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1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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40 Metascore

A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.

Writers: David Benioff, Skip Woods | Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston

Votes: 300,697

2. Hitman (I) (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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35 Metascore

A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.

Writer: Skip Woods | Director: Xavier Gens | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott, Olga Kurylenko, Robert Knepper

Votes: 123,426

3. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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45 Metascore

Pet detective Ace Ventura comes out of retirement to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the symbol of an African tribe.

Writers: Jack Bernstein, Steve Oedekerk | Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi

Votes: 141,106

4. Sahara (2005)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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41 Metascore

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

Writers: Clive Cussler, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, John C. Richards, James V. Hart | Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Penélope Cruz, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy

Votes: 71,497

5. Tears of the Sun (2003)

R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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48 Metascore

A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too.

Writers: Alex Lasker, Patrick Cirillo | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 84,911

6. Ali (2001)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.7
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65 Metascore

A biography of sports legend, Muhammad Ali, from his early days to his days in the ring.

Writers: Gregory Allen Howard, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Eric Roth, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 72,130

7. Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sophie Okonedo, Sergi López

Votes: 32,262

8. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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51 Metascore

Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.

Writers: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Biyi Bandele | Director: Biyi Bandele | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, John Boyega

Votes: 744

9. Phat Girlz (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

2.9
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36 Metascore

Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

Writer: Nnegest Likké | Director: Nnegest Likké | Stars: Mo'Nique, Kendra C. Johnson, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Godfrey

Votes: 8,164

10. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

70 min | Documentary

6.5
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

Writer: Jan-Willem Breure | Director: Jan-Willem Breure | Stars: Jan-Willem Breure, Dick Swaab, Corine de Ruiter, Savannah van Zweeden

Votes: 1,517

11. Mister Johnson (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

6.4
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In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, ... See full summary »

Writers: William Boyd, Joyce Cary | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi, Beatie Edney

Votes: 537

12. Rag Tag (2006)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Raymond and Tagbo met when they were eight. Although from radically different worlds - Raymond/Rag is from a single parent West Indian home, while Tagbo/Tag is the only son of middle class ... See full summary »

Writer: Adaora Nwandu | Director: Adaora Nwandu | Stars: Daniel Parsons, Adedamola Adelaja, Tamsin Clarke, Geoffrey Aymer

Votes: 150

13. Jump Tomorrow (2001)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

7.3
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68 Metascore

A young Nigerian man on the verge of being in an arranged marriage, suddenly questions his situation after an encounter with a stunning Latin woman, who is also about to be married.

Writers: Joel Hopkins, Iain Tibbles | Director: Joel Hopkins | Stars: Tunde Adebimpe, Hippolyte Girardot, Raul A. Reyes, Alan Gryfe

Votes: 1,243

14. 2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)

100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.3
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Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that... See full summary »

Writers: Doug Bagot, Andrew Dowler, Philip Jackson, Timothy Lee | Director: Philip Jackson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Michael Paré, Heidi von Palleske, Mackenzie Gray

Votes: 303

15. Anchor Baby (2010)

95 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Anchor Baby is a tale of an illegal immigrant couple from Nigeria on a quest to create a better life for their unborn child. Their dream is to have their baby in the United States in order for the baby to become a US citizen.

Writer: Lonzo Nzekwe | Director: Lonzo Nzekwe | Stars: Omoni Oboli, Sam Sarpong, Terri Oliver, Santiago Lopera

Votes: 25

16. Flight of the Lost Balloon (1961)

91 min | Adventure

5.2
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A professor is hired to navigate across Africa in a hot-air balloon to rescue a lost explorer, but a mysterious local villain named "Hindu" commandeers the balloon for his own nefarious purposes.

Writer: Nathan Juran | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Mala Powers, Marshall Thompson, James Lanphier, Douglas Kennedy

Votes: 91

17. Through the Glass (2008)

R | 86 min | Comedy

5.4
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Writer: Stephanie Linus | Director: Stephanie Linus | Stars: Pascal Atuma, Cheyenne Christenson, Maria Coloma, Erin Connarn

Votes: 23

18. The Supreme Price (2014)

75 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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78 Metascore

Documentary about women's rights in Nigeria.

Writer: Joanna Lipper | Director: Joanna Lipper | Star: Hafsat Abiola

Votes: 10

19. Nollywood Babylon (2008)

74 min | Documentary

6.4
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Nigeria's film industry, Nollywood, is the third-largest in the world--an unstoppable economic and cultural force that has taken the continent by storm and is now bursting beyond the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Addelman, Samir Mallal | Directors: Ben Addelman, Samir Mallal | Stars: Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Votes: 166

20. A Perfect Weapon (2015)

Action, Crime, Drama | Announced

A disgraced US Marshal fall for the escaped female terrorist he was reinstated to hunt down, but her desire for vengeance and his need for redemption makes it unlikely that he'll bring her in - alive.

