Prime Video Reveals Top Performers: Gangs of Lagos Shines

Prime Video Reveals Top Performers: ‘Gangs of Lagos’ Shines Among Non-English Titles

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Prime Video has unveiled the most successful non-English movies and series based on their international performance over the past year.

Among the top 10 hits, Jade Osiberu’s Gangs of Lagos stands out as the sole Nigerian title, making a significant impact on the streaming platform.

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Here are the top 10 non-English language titles that have captivated global audiences:

My Fault (Culpa Mía, Movie, Spain, June 2023)

Medellin (Medellín, Movie, France, June 2023)

Sayen (Movie, Chile, March 2023)

A Private Affair (Un Asunto Privado, TV Series, Spain, September 2022)

The Gryphon (Der Greif, TV Series, Germany, May 2023)

Overdose (Movie, France, November 2022)

The Head of Joaquín Murrieta (La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta, TV Series, Mexico, February 2023)

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Fakes (Farzi, TV Series, India, February 2023)

Gangs of Lagos (Movie, Nigeria, April 2023)

Argentina 1985 (Movie, Argentina, October 2022)

Gangs of Lagos, directed by Jade Osiberu, represents Prime Video’s first African Original film, exclusively available for streaming since its release.

This crime drama takes viewers on a gripping journey through the dangerous streets of Isale Eko, following the pursuits and destinies of three friends.

Led by Tobi Bakre as Obalola, the cast features notable talents such as Adesua Etomi-Wellington in the role of Gift and Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka portraying Ify.

Together, they navigate a multi-layered criminal underworld of corruption, drug dealing, protection rackets, human trafficking, theft, and murder.

In addition to the lead actors, the film showcases the talents of Iyabo Ojo, Toyin Abraham, Adebowale Adebayo, Bimbo Ademoye, Wasiu Pasuma Alabi, and an ensemble of other skilled performers.

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Gangs of Lagos has not only garnered attention within Nigeria but has also resonated with audiences around the world, earning its well-deserved spot among the top-performing non-English titles on Prime Video.

The film’s success signifies a growing recognition of the quality and impact of Nigerian cinema on the global stage, opening doors for more diverse and engaging African storytelling to reach wider audiences.

Gangs of Lagos is currently streaming exclusively on Prime Video.

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