Here are 10 Nigerian movies on Netflix to binge this weekend. Do not forget to tell us what you think about these movies after watching. Drop your comments below. Netflix and Chill!.
1.) Living in Bondage: Breaking Free
Arguably one of the best-produced movies in Nigeria in recent times, Living in Bondage: Breaking Free is the sequel to the 90s most-popular movies, Living in Bondage. It stars Ramsey Nouah, Kenneth Okonkwo, Swanky JKA, and Kanayo .O. Kanayo. Mentored by an enigmatic tycoon, an ambitious young man faces a crisis when his rise in power draws him deep into the occult.
2.) Merry Men 2: Another Mission
The Merry Men 2: Another Mission is the sequel to Merry Men 1: The Real Yoruba Demon and it is now on Netflix. To save a kidnapped loved one, a pack of wealthy men must return to their vigilante past when they are blackmailed to pull off a treacherous heist. It stars Ramsey Nouah, Ayo Makun, Jim and Jim Iyke. It was released in 2019.
3.) Merry Men 1: The Real Yoruba Demon
Four of the richest bachelors in Abuja Nigeria enjoy a life of fast cars, palatial homes, and female attention while concealing their true activities. Merry Men 1 star Ramsey Nouah, Ayo Makun, Jim Iyke, and Falz.
4.) Light in the dark
A terrifying home invasion shatters a couple’s happy family life and brings their family to the brink as painful fallout unfolds. Starring Rita Dominic, Joke Silva, and Ngozi Nwosu. It was directed by Ekene Som Mekwunye.
Kunle Afolayan never disappoints when it comes to movie production. Hence, the reason why Mokalik is a must-watch. A young boy’s life shifts when he’s sent to work at a mechanic’s shop far from his suburban home until an opportunity forces him to make a tough choice. Starring Tooni Afrolayan, Ayo Ogunshina, Femi Adebayo, Simi, and Dayo Akinpelu.
6.) The Setup
Manipulation and personal vendettas collide when a con artist hires a young woman to assist with his scheme to marry a wealthy heiress. The Niyi Akinmolayan directed movie cast include: Adesua Etomi, Jim Iyke, and Dakore Akande.
7.) Love Is War
An adoring couple elects to test the strength of their marriage when they run against each other for the office of the state governor. It stars Omoni Oboli, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Yomi Blaq and Jide Kosoko.
Tope Oshin is another superb producer and if you are yet to watch Up North, this is a good time to watch. A pampered heir must complete a year of service work to inherit his dad’s assets but unearths new goals when he’s placed in an unfamiliar region. Bankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Rahama Sadau, and Kanayo O. Kanayo stars in this movie.
9.) The Bling Lagos
Terra Kulture boss, Bolanle Austen-Peters brings her A-game to this production as she does in her stage-produced plays. With a matriarch bent on having a lavish 51st birthday party, her family’s debt is on the verge of exposure, threatening their business and legacy. Starring: Gbenga Titiloye, Elvina Ibru, Broda Shaggi, Helen Paul, Jide Kosoko, and Sharon Ooja.
Joy is an Austrian film that tells the story of a woman caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking. Close to paying her debts, a Nigerian sex worker in Austria coaches a reluctant novice and assesses the risks of taking a faster and quicker path to freedom. It stars Mariam Precious Samuel, Angela Ekeleme, and Anwulika Alphonsus. Directed by Sudabeh Mortezai.