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Merry Men 3 ranks no 1 in box office sales with N33.4 million

Comedian and TV personality, AY Makun’s Merry Mne 3 ranks no 1 on the Nigerian box office list as the most-watched Nollywood movie over the last 7 days.


According to data from the Cinema Association of Nigeria, AY Makun’s latest creation pulled in N18.6 million during the weekend, with an additional N14.8 million from Monday, October 16th to October 19th, 2023, making its total earnings since its debut on Saturday, October 13th, 2023, a whopping N33.4 million.


Earlier, Nairametrics reported a 54% drop in ticket sales during Merry Men 3’s opening weekend, with total earnings at just N17.1 million. Merry Men 1 (₦48,699,026) and Merry Men 2 (₦37,244,420). Merry Men 2, released in December 2019, set a high bar for the new sequel.