So, more Nollywood films are beginning to find their way to online streaming service – Netflix.
This, of course, is good news and a testament to the fact that the world is not only being exposed to Nigerian film content, it is also beginning to take note of the improvement in our productions.
Here are the Nollywood films, so far, that you can Netflix.
The Wedding Party
Nollywood’s highest grossing film so far, The Wedding Party is a 2016 romantic comedy directed by Kemi Adetiba. It premiered on September 8, 2016 at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
The Wedding Party follows the shenanigans that go on during the planning of a wedding in Nigeria. It features Adesua Etomi, Banky W, Richard Mofe Damijo, Sola Sobowale, Iretiola Doyle, Alibaba Akporobome, Zainab Balogun, Beverly Naya, Enyinna Nwigwe and more.
Road to Yesterday
Road to Yesterday is a 2015 Nigerian road romantic drama film directed by Ishaya Bako. It stars Genevieve Nnaji who also made her production debut as a co-producer on the project and Oris Erhuero in lead roles, with Majid Michel and Chioma ‘Chigul‘ Omeruah in supporting roles.
It tells the story of an estranged married couple, hoping to mend their strained marriage whilst on a road trip to a relative’s funeral.
A Soldier’s Story
A Soldier’s Story is a 2015 Nigerian action drama film directed by Frankie Ogar. It stars Tope Tedela, Linda Ejiofor and Daniel K Daniel in lead roles. It also features Adesua Etomi, Sambasa Nzeribe and Zainab Balogun.
Falling is a 2015 Nigerian romantic drama film written and produced by Uduak Isong Oguamanam and directed by Niyi Akinmolayan. It stars Desmond Elliot, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Adesua Etomi, Tamara Eteimo, Kunle Remi and Koffi Adjorlolo.
The film narrates the story of a young couple, Muna and Imoh. Muna has to live with the effects of an accident that has left Imoh deeply unconscious for several months.
Out of Luck
Out of Luck is a 2015 Nigerian drama thriller film written by Chinaza Onuzo and directed by Niyi Akinmolayan. It stars Tope Tedela, Linda Ejiofor, Femi Branch, Adesua Etomi, Sambasa Nzeribe, Wole Ojo, Jide Kosoko and Chigul.
It was released on December 4, 2015, and follows the adventures of a young lottery operator whose life turns upside down when a local gangster insists that he pays out on a lottery he did not win.
Gbomo Gbomo Express
Gbomo Gbomo Express is a 2015 Nigerian film, written and directed by Walter Taylaur. It stars Ramsey Nouah, Osas Ighodaro, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Kiki Omeili, Alexx Ekubo, Gideon Okeke, Gbenro Ajibade, Ikechukwu and Shaffy Bello.
The film is centred on the kidnapping of record label boss, Austin Mba and a socialite he meets at the club, Cassandra.
Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo
Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo, also known as just Taxi Driver or Oko Ashewo is a 2015 Nigerian dark comedy thriller produced by Ayobami Macaulay and directed by Daniel Oriahi. It stars Odunlade Adekola, Femi Jacobs, Ijeoma Grace Agu and Hafiz Oyetoro.
Taxi Driver narrates the story of Adigun, a 31-year-old naive village mechanic who comes to Lagos for the first time after the sudden death of his estranged father, who was a taxi driver.
Starring Basorge Tariah, Pappy Luwe, Akpororo, Zack Orji, Basketmouth, Tuface Idibia, IK Osakioduwa, Eniola Badmus, Alibaba, Sound Sultan and more, Head Gone is directed by Dare Fasasi and produced by Lanre Fasasi.
While being transferred to a new hospital, several psychiatric patients escape their guards and become entangled in a series of events.
The Department is a 2015 Nigerian romantic crime action film directed by Remi Vaughan-Richards.
It stars Majid Michel, OC Ukeje, Desmond Elliot, Osas Ighodaro, Jide Kosoko, Seun Akindele, Somkele Iyamah and Funky Mallam.
The film tells the story of a secret department in a business conglomerate, as its gang members blackmail top executives into selling their companies to the leader of the conglomerate.
The Duplex is a 2015 Nigerian supernatural thriller film produced by Emma Isikaku and directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka. It stars Omoni Oboli, Mike Ezuruonye, Uru Eke and Anthony Monjaro.
The film revolves around the life of Emeka, who is on the edge of life as he battles, not only to save his wife, Adaku and their unborn baby but also his investment of ₦120 million, inadvertently, in a cemetery, glorified as a duplex.
Gone Too Far
Gone Too Far! is a 2013 Nigerian British comedy-drama film, directed by Destiny Ekaragha. It stars OC Ukeje, Adelayo Adedayo, Shanika Warren-Markland and Malachi Kirby. It was released in Nigeria on January 16, 2015.
Lunch Time Heroes
Lunch Time Heroes is a 2015 Nigerian family comedy film directed by Seyi Babatope and starring Dakore Akande, Omoni Oboli, Diana Yekinni, Tina Mba and Tope Tedela.
The film tells the story of Banke, a corp member who has been posted to teach in a high school, and she has to gain the respect and attention of students and faculty that don’t want her around.