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100 Best Nigeria Movies To Watch On Netflix

These 100 best Nigeria movies will definitely brighten your mood. Some will make you cry, laugh, smile and some will make you either happy or sad.  Just be sure to buy yourself Pop corns and Drinks and invite friend or friends over to make it more fun (that is if you love watching movies with company).

Let’s delve into the 100 Best Nigeria Movies To Watch On Netflix:

  1. FATE OF ALAKADA: THE PARTY PLANNER

If you are a fan of Broda Shaggi and Toyin Abraham well this movie is definitely for you. This is an interesting movie that talks about life and all the happenings in our present society “The fake it rich”. You will surely laugh from the beginning to the end of the movie. I actually  watched the movie when I wasn’t feeling too happy and it really brighten my mood.

2. THE SET UP

This is a crime drama suspense movie directed by Niyi Akinmolayan in 2019. It’s about a lady who became a criminal for survival. You will enjoy the suspense, actions and drama in this movie.

3. SHE IS

Ever had or  heard of family pressure? This movies tells the story of a young successful Christian woman who wouldn’t settle for less while being pressured by her family and friends to get married.

4. THIS LADY CALLED LIFE

A romance movie about a young single mother whose own mother detested so much but she  stayed focused to  achieve her dream of becoming an elite chef. A movie written by Toluwani Obayan, and directed by Kayode Kasum in 2020.

5. LIGHT IN THE DARK

A Nigeria drama/ thriller movie produced in 2019. It’s a movie about Emeka and Jumoke trying to have male child even though they already had a daughter, just to please Emeka’s family. When Jumoke was raped by the gang leader that attacked them one night, their relationship started having serious problems and it became tougher when series of event started  unfolding.

6. GOD CALLING

With the tragedy that befell her and the Pastor’s warning to her and finally God calling her in modern technology gave rise to her journey of faith. This is a must watch movie for both Christians and non- Christians.

7. THE FIRST LADY

The First Lady is a Nigerian movie produced and directed by Omoni Oboli in 2015. It’s a  movie about a prostitute’s journey to normalcy. Featuring Alex Ekubo, Yvonne Jegede,  Chinedu Ikedieze and Joseph Benjamin.

8. THE GHOST AND THE TOUT

When a ghost meets a Tout to help him communicate to the people he left behind, they ended up solving a murder mystery. From living in the ghetto, Isila (Toyin Abraham) life took a very interesting turn.

9. BLACK ROSE

When a struggling family thought they have found their messiah, they were shocked to discover secrets that would have caused their daughter’s life. A movie directed by Okechukwu Oku in 2018.

10. OLOTURE

An undercover journalist went to investigate human trafficking but ended up in a serious problem. A  Nigerian crime drama  movie directed by Kenneth Gyang from a screenplay by Yinka Ogun and Craig Freimond.

11. WIVES ON STRIKE

Wives on strike is a movie that handled early marriage, following the #childnotbride# conversation. The troubles women face in the society and in their marriages. It portrayed the power women can have in our society.

It was produced and directed by Omoni Oboli in 2016. Starring Uche Jumbo, Kenneth Okonkwo, Chioma Akpotha, Ufuma McDermott, Kalu Ikeagwu and Sola Sobowale.

13. YOUR EXCELLENCY

A Nigerian political comedy film written and directed by Funke Akindele in 2019.

14. ANCHOR BABY

A movie about a couple who wanted green card so much that they lost something very valuable in the process. A lesson filled movie.

15. MOMS AT WAR

Two mums fighting for whose child is the best, ended up saving the school. An interesting and funny movie to watch now.

16. LION HEART

Lion heart is a 2018 Nigerian drama film produced by Chinny Onwugbenu and directed by Genevieve Nnaji. It stars Pete Edochie, Genevieve Nnaji, and Nkem Owoh. It was acquired by Netflix on 7 September 2018, making it the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria. A movie about a lady trying to keep up the legacy and the company of her father.

