You won’t be confused anymore about the best Nollywood movies in 2022, after reading this article.
2022 has definitely seen the tremendous growth of the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood. Nollywood has grown so much, from making simple rural movies to producing top-ranking movies that even get featured on Netflix.
The first Nollywood movie that was bought by Netflix, was Lionheart, which was produced by Nollywood’s own Genevieve Nnaji in 2018. This was the beginning of a beautiful partnership between Nollywood and Netflix. Nollywood currently has over a hundred movies on Netflix. This however poses a major challenge to viewers who will definitely be confused about the right movies to pick from the hundreds of movies available on Netflix.
This article, therefore, proffers a solution to this problem by highlighting the best movies of 2022, so far. We will do our best not to include spoilers.
King of Thieves
When it comes to entertaining Nollywood movies, real Nollywood fans know Yoruba movies are the bomb!
This movie attempts to depict the Yoruba culture in a very challenging way. King of Thieves was produced by Femi Adebayo and it is an epic thriller that is sure to trigger nostalgic memories.
King of Thieves is officially the fifth highest-grossing Nollywood movie of all time.
Dinner at my Place
Nollywood and Romantic comedies are like five and six. This movie was initially meant to be a short movie with an American cast; the premiere was on September 27, 2020. However, early this year, it was extended into a full movie.
This is definitely not your regular romcoms.
If you are a sucker for movies with good visuals and an even different story from the typical Nollywood script, Dinner at my place is your bet best.
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This is one movie that definitely shows that a good story is one of the key factors in a good movie. More people definitely need to see this movie; it definitely deserves accolades.
The Blood Covenant
This movie is definitely not your usual Nollywood money ritual story. The casting director of this great movie definitely deserves to be cheered as this is one movie where the chemistry between the actors is palpable. Tobi Bakare, Alex Ekubbo and Erica Nlewedim definitely did a number here.
This movie attempts to show the relationship between horror, breakfast and a good movie.
In this movie, Actress Immaculata Oko-Kasum plays the role of Busola, a girl who has had her heart broken so many times that she decides to give up on love. However, a chance encounter with a wealthy and very attractive young man puts a lot more than just her heart at risk,
The daring nature of this movie is the reason it deserves to be on your Nollywood movie bucket list.