Ali Baba, Tuface Idibia etc.
The movie is estimated to have cost about $1 million dollars to produce.
3. 30 Days in Atlanta
The wave making movie by comedian Ayo Magun (AY) featured known Hollywood actresses; Lynn Whitfield, Vivica Fox. The movie shot in Nigeria and in Atlanta, USA cost more than a million dollars budget.
It had a strong showing in the cinemas running endlessly for weeks and raking in close to $2 million dollars by estimates of industry practitioners.
2. October 1
October 1 is a 2014 Nigerian dark psychological thriller film written by Tunde Babalola, produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan. It stars Sadiq Daba, Kayode Olaiya, David Bailie, Kehinde Bankole, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Fabian Adeoye Lojede, Nick Rhys, Kunle Afolayan, Femi Adebayo, Bimbo Manuel, Ibrahim Chatta and introducing Demola Adedoyin.
Budget – $2 million
1. Half of a Yellow Sun
The movie ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ is argued by many critics not to be a Nollywood or Nigerian movie citing the fact that it had foreign lead actors and may have been directed and produced from outside the shores of Nigeria. However some also do argue it is a Nigerian movie with a Nigerian story shot in Nigeria.
Half of a Yellow Sun had a budget of $10 million.