Most Popular "Nigeria" Titles
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1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 360,737 | Gross: $179.88M
2. Hitman (I) (2007)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 140,537 | Gross: $39.69M
3. Tears of the Sun (2003)
R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 93,270 | Gross: $43.43M
5. Sahara (2005)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 77,557 | Gross: $68.64M
6. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 159,909 | Gross: $108.36M
8. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 1,171 | Gross: $0.05M
11. Mister Johnson (1990)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 662 | Gross: $1.46M
12. 2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)
100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 »
13. Jump Tomorrow (2001)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
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.
Votes: 1,242 | Gross: $0.19M
14. Rag Tag (2006)
98 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
15. B for Boy (2013)
118 min | Drama
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.
16. Flight of the Lost Balloon (1961)
91 min | Adventure
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.
18. Anchor Baby (2010)
95 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
19. My American Nurse (2006)
110 min | Drama
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 »
21. Heat and Sunlight (1987)
R | 98 min | Drama
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 »
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. The MatchMaker (2015)
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 »
25. Banana Leaves (2007)
89 min | Drama, Horror
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 »
26. Nollywood Babylon (2008)
74 min | Documentary
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 »
28. Journey to Safety: Making 'Tears of the Sun' (2003 Video)
15 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
31. More to Live For (2010)
83 min | Documentary
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 »
84 min | Documentary
An around-the-world tour of language, culture, and play through the lens of pickup soccer.
35. Jesus Christ Airlines (2001 TV Special)
58 min | Documentary, War
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.
36. Welcome to Lagos (2010– )
60 min | Documentary
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.
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.
41. I Still Do (2016)
30 min | Short, Drama | Completed
What is love? Is it a fancy or a fear. Here, a dramatic short film about two Nigerian lovers who can no longer go on in elegant pretense and blissful quarrel. Love becomes even more ... See full summary »
43. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky (1981)
11 min | Short, Animation, Family
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 »
45. The Last Child: The Global Race to End Polio (2004 TV Movie)
G | 56 min | Documentary, History
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.
Director: Scott Thigpen
48. God's Own Country (2007)
40 min | Short, Crime
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 »
50. Portrait of a Lone Farmer (2013)
75 min | Documentary, Family
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 »