Nollywood movies even from the early beginning, starting from the 1992 movie ‘Living in bondage’ has been known to produce good story lines, ones that tells African and realistic stories. Ones that a mother, a child, an African could relate to. Though high budget movies are being produced, it rarely tell African stories.
What is your favourite classic Nollywood movie? I’ve shared below some classic Nollywood movies you should make time to watch this weekend.
1. TRUE CONFESSION
Tessy’s mother-in-law wouldn’t encourage nor give her peace because she has not conceived after three years of marriage. After many attempt to make her leave failed, she lied against her and made her son throw her out until she eventually confessed. About what?
Starring: Liz Benson, Zack Orji, Sola Fasudo, Jennifer Okara, Clarion Chukwurah
The nollywood retelling of the classic Cinderella story!
3. Suicide Mission
Classic Nollywood movie featuring Richard Mofe Damijo, Regina Askia, Obot Etuk, Patrick Doyle, Peter Bunor Jr., Ameze Imariagbe
4. AKI NA UKWA
Aki na Ukwa is a 2002 Nigerian family comedy film directed by Amayo Uzo Philips and starring Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze. The film launched the acting careers of the two actors.
5. Hope Of Glory
Can you imagine yourself snatching your cousins would be husband? Well, you can now watch this full length movie all for free here.
6. Fire On The Mountain
This is a family oriented movie, with a thought-provoking plot that you will find extremely didactic.
The peace and love that exists in a certain family completely slips into oblivion the moment the unforeseen happens.Duly manipulated; the two sons of the family Ekene (Kanayo O. Kanayo)and Jamike (Tony Umez) find themselves entangled in a fight of which they are both ignorant of the true origin .Behind every rolling stone; there is a force.What force can ultimately set two brothers at odds.A must watch.
Starring:Kanayo o kanayo,Tony Umez,Benita Nzeribe,Patience Ozokwor,Chinwetalu Agu.
7. War Front
This captivating movie depicts the act of war as a terrorist syndicate seek to sweep under the rug all evidence of their criminal activities. The war is hot and there is no place to hide. Will the FBI pin the perpetrator even at the cost of their lives? Witness tact, intelligence, suspense and interesting intrigue as the battle begins.
Starring; Enebelu Elebuwa, Sam Dede, Gentle Jack, Charles Sadiq Waren, Gbenga Richard, Stephanie Okereke
8. Torn Apart
Here is the story of Charles (Tony Umez)and Juliet (Eucheria Anunobi Ekwu); a happy couple facing the issue of childlessness. While the two are still battling to have a child together; Charles incidentally commits a desperate and a secret act in the family which unfortunately throws a once happy family into a big complication.
Starring: Eucharia Anunobi Ekwu, Tony Umez, Patience Ozokwor, Ireti isayemi, Ann Ohume, Stan K. Amandi and Geraldine Ekeocha.
9. Evil Wedding Gift
A lazy and greedy younger brother (Emeka Ike) presents his hard-working elder brother (Tony Umez) with an outrageous gift on his wedding day , this gift starts a long lasting feud between the broth
10. Moment Of Truth
Evelyn(Chioma Chukwuka) is a road side bread seller, one day she fortunately talks to Frank(Mike Ezuruonye) who happens one of her mother’s regular customer and she amazed him with the brilliance of her knowledge, soon after he thinks he should be part of Evelyn’s life however there is just one more problem.