Yoruba (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Gringo (2018)
46 metascore

Gringo (2018)

R | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.

Director: Nash Edgerton | Stars: Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, David Oyelowo, Thandie Newton

Votes: 22,692 | Gross: $4.97M

King of Boys (2018)

169 min | Drama

King of Boys follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future. She is a pillar of society -- loved by ... See full summary »

Director: Kemi Adetiba | Stars: Sola Sobowale, Remilekun Reminisce Safaru, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Paul Sambo

Votes: 191

Chief Daddy (2018)

99 min | Comedy

'Chief Daddy' tells the story of billionaire industrialist Chief Beecroft, a flamboyant benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and assorted mistresses. Chief ... See full summary »

Director: Niyi Akinmolayan | Stars: Aiyeola Bisola, Dakore Egbuson, Funke Akindele, Zainab Balogun

Votes: 132

Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons (2018)

106 min | Comedy

Four rich men (the Merry Men) seduce powerful women, get contracts from the political elite, steal from the rich, give to the poor and have sex with the hottest women in town. They face ... See full summary »

Director: Toka McBaror | Stars: Damilola Adegbite, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, Fathia Balogun, Iretiola Doyle

Votes: 53

October 1 (2014)

PG-13 | 148 min | Thriller

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

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Femi Adebayo, Ademola Adedoyin, Kayode Aderupoko, Kunle Afolayan

Votes: 274

Mokalik (Mechanic) (2019)

100 min | Comedy

'Mokalik' follows the career of an 11-year-old boy, Ponmile, from the middle-class suburbs who spends the day as a lowly apprentice at a mechanic workshop in order to view life from the ... See full summary »

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Femi Adebayo, Halimat Adegbola, Ayo Adesanya, Faith Afolabi

Votes: 60

Journey to the End of the Night (2006)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The tale of a son and his father separately plotting to escape the desolation of their lives in the lurid underworld of Brazil's sex industry.

Director: Eric Eason | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Yasiin Bey, Scott Glenn, Catalina Sandino Moreno

Votes: 2,406

The CEO (2016)

PG-13 | 105 min | Mystery

Five top level staff of a company are selected for a retreat where the new CEO of a global company will be chosen. What starts off as cordial soon goes sour as they attempt to outdo one another to be named The CEO.

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Angélique Kidjo, Nico Panagio, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Wale Ojo

Votes: 70

Mother of George (2013)
77 metascore

Mother of George (2013)

R | 107 min | Drama

Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.

Director: Andrew Dosunmu | Stars: Danai Gurira, Isaach De Bankolé, Anthony Okungbowa, Bukky Ajayi

Votes: 976 | Gross: $0.15M

The Price (I) (2017)
61 metascore

The Price (I) (2017)

91 min | Drama

A young Nigerian-American financier struggles with love, family, and a prescription drug dependency as his ambitions steer him down a criminal path.

Director: Anthony Onah | Stars: Lucy Griffiths, Aml Ameen, Peter Vack, Bill Sage

Votes: 192

Workingman's Death (2005)
67 metascore

Workingman's Death (2005)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary

A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

Director: Michael Glawogger

Votes: 1,589

The Bridge (XIV) (2017)

115 min | Drama

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Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Ademola Adedoyin, Chedinma Ekile, Kunle Afolayan, Zack Orji

Votes: 6

The Ghost and the House of Truth (2019)

170 min | Drama | Completed

Bola Ogun (Susan Wokoma) is a dedicated counselor, who facilitates reconciliation sessions between convicts and the victims of their crimes. When her own daughter goes missing, her belief in forgiveness is tested.

Director: Akin Omotoso | Stars: Susan Wokoma, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Fabian Adeoye Lojede

Ojuju (2014)

95 min | Horror, Thriller

Romero's (Gabriel Afolayan) neighbourhood is in trouble. People are suddenly manifesting symptoms of rabid river blindness . With his friends, Emmy (Kelechi Udegbe) and Peju (Omowunmi Dada)... See full summary »

Director: C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi | Stars: Gabriel Afolayan, Omowunmi Dada, Kelechi Udegbe, Meg Otanwa

Votes: 27

Esohe (2017)


Gary Barbar, Marine Transportation Management teacher is a troubled man. His entire life and aspirations hinge on finding the truth and meaning behind the nightmares, violent flashes of ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Uwagbai, Robert O'Peters | Stars: Maryjane Abdulsalam, Madasriv Aby, Ugbo Adesuwa, Temola Aduwale

Votes: 9

Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo (2015)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

Adigun is a 31 year old naive village car mechanic who comes to Lagos for the first time following the sudden death of his father, a man he never truly knew. Adigun comes to Lagos on the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Oriahi | Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Ijeoma Grace Agu, Richard Akinlade, Babajide Alimison

Votes: 37

Restless City (2011)
59 metascore

Restless City (2011)

R | 80 min | Drama, Music

Tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk.

