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Why Nollywood Movies Cannot Break Through Hollywood Box Office by nollywood20: 3:00pm On Dec 24, 2012
IJÉ the Journey, the highest grossing film in West Africa and the most successful film in the history of Nollywood could not break into Hollywood box office. Why?

Movies are made for the cinemas first before other forms of distribution and cinemas or movie theaters made Hollywood the film capital of the world buoyed by over 38,605 indoor screens in 5,561 sites and 628 outdoor screens in 381 sites in the US, the largest in the world.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with an estimated population of over 160 million people, over 95 million of them use GSM phones, the largest in Africa and millions of them are using the Internet on their mobile devices and PCs ; thus making Nigeria the digital media hub of Africa.

Read the full report on http://face2faceafrica.com/article/why-many-nollywood-movies-cannot-make-hollywood-box-office

Re: Why Nollywood Movies Cannot Break Through Hollywood Box Office by babyboy3(m): 6:20pm On Dec 24, 2012
nollywood20: IJÉ the Journey, the highest grossing film in West Africa and the most successful film in the history of Nollywood could not break into Hollywood box office. Why?

Movies are made for the cinemas first before other forms of distribution and cinemas or movie theaters made Hollywood the film capital of the world buoyed by over 38,605 indoor screens in 5,561 sites and 628 outdoor screens in 381 sites in the US, the largest in the world.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with an estimated population of over 160 million people, over 95 million of them use GSM phones, the largest in Africa and millions of them are using the Internet on their mobile devices and PCs ; thus making Nigeria the digital media hub of Africa.

Read the full report on http://face2faceafrica.com/article/why-many-nollywood-movies-cannot-make-hollywood-box-office


Poor Acting!!!! Poor Story line!!! Poor editing, Directing, Production etc etc and the reason why IJE seem to be so good because it was produce by a non Nollywood director




Tsotsi had everything from storyline to production

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