Writer: Angelo Bell | Director: Angelo Bell | Stars: Tehmina Sunny, Alimi Ballard, Ravi Kapoor, Rayna Tharani

21. Welcome to Lagos (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Lagos has expanded to a Megacity of 16 million people in less than 50 years. It contains some of the most extreme urban environments in the world. In this series, some of the inhabitants of this restless city take us into their lives.

Votes: 40

22. B for Boy (2013)

118 min | Drama

6.9
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B For Boy is a contemporary drama set in Nigeria, about one woman's desperate need for a male child. It explores the discrimination of women in the names of culture and religion.

Writer: Chika Anadu | Director: Chika Anadu | Stars: Uche Nwadili, Ngozi Nwaneto, Nonso Odogwu, Frances Okeke

Votes: 35

23. Wetin Dey (2007–2008)

Drama

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Stars: Funlola Aofiyebi, Boma Eremie, Jab Adu, Ike Okechukwu

24. Heat and Sunlight (1987)

R | 98 min | Drama

5.8
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Over 16 hours, in February, 1987, a man confronts jealously and rage as a love affair falters. Photojournalist Mel Hurley returns home to San Francisco on the eve of his birthday, expecting... See full summary »

Writer: Rob Nilsson | Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Rob Nilsson, Consuela Faust, Don Bajema, Ernie Fosselius

Votes: 99

25. Laundrymen (II) (2015)

Thriller | Announced

A young woman living in self-imposed exile in Chicago confronts a corrupt Nigerian army government official and his American lawyer knee deep in drug trade in order to save her son from federal prison.

Writer: Lonzo Nzekwe | Director: Lonzo Nzekwe | Stars: Hakeem Kae-Kazim, K.C. Collins

26. My American Nurse (2006)

110 min | Drama

6.8
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Shehu, a Nigerian cab driver who's had less than stellar luck with women, recently had the misfortune of picking up a woman who wasn't one at all. Out of frustration, Shehu vows to never ... See full summary »

Writer: Pascal Atuma | Director: Pascal Atuma | Stars: Taye Alofomba, Emeka Ani, Blessing Felicia Anthony, Chinasa Anwanyu

Votes: 15

27. Africa Open for Business (2005)

58 min | Documentary

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Imagine an Africa with entrepreneurial spirit, striving to take care of itself and find African solutions to African problems. That is what you will see in this groundbreaking one-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Pineau

28. Overseas (2015)

95 min | Drama

A Nigerian born woman knows nothing of her birthplace until she meets a recently emigrated medical student, with whom she learns that culture is a force difficult to escape, even Overseas.

Writer: Aunna Fu | Directors: Aunna Fu, Linda Obasi | Stars: Patience Ozokwor, Nonso Diobi, Linda Obasi, Fred Noyo

29. More to Live For (2010)

83 min | Documentary

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The story of three lives, all shaken by cancer and dependent upon the one vital bone marrow match that could save them. These individuals are similar only in their fate and prolific ... See full summary »

Director: Noah Hutton | Stars: Seun Adebiyi, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, James Chippendale

30. Death Scenes 3 (1993 Video)

88 min | Documentary

5.4
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Writer: F.B. Vincenzo | Director: Nick Bougas | Stars: Elena Ceausescu, Nicolae Ceausescu, Maritza Martin Munoz, Benito Mussolini

Votes: 45

31. Curse of the Black Gold (2008)

8 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Fifty years ago oil was discovered in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Today, at 2.1 million barrels per day, Nigeria is the sixth largest oil-producing country in the world and a major ... See full summary »

Votes: 6

32. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky (1981)

11 min | Short, Animation, Family

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In this African Folktale, the Sun (in a round, orange mask) and the Moon (in a purple, rhombus-shaped mask) once lived as husband and wife in a hut on land. When they invite too many people... See full summary »

Writer: Elphinstone Dayrell | Director: Susanne Bauman | Star: Spencer Shaw

33. Jesus Christ Airlines (2001 TV Special)

58 min | Documentary, War

8.2
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During the Biafra war in Nigeria 1967-70, Joint Church Aid (JCA) or "Jesus Christ Airlines" provided an air-bridge to aid the starving people of Biafra. This documentary tells the story behind this unique and daring relief operation.

Director: Lasse Jensen | Star: Frederick Forsyth

Votes: 9

34. Tarmun

110 min | Drama | Announced

Barbra travels to Nigeria to bury her husband but his burial turns into cultural rights she never saw coming.

