Netflix has become one of the mediums to promote Nollywood movies in recent times.
Its consistency and blockbuster movies never fail to set fans at the edge of their seats. So here are the top 10 most rated Nollywood movies on Netflix.
1. Blood Sisters
Blood Sisters is a limited series that tells the story of 2 friends who become wanted after killing a man and have to fight for their lives. It features popular Nollywood actors like Ramsey Nouah, Kate Henshaw, Uche Jumbo, Nancy Isime, Ini Dima-Okojie, and so on. It. It was released in 2022 and is only available on the Netflix platform.
2. Rattle Snake: The Ahanna Story
This movie was the remake of an older movie with the same title, a mastermind attempts to pull off a number of astonishing heists. It was directed by Ramsey Nouah and it stars actors like Stan Nze, Osas Ighodaro, Bucci Franklin, and so on. This remake of RattleSnake was originally released in 2020 but is currently on the Netflix trending list.
Ayinla is based on the true-life story of a popular Apala musician, Ayinla Omowura. Popular Nollywood actor, Lateef Adedimeji was the lead role in the movie while other actors include Kunle Afolayan, Omowunmi Dada, Adebowale Adebayo, and Bimbo Ademoye. The movie was directed by Tunde Kelani.
Swallow was adapted from a novel by a prize-winning Nigerian author – Sefi Atta. Some of the casts include Eniola ‘Niyola’ Akinbo, Ijeoma Grace Agu, Dayemi Okanlawon, and so on. If you are a lover of novels, then it’s a movie you must see.
Fine Wine was released in 2021 and was directed by Seyi Babatope. Richard Mofe-Damijo played the role of a wealthy, lonely man who fell for a woman much younger than him. He’s then left to confront the social stigma around age gap romances. Other casts include Ego Nwosu, Ademola Adedoyin, Zainab Balogun, and so on.
6. God Calling
The movie tells the story of Sade who entered a suicidal depression after losing a child. But then, she found faith again which was aided by technology. The movie was released in 2018 but is a top Nollywood movie to watch in 2022.
Amina is also based on a true-life story. Here, it’s the story of 16th-century Zazzau. Zazzau is a settlement in Nigeria, which is the modern-day Zaria. In this movie, Amina must use her military skills and tactics to defend her family’s kingdom. It featured popular actors like Ali Nuhu, and Lucy Ameh, and was directed by Izu Ojukwu.
8. Man Of God
This almost 2-hour-long movie tells the story of Samuel. Samuel, in this story, forsakes his harsh religious background and upbringing to live his own life.
The main character was bodied by Akah Nnani, with performances from others like Osas Ighodaro. The movie was released in 2022 and was directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters.
9. Bling Lagosians
It is a drama film written by Anthony Kehinde Josephy and directed by Bolan Austen-Peter. The movie tells the story of a wealthy family from Lagos and their mother, Mopeloli(Played by Elvina Ibra). Preparing for his 51st birthday despite some individual issues and arguments and fight from members of his household.
The movie is a 2019 Nollywood film directed by Tope Alake that focuses on drug addiction. The film stars Chimezie Imo, Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola, Rachel Okonkwo, and Doyin Abiola, among other actors.