The Nigerian film industry is brimming with loads of output. This is unsurprising as Nollywood has maintained the record for being the second-highest producer of films on the globe. You’re often spoilt for the choice of film to see the next time you’re going to the theatres or swiping through your favorite streaming platform.
For this weekend’s TFC Lists, here are five Nollywood movies for you to watch.
Brotherhood is an action/crime movie produced by Jadesola Osiberu, directed by Loukman Ali and written by Jadesola Osiberu alongside Abdul Tijani-Ahmed (as Abdul T.J.).
After years of fighting to survive on the streets of Lagos, two brothers fall on opposite sides of the law. The bonds of brotherhood are put to the ultimate test as one joins a Taskforce that hunts down the other and his gang.
‘Brotherhood’ is currently streaming in cinemas.
‘Aníkúlápó’ is a Nigerian epic film produced by Kunle Afolayan, starring Hakeem Kae-Kazim and other Nollywood actors like Sola Sobowale, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye and Taiwo Hassan.
After an affair with the king’s wife leads to his demise, a zealous traveller encounters a mystical bird with the power to give him another chance.
‘Aníkúlápó’ is currently streaming on Netflix.
‘Passport’ is a Dimeji Ajibola’s direction produced by Vincent Okonkwo. The movie stars Mercy Johnson Okojie, Jide Kosoko, Jim Iyke, Zubby Micheal, Lateef Adedimeji and others.
‘Passport’ tells the narrative of Oscar and Funke, two persons on different ends of the loneliness spectrum who are both looking for some excitement in their lives. To recover his passport, Oscar needs help from a tomboy who lives in the ghetto. He must work with her or miss a flight to a job interview that could change his life.
‘Passport’ is still showing in cinemas.
4. Aki and Pawpaw
Relocating to the vibrant city of Lagos, two troublesome brothers search for social media fame after crossing paths with a powerful influencer.
‘Aki and Pawpaw’ stars Chinedu Ihedieze, Osita Iheme, Toyin Abraham, Beverly Osu, Stan Nze, Uti Nwachukwu, Anita Asuoha with a running time of 2 hours, and 10 minutes.
Directed by Biodun Stephen, ‘Aki and Paw’ is now streaming on Netflix.
5. La Femme Anjola
‘La Femme Anjola’ is a Mildred Okwo’s direction written by Tunde Babalola.
The movie is a psychological thriller about a young male stockbroker’s life that got turned upside down when he falls for a femme fatale married to a wealthy gangster.
‘La Femme Anjola’ is streaming on Prime Video.