Top Ghanaian web series

1. An African City

An African City is a web series created as a Ghanaian equivalent of Sex and the City for YouTube.[1][2][3] The first episode of the webseries debuted on March 2, 2014. It follows the lives of five single young women of African descent who have recently resettled in Accra, Ghana after living abroad for most of their lives.[4] The series also displays how each woman balance being a successful college-educated woman with their personal lives as well as their new life as “returnees” in Ghana.[5] Each episode is told through first person narrative, through the title character NanaYaa (played by MaameYaa Boafo)


The Big 3 : Bollywood Nollywood, and Hollywood

1. Bollywood is the name given to the Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. When combined with other Indian film industries (Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada), it is considered to be the largest in the world in terms of number of films produced, and maybe also the number of tickets sold.

The term Bollywood was created by conflating Bombay (the city now called Mumbai) and Hollywood (the famous center of the United States film industry).

Bollywood films are usually musicals. Few movies are made without at least one song-and-dance number. Indian audiences expect full value for their money; they want songs and dances, love interest, comedy and dare-devil thrills, all mixed up in a three hour long extravaganza with intermission. Such movies are called masala movies, after the spice mixture masala. Like masala, these movies have everything.

The plots are often melodramatic. They frequently employ formulaic ingredients such as star-crossed lovers, corrupt politicians, twins separated at birth, conniving villains, angry parents, courtesans with hearts of gold, dramatic reversals of fortune, and convenient coincidences.

According to BBC, Karan Johar, a film director, said: “Of the 1.2 billion population of India, movies should reach out to at least 300 million people [the size of India’s middle class]. But currently, our reach is limited to 45 million. If we figure out how to cover this gap, it will be a game-changer.”

This means that less than 4 percent of Indians go to the movies regularly.

Moreover, India does not really have that many cinemas for people to go to – less than 13,000, versus almost 40,000 in the U.S. (a country which has only one-fourth of India’s population).

he average Bollywood film costs only about $1.5 million to make, versus $47.7 million for Hollywood

Headquarters – Mumbai, India

Number of films produced 2,400

Size of Industry $ 5 billion

Highest grossing film PK 2014 $98 million

The cinema of Nigeria, often referred to as Nollywood, grew quickly in the 1990s and 2000s and became the second largest film industry in the world in number of annual film productions, placing it ahead of the United States and behind only India.[7][8] In 2013, it was rated as the third most valuable film industry in the world after generating a total revenue of NG₦1.72 trillion (US$10 billion) in 2013 alone, placing it behind India and the United States.[9]

The Nigerian film industry is worth NG₦853.9 billion (US$5.1 billion) as at 2014 and produces hundreds of home videos and films per annum.[10][11] Nigerian cinema is Africa’s largest movie industry in terms of value and the number of movies produced per year. Although Nigerian films have been produced since the 1960s, the rise of affordable digital filming and editing technologies has stimulated the country’s film and video industry.

The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics estimates the industry’s share of Nigeria’s GDP at 1.4 percent. With budgets often less than $30,000, $1-video CD releases, and in spite of rampant piracy, Nollywood has managed to create countless media jobs, while offering Nigerians the chance to see their own people and cultures portrayed on the big screen. – See more at:

Headquarters Lagos, Nigeria

Number of films produced 2,500 a year

Size of Industry 10 billion

Highest grossing film :

30 days in Atlanta 85 million sales

he cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era, classical Hollywood cinema, New Hollywood, and the contemporary period. While the French Lumière Brothers are generally credited with the birth of modern cinema, it is American cinema that soon became the most dominant force in an emerging industry. Since the 1920s, the American film industry has grossed more money every year than that of any other country.

In 1878, Eadweard Muybridge demonstrated the power of photography to capture motion. In 1894, the world’s first commercial motion picture exhibition was given in New York City, using Thomas Edison‘s Kinetoscope. The United States was in the forefront ofsound film development in the following decades. Since the early 20th century, the U.S. film industry has largely been based in and around Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Picture City, FL was also a planned site for a movie picture production center in the 1920s, but due to the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane, the idea collapsed and Picture City returned to its original name of Hobe Sound. Director D. W. Griffith was central to the development of film grammar. Orson Welles‘s Citizen Kane (1941) is frequently cited in critics’ polls as the greatest film of all time.[6]

