Recently, we’ve seen a rise in the number of movies from Nigeria on Netflix.
If the movie streaming company and the Nigerian film industry have been together for a long time, they have a very good relationship.
Netflix has some of the best movies from Nigeria, and these are the best.
We’ve found the best Nollywood movies on Netflix right now, so you don’t have to look for them on your own. This is how some of these movies have made the most money in Nigerian movie theater.
Here are lists of Nigerian movies on Netflix 2022.
1. Elevator Baby (2019)
This 2019 Nollywood drama film is called Elevator Baby. It stars Timini Egbuson, Toyin Abraham, Shaffy Bello, Yemi Solade, Emem Ufot, and Broda Shaggi. It was directed by Akay Mason and made by Anthill Studios.
Timini Egbuson plays Dare, a rich young man who gets into trouble with a less well-off pregnant woman. The movie is about Dare and how he ends up with her.
The movie premiered in theaters in Nigeria on Friday, October 11, 2019. It has since won two awards at the Magic Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020. It will be on Netflix on June 19, 2020.
2. Your Excellency (2019)
Funka Akindele, a well-known Nigerian actress, made her directorial debut with Your Excellency. It’s a comedy about a politician and businessman. When Akin Lewis plays the role of boss Olalekan Ajadi at the presidency, he’ll be there.
There are many people who appear in the movie, such as Funke Akindele, Shaffy Bello, Eku Edewor, Toni Tones, Folarin Falana (Falz), and Beverly Osu. December 13, 2019 was the date it was shown in theaters. It then aired in Netflix in July 2020.
3. Living in Bondage: Breaking Free (2019)
It’s called “Living in Bondage: Breaking Free,” but it’s also called “Living in Bondage 2,” and it’s a sequel to the 1992 Nollywood movie “Living in Bondage.” It was made by Ramsey Nouah.
Stars Kanayo O. Kanayo, Enyinna Nwigwe, Kenneth Okonkwo, Kenneth Okonkwo, Muna Abii, and Swanky JKA are all in the movie.
There were 11 nominations for the AMVCA 2020 Awards. The film won seven awards for Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best West African Film, and many other things, including Best West African Film.
It first aired in theaters on November 8, 2019. It will be on Netflix in May 2020.
4. Nimbe: the Movie (2019)
The Nimbe movie is a 2019 Nollywood film that was directed by Tope Alake. It’s about drug abuse.
Stars Chimezie Imo, Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola, Rachel Okonkwo, Rachel Okonkwo and Doyin Abiola are in the movie.
March 29, 2019, was when the movie first came out in Nigerian theaters. Since then, one of the most popular Nigerian films of 2019 has come out.
The film was also nominated for a UK Nollywood Film Festival 2019 award. Netflix’s first show will be on July 24, 2020.
5. Sugar Rush (2019)
Find $800 million. What would you do first? This is what the movie Sugar Rush is about: three sisters who found $800 million and couldn’t decide what to do with it!
Sugar Rush is a movie that was made in 2019. It was written and directed by Kayode Kasum. These artists are in it, like Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Bisola Aiyeola, Bimbo Ademoye, Toke Makinwa and Banky W. It also has Omoni Oboli and William Uchemba, and Jide Kosoko and Mawuli Gavor.
The movie premiered at Christmas 2019 and is the fourth highest-grossing Nigerian movie of all time. This is because it was made in 2019. It then went on Netflix on July 3, 2020.
6. Kasanova (2019)
Looking for a movie about a Nigerian rom com? Then you have to go and see Kasanova, too.
This film was made by Eddy Young and directed by Oluseyi Asurf. Faith Ojo is the executive producer, and Wale Ojo is an actor.
For this movie, we see the love story of two young people and their parents. The man’s single father falls in love with his daughter’s mom, and he wants to marry her as well!
First, the movie was shown in theaters on September 13, 2019. Then, it was first shown on Netflix on June 26, 2020.