17. THE WEDDING PARTY

Who haven’t watched this lovely, interesting and funny inter-tribal marriage movie? That star Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Richard Mofe Damijo, Sola Sobowale.. It became the highest grossing Nigerian film in 2016, directed by Kemi Adetiba. With it’s sequel The wedding party 2 in 2017.

18. MERRY MEN: THE REAL YORUBA DEMON

Four rich men who steals from the politicians and the rich to give to the poor.

19. POTATO POTAHTO

A Ghanaian and Nigerian movie produced in 2017 about two divorced couples who were forced to live together.

20. BANANA ISLAND GHOST (BIG)

Looking for a comedy movie to watch? This is the one for you. After an accident a man begs to stay three more days on earth to find his soul mate.

21. FIFTY

A 2015 movie about four women who were juggling career and family with other issues. The sequel, which is ‘Fifty the series’ is super interesting and suspense filled. I bet you wouldn’t want to miss watching this movie.

22. SLOW COUNTRY

A movie about prostitution and drug trafficking and fight for liberation.

23. GBOMO GBOMO EXPRESS

This for me is a very tricky movie. You won’t be able to predict this movie. It is a very interesting kidnapping movie to watch.

24. ELEVATOR BABY

After helping a woman deliver in an elevator, a young man became a changed person.

25. LIVING IN BONDAGE: BREAKING FREE

Living in bondage II is a sequel of the 1992 living in bondage movie. 25 years after the event from the original movie, the secret cult tried recruiting the son of their former member who has changed to become a man of God.

26. WHO’S THE BOSS

An employee who wasn’t appreciated decided to become her own boss.

27. ZERO HOUR

From being rich to being poor just so he will learn from the ghetto.

28. CITATION

A student who stood up against the corrupt act of her lecturer.

29. CATCH-ER

Catch-er is about unraveling a murder case of an ambitious career woman.

30. MAMA DRAMA

A movie of intertribal marriage with late pregnancy problem.

31. COMING FROM INSANITY

After being trafficked into Nigeria at the age of 12 with a genius-level intelligence. He grew to do things that shocked everyone.

32. DEAR AFFY

A romantic comedy movie of a lady who embarks on a challenging mission in search of the father of her unborn baby.

33. HIRE A WOMAN

From faking a girlfriend to finding true love.

34. NAMESTE WAHALA

This is the first Indian Nigerian (Bollywood and Nollywood) cross-cultural romantic comedy movie. About the problems the couples faced in wanting to be together.

35. CELEBRITY MARRIAGE

This movie threw a little light to how some celebrity marriages are like.

36. THE EVE

Funsho is going to wed his long-lasting crush when an unexpected female guest appears at his unhitched male party. Incapable to deny the science that they shared, Funsho must make a tough choice. Who will he pick?

37. KING OF BOYS

An interesting and captivating 2018 movie about a powerful  businesswoman whose political ambition caused her everything. You will love this movie and its sequel King of boys: the return of the king produced in 2021.

38. ISOKEN

Isoken is a romantic drama film produced in 2017, that explores cultural expectation, racial stereotypes, and the bonds that unite families in touching, dramatic, and comedic ways.

39. SEVEN AND A HALF DATE

Worried that her eldest daughter isn’t married, a father sets her up on a 10 dates of which she found love.

40. THREE THIEVES

A very interesting and hilarious movie about three friends. This movie is very good if you are looking for a comedy movie to put a smile or laughter on your face.

41. AYAMMA

This is a 2016 magical cultural movie. It is clouded with music, dance and comedy. It explores the culture of the ibibio people of Nigeria.

42. BEING MRS ELLIOT

After an accident, a man must try to identify who his real wife is.

43. OKAFOR’S LAW

Have you ever heard of Okafor’s Law? Well Okafor’s law states that once a man has had a woman, he can have her again at any time. A man who is a strong believer of that law, placed a bet to sleep with all his past girlfriends within a limited time. Watch this interesting movie to know if he succeeded.