Writer: Jubilee Gamaniel | Director: Jubilee Gamaniel | Stars: Kenny Ortega, Sahara Ware, Sahndra Fon Dufe, Jennifer Oguzie

35. Journey to Safety: Making 'Tears of the Sun' (2003 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

5.3
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This made-for-DVD documentary details the work that went into the production of Tears of the Sun, the Bruce Willis/Monica Belluci movie about a Navy Seal who must decide between his orders ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Akosua Busia, Nick Chinlund, Paul Francis

Votes: 62

36. The Lost Number (2012)

90 min | Action

7.5
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An international action drama, The lost Number is the story of a redemption-seeking English woman going against all odds to save a remote slum in Africa.

Writer: Kester Nsirim | Director: Kester Nsirim | Stars: Sam Dede, Lisa Holsappel-Marrs, Sadiq Abu, Princess Edet

Votes: 15

37. Banana Leaves (2007)

89 min | Drama, Horror

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Three young adults with a taste for drugs decide to experiment with the ultimate drug, "Banana Leaves". The hallucinatory power of the leaves thrusts them into a world full of spirits from ... See full summary »

Writer: Lanre Sarumi | Director: Lanre Sarumi | Stars: Tirf Alexius, Michael Blackson, Demitrius Bogan, Kim Davidson

38. The Last Child: The Global Race to End Polio (2004 TV Movie)

G | 56 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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From the frontlines in Nigeria, India, Haiti and elsewhere, "The Last Child" takes you behind the scenes where you'll witness the victories and challenges of trying to wipe out a disease for only the second time in history.

Writer: Scott Thigpen | Director: Scott Thigpen

Votes: 6

39. Give Me a Riddle (1966)

58 min | Drama

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Nigeria became an independent country in 1960. In 1967 it was torn apart by civil war. Between these two events Nigeria enjoyed a kind of golden age, full of cultural ferment and ... See full summary »

Writer: David Schickele | Director: David Schickele | Stars: Manze Ejiogu, Paul Eyam, Roger Landrum, Gabriel Ogar

40. One Day I Too Go Fly (2016)

Documentary | Filming

A coming of age documentary about 5 African youths on a quest for knowledge at an elite American university, MIT. Shooting over 4 years as their lives meander between North America and ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Musah

41. Bushman (1971)

73 min | Documentary

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Writer: David Schickele | Director: David Schickele | Star: Jack Nance

42. Re-emerging: The Jews of Nigeria (2012)

93 min | Documentary, History

6.4
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67 Metascore

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Writer: Jeff L. Lieberman | Director: Jeff L. Lieberman

Votes: 5

43. Two Million Tears: Africa's Silent Epidemic (2009)

27 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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"Two Million Tears" chronicles the heroic journey of a group of American medical professionals on a life saving trip to Nigeria. The doctors and nurses, assembled by the non-profit ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph Doughrity

Votes: 9

44. Etat (2000)

17 min | Drama, Short

8.0
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Government, organized religion, and traditional beliefs clash in this story of Nigeria's political climate in mid 1970.

Writer: Olatunde Osunsanmi | Director: Olatunde Osunsanmi | Stars: Clark M. Long, Reggie Willis, Kirk Duncan

Votes: 31

45. You Don't Back Down (1965)

28 min | Short, Documentary

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Writer: Robin Spry | Director: Don Owen

46. Waving Flag (2011)

Documentary

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As a young Nigerian I grew tired of the negative, inaccurate, and biased portrayals Western media showed of Nigeria and Africa as a whole. The media would have people believe we are an ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Adetiba | Stars: Femi Adebo, Adeyinka Adeoye, Tosan Aduayi, Jessica Ezeanya

47. I Speak Soccer: A Documentary About the International Language of Pickup (2009)

84 min | Documentary

7.1
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An around-the-world tour of language, culture, and play through the lens of pickup soccer.

Writer: Terry Kegel | Director: Terry Kegel | Star: Daryl Kane

Votes: 10

48. Portrait of a Lone Farmer (2013)

75 min | Documentary, Family

6.7
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A young filmmaker presents his Danish mother and Nigerian father to the idea of the film he wants to make. We do not get to know what the idea is, but his suggestion to travel to Nigeria to... See full summary »

Writer: Jide Tom Akinleminu | Director: Jide Tom Akinleminu | Stars: Akin Akinleminu, Grete Akinleminu, Jide Tom Akinleminu, Ade Ogunsakin

Votes: 7

49. Day by day, Femi Kuti (2010)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Writers: Thomas Bataille, Marinette Lévy | Director: Thomas Bataille | Stars: Keziah Jones, Femi Kuti, Sodi

50. Jim & Joan (2012)

70 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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A man and a woman share a magical connection till an ancient power comes into the picture. Or perhaps has always been in the picture.

Writer: C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi | Director: C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi | Stars: Jean Abbey, Fiery, Ella Uche