Who said that Nollywood does not have day-making movies? Well, how would you know when you don’t know which one will actually make your day.
Good movies are like good books, so we made your search easy by listing out the best trusted and tested movies you could watch on Netflix that will actually make your day.
15. The Wildflower
“The Wildflower”, directed by Biodun Stephen, takes the shape of a true life story of a Romanian girl, displayed in the African way.
The actors gave it fictional makeup, suitable for all viewers.
“The Wildflower” is a Christian film starring Damilare Kuku. This movie is a must-watch.
14. King of Thieves
This Nollywood movie has made a scene in the theaters.
Agesinkole is the major bandit and his reign of terror in the land of Ajeromi. This Epic movie further brings to light the fact that Agesinkole is attacked for the reason of backing off.
If you are a Shaggi fan, you shouldn’t miss it. Produced by Femi Adebayo. Directed by Tope Adebayo and Adebayo Tijani.
13. Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Looking for a mystery/thriller? “Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story” is a top-notch Nollywood movie.
Meeting society’s needs could be problematic. What decisions does one have to make after going through the experience of a challenging and complex life? I wouldn’t blame Ahanna for what he did.
We could not expect more from Ahanna than a life filled with crimes.
Starring Omatola Jalade, Stan Eze, Ayo Maku, and Osas Ighodaro.
Chris Adeh and Charles Okpaleke produced this movie.
12. The Man of God
Isn’t it amazing that producers can make fiction out of a true story?
“The Man of God,” which Bolanle Austen-Peters directed, has crafted a true life story of an Eastern Greek Orthodox Bishop and Saints beautifully.
The center character, Samuel, seems to have forgotten the base of his faith as he tries to fit into society and be tagged cool, but does he entirely escape the world or his faith?
If you are curious, you need to try this movie.
11. Bling Lagosians
This Nollywood movie will make you love Nigerian movies more than Hollywood or K-drama.
Directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters, this movie is the One percent of the One percent, nothing less than that for Mrs. Holloway. She wants it large, massive, and big. But the Holloway’s company goes through some crises, and Mr. Holloway still tries to hide it from his family. The first daughter still has a misunderstanding in her family, and the second daughter is trying to find her place in society.
The business crashed, and the Holloways are left with nothing. How do they rise again to the one percent of the one percent?
“The Bling Lagosians” is a clear show of the who to who that matters in Lagos City.
Starring Elvina Ibru, Gbenga Titiloye, Ngozi Gomez.
10. Gold Statue
Wondered what an adventure movie acted in Nollywood would be a good idea. Then you have to see this Nollywood movie, “Gold Statue.”
Watch what becomes of two men, Wale and Chike, as they search for a Gold Statue they believed to have been a diety inherited by their generation.
The fun part is when they tried to locate this supposed statue but were taken on a thrilling adventure.
Starring Richard Mofe Damijo, Gabriel Afolayan, Kunle Remi. Directed by Tade Ogidan.
9. Castle & Castle
This Nollywood movie’s performance perfection is too deep for mere words to explain. This movie is a Scene causing Show.
“Castle & Castle” is an unforgiving reflection of the Nigerian idiosyncrasies with the care of not getting married away. This movie is a procedural drama series set in a law firm and what the Nigerian courtroom goes through. Mr. and Mrs. Castle’s marriage goes under strain as Mr. Castle (Richard Mofe Damijo) and Mrs. Castle ( Dakore Akande) embark on a new law decision.
Giving this movie credit for its suspense, faction, romance, and betrayal.
Monday Abudun produces “Castle & Castle.”
8. God Calling
This Nollywood movie is a must-watch, a faith-based movie, and an ideal one.
“God Calling” features Zainab Balogun as Sade, who suffers a personal tragedy of drug addiction. Who would ever believe that a Sunday sermon would act as a terror to her?
Her child’s death throws her into a suicidal depression, and her husband isn’t making it easy for her. Her suffering was just a pathway to building her faith.
