Most Popular Hausa-Language Feature Films


1. October 1 (2014)

Thriller

6.7
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As Nigeria prepares for independence from the British in 1960, a seasoned police detective rushes to find the serial killer slaughtering its native young women.

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Femi Adebayo, Ademola Adedoyin, Kayode Aderupoko, Kunle Afolayan

Votes: 194

2. Dry (III) (2015)

107 min | Drama

7.3
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An inspiring true story of Zara and Halima who find themselves in the same cultural trap regardless of their background,they each struggle to make meaning to their lives...

Director: Stephanie Linus | Stars: Ferdinand Afo, Rekiya Attah, Samuel Beavis, Liz Benson-Ameye

Votes: 17

3. Land in Between (1996)

78 min | Drama

6.9
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Three episodes of everyday immigration in 90s Italy: a group of Nigerian prostitutes, one-day Albanian workers, an Egyptian worker at an oil station.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Pascal, Barbara, Tina, Euglen Sota

Votes: 59

4. Shehu Umar (1976)

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Shehu Umar film is released in 1976 but long forgotten that to my opinion should the film be revisited and shown to this generation would have educate the more

Director: Adamu Halilu

5. Yan Diga - Ils traverseront des pays comme des jardins (1970)

110 min | Drama

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Director: Serge Moati | Stars: Amboka Alassane, Aboue Boube, Garba Mahmane, Madougou

6. Kasarmu Ce: This Land Is Ours (1991)

84 min | Thriller

8.2
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A West African thriller that draws on the traditions of Hausa and Western-style storytelling. The plot centers on the efforts of a young man to avenge the murder of his grandfather. The ... See full summary »

Director: Saddik Balewa

Votes: 6