Pictures: Top 10 Nigerian movies

Nollywood, Nigeria’s film industry, is one of the largest and most prolific in the world. Over the years, it has produced a wide range of movies that have captivated audiences both locally and internationally. With their unique stories, talented actors, and impressive production values,

Here are the top 10 Nigerian movies that have left a lasting impact.

Gangs of Lagos

Thriller and Crime that focused on a group of friends who have to navigate their own destiny, growing up on the bustling streets and neighborhood of Isale Eko, Lagos. Produced by Jadesola Osiberu and starring Tobi Bakere, Bakare Olarotimi Fakunle,Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington and Chike Ezekpeazu Osebuka.

Gang of Lagos

The wait

The movie is based on Yewande Zacchaeus‘ faith-based novel “God’s Waiting Room,”

It showcased the lives of different families as they try to deal with the disappointments of life while waiting for a breakthrough.

Nse Ikpe-Etim, Deyemi Okanlawon, Kate Henshaw, Joke Silva, Jimmy Odukoya, Chimezie Imo, and Meg Otanwa starred in it and It was produced by Tolu Awobiyi, directed by Fiyin Gambo and Yemi Fimboy Morafa.

The Wait

The Trade
This movie is centered around a notoriously cunning kidnapper by name Eric, who has ravaged the southern part of Nigeria for over a decade. ‘Eric’ undertakes a job that brings the law closer than ever before.


Produced by Jadesola Osiberu and Stan Nze , Rita Dominic, Blossom Chukwujekwu starred

The trade

Jagun Jagun
This movie is about a young man determined to become a mighty warrior who joins an elite army; and encounters the wrath of a maniacal warlord for the love of a woman.

Directed by Tope Adebayo and starri

Jagun Jagun

To Freedom
To Freedom is a movie about a grieving widower who mourns the loss of his wife and realizes a year later that everything is not what it seems.
The movie is directed by Biodun Stephen.

To Freedom

FAR FROM HOME
This is a movie that centered on choice and aspirations For most teenagers growing up in Nigeria, their future aspirations usually fall into generic fields: doctors, lawyers, engineers, and pilots.

However, for the Netflix series, Far From Home, the main character Ishaya Bello (Mike Folarin) is not one.

When the art enthusiast from a humble background sees a rare opportunity to get recognized by an art academy in London, he takes it without question. Oblivious to Ishaya, his rational decisions trigger a series of chaotic events, threatening the lives of his family and friends he holds dear.

The movie was written by Dami Elebe,

Far from home

Dark October

The movie is on the lynching of four young students at University of Port Harcourt. The movie shows event that led to the lynching of the Aluu Four.
Produced by Toka McBaror and written by Linda Ikeji

Dark October

The black book
This movie talk about a man after his son was kidnapped and a bereaved deacon taking justice into his own hand and fighting a corrupt police gang to absolve him

The movie was directed by editi Effong.

The Black book

Better half

A young university student falls head over heels for his lecturer and vows to make her his wife.

The move, which was directed by Richard Nwosu, introduced a new act Chidi Dike.

Better half

Ijakumo
When a wealthy and flamboyant pastor discovers that his new favorite stripper is his church’s worship leader, he begins an affair with her that opens a Pandora’s Box of crisis beyond what he imagined.

Written by Toyin Abraham and directed by Adebayo Tijani.

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