Director: Andrew Dosunmu | Stars: Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, Hervé Diese, Momo Dione, Lenore Thomas Douglas

Votes: 216

Issakaba 4 (2001 Video)

75 min

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Director: Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen | Stars: Chika Anyanwu, Sam Dede, Uche Odoputa, Remy Ohajianya

El Secreto del Retrato

Comedy, Drama | Pre-production

A multi-true story tale which denounces various violations of gay human rights, incest, child abuse, political and economic exploitation, corruption within the government and religious institutions in America.

Director: Janet Alvarez Gonzalez | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Hemky Madera, Roberto Urbina, Damián Alcázar

Last Days (II) (2019)

146 min | Drama

A widow struggling to make ends meet is diagnosed with breast cancer. She raises the necessary funds to undergo the required procedure to treat the cancer, but she experiences a ... See full summary »

Director: Biodun Stephen | Stars: Vivian Metchie, Susan Peters, Bimbo Ademoye, Chris Iheuwa

Ijé: The Journey (2010)

107 min | Drama

Unprecedented in scope, "Ijé" tells a tale of Chioma, a child growing up in the Nigerian countryside, who warns her restless sister Anya about the trappings of the American dream. Ten years... See full summary »

Director: Chineze Anyaene | Stars: Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Larry Ulrich, Jeff Swarthout

Votes: 61

Thunderbolt: Magun (2001 Video)

110 min | Drama

Thunderbolt: Magun centers around the life of a young, married woman who is struck with an unorthodox African illness and has to find a cure before it claims her life.

Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Bukky Ajayi, Larinde Akinleye, Lanre Balogun, Wale Macaulay

Votes: 17

Fallen Gods (2008)

97 min | Drama

Laura (35 years old) is a university professor who prepares her master's thesis on the famous Cuban pimp Alberto Yarini and Ponce de León, shot dead by his French rivals who controlled the ... See full summary »

Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Sílvia Águila, Carlos Ever Fonseca, Héctor Noas, Annia Bu Maure

Votes: 87

Yemoja: Rise of the Orisha (2016– )

42 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Amina, a young doctor, has her life thrown into turmoil when a politician's son dies under her supervision. Things get more complicated when she is possessed by the water goddess Yemoja. ... See full summary »

Stars: Orwi Manny Ameh, Yvonne Hays, Yinka Idowu, Victor Monro

The Storytellers (2003)

100 min | Drama

The illiterate population of the small town of Javé charge Antônio Biá with the mission of writing the story of the town, in an attempt to stop the construction of a hydropower dam that ... See full summary »

Director: Eliane Caffé | Stars: José Dumont, Nelson Xavier, Matheus Nachtergaele, Rui Resende

Votes: 683

Ero (2008 Video)

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Director: Samson K. | Stars: Bimbo Akinsanya, Femi Branch, Binta Ayo Mogaji

Oga Bolaji (2018)

91 min | Drama

Oga Bolaji is a story that is centered around the simple happy go lucky life of a 40-year-old retired musician "Gold Ikponmosa". His life takes a drastic turn when he crosses paths with a ... See full summary »

Director: Kayode Kasum | Stars: Omowunmi Dada, Jasmine Fakunle, Ikponmwosa Gold, Gregory Ojefua

Act of God (I) (2009)

TV-G | 75 min | Documentary

A look at the metaphysical effects of being struck by lightning.

Director: Jennifer Baichwal | Stars: Paul Auster, Fred Frith, Chris Frith, James O'Reilly

Votes: 155 | Gross: $0.01M

Abela Pupa (2003 Video)


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Director: Ebun Oloyede | Stars: Remi Abiola, Makin Amusan, Clarion Chukwura-Abiola, Waheed Ijaduade

Kasala! (2018)

84 min | Comedy

Taking place in a Nigerian slum, Tunji, a fast talking teenager, borrows his no-nonsense Uncle's car and gets his friends, Chikodi, Effiong and Abraham to join him on a Joyride around the ... See full summary »

Director: Ema Edosio | Stars: Alvin Abayomi, Kassim Abiodun, Mike Afolarin, Gabriel Afolayan

Votes: 8

Issakaba 2 (2000 Video)

76 min

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Director: Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen | Stars: Zulu Adigwe, Chiwetalu Agu, Andy Chukwu, Sam Dede

The Narrow Path (2006)

93 min | Drama

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Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Segun Adefila, Sola Asedeko, Ayo Badmus, Seyi Fasuyi

Issakaba (2000 Video)

