The Nigerian movie Industry, Nollywood was reported as the second largest producer of movies in the world and in recent years we have seen the influx of Nigerian movies on Netflix. It can be daunting to find the ideal film to stream on Netflix as they offer a wide variety of movies to to satisfy your movie urge.
Partnerships with Nollywood superstars like Genevieve Nnaji on ‘Lionheart‘ has opened doors to more Nollywood movies on Netflix.
So if you’re a big fan of Nollywood movies you should find some nice Nollywood movies on Netflix here.
October 1st (2014)
October 1st is a masterpiece by Kunle Afolayan and is one of the best Nollywood movies on Netflix. It’s arguably the best Nigerian movie of the decade. Kunle Afolayan gain widespread popularity for the production of “Figurine” (2009) some years ago and October 1st was well directed. The movie won three awards at the Africa International Film Festival, Sadiq Daba also won the “Best Actor” award due to his work in the movie.
The movie was very popular during it’s release as Nigerian flood into various cinema in the country to see this masterpiece. It became the second highest grossing movie, only behind Half of a Yellow Sun.
King of Boys (2018)
King of boys is a movie by Nollywood icon, Kemi Adetiba. The movie sent chills down spine of Nigerians across the nation due to it’s high-quality, which was shown throughout the movie. The film went on to break so many records and was in Cinema for a long time. Also on Netflix currently.
Phone swap (2012)
The beautiful Nollywood movie by Genevieve Nnaji gained popularity when it was adopted by Netflix. The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) picked Genevieve Lionheart as Nigeria’s submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars. The selection was done through a voting process in which entries were submitted by Nigerian filmmakers home and abroad.