Nollywood is one of the biggest movie industries in the world and this means that more films are available on Netflix than ever before. If you have some free time and are looking for a good movie to watch, you can check out the best Nollywood movies that are Netflix. Here are some with high ratings that you can sit down and watch.
The 2018 movie called Lionheart was the first Netflix original Nollywood movie. The story surrounds a daughter who has to take on the responsibilities of her father’s company when he passes away suddenly. It explores the themes of sexism in this type of industry as she also tries to deal with her grief. The movie was produced by ChinnyOnwugbenu and it was directed by Genevieve Nnaji. The main character, AdaezeObiagu is played by Genevieve Nnaji.
The Wedding Party 2
The Wedding Party was a successful and much-loved Nollywood movie and now the sequel is available on Netflix. The same hilarious group of people comes together for another wedding after an accidental proposal. The engagement ceremony in Lagos does not go to plan between the Nigerian and British family and the wedding is going to take place in Dubai. The Wedding Party 2 is directed by NiyiAkinmolayan and it is the highest grossing
movie of all time in Nigeria. If you like to gamble at a casino, you would bet on this movie being very popular on Netflix.
Lost In London
If you are looking for a movie that will make you laugh, you can watch Lost in London. This Nollywood movie is about two students from Nigerian, Okon and Bona, that take part in an exchange program at university. This means they move to London and have to adjust to a different culture. Indeed, this is a shock to them and they wrestle with the idea of going home early. This film was released in 2017 and has good reviews from those that have never watched Nollywood before. Lost in London was directed by Sunkanmi Adebayo and stars Ella Bates, Pete coe and AlexxEkubo.
Another Nollywood comedy that is worth watching is Chief Daddy. This was released in 2018 and directed by NiyiAkinmolayan. It is a story surrounding Chief Beecroft, a billionaire with a big family. However, when he suddenly dies, it forces all of the family to come together and deal with a lot of scenarios. After all, they all want some of Chief Beecroft’s money. But what they do not realize is that he may have the last laugh.
To learn more about the Ebola outbreak in 2014, you can watch 93 Days. This powerful movie was created for AmeyoAdadevoh, a Nigerian physician that was essential during the outbreak in Nigeria. The storyline takes place in a Lagos hospital and shows how she was able to contain the disease against the odds. You may need to grab some tissues for this film.