The recently released Prime Video film ‘Gangs of Lagos’ is ranked in Flixpatrol’s global top three.
On April 7, the film was directed by Jade Osiberu and produced by Kemi Lala Akindoju.
FlixPatrol, a streaming data aggregator site, published a list of the top ten movies showing on Amazon Prime worldwide on April 9.
The platform is known for collecting all streaming data about movies and TV shows in order “to help producers better understand viewers’ taste and popularity moods in order to create better and more successful films and TV shows.”
‘Gangs of Lagos’ was put in third place, a ranking that comes within the first two days of its debut on Prime Video.
In first and second places are ‘Die Hart the Movie’ and ‘On a Wing and a Prayer’.
The fourth to tenth movies that ranked after ‘Gangs of Lagos’ are ‘Pathaan’, ‘Clarkson’s Farm’, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’, ‘Fall’, ‘Perfect Addiction’, ‘John Wick’, and ‘John Wick: Chapter Two’ respectively.
Tobi Bakre, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Zlatan, Pasuma, and Chike are among the cast members of “Gangs of Lagos.”
The film follows a group of friends as they navigate destiny while growing up on the streets of Lagos.
Prime Video announced the release of ‘Gangs of Lagos,’ its first Nigerian original, in August 2022.
For the first time, the company said, customers would be able to subscribe to its platform in naira.
According to Josh McIvor, Prime Video’s director of international expansion, the company’s investment in Nigeria is part of its plans to expand its reach in Africa and around the world.
The initiative, according to Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, the company’s head of Nigerian originals, will amplify local stories to a global audience.