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A.Y. (Ayo Makun)

Born: August 19, 1971, Warri - Nigeria

Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, is a Nigerian actor, director, writer, businessman, comedian, CEO of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria, radio and television presenter. He acts and directs one of the country's most popular sitcoms “AY Cribs”.

His first movie, “30 Days in Atlanta”, is still one of the most popular titles in Nollywood to date. He has won the “Comedian of the Year” award numerous times at different awards shows throughout the years.

In 2009, he was named a U.N. Peace Ambassador. The Nollywood superstar has been married to Mabel Makun since 2008. The two have a child together named Michelle Makun.


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Poster of Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons

Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons (2018)

Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |

Remi Martins (Falz the Bad Guy), Amaju Abioritsegbemi (AY the comedian), Ayo Alesinloye (Ramsey Nouah) and Naz Okigbo (Jim Iyke) are Abuja’s most eligible bachelors. And its most notorious. They have thriving businesses, palatial homes, fast cars and the attention of women in no short supply. They are known as THE MERRY MEN ... but the ladies call them THE REAL YORUBA DEMONS.

0 2018 0
Poster of Elliot the Littlest Reindeer
60%

Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (2018)

Movie
Animation |
Family |
Canada |
| 89 Min

When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, a miniature horse has 3 days to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's team at the North Pole try-outs.

60 2018 89
Poster of 10 Days in Sun City
75%

10 Days in Sun City (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 87 Min

Bianca is a campus beauty queen who Akpos has sacrificed his livelihood to make successful. After successfully winning a national beauty pageant, Bianca, ever loyal to Akpos, is now an international celebrity rolling with society’s ‘high and mighty’. Otunba who is also invested in Bianca follows Akpos and Bianca to Sun city but will Akpos give up his love with all the sweat he has invested or will Otunba win this time with the use of his wit and charm as the ‘old fox’ which he has used to conquer like he has done time and again, in the world of business?

75 2017 87
Poster of The Accidental Spy
58%

The Accidental Spy (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Action |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 104 Min

When IT specialist Emmanuel Prince gets blindsided by his cheating girlfriend, his world comes crashing down. While wallowing in his sorrows, his best friends encourage him to take a trip to America to "breeze out" and refocus his energy. In the meantime, Nigerian news outlets have been buzzing about a new experimental energy source invented by a Nigerian national studying abroad. "The Green Light Source" promises to provide natural sources of electricity to Nigerians.

58 2017 104
Poster of American Driver
86%

American Driver (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
USA |
Nigeria |
| 87 Min

An exuberant, adventurous young, white American man in search of a job lands himself a driver’s job of transporting African films stars coming to America for an award show in this extremely funny comedy.

86 2017 87
Poster of Stalker

Stalker (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Thriller |
Psychological |
Nigeria |

Kaylah Lawal (Nse Ikpe-Etim), a highly successful fashion stylist, is about to be captured by head hunters on a cold, dark night, but Michael, an executive cab driver shows up in the nick of time and saves her life. As an expression of gratitude she invites him over to her house for a good breakfast. He eats, he leaves… but in the days to come, he seems to be showing up everywhere she goes.

0 2016 0
Poster of A Trip to Jamaica
79%

A Trip to Jamaica (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 98 Min

A Trip to Jamaica’ which bridges the gap between Nollywood, Gollywood, Hollywood and the Jamaican movie industry will be showcasing AY again as the no-holds- barred Akpos, alongside the award-winning Funke Akindele, who plays Bola in the high voltage potpourri of love, adventure, crime and lots of comedy.”

79 2016 98
Poster of The Wedding Party
80%

The Wedding Party (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 101 Min

Our love birds just want to tie the knot in peace, but will true love stand even the most chaotic of wedding celebrations? What happens when you throw in an insecure virgin bride, a reformed playboy groom, two over bearing mothers who can't stand each other, one philandering husband, a high strung wedding planner, the invasion of unruly village gate-rashers, a thief on the loose, a best man with a flash-drive full of secrets, a sexy EX with vengeance on her mind, two loyal bridesmaids ready to go to war, and a brother seeking his father's approval? It is a HILARIOUS melting pot of potential disaster. Will it be all too much to bear? Or will true love stand even the most chaotic of wedding celebrations as offered in The Wedding Party.

80 2016 101
Poster of Superstar
55%

Superstar (2015)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Music |
Nigeria |

A talented musician in the ghetto borrows money from a well known loanshark to finance his career. He must battle professional rivalry, avoid the loan shark goons as well as fall in love in his journey to the top.

55 2015 0
Poster of 30 Days in Atlanta
74%

30 Days in Atlanta (2014)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
USA |
Nigeria |
| 106 Min

Akpos wins a 30-day holiday for two to Atlanta, Georgia. He takes his cousin (Richard), an IT specialist on the all-expense paid trip. Akpos flings his unique personality, showing off his smartness and foolishness in an exciting mix of rhetoric and witty humor.

74 2014 106
Poster of Being Mrs. Elliot
80%

Being Mrs. Elliot (2014)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
Nigeria |
| 120 Min

Lara is a beautiful society lady who has everything going well for her; a lovely home, a highly successful career and a cool-headed handsome husband. A freak accident changes all that and turns her world topsy-turvy. There is a thin line between this drastic change and what she's used to but then she is faced with the onerous task of choosing which one.

80 2014 120



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