Are you looking for the best Nollywood
movies on Netflix to see? We've compiled the list of the most-watch and
fan-favorite Nollywood movies in 2022 for you to watch.
Best Nollywood Movies on Netflix In 2022
Anikulapo is the best and most trending
Nollywood movie on Netflix right now in 2022. Directed by Kunle Afolayan, the
film tells an adventurous story coupled with love, betrayal, and death.
After an affair with the king's wife (Queen
Arolake), which leads to his demise, Saro, who is an eager traveler, encounters
a mystical bird (Akala) that wakes him from the dead and gives him the power to
resurrect the dead making him the most powerful man in the village.
With his new powers, will Saro be obsessed
with the power to take Queen Afolake? Or will he do otherwise? Watch now on
Netflix to find out more.
A high-rated Nollywood movie, Brotherhood
is one of the best Nollywood movies on Netflix, topping charts for a while now.
The film tells the story of two brothers, Wale and Akin, who became orphans at
a young age after losing their parents on New Year's Day.
On the other hand, Wale joins the police
force while Akin becomes a notorious criminal who joins a gang of robbers.
Everything becomes tense as Wale is tasked to hunt down his brother and gang of
While the storyline looks much like
Hollywood movies, the local touches and flavor make it our own. With top-notch
graphics and action-packed, Bloodline is a must-watch movie on Netflix.
3. Blood Sisters
For a long time in 2022, Blood Sister
topped the chat as the most-watched movie on Netflix and is currently rated as
one of the best Nollywood movies on Netflix in 2022.
Blood Sisters tells the story of two
friends, Sarah (Ini Dima-Okojie) and Kemi (Nancy Isime), who become runaway
sisters after killing a man in self-defense.
The deceased man's family wants them dead,
but unfortunately, they can maneuver the case to their advantage. How did Sarah
and Kemi manage to get over the case? And what becomes of their fate? Find out
more on Netflix.
Since the release of Blood Sisters on May
5, 2022, the movie has amassed several records to itself, including;
• Blood Sisters pulled over 11 million
views worldwide in 6 days.
• Blood Sisters ranked on Netflix's top 10
charts over 31 countries; Nigeria, the US, Canada, Japan, Brazil, UAE, Belgium,
• It also got featured in Variety, making
it the most-talked-about Nollywood movie in 2022 for a long time.
However, what would you expect from a movie
with quality star power featuring casts in the person of Nancy Isime, Ini-Dima
Okojie, Kate Henshaw, Ramsey Nouah, Uche Jumbo, and Segun Arinze?
4. The Step Up 2
Recently, Nigerian movies are beginning to
make exceptional action-packed movies, and if you're looking for one such film,
Step Up 2 is your best bet.
Veteran actors, including Adesua Etomi,
Kehinde Bankole, Nancy Isime, Jim Iyke, Kate Henshaw, Lota Chukwu, Stan Nze, Blossom
Chuwkwujekwu, Tope Olowoniyan, Lilian Afegbai, Tina Mba featured on the Step Up
And while you may want to rush into seeing
Set Up 2, it's better to know part 1 of the sequel to understand the movie
Next on the list of the top ten best
Nollywood movies on Netflix in 2022 is Anyinla, a film that tells the story of
an Apala musician who, through his musical career, addresses the issues in
contemporary society commending and criticizing various governmental and
Ayinla was released on June 2021 to cinemas
and was later released on Netflix for global streaming. At the 2021 Africa
Movie Academy Awards, Ayinla was nominated for Best Cinematography and Best
If you're the type that looks out for
veteran directors, producers, and cast before you see a movie, then Ayinla may
fail to meet your demands. Still, the film was produced by Jadesola Osiberu and
Directed by Tunde Kelani. Its popular casts include Bimbo Ademoye, Lateef
Adedimeji, and Kunle Afolayan.
7. Lady Buckit & the Motley Mopsters
Are you a fan of Anime? Here comes a
game-changer for the Nigerian movie industry; the first ever Nigeria Anime
film, Lady Buckit & the Motley Mopsters.
Lady Buckit & the Motley Mopsters tells
a story of a little girl whose parents' bakery was shut down in 1956.
Afterward, she wishes to go back in time but finds herself in the future as a
This highly rated anine is also ranked as
one of the best Nollywood movies on Netflix in 2022.
8. The Man of God
Directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters, the Man
of God tells the story of Samuel, played by Akah Nnani.
Samuel forsakes his harsh religious
background and upbringing to live his own life, but his soul remains caught
between the faith he left behind and the world.
The main character is played by Akah Nnani
as Samuel alongside other casts, including Osas Ighodaro, Atlanta Bridget
Johnson, and others, and is directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters.
9. The Wildflower
The Wildflower is another must-see
Nollywood movie on Netflix. The story is about three women who experience
various forms of assault from men in their lives.
While the other two women endured the pain
in their relationships, Rolake Dabiri, a 24-year-old, decides she's had enough,
breaks up her relationship, and also revolts against men.
Her actions put her in a more dangerous
situation as she revolts against a man more powerful than she is and can lose
While all three women stand up and fight
against abuse, the outcome is equally different. What do you think happens
afterward? Were they able to get the justice they deserved? Find out more as
you see the movie on Netflix.
10. Omo Ghetto the Saga
Omo Ghetto the Saga, released in 2021,
dominated the box office and became the highest-grossing Nollywood movie.
It was later released on Netflix on
September 2021 and became Netflix's most-watched Nollywood movie after some
time after its release.
Omo Ghetto the Saga tells the story of
street lifestyle and cultism. Spearheaded by Funke Akindele as the main character,
the movie is a must-see if you're yet to watch it and is also considered one of
the best Nollywood movies on Netflix in 2022.