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: 523,708 | 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: 3,230

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: 28,721 | Gross: $4.97M

King of Boys: The Return of the King (2021)

TV-MA | 439 min | Crime, Drama

Alhaja Eniola Salami starts anew and sets her sights on a different position of power, fueled by revenge, regret and ruthlessness.

Stars: Sola Sobowale, Efa Iwara, Titi Kuti, Nse Ikpe-Etim

Votes: 174

Minecraft (2009 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family

Welcome to the world of Minecraft where you can build, brew potions, enchant your armor and tools and adventure other biomes. Visit the Nether, or even defeat the Ender Dragon in the End.

Director: Agnes Larsson

Votes: 8,883

King of Boys (2018)

TV-MA | 169 min | Crime, Drama

When a powerful businesswoman's political ambitions are threatened by her underworld connections, the ensuing power struggle could cost her everything.

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

Votes: 368

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: 2,557

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, Saidi Balogun, Iyabo Ogunsola

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: 125

Vị (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: Olegunleko Ezekiel Gbenga, Khuong Thi Minh Nga, Le Thi Dung, Nguyen Thi Cam Xuan

Votes: 44

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: 1,152 | Gross: $0.15M

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: 227

Dear Husband (2019)

71 min | Romance

Steve and Funmilola are happily married. Like a match made in heaven, their love seem perfect. Until a past mistake, in form of an old flame, and pressure from friends test their commitment... See full summary »

Director: Bayo Alawiye | Stars: Temitayo Abimbola, Rukayat Adetona, Ajibola Ajibise, Bayo Alawiye

Votes: 14

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, Bukunmi Oluwashina, Ini Edo

Votes: 910

The Bling Lagosians (2019)

97 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 86

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: 98

Swallow (2021 TV Movie)

128 min | Drama, History, Thriller | Completed

A naive secretary whom after a series of career woes, considers her roommate's offer to work as a drug mule in mid-1980s Lagos.

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha, Deyemi Okanlawon, Mercy Aigbe, Ijeoma Grace Agu

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: 386

Crazy Grannies (2021)

Comedy, Drama

This comedy/drama movie follows the hilarious adventures of three grandmas who decide to take a much-needed all-girls trip to a resort where they have the adventures of their lives.

Directors: Tope Alake, Kayode Peters | Stars: Rosemary Abazie, Princess Damilola Adekoya, Mercy Aigbe, Chinonso Arubiyi

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

Votes: 22

The Price (I) (2017)
5.0
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: Bill Sage, Lucy Griffiths, Michael Hyatt, Peter Vack

Votes: 245

Sanitation Day (2020)

104 min | Thriller

Two cops must contend with the uncooperative tenants of an apartment complex as they try to solve a murder before the crime scene is wiped clean.

Director: Seyi Babatope | Stars: Rosemary Abazie, Baaj Adebule, Tunji Aderibigbe, Tobi Bakare

Votes: 14

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: 1,722

The Figurine (2009)

PG-13 | 120 min | Horror, 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: 216

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: 35

Mokalik (Mechanic) (2019)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

'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: Tooni Afolayan, Simi Ogunleye, Femi Adebayo, Lateff Oladimeji

Votes: 139

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

El Secreto del Retrato

Comedy, Drama | Pre-production

A true story, with multiple small stories that show human rights violations and economic exploitation within religious and governmental institutions.

Director: Janet Alvarez Gonzalez | Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, Louis Gossett Jr., Hemky Madera, Donny Boaz

Masquerade (2021)

15 min | Short, Drama

A woman returns to her hometown of Lagos in search of healing. What she discovers instead is a path that takes her into her past and toward a new understanding of the people and experiences that shaped her.

Director: Olive Nwosu

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: 8

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: 261

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

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: 23

A man's best friend (2020)

133 min | Drama

Man's Best Friend Ayo seems to be too interested in his best friend's love life. Is he in love with Lola or is he just trying to help out? Nothing is what it seems in 'Man's Best Friend' ... See full summary »

Directors: Afolayan, Damola Olatunji | Stars: Taiwo Ibikunle, Damola Olatunji, Tolu Babs Omish

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: 32

Ayinla (2021)

110 min | Drama

Ayinla is a musical eponymous film based on the life of Ayinla Yusuf popularly known as Ayinla Omowura, an Apala musician who was stabbed to death by his manager named Bayewu in a bar fight on May 6, 1980 at Abeokuta.

Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Lateef Adedimeji, Bimbo Ademoye, Kunle Afolayan, Omowunmi Dada

When a Farm Goes Aflame (2021)

111 min | Documentary

A tale about my mother and brothers from other mothers.

Director: Jide Tom Akinleminu

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: 14

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

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: 15

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: 67

The CEO (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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: 117

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: 102

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: 10

The Bridge (XIV) (2017)

115 min | Drama, Romance

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: 34

King of Shitta (2013)

Action

King of Shitta is about the rules "spoken, silent, written, and assumed" and the taboo's of Shitta, a sprawling ghetto in Surulere, Lagos-Nigeria as seen and captured through the eyes of a French PhD student.

Director: Jato Ehijator | Stars: Muyideen Adeboye, Rychardo Agbor, Ada Ameh

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: 59

Ladepo Omo Adanwo (2005 Video)

90 min | Drama

A scoundrel prince returns from exile to plot his father's death with the help of his father's arch enemy who has the rabid ambition of becoming the king.

Directors: Yemi Amodu, Yinka Smart | Stars: Toyin Adegbola, Ayo Akinwale, Kola Oyewo, Yinka Smart

Ti oluwa ni ile (1993 Video)

93 min | Drama

A clique of land speculators enlists the help a traditional chief to sell ancestral land fraudulently to a business man who plans to build a petrol station. The community resists this affront which ended in a modern law court.

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

Votes: 8

Owo Blow: The Genesis (1997 Video)

80 min | Drama

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Director: Tade Ogidan | Stars: Prince Leke Ajao, Bimbo Akintola, Adewale Elesho, Lanre Hassan

Votes: 5

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