Sade faces an unconventional encounter with God.
Starring Richard Mofe Damijo, Zainab Balogun.
This movie was written and directed by Biodurin Sasore.
7. Namaste Wahala
This Nollywood movie has been Nollywood’s best movie collaboration ever.
Nameste Wahala is a Nigerian cross-cultural romantic comedy film starring Lawyer Did (Dima Okojie) and Raj (Ruslaan Mumtaz).
These two fell in love after the encounter they had after jogging. Raj happens to be an Indian Banker.
After three months, these two go on a date and decide to let their parents know. Ernest (Richard Mofe Damijo), Didi’s father, is against it as he prefers his employee Somto (Ibrahim Suleiman) as a suitor.
What could be the best scenario that could come out of this?
Directed by Hamisha Daryani.
6. Chief Daddy
If this Nollywood movie wasn’t the talk of the town, then I wonder what else it was.
Niyi Akinmolayan directed “Chief Daddy.”
“Chief Daddy” is a Blockbuster comedy movie telling about the unexpected death of a Billionaire industrialist and how his money-crazed family, friends, and staff scramble for their share of his fortune.
Starring your favorite people, Shaggi, Falz, Funke Akindele, and Ini Edo.
For college fans, here is a Nollywood premiere for you to watch.
“Citation” lead character Temi Otedola plays the role of a bright student who takes the academic establishment in reporting the famous professor who tried to rape her.
This movie brings the real events of what happens in most Nigerian universities.
“Citation” storyline, natural acting, and great casting made it the best you’ll ever watch.
Starring Jimmy Jean Louis, Temi Otedola, Bukunmi Oluwashina.
4. Kambili: A Whole 30 Yards
Why won’t this Nollywood movie become addictive to most viewers as it starts with a typical morning scene in every girl’s room?
Kambili (Nancy Isime) is determined to get married before 30, but her life is so impulsive that the only one who can put up with this behavior of hers is Chidi (Jidekene), who is her best friend.
She gets a notice from her boss at work, and that same night gets a break-up with her boyfriend, who seems to see her as not determined.
She takes the challenge on herself and promises to work hard to regain her boyfriend’s heart.
She shares a department later with Chidi as she was thrown out of hers.
This great movie was written by Ozioma Ogbaji and directed by Kayode Kasum.
Starring Nancy Isime, Jidekene, and Elvina Ibru.
3. Blood Sisters
I cannot speak less of what this Nollywood movie has done in theaters and homes.
“Blood Sisters” tells of two best friends trying to escape the law after murdering a man.
This Nigerian thriller series depicts the true life story of the White Queen and more. This movie reveals a thrilling history of the extraordinary Noble women who lived through the wars of roses.
Starring Ini Dima Okojie, Nancy Isime, Kate Henshaw, and Mo Abudu.
Produced by Mo Abudu.
2. King of Boys
If you agree with me, no Nollywood series has beaten this yet.
“King of Boys” is a Nigerian crime political thriller film written and directed by Kemi Adetiba.
“King of Boys” tells a story of Alhaja Eniola Salami (Sola Sobowale), a businesswoman and philanthropist with a promising political future. The ensuring power of struggle could cost her everything as the quest for power threatens everything around her.
1. Omo Ghetto The Saga
This Nollywood movie has stolen our hearts.
“Omo Ghetto The Saga” is a gangster comedy film Directed by Funke Akindele and JJC.
This fantastic movie tells us of twins who are reunited as a good-hearted female gangster and her upright rich sister as they take on family, crime, cops, and all the trouble that follows them.
Starring Funke Akindele, Chioma Akepota, Nancy Isime, Eniola Badmus, and Mercy Aighe in the lead roles.
Getting to choose a movie to make your day could genuinely be frustrating. But trust me, we have you covered. The above-listed movies will only make your day. Pick from amongst the numbers listed, and add them to your watch list. It’s like a silver medal on your neck.
Give it a try.