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

Bob Hearts Abishola (2019– )

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

An American guy falls in love with his Nigerian nurse.

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

Votes: 1,461

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, Thandie Newton

Votes: 23,525 | Gross: $4.97M

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: 2,417

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: 277

The Figurine (2009)

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: 153

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: 76

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: 993 | Gross: $0.15M

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: 216

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: 149

The Price (I) (2017)
4.5
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, Peter Vack, Bill Sage, Aml Ameen

Votes: 202

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: 73

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: Bunmi Aboderin, Toyin Abraham, Tana Adelana, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade

Votes: 38

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: 82

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, Murphy Afolabi, Bisola Badmus, Ibrahim Chatta

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: 1,608

Restless City (2011)
5.7
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: 221

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: 11

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., Ivelin Giro, Hemky Madera, Donny Boaz

The Ghost and the House of Truth (2019)

170 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, Tope Tedela

Esohe (2017)

Thriller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Taste (II)

Drama | Post-production

Bassley is a Nigerian immigrant plying his trade in the Vietnamese Football league. After he breaks his leg his contract with the football team is terminated and he has to find an alternative means of survival.

Director: Bao Le | Stars: Le Thi Dung, Nguyen Thi Cam Xuan, Khuong Thi Minh Nga, Vu Thi Tham Thin

Brass Bells (1999 Video)

105 min | Drama

A tale of tradition and greed in the ancient town of Jogbo: the coronation ritual of the saworoide, a king-to-be who cheats it, and the deadly consequences that follow.

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

Votes: 19

Issakaba 4 (2001 Video)

75 min

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

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: 9

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: 690

Odun baku (2006 Video)

Drama

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Directors: Ibrahim Chatta, Dele Ogundipe | Stars: Kola Oyewo, Yinka Adebayo, Oluktotun Odeyemi, Yinka Quadri

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

Koroba koroba (2003 Video)

Drama

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Director: Yemi Adegunju | Stars: Gbolagbade Akinpelu, Makin Amusan, Tunde Bangbode, Femi Fatoba

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: 156 | Gross: $0.01M

Abela Pupa (2003 Video)

Drama

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

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: 89

Growing pain (2019)

Short, Drama

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Director: Oru Russell | Stars: Rotimi Adelegan, Debby Felix, Seun Kentebe, Nifemi Lawal

Black Mangrove: The Wiwa Story (2021– )

Action, Drama, Thriller | Pre-production

When Nigeria's brutal oil-fueled military regime arrests and executes writer and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, it sends shock waves around the world. His brother Owens' life spins out of control and he must fight to survive.

Owo Blow: The Genesis (1997 Video)

80 min | Drama

I love owo biow it teach alot

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

Votes: 5

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

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

Awure eni (2006 Video)

Drama

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Director: Ibrahim Chatta | Stars: Funso Adeolu, Ibrahim Chatta, Peju Ogunmola, Muhideen Oladapo

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: 53

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: 7

Nigerian Trade

Crime | Pre-production

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Director: Jadesola Osiberu | Stars: Rita Dominic, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Shawn Faqua, Gideon Okeke

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: 29

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

Issakaba 2 (2000 Video)

76 min

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

Ero sese koowe 2 (2008 Video)

Drama

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Director: Rasheed Akano | Stars: Opeyemi Ayeola, Fathia Balogun, Rose Osanaiye, Adebayo Salami

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