Films Shot in Lagos (Nigeria)

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Black Is King(2020)

1h 25min | Music
3.8/5 (with 48 votes)

This visual album from Beyoncé reimagines the lessons of "The Lion King" (2019) for today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns.

Directed by Beyoncé, Blitz the Ambassador, Jenn Nkiru, Jake Nava - With Beyoncé, Connie Chiume, Nyaniso Dzedze, Nandi Madida, Warren Masemola, Mary Twala, ...

Namaste Wahala(2020)

4.0/5 (with 10 votes)

A Nigerian woman and an Indian man won't let cultural differences get in the way of their romance.

Mokalik (Mechanic)(2019)

1h 40min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

'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 other side of the tracks - When his father arrives to take him home; Ponmile has to make up his mind if he wants to return to school or take on his apprenticeship full time.

Directed by Kunle Afolayan - With Femi Adebayo, Tobi Bakre, Simi

The Last Tree(2019)

1h 38min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 7 votes)

Femi is a British boy of Nigerian heritage who, after being fostered in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner-city London to live with his birth mother. Struggling with the unfamiliar culture and values of his new environment, teenage Femi has to figure out which path to adulthood he wants to take.

The Wedding Party(2016)

2.7/5 (with 8 votes)

A lavish wedding escalates into pure Lagosian chaos, in this wild romcom produced by media mogul Mo Abudu.

Directed by Kemi Adetiba - With Adesua Etomi, Bankole Wellington, Sola Sobowale, Zainab Balogun, Iretiola Doyle, Enyinna Nwigwe, ...

The Figurine(2009)

2h 2min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
2.2/5 (with 4 votes)

Two buddies and a girl, down on their luck, have their lives changed when one of them discovers a mysterious figurine in an abandoned shrine which, according to legend, bestows seven years of good luck. But no one told them about the next seven years...

Directed by Kunle Afolayan - With Ramsey Nouah, Omoni Oboli, Kunle Afolayan, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Jide Kosoko, Muraina Oyelami, ...

Phone Swap(2012)

1h 50min
2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Akin and Mary meet for the first time at an airport where they accidentally bump into each other and mistakenly swap their identical phones . This leads to a destination mix up after they receive one another's text regarding a travel destination. Consequently, Akin ends up traveling to where Mary is supposed to go and vice versa. Neither knows about the swap until they have reached their opposite destinations and "the phone" stops ringing (In Mary's case) and "Won't stop ringing" (In Akins's case) . As a result of the phone swap, they agree to help carry out each other's missions, armed with the information and data on each other's phone. But it's not as easy as they both think as new obstacles and complications rise at every turn as they both struggle to adapt to their alien environment and situation. Mary has to walk in Akins shoes and represent him in a company meeting while Akin has to represent Mary in her the family meeting. This they do with hilarious results.

October 1(2014)

2h 29min | Thriller
3.0/5 (with 5 votes)

Its September 1960, and with Nigeria on the verge of independence from British colonial rule, a northern Nigerian Police Detective, DAN WAZIRI, is urgently despatched by the Colonial Government to the trading post town of Akote in the Western Region of Nigeria to solve a series of female murders that have struck horror in the hearts and minds of the local community. On getting to Akote, more murders are committed, and with local tension high and volatile, Waziri has a race on his hands to solve the case before even more local women are killed. Set against the backdrop of the national celebratory mood of the impending independence, Waziri is pulled into a game of cat and mouse as he and the killer try to outwit each other...

Directed by Kunle Afolayan - With Kunle Afolayan, Femi Adebayo, Sadiq Daba, Kehinde Bankole, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Bimbo Manuel, ...

Last Flight to Abuja(2012)

1h 21min | Action
1.9/5 (with 3 votes)

Mid-air difficulties force a Nigerian commercial plane into an emergency landing with devastating consequences.

Directed by Obi Emelonye - With Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Jim Iyke, Ali Nuhu, Uru Eke, Beverly Naya, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, ...


