Are you looking for the best Nigerian movies to keep yourself busy this year 2021? Below in this post, we will be looking at the latest Nigerian movies of 2021.
Before we dive in, we will like to say a special thanks to Nigerian filmmakers as they have defied all odds and produce interesting movies despite the uncertainties of last year which was caused by covid 19.
So below, are the latest Nigerian movies to watch this year.
1. This Lady Called Life
This Lady Called Life tells the story of a single mother Aiye whose dream is to become a chef. This beautiful woman will have to fight against the odds to chase her dream. The movie is starring Bisola Aiyeola, Efa Iwara, Jemima Osunde, Tina Mba, a cast of some of Nollywood’s favorites.
The Voiceless focuses on the notorious terrorism in North-eastern Nigeria and is inspired by eye-witness accounts of actual events. It tells the story of Salma and Goni, two young women captured by a dreaded terrorist gang with hundred of other students. The Voiceless is directed by Nollywood veteran, Robert O. Peters.
Ìfé is a nice Nigeria movie that features Adaora, and Ífé, two Nigerian women who have to endure the realities of dating the same sex in Nigeria. A country that frowns at the idea of same-sex relationships. Sadly the movies have been banned by the Nigerian Film and video censor board.
4. Introducing the Kujus
The Introducing the Kujus is a dramedy that tells the story of Kuju siblings who are tricked by their youngest sister into visiting home in remembrance of their late mother who died 5 years ago. This is one of the best 2021 comedy movies that is directed by Biodun Stephen and features Bisola Aiyeola, Timini Egbuson, Femi Jacobs, and Bimbo Ademoye.
5. Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
The Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story is the modern context to the original classic story of Amaka Igwe’s 1995 movie. The Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story is directed by Ramsey Nouah starring Stan Nze, Osas Ighodaro, Bucci Franklin, Efa Iwara, and Emeka Nwagbaraocha.
The movie is rich in production and it features amazing music. The movies explore the unemployment in the country re-emphasizes the corrupt nature of Nigerian politicians.
This movie is based on social issues in the country. It tackles rape culture in Nigerian universities and follows the story of a post-graduate student, Moremi who speaks out after a popular university professor attempts to rape her. Citation is available on Netflix.
7. Eyimofe (This Is My Desire)
This is Lagos-based movies that tell the story of Mofe, a factory technician, and Rosa, a hairdresser, on a journey for a better life. The Movie is directed by Arie and Chuko Esiri and stars Jude Akuwudike, Temi Ami-Williams, Cynthia Ebijie, Sadiq Daba, Tomiwa Edun, Jacobs Alexander, and Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah.
8. Quam’s Money
Do you still remember the “New Money” which chronicled the cliche Nigerian dream of the lead, released in 2018? Well, the Quam’s Money” is a follow-up that hones in on Quam, a secondary character, a security guard turned millionaire and his newfound wealth.
The Quam’s Money focused on the potential to be better than the original. The movie is directed by Kayode Kasum and stars Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Toni Tones, and Michelle Dede.
9. Namaste Wahala
Namaste Wahala is a story of a Nigerian woman and an Indian man that won’t let cultural differences get in the way of their romance. The movies features Ini Dima Okojie, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Osas Ighodaro, and Joke Silv.
Blue is a movie that tells the story of Somto who suffers from Paranoid Personality Disorder since the loss of her father left her traumatized at a very tender age. This latest Nollywood movie is staring Adaora Udeh, Tina Mba, Ray Emodi, Ben Touitou, and Odera Olivia Orji.
You can download any of the movies using some of the best sites to download Nollywood movies.