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
The Bourne Identity (2002)
7.9
68 metascore

The Bourne Identity (2002)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and attempting to regain his memory.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen

Votes: 515,067 | Gross: $121.66M

Bob Hearts Abishola (2019– )

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

An American guy falls in love with his Nigerian nurse.

Stars: Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones

Votes: 2,898

Gringo (2018)
6.1
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, Thandiwe Newton

Votes: 27,565 | Gross: $4.97M

Citation (2020)

TV-MA | 151 min | Drama, Thriller

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.

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Jimmy Jean-Louis, Temi Otedola, Ini Edo, Sadiq Daba

Votes: 822

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: 2,474

Mother of George (2013)
6.4
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: 1,074 | Gross: $0.15M

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: Sadiq Daba, Kayode Aderupoko, Ademola Adedoyin, David Bailie

Votes: 351

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: 273

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: 208

Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons (2018)

106 min | Action, 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: Abbey Chile Abuede, Damilola Adegbite, Lilian Afegbai, Amanna Agu

Votes: 110

Ojukokoro: Greed (2016)

110 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Ojukokoro tells the story of what happens when a broke manager in a money laundering petrol station, decides to rob the petrol station that employs him but along this journey finds out that... See full summary »

Director: Dare Olaitan | Stars: Seun Ajayi, Zainab Balogun, Sammie Eddie, Linda Ejiofor

Votes: 49

The Price (I) (2017)
4.9
61 metascore

The Price (I) (2017)

Not Rated | 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, Michael Hyatt, Peter Vack, Bill Sage

Votes: 202

The Bling Lagosians (2019)

97 min | Drama

As each member of the Holloway family work to solve their problems, they prepare for Mopelola's party, clearly to become the year's biggest society event. But the buzz about the party ... See full summary »

Director: Bolanle Austen-Peters | Stars: Gbenga Titiloye, Elvina Ibru, Osas Ighodaro, Sharon Ooja

Votes: 74

Strain (II) (2020)

106 min | Drama

A family man struggles to keep his family happy and united when his son is suddenly diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease. He must raise funds to care for his sick child.

Director: Uduak-Obong Patrick | Stars: Okey Uzoeshi, Shushu Abubakar, Angel Unigwe, Nifemi Lawal

Taste (2021)

97 min | Drama

Bassley, a Nigerian footballer living in Vietnam, has been unable to make a living since he broke his leg. He and four middle-aged women he sometimes works for decide to escape the ... See full summary »

Director: Bao Le | Stars: Nguyen Thi Cam Xuan, Olegunleko Ezekiel Gbenga, Vu Thi Tham Thin, Le Thi Dung

Votes: 22

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 Hassan, Faith Afolabi

Votes: 123

The Figurine (2009)

PG-13 | 120 min | Thriller

The synopsis of Figurine (Araromire) shows that it is a story of two buddies and a girl...all down on their luck have their lives changed when one of them discovers 'Araromire' a mysterious... See full summary »

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Wale Adebayo, Kate Adepegba, Kunle Afolayan, Funlola Aofiyebi

Votes: 194

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: 20

The Ghost and the House of Truth (2019)

67 min | Drama

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, Kemi Lala Akindoju

Votes: 30

Workingman's Death (2005)
8.0
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: 1,682

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: 31

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: 60

Prophetess (2021)

Drama

Prophetess follows the story Ajoke, a local Spiritualist who makes a bogus prediction about a football match which sets off a chain of events in the community beyond her control. With her ... See full summary »

Director: Niyi Akinmolayan | Stars: Toyin Abraham, Kehinde Bankole, Kunle Remi, Deyemi Okanlawon

Marked (III) (2019)

21 min | Documentary, Short

Marked is a documentary that explores the reasons behind scarifications in Nigeria and how they intertwine with Identity, Beauty and Spirituality.

Director: Nadine Ibrahim

Votes: 10

The CEO (I) (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: 98

Efunsetan Aniwura (2005)

83 min | History

An adaptation of Akinwunmi Isola's play "Efunsetan Aniwura", a historical drama covering the life of the eponymous Yoruba heroine who was the second Iyalode (Queen of Women) of Ibadan and who was killed on 30 June 1874.

Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Kareem Adepoju, Deji Aderemi, Saheed Balogun, Iyabo Ogunsola

Ògìdán 2 (2004 Video)

Action, Thriller

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Director: Simi Opeoluwa | Stars: Hanks Anuku, Ernest Asuzu, Lilian Bach, Clarion Chukwura-Abiola

Restless City (2011)
5.6
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: Hervé Diese, Momo Dione, Lenore Thomas Douglas, Ger Duany

Votes: 228

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: 35

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: Hemky Madera, Louis Gossett Jr., Donny Boaz, Carlos Carrasco

Thirty Pieces of Silver (2020)

94 min | Action, Drama

Detective Shola (Nse Ikpe-Etim) knows it will be a career-high to finally pin down the ruthless Chief Boga (Jide Kosoko), a drug lord with a history of evading arrest and a reputation for ... See full summary »

Director: Robert O. Peters | Stars: Nse Ikpe-Etim, Enyinna Nwigwe, Charles Granville, Jide Kosoko

Olokiki Oru: The Midnight Sensation (2019)

180 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After the fall of the Oyo Empire and its becoming a British protectorate in 1888, two rival armed robbers strikes fear on several Yoruba towns in their fight for dominance, wealth and the heart of a fearless, beautiful Princess.

Directors: Seun Olaiya, Ayuba Sodunke | Stars: Lateef Adedimeji, Idowu Adenekan, Fatai Adetayo, Murphy Afolabi

Votes: 7

Issakaba (1999 Video)

87 min | Action, Drama, Horror

Terror has overtaken the locals as hoodlums ceaselessly rob and maim their victims. For solution, the king and his cabinet sought for help in the hands of a vigilante group called the Issakaba boys.

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

Abela Pupa (2003 Video)

Drama

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

When a farm goes aflame (2021)

111 min | Documentary

A tale about my mother and brothers from other mothers.

Director: Jide Tom Akinleminu

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: 742

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

Eyin Oka (2004 Video)

Thriller

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Director: Ade Ajiboye | Stars: Funso Adeolu, Mobolaji Johnson Amusan, Saidi Balogun, Taiwo Hassan

Entitled (2018)

4 min | Short, Fantasy

All immigrants are conquerors. This fantasy documentary re-imagines one woman's first generation immigrant experience.

Director: Adeyemi Michael

Votes: 16

May 29 (2020)

Drama, Family, Romance

A first-class student who is in her final was faced with issue of with her Lecturer is the Head of Department who is trying not to let her attain her first class grade while graduating. She... See full summary »

Director: Awal Abdulfatai Rahmat | Stars: Abayomi Alvin, Jude Chukwuka, Peter Fatomilola, Munirat Antoinette Lecky

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: 62

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: Kassim Abiodun, Mike Afolarin, Gabriel Afolayan, Yomi Alvin

Votes: 20

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, Ruby Ngaga

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: 97

Afefe ife (2008 Video)

Drama

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Stars: Bisi Adediji, Odunlade Adekola, Mercy Aigbe, Baba Ijesha

Nigerian Trade

Crime, Drama | Pre-production

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Director: Jadesola Osiberu | Stars: Rita Dominic, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Gregory Ojefua, Shawn Faqua

The Bridge (XIV) (2017)

115 min | Drama

A Yoruba prince and a young lady from a prominent Igbo family face tribal prejudice and parental pressure when they secretly wed.

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

Votes: 26

Aya mi òwòn: Madam Dearest (2005 Video)

Drama

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: 9

The Call (Nollywood) (2019)

108 min | Comedy

A man's gift for prophecy affects several lives in life-changing ways in this comedy.

Director: James Abinibi | Stars: Samuel Ajibola, Segun Arinze, Woli Arole, Etinosa Idemudia

Abeni (2006 Video)

105 min | Romance

Abeni is in love with Akanni, the son of Chief Bello's former gateman. But Chief Bello is not in support of his daughter's intention to marry a pauper's son. Will Chief Bello succeed in breaking the bond between the lovebirds?

Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Kareem Adepoju, Moufoutaou Akadiri, Aboh M. Akinocho, Abdel Hakim Amzat

Votes: 23

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