Best award winning movies with incredibly talented directing from Nigeria

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with incredibly talented directing from Nigeria! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with incredibly talented directing from Nigeria, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Figurine: Araromire (2009)

Two buddies and a girl, down on their luck, have their lives changed when one of them discovers a mysterious figurine in an abandoned shrine which, according to legend, bestows seven years of good luck. But no one told them about the next seven years...

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2009-10-02 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Ramsey Nouah, Omoni Oboli

Rating

rating icon 4.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #161 for
    equally talented cast
  2. Ranked #241 for
    hugely talented
  3. Ranked #311 for
    source of evil

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2 King of Boys (2018)

The story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future. As her political ambitions see her outgrowing the underworld connections responsible for her considerable wealth, she's drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear.

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2018-10-26 | Drama

Cast

Sola Sobowale, Remilekun Reminisce Safaru

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #180 for
    putting a foot wrong
  2. Ranked #266 for
    technical feat
  3. Ranked #387 for
    never faltering

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3 Juju Stories (2021)

Juju Stories tackles juju in contemporary Lagos through three stories. In Love Potion, by Omonua, an unmarried woman agrees to use juju to find herself an ideal mate. In Yam, by Makama, consequences arise when a street urchin picks up seemingly random money from the roadside. In Suffer the Witch, by Obasi, love and friendship turns into obsession, when a young college woman attracts her crush's interest.

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2021-08-12 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Belinda Yanga-Agedah, Paul Utomi

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    testy
  2. Ranked #4 for
    well conceived
  3. Ranked #5 for
    inside the head

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4 Citation (2020)

A bright student in Nigeria takes on the academic establishment when she reports a popular professor who tried to rape her. Based on real events.

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2020-11-05 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jimmy Jean-Louis, Temi Otedola

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    travelogue
  2. Ranked #171 for
    Multiple POV
  3. Ranked #229 for
    backstabbing

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5 Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) (2021)

A man and a woman in Lagos want to escape their everyday lives, but extricating themselves is no easy task. Two stories narrated with tenderness and restraint that only fleetingly touch, the dream of migrating to Europe floating above them all the while.

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2021-04-18 | Drama

Cast

Jude Akuwudike, Temi Ami-Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    great to watch with a loved one
  2. Ranked #166 for
    vertiginous
  3. Ranked #194 for
    scammer

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6 Lionheart (2018)

In order to save her father's ailing bus company, competent but perennially overlooked Adaeze must find a way to work alongside feckless uncle Godswill.

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2018-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Genevieve Nnaji, Nkem Owoh

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #208 for
    with gravitas
  2. Ranked #392 for
    lowbrow
  3. Ranked #456 for
    marginally entertaining

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7 Living in Bondage: Breaking Free (2019)

Nnamdi Okeke son of Andy Okeke from Living In Bondage 1 is an ambitious young man who wants more out of life. Snag is, he can’t afford the kind of life he wants with.....

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2019-11-08 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Ramsey Nouah, Kanayo O. Kanayo

Rating

rating icon 3.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #165 for
    afterschool special
  2. Ranked #467 for
    Occult
  3. Ranked #510 for
    desaturated

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8 October 1 (2014)

September 1960. As Nigeria prepares for independence from the British, a seasoned police detective rushes to find the serial killer slaughtering its native young women.

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2014-10-01 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Sadiq Daba, Kehinde Bankole

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #75 for
    like Knives Out
  2. Ranked #207 for
    scrawny
  3. Ranked #248 for
    innocent man

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9 Last Flight to Abuja (2012)

Mid-air difficulties force a Nigerian commercial plane into an emergency landing with devastating consequences.

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2012-06-29 | Action

Cast

Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Jim Iyke

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #211 for
    close scrutiny
  2. Ranked #619 for
    non-linear narrative
  3. Ranked #658 for
    action-packed finale

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10 Anchor Baby (2010)

Anchor Baby is a tale of an illegal immigrant couple from Nigeria on a quest to create a better life for their unborn child. Their dream is to have their baby in the United States in order for the baby to become a US citizen.

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2010-12-10 |

Cast

Omoni Oboli, Sam Sarpong

Rating

rating icon 4.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #457 for
    lowbrow
  2. Ranked #559 for
    brightly lit imagery
  3. Ranked #679 for
    vainly waited

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