‘Ijogbon’ ranks 6th this week on Netflix’s non-English global chart

Written by on October 25, 2023

'Ijogbon' ranks 6th on Netflix's non-English global chart

‘Ijogbon’ ranks 6th on Netflix’s 

Over the past two weeks, it has claimed the title of the most-watched Netflix show in Nigeria. “Ijogbon” continues to maintain a spot within Netflix’s top 10 non-English films worldwide. Recent data reveals that the movie garnered 5.7 million viewing hours from a total of 2.9 million views.

This achievement positions it as the sixth most-watched non-English film globally from October 16 to 22, 2023. Impressively, it remains the sole Nigerian film in this category, competing with non-English films from Hollywood and Bollywood.

In its debut week, spanning October 13 to 15, 2023, it accumulated 4.2 million viewing hours, securing the eighth spot on the chart. “Ijogbon,” a creation by Tunde Babalola, delves into the lives of four teenagers from the rural village of Oyo Oke in south-west Nigeria, portrayed by Ruby Akubueze, Kayode Ojuolape, Fawaz of Ikorodu Boiz, and Oluwaseyi Ebiesuwa.

Their journey takes a turbulent turn when they stumble upon a cache of diamonds, leading to a chaotic pursuit by the rightful owners. This compelling narrative unravels as the teenagers unite to save one of their own.

Directed by Kunle Afolayan, the ensemble cast of this thrilling adventure film includes Gabriel Afolayan, Adunni Ade, Manuel Bimbo, Yemi Solade, Sam Dede, Gregory Ojefua, Saeed Mallam, Femi Branch, Femi Adebayo, and Dorathy Bachor.

Currently, “Ijogbon” reigns as the most-watched Netflix film in Nigeria and has gained prominence, expanding from the top 10 in nine countries to 15.

These countries include the Bahamas, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Just two weeks since its release on October 13, 2023, its global trajectory remains a compelling narrative to watch.

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