Nollywod lovers! You are in for a special Netflix-binge for the month of June/July.
Netflix is adding more movies to its Nollywood catalogue, and we’ve got a list of movies that are sure to keep you and your loved ones entertained while staying at home, this month.
The star-studded movie stars Wale Ojo, Ireti Doyle, Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola, AY Makun, Ruby Akubueze, Abayomi Alvin, Helen Paul, Ayo Mogaji among others.
Last Flight to Abuja
“Last Flight to Abuja” is a 2012 Nigerian thriller disaster film written by Tunde Babalola, directed and produced by Obi Emelonye. The movie stars Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Jim Iyke, Jide Kosoko, Uru Eke, Anthony Monjaro and others.
For the sequel, AY, Falz, Ramsey Nouah, and Jim Iyke return as the Merry Men, and Williams Uchemba joins them as the fifth Merry Man. BBNaija’s 2018 housemate, Alex Asogwa makes her Nollywood debut in the “Merry Men 2,” alongside Nancy Isime, Linda Osifo, Damilola Adegbite, Regina Daniels and ace actress Iretiola Doyle.
“Merry Men” tells the story of four of Abuja’s most eligible and notorious bachelors: Remi Martins (Falz), Amaju Abioritsegbemi (Ayo Makun), Ayo Alesinloye (Ramsey Nouah) and Naz Okigbo (Jim Iyke). The group, dubbed ‘The Yoruba Demons,’ are known for their thriving businesses, palatial homes, fast cars and penchant for beautiful women.
“Elevator Baby” is a dramatic-thriller written and directed by Akhigbe Ilozobhie, and produced by Niyi Akinmolayan. The movie centres around Dare William (Timini Egbuson), a privileged young man with a temper and his encounter with Abigail Kuforiji (Toyin Abraham), a pregnant woman with a secret. When both characters get stuck in a faulty elevator, Abigail is forced into emergency labour, leaving Dare with no choice but to deliver the baby himself.
“Skin” a documentary produced by Beverly Naya and directed by Daniel Etim Effiong is coming to Netflix. The documentary features interviews with Eku Edewor, Hilda Dokubo, Bobrisky, Phyno, as well as school children, traders, artists, beauty entrepreneurs and sex workers.
Ishaya Bako’s political thriller ‘4th Republic’, stars Kate Henshaw as a ‘Confluence state’ governorship candidate Mabel King, the film follows a hotly contested gubernatorial election and one woman’s quest to take back the seat she believes she rightfully won against all odds.
The movie is about “Frances” (Somkele Idhalama) an unmarried successful woman. What happens when she decides she wants to be a mother? “She Is” also features Linda Ejiofor, Chigul, Waje Iruobe, OmawLami Phillips, Chiwetalu Agu, Desmond Elliott, Frank Donga, Bishop Ime and others.
Hire a Woman
“Hire a Woman” follows Jide, a tech nerd who has been stuck on his ex for years. He is meeting with old friends at a reunion party and hires girlfriend to prove he is over his ex. However, things spiral out of control and buried feeling are brought to the surface. “Hire a Woman”, produced by Chinney Eze, stars Nancy Isime, Alexx Ekubo, Ifu Ennada, Bambam, Ray Emodi and Uzor Arukwe.
The Mirror Boy” is a 2011 fantasy adventure drama film directed by Obi Emelonye and produced by Patrick Campbell. The film which was shot in England and the Gambia. The movie stars Trew Sider, Genevieve Nnaji, Osita Iheme, Edward Kagutuzi, Fatima Jabbe, Emma Fletcher, Peter Halpin.