44. HAKKUNDE

Sent to a rural area, a man strategized a means of making money through agriculture.

45. THE CEO

A Very suspense filled movie. About different African country representatives who wants the same position in a company.

46. THE VISIT

On a visit to the next door neighbor, couples secrets were unveiled.

47. IYORE

A love story about a school teacher and a crown prince who are forbidden to marry each other.

48. THE ROYAL HIBISCUS HOTEL

A chef who returned from London with the intention of changing her family’s hotel menu and restoring the place was met with a different story about the hotel.

49. NEW MONEY

This is a comedy drama movie that was directed  by Tope Oshin in 2018. An interesting movie you will love to watch.

50. COLD FEET

A 2020 movie about a man and a woman who traveled on a surprise trip to a resort to celebrate their fifth anniversary but was met with a disaster that could either break or keep their marriage.

51. ROAD TO YESTERDAY

A story by Genevieve Nnaji about a struggling  couple who try to save their marriage by reconnecting on a road trip.

52. THE BLING LAGOSIANS

The bling lagosians is a Nigerian movie that talks about a well-known family called Halloways as they plan the 51st birthday party of the mother while they are all struggling with their private lives battle.

53. IN MY COUNTRY

In my country is an epic movies where a mother who lost her fiancée even before they got married was fighting for the life of her daughter and was pushed to seek help from the so called wrong hands who later killed her fiancée’s father unknowingly.

54. THE FIGURINE

The figurine is a very sensitive movie that tells the story of two government corpers who found a figurine and decides to keep it without knowing it has a power to give unto it’s owner seven years of good luck but after that, another seven years of bad luck.

55. COUPLE OF DAYS

Couple of days is a story that was shot in Ibadan. The story line explained the secret circle that has been kept by three different marriages. This won’t have been known if they didn’t  decide to go do a getaway holiday at their friend’s place in Ibadan.

56. PHONE SWAP

Phone swap is quite a funny movie that narrates how two opposite in character people have to help themselves because they mistakenly swap phone in the airport.

57. KASANOVA

Kasanova narrates the story of a widower who after his wife’s death threw himself into the act of chasing everything in shirt however, everything changed when he met his son music teacher who is a widow also.

58. MY WIFE & I

My wife and I is a 2017 movie that narrates the story of a wealthy but unhappy family about to get divorced. However they both decides to give it their last try by visiting a famous pastor but the case turned to what they never expect as they woke up the next morning in each other’s body.

59. NIMBE

The movie Nimbe has a lot of lessons especially for teenagers. The movie narrates the live of a teenager that was pushed into joining a gang because he was bullied. However, he regretted his actions as he becomes a cast in organized crimes and drug abuse.

60. OCTOBER 1

October 1 is a Nigerian local setting movie that narrates the story of a prince who turned to a killer because he was molested by a priest. A police detective was sent to investigate the matter which was resolved on the Nigeria Independence Day.

61. LARA & THE BEAT

Lara and the beat is a story of the Giwa sisters who have to savage their dead parent’s media empire due to some financial scandal.

62. WHEN LOVE HAPPENS

When love happens is a story of a wedding planner who isn’t lucky to get a guy and feels the clock is ticking so fast. She launched into online dating which eventually got her what she wants, love.

63. LOVE IS WAR

When two married couples who loves themselves deeply are contesting for the same position in government. Will their marriage survive?

64. SEVEN

seven movie

Seven is an action Nigerian movie that is very interesting. It’s about a man who after the passing of his father had to survive seven days in the ghetto to be able to get all his father willed to him.

65. IN LINE

In line is a 2017 Nigerian movie that narrates the story of a released murderer who reunited with his wife without knowing the wife has been planning revenge against him for the emotional and physical abuse he inflicted on her.