87 min | Action, Drama, Horror

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Director: Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen | Stars: Zulu Adigwe, Chiwetalu Agu, Andy Chukwu, Sam Dede

Man on Ground (2011)

80 min | Drama

Ade and Femi are expatriate Nigerian brothers. Ade is a successful banker in London, while Femi, once a political dissident in his home country, has had to escape to South Africa, live in ... See full summary »

Director: Akin Omotoso | Stars: Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Fabian Adeoye Lojede, Fana Mokoena, Thishiwe Ziqubu

Votes: 32

Saworoide (1999 Video)

105 min | Drama

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Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Ayantunji Amoo, Kunle Bamtefa, Kayode Olaiya, Kola Oyewo

Votes: 18

Dári Ji Mi

Short | Completed

Mr Bankole has taken the worst advice ever from his late wife's sister, who advised himself to put a curse on his daughter in order to protect her from the alarmingly high rate of rape in ... See full summary »

Director: Ead | Stars: Shiek Mahmud-Bey, Phil Blevins, Stepanie Ivainashe, Nefertiti Warren

Chains (I) (2019)

62 min | Drama

Murphy's law states that "anything that can go wrong will go wrong" but for the Idemudias everything goes wrong because of something done so long ago that no one knows what it was - and the past has to be corrected.

Director: Andrew Osawaru | Stars: Josephine Agbonmwanre, Sharon Eronmwonsuyi, Calistra Akenobo, Edgar Ogbeifun

Votes: 88

Aya mi òwòn: Madam Dearest (2005 Video)


Aya mi owon is a movie that torch my mind anytime I watch it best work best production best director best atrest and actor.

Director: Tade Ogidan | Stars: Deji Adenuga, Kareem Adepoju, Opeyemi Ayeola, Lanre Balogun

Votes: 7

Ogbologbo (2003 Video)

Action, Thriller

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Director: Monsuru Obadina | Stars: Mulikat Adegbola, Sikiru Adesina, Lanre Hassan, Dele Odule

Basorun Gaa (2004 Video)

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Director: Adebayo Faleti | Stars: Deji Aderemi, Adebayo Faleti, Adewunmi Faleti, Gbemisola Faleti

Crazy Beats Strong Every Time (2011)

26 min | Short, Drama

An African-American twenty-something finds his Nigerian-immigrant stepfather passed out drunk in their apartment building hallway and is manipulated by a friend into murdering him.

Director: Moon Molson | Stars: Dante E. Clark, E.J. Bonilla, Shawn Andrew, Anthony Gaskins

Votes: 52

Amoye (2008 Video)

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Stars: Mide F.M. Abiodun, Ade Adebisi, Adenike Adeyinka, Kunle Afod

Suffering and Smiling (2006)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Dan Ollman | Stars: Femi Kuti, Yeni Kuti

Votes: 10

Oya: Rise of the Suporisha (2014)

12 min | Short, Action, Fantasy

OYA: RISE OF THE SUPORISHAS is an exciting action packed film, written and directed by Nosa Igbinedion. The film resurrects mythical deities from African folklore, known as Orishas, into ... See full summary »

Director: Nosa Igbinedion | Stars: Orwi Manny Ameh, Luiana Bonfim, Ethosheia Hylton, Quincy Okpkpor

Votes: 12

Ayo ni mo fe (1994 Video)

100 min | Drama

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Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Kareem Adepoju, Bola Obot, Yomi Ogunmola, Yinka Oyedepo

Ti oluwa ni ile (1993 Video)

93 min | Drama

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Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Grace Oyin Adejobi, Kareem Adepoju, Gbolagbade Akinpelu, Dele Odule

Votes: 7

Ibi (2017)

64 min | Documentary

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Director: Andrea Segre | Stars: Fabio Basile, Mimma D'Amico, Giampaolo Mosca, Salami Taiwo Oayiwola

Obinrin Ale (2009 Video)


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Director: Yemi Amodu | Stars: Kareem Adepoju, Funke Adesiyan, Kemi Afolabi, Femi Branch

Adia (2006)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Drama

Adia is the story of a 14-year-old Nigerian girl who gets sold into marriage by her father. While in the residence of her husband, Adia encounters a boy her age with whom she falls in love.

Director: Francis Polo | Stars: Harold Dennis, Senny Dey, Brooke Lawrence, Westly Parker

Votes: 36

Ife Aimo (unknown Love) (2019)

75 min | Family

An Indigenous Yoruba Film From Nigeria. It tells the story of God's Love for Man even when human being thinks HE does bad things.

Directors: Titi Jeje, Ololade Aderayo Ebong | Stars: Yewande Adekoya, Jumoke George, Lanre Hassan, Peters Ijagbemi

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