Nigerians spent over 6, 976, 882, 087 billion naira to watch films in the cinemas in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the figures are according to data provided by cinemas and gathered by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN). The year opened with \u2018Aquaman\u2019, \u2018Chief Daddy\u2019 and \u2018Up North\u2019 sitting on the top three of the chart, with estimated combined earnings of 168, 263, 512 million Naira. Earnings remained low for February, making it the lowest grossing month with a total of N291.8 million. By March, viewership picked up steadily and the earnings were almost doubled from that of February leading to a total of 434, 432, 431 million Naira. NAN reports that earnings from April climbed from 186, 929, 188 million Naira in its third week to 342, 382, 389 million Naira in its final week.\u2019 The month closed with estimated total earnings of 734, 151, 060 million Naira due to a major boost from Disney\u2019s \u2018Endgame\u2019. In May, there was a massive dip in earnings similar to that experienced in February. With \u2018Endgame\u2019, \u2018The Intruder\u2019 and \u2018Longshot\u2019, it earned a total of 367, 498, 554 million Naira. June opened with 161, 132, 714 million Naira but closed with 100, 663, 647 million Naira leading to a total earning of 576, 322, 779 million Naira. In July, the highest-grossing film for the period was \u2018Bling Lagosians\u2019. The film grossed the highest income in cinemas in June. In the first week of July, the movie earned N37.4million. For the last weekend in August, \u2018Bling Lagosians\u2019 settled at number 20 with \u2018Once Upon a Time in Hollywood\u2019 struggling at number 19. \u2018The Set Up\u2019 had dropped to number five. NAN reports that cumulatively, the cinemas earned over three billion naira in the first half of 2019 and over 1.2 billion naira in July and August of the same year. In September, \u2018Angel Has Fallen\u2019 topped the box office with a gross of 40, 434, 564 million naira. It was followed by \u2018Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw\u2019 and Nollywood film, \u2018The Millions\u2019 which debuted at number three, raking in N10, 046, 476. \u2018Angel Has Fallen\u2019 remained on top for the second week with \u2018Hustlers debuting at number one in the third week. By the end of the month, cinema earnings had dropped by 13 percent with \u2018Rambo: Last Blood\u2019 at number one. In October, \u2018Love is War\u2019 started strong with 14, 228, 280 million naira in its first week. \u2018Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw\u2019 sank to the bottom in its 10th week. The same was the case for \u2018The Lion King\u2019 which was in its 12th week. However, \u2018Joker\u2019 snagged the number one spot by the second week of October with the cinema gross totalling to 83, 703, 650 million naira that week. By the third week, \u2018Gemini Man\u2019 pushed \u2018Joker\u2019 to second place and Nollywood\u2019s \u2018Elevator Baby\u2019 debuted at number three. NAN reports that at the final week, the top four films were \u2018Maleficent\u2019, \u2018Black and Blue\u2019, \u2018Gemini Man\u2019 and \u2018Joker\u2019 in that order with \u2018Elevator Baby\u2019 at number six. The total gross was 88, 063, 047 million naira. November opened with \u2018Terminator: The Dark Fate\u2019 on top raking in 37, 267, 747 million naira. \u2018Maleficent\u2019, now in its third week, earned 18, 459, 252 million naira in second place. Nollywood was at sixth place with \u2018Elevator Baby\u2019 which made 4, 298, 150 million naira and \u2018Living in Bondage: Breaking Free\u2019 debuted in its first weekend at number seven. In the second week, \u2018Living in Bondage\u2019 sat on top in its first full week and made 48, 692, 825 million naira pushing \u2018Terminator\u2019 to second place. \u2018Elevator Baby\u2019 dropped to number eight and the week closed at 114, 331, 989 million naira. \u2018Living in Bondage\u2019 continued its winning streak and suffered only seven percent decrease but was pushed to second place by the end of the month by \u201921 Bridges\u2019. \u2018The Ghost and the House of Truth\u2019 debuted at seventh place. December opened with \u2018Living in Bondage\u2019 redeeming its number one spot, followed by \u201921 Bridges\u2019 and \u2018Frozen 2\u2019. The total gross for the week was 85, 863, 384 million naira which was a 100 percent increase. By the third week, there was another 44 percent increase with \u2018Jumanji\u2019 debuting and making 58, 131, 872 million naira and \u2018Your Excellency\u2019 grossed 36, 652, 637 million naira. The last week saw a 110 percent increase with \u2018Merry Men 2\u2019 pulling in 94, 241, 491 million naira in its first week. \u2018Sugar Rush\u2019 debuted and made 92, 585, 385 million naira. NAN reports that for the last quarter of 2019, cinemas made 326, 503, 084 million , in September, 342, 795, 751 million naira in October, 960, 234, 641 million naira in November and 1, 023, 321, 652 billion naira in December.