66. CLASH

Clash is a movie that was shot at the back of a police fan. The story explain the meeting of Pro-and anti-Muslim Brotherhood demonstrators brought together in the back of a police van. People with different backgrounds and believes. What happens next? Find out

67. MEET THE IN-LAWS

The story depicts the life of a Yoruba man who proposed to his Igbo girlfriend, but when the news eventually reaches their parents, their reactions aren’t exactly what they expected due to tribal prejudice.

68. IT’S A CRAZY WORLD

The series is inspired by how people make up their lives to seem perfect and the raging competition that sets social media on fire. The storyline is about a family of a wealthy business man who has 3 wives that are constantly fighting to win the favorite wife seat using the social media as tools.

69. 2 WEEKS IN LAGOS

The film revolves around Ejikeme, an investment banker who comes home from the United States with Lola’s brother Charlie to invest in Nigerian businesses, but later make an affair with Lola.

70. FINDING HUBBY

Finding hubby is a story of three friends who took love for granted when it’s available later to find it when it’s scarce. Unfortunately, oyin ended up marrying a gay while just one of them was happily married to someone oyin would have married.

71. DAY OF DESTINY

Day of destiny is an Interesting movie that narrates the story of two teenagers.

With their family facing financial woes, the two teenage brothers seize a magical opportunity to reverse their bad fortunes by travelling 20 years back in time.

72. RATTLE SNAKE: THE AHANNA STORY

Ahanna is a frustrated graduate who later found out that his father was killed by his uncle who is having a love affair with his mother. This led him to gathering a gang of skilled criminals and they carried out a lot of smart heist. However, they later got themselves an opponent that is worthy.

73. 76

76 is a Nigerian movie that explain some historical events. A soldier who just fell in love with a smart young lady was accused of coup sabotaged and assassination of General Muritala Muhammad. The young lady had no other choice than to find a way to save her love in which she did.

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74. KAMBILI THE WHOLE 30 YARDS

Kambili is a young spoilt brat who is determined to marry before she turns 30. This reason pushed her so much that she begged for love from a guy who left her when she needed him most only to come back after she’s well established through the help of her step dad and a friend.

75. VOICELESS

Voiceless is a movie of a veteran soldier with a very rough upbringing but later meet Christ.

However, he was faced with another challenges that risks his marriage and new ministry job when he opposed a neighborhood abortion clinic that has moved in across the street from his building.

76. LAST REQUEST

Last request is a story of a young priest with a father who is diagnosed of critical health condition. To appease his terminally ill father, he must accept the request of his father to marry and have a child.

77. A MAN FOR THE WEEKEND

A man for the weekend narrates the story of a young successful woman who is so driven by her career that she has no time for anything else, much to the chagrin of her mother who wants to see her settle down. To avoid the embarrassment of attending a family feast without a fiancée, she begged one of her friend at work to act as her boyfriend.

78. SMALL CHOPS

The movies narrates the story between

Nikita, an afro dancer at a bar who caught the attention of Casper, an uptight business mogul. Casper pays for a weekend of private entertainment however, things don’t go as planned.

79. ONE LAGOS NIGHT

One Lagos Night is a 2021 Nigerian crime comedy film set in Lagos. It’s explain the life of an unemployed graduate who decides to burgle the house of a rich woman just to get resources only to find himself facing the real thieves.

80. DERANGED

deranged movie

An interesting movie about a student who became obsessive with her teacher and they began an illicit affair that endangered everyone involved in their life.

81. SANITATION DAY

Sanitation day is a movie that shows two cops trying to solve a murder case but has to go through some people living in a private complex.

82. STRAIN

Strain sends a much-needed message of hope to those living with sickle cell disease. It narrates the story of a man whose son was diagnosed of sickle cell disease. He fought to save his son’s life and also they rediscovered the lost love in their family.

