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: 21,340 | 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: 2,396

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: 90

Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons (2018)


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

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, Peter Vack, Michael Hyatt, Bill Sage

Votes: 182

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

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: 957 | 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: 74

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: 247

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: 1,572

El Secreto del Retrato

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, Donny Boaz, Damián Alcázar

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: 57

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, Ger Duany

Votes: 211

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: 32

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: 32

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: 668

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

Ti oluwa ni ile (1993 Video)


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

Votes: 6

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: 85

Thunderbolt: Magun (2001 Video)

110 min | Drama

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

Votes: 17

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: 20

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

Issakaba 4 (2001 Video)

75 min

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

Jaiyesinmi (1981)

A long time ago, in a village, there lived a chief priest called OSETURA. He was the religious, traditional and political head of the village. This chief was perpetually at war with witches... See full summary »

Directors: Frederic Goode, Hubert Ogunde | Star: Hubert Ogunde

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: 27

Saworoide (1999 Video)

105 min

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

Votes: 17

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: 25

Ero (2008 Video)

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

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

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: 154 | Gross: $0.01M

Nigerian Trade

Crime | Pre-production

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

Ogbologbo (2003 Video)

Action, Thriller

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

Maami (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

Based on a Nigerian novel, this story takes place over two days and tells the story about a single mother and her young son, Kashimawo, who are desperately poor. Maami is a kind hearted ... See full summary »

Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Funke Akindele, Wole Ojo, Olumide Bakare

Votes: 16

Amoye (2008 Video)

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

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

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

Arugba (2010)

95 min | Drama

The story of a king who brays against corruption while rigorously prosecuting economic reform and handily welcoming foreign investors.

Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Segun Adefila, Bukola Awoyemi, Peter Badejo

Votes: 12

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: Jimmy Jean-Louis, Joel Rogers, Kyle Colton, Helen Enado Odigie

Votes: 8

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

Aropin N'Tenia (1982)

Once upon a time, there was a king who had two wives - OYENUBI and ADESOLA. OYENUBI is the senior wife. The King had no heir. The King married a new wife and the older wives were determined for her not to provide the heir.

Directors: Frederic Goode, Hubert Ogunde | Star: Hubert Ogunde

Afonja (2002 Video)


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Directors: Jare Adeniregun, Yemi Amodu | Stars: Kareem Adepoju, Laide Adewale, Larinde Akinleye, Adebayo Faleti

Callshop Istanbul (2015)

98 min | Documentary

Callshop Istanbul captures the conversations, confidences and emotionally charged moments that happen in the callshops of Istanbul every day, creating a powerful and dignified testament to the migrant's condition in the 21st century.

Directors: Hind Benchekroun, Sami Mermer

Votes: 11

Ero sese koowe 2 (2008 Video)


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

Ago kan oru (2003 Video)

Action, Thriller

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Director: Yomi Ogunmola | Stars: Ernest Asuzu, Gentle Jack, Olu Jacobs, Kayode Olaiya

Osun, the Goddess (2018)

125 min | Drama | Completed

Yoruba Epic highlighting women's issues

Director: Ade Eketunde | Star: Florence Trautman

Lagidigba (2000 Video)


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Directors: Bambo Adebajo, Yemi Remi | Stars: Adunke Adeyemo, Misitura Asumo, Fausat Balogun, Clarion Chukwura-Abiola

The Narrow Path (2006)

93 min | Drama

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

Ti oluwa ni ile 2 (1993 Video)


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Director: Tunde Kelani | Stars: Kareem Adepoju, Adewale Elesho, Lekan Oladepo, Deji Olofaina

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

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