The Nigerian film industry has certainly been busy this 2022, but these 5 Nigerian Movies are certain to keep your eyes glued to the screen.

These Are The 5 Nigerian Movies You Absolutely Need To Watch Right Now!



5 Nigerian Movies - Anikulapo


Kunle Afolayan – Director

Segun Akintunde – Producer

Seun Soyinka – Producer

Shola Dada –Writer

Anikulapo movie is a simple storyline that weaves mythical elements into a story of love, betrayal, scheming, and the lives of our ancestors. It tells the story of Saro, a man seeking for greener pasture, but unfolding events and his affair with the king’s wife, he encounters his untimely death and with Akala, a mystical bird believed to give and take life.


Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Sola Sobowale, Taiwo Hassan, Adebayo Salami, Debo Adebayo, Moji Afolayan, Adebowale Adedayo, Yinka Quadri, Samson Eluwole.


5 Nigerian movies -Brotherhood


Loukman Ali    – Director

Jadesola Osiberu – Writer   

Abdul Tijani-Ahmed – Writer

This movie has an intriguing storyline and it has been topping charts across the country for a while now. The film tells the story of twin brothers who are forced to lead distinct lives after the death of their parents. They find themselves on the opposite sides of the law as one of them (Wale) becomes a detective in an anti-crime unit while the other (Akin) becomes an armed robber.


Folarin Falana, Deyemi Okanlawon, Jide, Kene Achufusi, Basketmouth, Toni Tones, OC Ukeje, Dianne Russet, Omawumi, Ronke Oshodi-Oke, Zubby, Michael, Debo Adedayo, Sam Dede, Dorathy Bachar.


King of thieves - 5 Nigerian movies


Adebayo Tijani – Director  

Tope Adebayo Salami – Director

This epic movie is a story of bravery and betrayal, this is one of the most exciting additions to Nollywood’s epics catalogue. The blood-thirsty Ageshinkole, the main character in the film, wages a campaign of terror on Ajeromi’s kingdom, but there’s more to his madness than meets the eye.



Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi, Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, Ibrahim Chatta, Adedimeji Lateef, Aisha Lawal, Mr Macaroni, Broda Shaggi


Blood sisters


Biyi Bandele – Director

Kenneth Gyang- Director

Mo Abudu – Executive producer

Heidi Uys – Creative producer


Blood Sisters primarily tells the story of two best friends, Sarah and Kemi, who become fugitives after murdering a man. They find themselves running away from the law and the ruthless family of their victim. The chemistry between Nancy Isime and Ini-Dinma was astounding as they portrayed true friendship.



Ini Dima-Okojie, Nancy Isime, Ramsey Nouah, Kate Henshaw, Gabriel Afolayan, Uche Jombo, Kehinde Bankole, Daniel Etim Effiong, Wale Ojo and Deyemi Okanlawon.


DIICHE - 5 Nigerian movies

Crew: Directors are

Fiyin Gambo 

James Kalu Omokwe

Tolu Ajayi

Ifeoma Chukwuego

Diiche, is a psychological thriller and the first Nigerian Original limited series from Showmax. DIICHE an A-list actress, becomes a prime suspect in a high-profile murder investigation over the death of Nnamdi, her fiancé. She must take it upon herself and race against the clock to find out who killed her fiancé and exonerate herself.



Daniel K Daniel, Efa Iwara, Uzoamaka Onuoha, Frank Konwea, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Kalu Ikeagwu, Chinyere Wilfred and Gloria Anozie-Young.


My Dear EM readers, don’t you think we should plan a movie night?

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