1h 40min | Romance / Love
2.0/5 (with 3 votes)

Everyone in the Osayande family worries about Isoken. Although she has what appears to be a perfect life - beautiful, successful and surrounded by great family and friends - Isoken is still unmarried at 34 which, in a culture obsessed with marriage, is serious cause for concern. Things come to a head at her youngest sister's wedding when her overbearing mother thrusts her into an orchestrated matchmaking with the ultimate Edo man, Osaze. Osaze is handsome, successful and from a good family, making him the perfect Nigerian husband material. But in an unexpected turn of events, Isoken meets Kevin who she finds herself falling in love with and he just might be what she truly wants in a partner. The only problem is, not only is he not an Edo man, he is Oyinbo (Caucasian). Isoken is a romantic dramedy that explores cultural expectations, racial stereotypes and the bonds that unite families in a touching, dramatic and comedic way.

Directed by Jadesola Osiberu - With Dakore Akande, Joseph Benjamin, Funke Akindele-Bello, Tina Mba, Damilola Adegbite, Lydia Forson, ...


1h 41min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.7/5 (with 4 votes)

FIFTY captures a few pivotal days in the lives of four Nigeria women at the pinnacle of their careers. Meet Tola, Elizabeth, Maria and Kate four friends forced at midlife to take inventory of their personal lives, while juggling careers and family against the sprawling backdrops of the upper middle-class neighbourhoods of Ikoyi and Victoria Island in Lagos. They live and work in the resurgent, ever-bustling, 24-hour megacity of Lagos, the commercial capital of Africa's biggest and most vibrant economy.

Directed by Biyi Bandele

Dangerous Twins(2004)

2h 37min

How would you feel when there is a spontaneous change in your husband's attitude? How would you feel when you realize the person you have always slept with is apparently not your husband? What happens when you try to enforce orderliness and sanity in an uncultured work environment? What would you do when a group of Con men suddenly zoom in on you as an associate in a deal you have no idea of? It all began as a simple plan but then things turn bitter and rancorous. Sit tight and enjoy this unfolding and captivating adventure of Taye Thomas (Ramsey Tokumbo Noah) or Kehinde Thomas (Ramsey Tokumbo Noah).

Directed by Tade Ogidan - With Ramsey Nouah, Stella Damasus-Aboderin, Bimbo Akintola
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Taxi Driver(2015)

1h 40min
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

A small-town mechanic turned chauffeur for the mob gets caught up in the troubles of a beautiful sex worker, in this Scorsese-meets-Nollywood crime comedy that transforms the fast-paced and vibrant city of Lagos into an expressionistic film noir metropolis.

Directed by Daniel Oriahi - With Odunlade Jonathan Adekola

A Trip to Jamaica(2017)

1h 39min | Drama, Comedy
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A story about the adventures of a newly engaged couple in their relatives residence outside Nigeria, and how the secrets of their host led to the eventual breakup of their union amidst the culture shock of the new country and living with upper-class citizens. (Wikipedia)

Directed by Robert O. Peters - With Ayo Makun, Funke Akindele-Bello, Olamide, Patoranking, Cynthia Morgan, Gbenga Adeyinka, ...

When Love Happens(2014)

1h 49min | Romance / Love
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Fed up with coordinating weddings for everyone else, unlucky-in-love event planner Mo turns to the internet to see if she can find her own Mr. Right.

Gbomo Gbomo Express(2015)

1h 37min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A record label executive has a celebratory night out and meets a beautiful socialite. This night out finds him in the hands of some desperate thugs, out for a ransom in exchange for his freedom.

Banana Island Ghost(2017)

1h 32min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

After he dies in a car accident, a man receives three more days on Earth to find his soul mate.

With Saheed Balogun, Ali Nuhu, Tina Mba, Uche Jombo, Bimbo Manuel, Dorcas Shola Fapson, ...

10 Days In Sun City(2017)

1h 30min | Comedy

A potpourri of love, drama, passion and culture, "10 Days in Sun City" is a comedy-drama that sees Akpos on another ‘adventure’, this time, to South Africa, with his girlfriend Bianca.

With Richard Mofe Damijo, Adesua Etomi, Mercy Johnson, 2face Idibia, Falz, Fathia Balogun, ...

Being Mrs Elliot(2014)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

When a scorned wife from the city shares a cab with a troubled villager, a fiery accident forces them to live out each other's lives.