American screen actors like John Wayne, James Dean, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley have become iconic figures, and US pop culture legends while producer/entrepreneur Walt Disney was a leader in both animated film and movie merchandising. The major film studios of Hollywood are the primary source of the most commercially successful movies in the world, such as Gone with the Wind (1939), Star Wars (1977), Titanic (1997), and Avatar (2009). Today, American film studios collectively generate several hundred movies every year, making the United States the third most prolific producer of films in the world, after Indian cinema andNigerian cinema.[7]

Headquarters Los Angeles, Calfornia, United States

Number of Movies produced 838 movies

Size of Industry 51 billion

Highest grossing film – Avatar $2.3 billion dollars

The Most profitable films are sci fi films

Highest-grossing films Rank Title Worldwide gross Year

1 [11]HYPERLINK “/wiki/Avatar_(2009_film)”Avatar $2,782,275,172 2009 [# 1]

2 Titanic $2,186,772,302 1997 [# 2]

3 Marvel’s The Avengers $1,511,757,910 2012 [# 3]

4 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 $1,341,511,219 2011 [# 4]

5 Iron Man 3 $1,214,713,994 2013 [# 5]

6 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $1,123,746,996 2011 [# 6]

7 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $1,119,929,521 2003 [# 7]

8 Skyfall $1,108,561,013 2012 [# 8]

9 The Dark Knight Rises $1,084,439,099 2012 [# 9]

10 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest $1,066,179,725 2006 [# 10]

11 Toy Story 3 $1,063,171,911 2010 [# 11]

12 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides $1,043,871,802 2011 [# 12]

13 Jurassic Park $1,029,153,882 1993 [# 13]

14 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace $1,027,044,677 1999 [# 14]

15 Alice in Wonderland $1,024,299,904 2010 [# 15]

16 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $1,017,003,568 2012 [# 16]

17 The Dark Knight $1,004,558,444 2008 [# 17]

18 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone $974,755,371 2001 [# 18]

19 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End $963,420,425 2007 [# 19]

20 The Lion King $961,483,777 1994 [# 20]

21 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 $960,283,305 2010 [# 21]

22 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $939,885,929 2007 [# 22]

23 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $934,416,487 2009 [# 23]

24 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $926,047,111 2002 [# 24]

25 Finding Nemo $921,743,261 2003 [# 25]

26 Shrek 2 $919,838,758 2004 [# 26]

27 Despicable Me 2 $898,439,000 2013 [# 27]

28 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $896,911,078 2005 [# 28]

29 Spider-Man 3 $890,871,626 2007 [# 29]

30 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $886,686,817 2009 [# 30]

31 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $878,979,634 2002 [# 31]

32 Ice Age: Continental Drift $877,244,782 2012 [# 32]

33 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $871,530,324 2001 [# 33]

34 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith $848,754,768 2005 [# 34]

35 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $836,303,693 2009 [# 35]

36 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 $829,685,377 2012 [# 36]

37 Inception $825,532,764 2010 [# 37]

38 Spider-Man $821,708,551 2002 [# 38]

39 Independence Day $817,400,891 1996 [# 39]

40 Shrek the Third $798,958,162 2007 [# 40]

41 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $796,688,549 2004 [# 41]

42 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial $792,910,554 1982 [# 42]

43 Fast & Furious 6 $788,679,850 2013 [# 43]

44 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $786,636,033 2008 [# 44]

45 Spider-Man 2 $783,766,341 2004 [# 45]

46 Star Wars $775,398,007 1977 [# 46]

47 2012 $769,679,473 2009 [# 47]

48 The Da Vinci Code $758,239,851 2006 [# 48]

49 Shrek Forever After $752,600,867 2010 [# 49]

50 The Amazing Spider-Man $752,216,557 2012

Colorful Nollywood Movie Titles




Born with tears

You go get HIV – PT 1 & 2

No cure – PT 1

I hate women

Tea and Coffee
Chicken Madness


Angel Of Love
Another Side Of Love
Arrested By Love
Because Of Love
Best Lovers
Beyond Love
Bleeding Love
Blind Love
Could This Be Love
Evil Love
Fateful Love
Genesis Of Love
Goodbye My Love
Hunted Love
Hot Love
Lost Love
Love And Marriage
Love And Politics
Love Across The Border
Love Affair
Love Against The Law
Love From Asia
Love In High Places
Love Is Blind
Love Is Wicked
Love Medicine
Love Nwa Ntinti
Love Oh Love
Love Without Language
Love You Forever
Lust And Love
Mad Love
Magic Love
Midnight Love
Money Love