The Top 10 Most Popular Nigerian Movies on Netflix Right Now

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Find out what Nigerian subscribers are watching right now.

We can now determine what people are genuinely watching and streaming on Netflix. This is possible thanks to Netflix’s “Top 10” feature. The Top 10 section lists all the popular Nigerian movies and TV shows subscribers genuinely watch in Nigeria.

Are you looking for a quick rundown of the Top 10 most popular Nigerian movies on Netflix? Then worry no more we have got you covered. With more information about each film, with no spoilers, below is the list of the most popular movies on Netflix Nigeria right now!

Here is the current Top 10 list. Make sure to bookmark this page as we will make changes each week:

9. The Griot
8. Soólè
7. Kambili The Whole 30 Yards
6. Aníkúlápó
5. Ẹlẹṣin Ọba: The King Horseman
4. Dinner at My Place
3. Far From Home
2. The Wait
1. Shanty Town

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10. AKI AND PAW PAW (2021)

Aki and Paw Paw

Director: Biodu Stephen | Runtime: 212 Minutes | Genre: Nollywood, African Movies, Comedies

Audio: English

Cast: Chinedu Ikedieze, Osita Iheme, Chioma Okafor, Uti Nwachukwu, Toyin Abraham, Stan Nze, Beverly Osu, Anita Asuoha, Amaechi Muonagor, Charles Inojie

What is it about:

Relocating to the vibrant city of Lagos, two troublesome brothers search for social media fame after crossing paths with a powerful influencer.

9. The Griot (2021)

The Griot
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Director: Adeoluwa Owu | Runtime: 149 Minutes | Genres: Nollywood, African Movies, Dramas, Romantic  Movies 

Audio: English

Cast: Adedimeji Lateef, Goodness Emmanuel, Temiloluwa Fosudo, Oladapo Gbadamosi, Funsho Adeolu, Adekunle Afod, Yewande Adekoya, Abiodun Kassim, Sharon Jatto, Toyin Oshinaike

What is it about:

A talented but shy storyteller faces betrayal after his best friend steals his tales in order to impress the woman they both love.

8. Soólè (2021)


Director: Kayode Kasum | Runtime: 156 Minutes | Genre: Nollywood, African Movies, Comedies, Thriller Movies

Audio: English

Cast: Sola Sobowale, Adunni Ade, Femi Jacobs, Adedimeji Lateef, Shawn Faqua, Meg Otanwa, Bukunmi Oluwashina, Kelechi Udegbe, Gold Ikponmwosa, Teniola Aladese

What is it about:

Travelling on a bus from Lagos to Enugu, a group of eccentric strangers are caught in a cat-and-mouse game with dangerous criminals.

7. Kambili The Whole 30 Yards (2020)

Kambili The Whole 30 Yards

Director: Kayode Kasum | Runtime: 159 Minutes | Genre: Romantic Comedies, Nollywood, African Movies, Comedies, Romantic Movies

Audio: English

Cast: Nancy Isime, Jide Kene Achufusi, Sharon Ooja, Mawuli Gavor, Venita Akpofure, Koye Kekere Ekun, Elvina Ibru, Uzor Arukwe, Toyin Abraham

What is it about:

Four Somali pirates hijack a cargo ship and hold the captain hostage, setting the stage for an explosive confrontation with the U.S. Navy.

6. Aníkúlápó (2022)


Director: Kunle Afolayan | Runtime: 222 Minutes | Genre: Nollywood, Period Pieces, African Movies, Dramas

Audio: Yoruba | English

Cast: Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Sola Sobowale, Taiwo Hassan

What is it about:

After an affair with a queen leads to his demise, an eager traveller encounters a mystical bird with the power to give him another life.

5. Ẹlẹṣin Ọba: The King Horseman

Elesin Oba - The King Horseman

Director: Biyi Bandele | Runtime: 136 Minutes | Genre: Social Issue Dramas, Nollywood, Movies Based on Real Life, African Movies, Dramas

Audio: Yoruba | English

Cast: Odunlade Adekola, Shaffy Bello, Deyemi Okanlawon, Mark Elderkin, Jenny Stead, Omowunmi Dada, Jide Kosoko, Kevin Ushi, Langley Kirkwood, Olawale ‘Brymo’ Olofooro

What is it about:

After his king dies, a horseman must sacrifice himself to serve his ruler in the afterlife — but sudden distractions lead to unexpected tragedy.

4. Dinner at My Place

Dinner at My Place

Director: Kevin Apaa | Runtime: 142 Minutes | Genres: Nollywood, African Movies, Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Movies

Audio: English

Cast: Timini Egbuson, Bisola Aiyeola, Sophie Alakija, Uche Nwaefuna, Charles Etubiebi, Debby Felix, Olayemi Solade, MC Lively

What is it about:

Ready to pop the question to his girlfriend, a young man finds his plans for a romantic dinner interrupted when his overdramatic ex shows up uninvited.

3. Far From Home (TV Series) 2022

Far From Home Netflix

Director: Chinaza Onuzo, Dami Elebe | Runtime: 50 Minutes | Genre: Nollywood, African Movies, Tv Drama Series.

Audio: English

Cast: Funke Akindele-Bello, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Mike Afolarin, Elma Mbadiwe, Gbubemi Ejeye, Olumide Oworu, Moshood Fattah, Tomi Ojo, Genoveva Umeh, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Ruby P. Okezie, Raymond Umenze, Natse Jemide, Bucci Franklin, Bolanle Ninalowo.

What is it about:

A financially struggling teen finds himself in the world of luxury after a prestigious scholarship sends him to an exclusive school for the one per cent.

2. The Wait (TV Series) 2021

The Wait

Director: Yemi Morafa, Fiyin Gambo, | Runtime: 120 Minutes | Genre: Nollywood, Movies Based on Books, African Movies, Dramas.

Audio: English

Cast: Nse Ikpe-Etim, Deyemi Okanlawon, Jimmy Odukoya, Ini Dima-Okojie, Meg Otanwa, Chimezie Imo, Mike Afolarin, Kunle Remi, Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal

What is it about:

Faith becomes a beacon for people struggling with family, career ambition and romantic longing in this adaptation of Yewande Zaccheaus’ famous book.

1. Shanty Town (TV Series) 2023

Shanty Town

Director: Dimeji Ajibola, Xavier Ighorodje | Runtime: 40 Minutes | Genre: Crime TV Shows, Nollywood, TV Thrillers, TV Dramas.

Audio: English

Cast: Ini Edo, Chidi Mokeme, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Sola Sobowale, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Zubby Michael, Shaffy Bello, Nancy Isime, Uche Jombo, Mercy Eke, Ali Nuhu, Peter Okoye, Lilian Afegbai, Toyin Abraham, Regina Daniels.

What is it about:

A group of courtesans attempts to escape the grasp of a notorious kingpin – but political corruption and blood ties make freedom a near-impossible goal.

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