Directed by Omoni Oboli

Sugar Rush(2019)

4.2/5 (with 2 votes)

The Sugar Sisters discover a whopping $800,000, the financial crimes commission and the supposed owners of the money come for them. Now they team up with unlikely allies and it’s a race against the clock to set things right.

With Adesua Etomi, Bimbo Ademoye, Idowu Philips, Tobi Bakre, Toke Makinwa, Omoni Oboli, ...

Lara and the Beat(2018)

Two young and beautiful sisters are caught in the center of a financial scandal with their late parents' media empire. The two are forced out of their privileged bubble and must learn to build their own future - through music and enterprise - to salvage their family's past.

With Seyi Shay, Wale Ojo, Somkele Iyamah, Sharon Ooja, Shafy Bello, Vector the Viper, ...

Merry Men 2: Another Mission(2019)

1h 55min | Action, Comedy
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

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Directed by Moses Inwang - With Ramsey Nouah, Ayo Makun, Jim Iyke, Damilola Adegbite, Iretiola Doyle, Rosaline Meurer, ...

Slow Country(2017)

1h 55min | Action, Drama

A homeless teenage mother, who gets herself trapped in prostitution and drug trafficking for seven years in order to secure a good life for her son, decides to quit but her boss, a ruthless human and drug trafficker is not ready to let go of his most trusted cash cow.

Directed by Eric Aghimien - With Ivie Okujaye, Tope Tedela, Majid Michel

Small Chops(2020)

1h 38min | Drama

When a business mogul hires an exotic dancer for a weekend of entertainment, it quickly morphs into a messy situation full of misunderstanding.

Directed by Robert O. Peters

Road to Yesterday(2015)

1h 35min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 5 votes)

Victoria returns to Nigeria from the UK to help estranged husband Izu cope with his uncle's death. Hoping to save his marriage, Izu brings Victoria on his trip to the funeral, during which they reflect on their courtship, secrets and regrets.

Directed by Ishaya Bako - With Genevieve Nnaji, Oris Erhuero, Chioma Omeruah, Majid Michel, Ebele Okaro

30 Days in Atlanta(2014)

1h 51min | Comedy

Akpos wins a 30-day holiday for two to Atlanta, Georgia. He takes his cousin (Richard), an IT specialist on the all- expense paid trip. Akpos flung his unique personality, showing-off his smartness and foolishness in an exciting mix of rhetoric andwitty humour.

Directed by Robert O. Peters - With Ayo Makun, Vivica A. Fox, Lynn Whitfield, Ramsey Nouah, Omoni Oboli, Juliet Ibrahim, ...

A Place in the Stars(2014)

1h 52min | Drama, Thriller

A young lawyer gets a case he believes will make him rich. In the process he encounters dangerous men willing to kill to protect a fake and adulterated medical drugs trade worth billions in Nigeria. The outcome helps him come to terms with his life and resolve the clash of values he has had with his father all along.

Directed by Steve Gukas - With Femi Branch, Matilda Obaseki, Segun Arinze

Letters to a Stranger(2007)

Talking to a stranger can be very therapeutic for the fact that you can say exactly how you feel without fear, judgment and insecurity. But what happens when that stranger becomes a reflection of the decision you should make?

Directed by Fred Amata


1h 35min | Drama

Relentless tells the story of Obi (Gideon Okeke), a Nigerian peacekeeping soldier who has been deployed to war-torn Sierra Leone. Obi's world is crushed after Blessing, a Sierra Leonean woman whom Obi loves, is mutilated by a gang of child soldiers and he's forced to kill her in order to put her out of pain and misery. He eventually returns to Lagos after the war, and tries to reintegrate himself into his community; in the process, he finds solace in the arms of a prostitute, Honey (Nneka Egbuna) who may help him forget his haunting past and lead him to self-discovery.

Directed by Andy Amadi Okoroafor


1h 41min | Adventure

Shot in scenic locations across Lagos and Ibadan, the movie “Tatu” is a contemporary take on the classic African epic adventure story, a fast-paced action drama centered around the conflict arising from a mother’s quest to have a child and all the complications that followed.

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