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Nigerian Movies On NetFlix

When NetFlix launched in Nigeria last month, I opted in for the free trial and I was able to watch Nigerian movies free on Netflix for 30 days. So in this post, I have decided to share with you, list of Nigerian movies you can watch on NetFlix streaming site.

While searching on Netflix for a Nigerian (Nollywood) films to watch, you can search for the following movies :

1. October 1 by Kunle Afolayan

Set during the end of colonial Nigeria, this psychological movie is about a police officer posted in a remote village who must find a serial killer preying on local women. The officer must solve the mystery before Nigeria’s first independence day on Oct. 1, 1960.

October 1 is a film that received one of the highest nominations (13) in 2014 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

The film featured veteran broadcaster, Sadiq Daba, actress Kehinde Bankole, Kanayo O. Kanayo and Kunle Afolayan and other A-list acts.

Stream October 1 Movie Here.

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2. Lagos Cougars

Three corporate women in their forties embark on the adventure of their lives in a quest to find love — or simply explore their wildest fantasies.

Actors: Monalisa Chinda, Uche Jumbo, Daniella Okeke, Alex Ekubo

Stream Lagos Cougar Movie Here

3. Keeping My Man

Two women with marital troubles resort to extreme measures to get what they want while consulting a friend who seems to have the perfect relationship.

Actors: Rukky Sanda, Ramsey Nouah, Ini Edo, Alex Ekubo, Monalisa Chinda, Kenneth Okolie

Stream Keeping My man Movie Here.

4. Onye Ozi

A Nigerian man excitedly heads to London to start a new life, hoping for happiness and success — but an event one fateful night thwarts his plans.

Actors: Okey Bakasi, Anthony Aclet, Stephen Moriaty, Ngozi Igwebike, Adesua Atuanya, D’Kachy Obi-Emelonye

Stream Onye Ozi Movie Here.

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5. Lies Men Tell

Cheating husbands get their due when their devoted wives become fed up with the constant lies and embarrassment and set out to teach them a lesson.

Actors: Desmond Elliot, Uche Jumbo, Robert Peters, Bayray Mcnwizu, Keira Hewatch, Mofe Duncan

Stream Lies Men Tell Movie Here.

6. Finding Mercy (1 & 2)

After finding a woman in labor during a break-in, one thief eventually lands in jail while the other takes home a newborn baby girl he names Mercy.

Actors: Rita Dominic, Uti Nwachukwu, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Tamara Eteimo, Desmond Elliot

7. Mad Couple

A pregnant and uneducated girl grows dangerously resentful when her best friend gets the opportunity to leave their small village and study medicine.

Actors: Mercy Johnson, Nuella Njubigbo, Uche Odoputa, Ruth Kadiri, Uche Ebere Agu

8. Confusion Na Wa

Two opportunist wasters read some incriminating text messages on a lost cell phone and blackmail the owner, an act that comes back to haunt them.

Actors:Ramsey Nouah, Ali Nuhu, O.C. Ukeje, Tunde Aladese, Gold Ikponmwosa, Tony Goodman

9. Half of a Yellow Sun

Twin sisters Olanna and Kainene each find unexpected romance in the late 1960s against the backdrop of Nigeria’s civil war.

Actors: Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Joseph Mawle, John Boyega, Onyeka Onwenu, Genevieve Nnaji, Susan Wokoma, Robert Davide, Babou Ceesay, Paul Hampshire, O.C. Ukeje.

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10, Mother of George

Mother of George centers on a newlywed Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. The young wife Adenike (played by The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira) faces infertility issues, prompting her to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.

Directed by: Andrew Dosunmu
Starring: Danai Gurira, Isaach De Bankolé, Anthony Okungbowa and Bukky Ajayi

11. Flower Girl

When a young florist who’s long dreamed of her wedding day gets dumped by her boyfriend, she sets out to win him back with help from a handsome actor.

Actors: Damilola Adegbite, Chris Attoh, Chuks Chukwujekwu, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Eku Edewor, Bikiya Graham Douglas

12. Forgetting June

Believing that his adored wife has died in a car crash, Eddie slowly becomes involved with her best friend, only to face unforeseen consequences.

Actors: Majid Michel, Beverly Naya, Mbong Amata, Biola Williams, Blossom Chuks Chukwujekwu, Ben Touitou


You can as well check out other African movies on NetFlix which includes : Beast of No Nation, Sarafina, Lucky, Winnie Mandela, Horses of God etc

Do you know other Nollywood movies on Netflix Streaming Site? Please, share via comments.

Kindly note that some of the movies might not be available for you to watch if you’re accessing the NetFlix movie streaming site using Nigeria IP due to restriction by NetFlix.


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