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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.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston

Votes: 397,160 | Gross: $179.88M

2. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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45 Metascore

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, returns from a spiritual quest to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the sacred animal of a tribe in Africa.

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

Votes: 172,002 | Gross: $108.39M

3. 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.

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

Votes: 146,630 | Gross: $39.69M

4. Tarzan (1999)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.2
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79 Metascore

A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.

Directors: Chris Buck, Kevin Lima | Stars: Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed, Glenn Close

Votes: 160,176 | Gross: $171.09M

5. Ali (2001)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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65 Metascore

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 83,195 | Gross: $58.20M

6. 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.

Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Penélope Cruz, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy

Votes: 81,427 | Gross: $68.67M

7. 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.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 99,317 | Gross: $43.73M

8. 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.

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

Votes: 36,570 | Gross: $8.11M

9. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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.

Director: Biyi Bandele | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle

Votes: 1,423 | Gross: $0.05M

10. Phat Girlz (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

3.0
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36 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 8,375 | Gross: $7.06M

11. The Wedding Party (II) (2016)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Chaos prevails when a family prepares for a lavish wedding.

Director: Kemi Adetiba | Stars: Alibaba Akporobome, Zainab Balogun, Daniella Down, Iretiola Doyle

Votes: 210

12. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary, History

6.3
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

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

Votes: 1,770

13. Mister Johnson (1990)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama

6.5
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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, nor the British. He works for the local British magistrate, ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi, Beatie Edney

Votes: 739 | Gross: $1.46M

14. Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

7.3
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The true story of the murder of Damilola Taylor - a ten year old Nigerian boy living in Peckham, London - and the subsequent trial.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Robert Pugh, Wunmi Mosaku, Dilyana Bouklieva, John Hollingworth

Votes: 163

15. 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.

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

Votes: 1,285 | Gross: $0.19M

16. Headhunter (1988)

R | 92 min | Horror

3.9
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A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner. Meanwhile, a voodoo demon from Africa arrives among Miami's Nigerian community ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Schaeffer | Stars: Kay Lenz, Wayne Crawford, Steve Kanaly, June Chadwick

Votes: 261

17. Dry Fish (2017)

15 min | Short, Drama

A New York writer born of Nigerian parentage living in London deals with the complexities of a bi-cultural identity.

Director: Latheleene Bosé | Stars: Anastasia Aidoo, Funlola Aofiyebi, Zuri Eshun, Sandra Falase

18. Rag Tag (2006)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Romance

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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 »

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

Votes: 191

19. 2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)

Not Rated | 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 »

Director: Philip Jackson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Michael Paré, Heidi von Palleske, Mackenzie Gray

Votes: 325

20. B for Boy (2013)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 77

21. Wetin Dey (2007–2008)

Drama

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

22. Talking Dolls (2017)

120 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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When love happens to you at the wrong place at the wrong time

Director: Sukie Oduwole | Stars: Daniel K. Daniel, Natalie Deadman, Mofe Duncan, Belinda Effah

23. Flight of the Lost Balloon (1961)

91 min | Adventure

4.7
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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.

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

Votes: 120

24. Things Fall Apart (1987– )

50 min | Drama

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Stars: Funso Adeolu, Fabian Adibe, Pete Edochie, Justus Esiri

Votes: 16

25. Anchor Baby (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 25

26. Nollywood Babylon (2008)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

6.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 180

27. African Time (2017– )

Comedy

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Stars: Dani Dare, Abdulazeem Dulo Harris, Niki Guluchi, Cottrell Guidry

28. Heat and Sunlight (1987)

R | 98 min | Drama

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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 »

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

Votes: 107

29. The MatchMaker (2015)

Romance

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The movie 'The Matchmaker' is the story of a young man who had sad experiences on his previous relationships. He decided not to fall in love again, the best he would do is matchmake people.... See full summary »

Director: Saheed Apanpa | Stars: Chuks Anyaduba, Brycee Adiah Bassey, Sly Monay, Wole Ojo

30. My American Nurse (2006)

110 min | Drama

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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 »

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

Votes: 14

31. A Perfect Weapon

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.

Director: Angelo Bell | Stars: Alimi Ballard, Tehmina Sunny, Phil Idrissi

32. God's Own Country (2007)

40 min | Short, Crime

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God's Own Country Movie is the powerful story of Ike Ajayi a young lawyer who leaves Lagos, Nigeria in search of his piece of the American pie. Upon arriving in New York, Ike finds out that... See full summary »

Director: Femi Agbayewa | Stars: Dauda Momodou, Sylvia Osei, Femi Agbayewa, Neil Whitely

33. Through the Glass (2008)

R | 86 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 22

34. 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: 44

35. Crude Impact (2006)

97 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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An examination of the interconnection of human domination of the planet and the use of petroleum, and offers solutions for how we can stop our progression down this destructive path.

Director: James Jandak Wood | Stars: Thom Hartmann, William Rees, Richard Heinberg, Michael Economides

Votes: 243

36. Death Scenes 3 (1993 Video)

88 min | Documentary

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Director: Nick Bougas | Stars: Elena Ceausescu, Nicolae Ceausescu, Maritza Martin Munoz, Benito Mussolini

Votes: 49

37. Banana Leaves (2007)

Not Rated | 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 »

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

38. The Supreme Price (2014)

75 min | Documentary, History, War

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78 Metascore

Documentary about women's rights in Nigeria.

Director: Joanna Lipper | Star: Hafsat Abiola

Votes: 15

39. Tarmun

110 min | Drama | Announced

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

Director: Jubilee Gamaniel | Stars: Kenny Ortega, Sahara Ware, Ifeyinwa, Chloe Bookmyer

40. You or I (2013)

Drama

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Director: Saidi Balogun | Stars: Saidi Balogun, Kevin Barry, Elizabeth Croydon, Shira Oyive

41. More to Live For (2010)

Not Rated | 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

42. The New Kings of Nigeria (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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King Jaja of Opobo's great-grandson, and heir to the throne, returns to Lagos - and becomes the voice of Big Brother Nigeria.

Director: Elizabeth Stopford | Star: Walter Taylaur

43. The Lost Number (2012)

90 min | Action

8.2
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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.

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

Votes: 13

44. Bushman (1971)

73 min | Documentary

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Director: David Schickele | Star: Jack Nance

45. Laundrymen (II)

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.

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

46. Twisted (2007)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

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A young man's return to Nigeria from England spurns a series of catastrophic events after seducing his older sister's best friend.

Director: Niyi Towolawi | Stars: Joan Agabi, Abbey Bello, Femi Brainard, Femi Branch

47. 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 »

Director: Susanne Bauman | Star: Spencer Shaw

48. Closer to the Sun (2016)

Drama

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A New York insurance company sends in a team of high levels investigators to assess a claim related to the accidental death of six workers on an oil platform off the coast of Nigeria. As ... See full summary »

Directors: Gianluca Spadafina, Nick Peterson | Stars: Old-Nick, Alex Hall, Vincent X. Hall, John Waterhouse

49. Palaver (1926)

108 min | Adventure

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In Nigeria a jealous tin miner arouses the tribe against his rival.

Director: Geoffrey Barkas | Stars: Haddon Mason, Reginald Fox, Hilda Cowley, Yiberr

50. Etat (2000)

17 min | Drama, Short

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

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

Votes: 28