83. TANGO WITH ME

Tango with me is an epic movie that talks about the Newlyweds Lola and Uzo who are trying to discovery and heal themselves while dealing with the aftermath of a traumatic event on their wedding night. The wife was raped on their wedding night.

84. QUAM’S MONEY

Quams money is a movie acted by Falz. He acted as a gate man but luckily got rich and wealthy, however by the end of the movie, he returned back to his security job as he lost all his fortunes.

85. LOST IN LONDON

Lost in London is the hilarious tale of Okon and Bona, young students who get selected for an exchange program in London. They attempt to earn some pounds before returning to Nigeria and experience culture shock and all sorts of trouble. But Okon and Bona are made of sterner stuff and every step of the way prove that the Nigerian spirit cannot be broken.

86. OSUOFIA IN LONDON

Osuofia (Nkem Owoh), a local villager from Nigeria, travels to London, England to receive his share of an inheritance left for him by a deceased relative. Cultural misunderstandings result in a comedy of errors.

87. A WAY BACK HOME 

After receiving a terminal diagnosis, a man fakes an accident to spare his family’s grief and must deal with the fallout of his deception.

88. THERAPY 

The Cameroonian movie focus on a dysfunctional couple, in making efforts to end their marital issues, they seek the services of an unconventional therapist.

89. KASALA 

Kalasa is a Nigerian comedy drama movie produce in 2018, the movie revolves around a young man who is an extrovert, along with his friends crashed his uncle’s vehicle and just have only 5hours to fix the vehicle before his uncle arrival.

90. BROTHER JEKWU 

Being desperate to be successful, a young village hustler follows his cousin from Nigeria to Kenya, he found himself involve in a shady business affairs of a notorious overlord.

91. UP NORTH

The 2018 Nigerian movie centers on a spoilt young heir of a wealthy family who unwillingly, went for National service in the Northern part of Nigeria.  Through several ordeals and memories, the young heir find peace with himself.

92. CONFUSION NA WA 

Extortion, infidelity, drugs , mistaken identity and corruption. For these two hustlers, it’s all in a day’s work. Will they survive?

93. OMO GHETTO: THE SAGA

It follow up to Omo Ghetto produced in 2010 which centers on the contrasting lifestyle of a twin. One is educated while the other known as “Lefty” is the Queen of the Askamaya Bee in the Ghetto

94. SHADOW PARTIES

Shadow Parties is about a communal clash in which Aremu (Ken Erics) from Aje, a town that neighbours Iludun, where his wife, Arike (Toyin Aimakhu) was born, well known for fratricidal wars, which had claimed the lives of Arike’s parents.

95. NNEKA: THE PRETTY SERPENT

The movies talks about a young woman whose parent were murdered and this traumatized her. Years after the mysterious murder of her parents, she gained supernatural powers that helped her in her quest for revenge against the killers.

96. SWALLOW

Swallow is an adaptation of the book by the same name written by Nigerian author Seffi Atta. The story narrates the life of two friends who were molested by their powerful boss.

97. AMINA

Amina is a movie that is based on a true story about a young girl who must utilize her military skills and tactics to defend her family’s kingdom.

98. GONE

A man left his family in Nigeria for New York in search for greener pasture, but after years of turmoil, he returns to find his old life changed.

99. ALTER EGO

Alter ego is a movie that narrates the life of a lawyer who is so passionate about helping abused child and putting molesters behind bar while she fight her own demon privately.

100. FINE WINE

Fine wine is a story of a wealthy divorced old man who fell in love with a very young lady who is almost the same age as his daughter. How will that work out in a community like ours?

Conclusion

Below is a bonus movie, you can add to the 100 movies already. Make sure to enjoy yourself with all these movies.

You can watch all these movies here, Just click this link Nollywood movies on Netflix

TENANT OF THE HOUSE

Tenant of the house is a movie inspired by a novel written by Wale Okedira. The movie evolves around a driven politician as he looks to settle a long-standing crisis amid corruption, romance and personal agendas.

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