Top 10 Best Nigerian Movies in 2021
Nigerian movie industry which is formally known as Nollywood has made a lot of movie production dating as far back as the 19th century and in the early 20th century. The development and growth of this movie industry have been massive so far. The history of motion pictures in the Nigerian movie industry has been divided into four major eras and they are The colonial era, the Golden age, the video film era, and the newly emerging Nigerian cinema.
Nigerian movie industry which is Nollywood contains three major industries in one and they are Kannywood from Northern Nigeria, Asaba Nollywood from Eastern Nigeria which produces the majority of Africa magic epic movies, and finally Yoruba films in the West. The combination of these three makeup Nigerian Nollywood movie industry however it is more dominated by the east and the West.
Through the course of history, Nollywood movies have improved so much not just and acting but also in the quality of the movies. Webbspy will give you a brief breakdown of the top-grossing Hollywood movies of all time.
|Year||Title||Domestic Gross (₦)|
|2017||The Wedding Party 2||433,197,337|
|2016||The Wedding Party||453,000,000|
|2014||30 Days in Atlanta||163,351,300|
The Nollywood movies listed here have been amazingly entertaining to watch and has captured the hearts of the audience. Due to some factors like improvement in good use of camera angles in movies, the use of quality pictures, great dialogue, and best storylines Nollywood movies are becoming more entertaining than before.
However, the list of top 10 Nollywood movies of 2019 might have a greater advantage than the Nollywood movies of 2021 because of the pandemic that took half of the year and halted movie productions worldwide.
Meanwhile, you shouldn’t worry this list will be updated regularly as box-office chart changes.
Top 10 Best Nollywood Movies in 2021
Here is the list of new Nigerian movies 2021:
- Alakada Reloaded 2021
- Eagle wings
- Who’s the Boss?
- Space out
- Maybe mine
- Dear Affy
- The Legend of Inikpi
- Out of my league
- Hell proof
- What Just Happened
- Too old for this
- From A Distance
1. Alakada Reloaded 2021
This movie is a fourth installment of the renowned Alakada series by Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham. She released in the first Alakada movie series in 2009 then the second and third in 2013 and 2017. It is one of the top 10 best Nigerian movies in 2021 you should see in 2021.
This particular movie is star-studded as it features the popular Nigerian musician David Adeleke popularly known as Davido. She also had celebrities like Cobhams Asuquo, Peruzzi, Orezi, Toyin Lawani, Taymesan, Stephanie Coker Ademinokan, Anto, Mabel Makun, Lola Oj, Swanky Jerry, Mercy Eke, OAP Dotun, Khafi, Aphrodija, Khloe, MC Lively and Broda Shaggi on the movie and trust me this is one Nollywood movie you wouldn’t want to miss.
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2. Eagle wings
This move is a product of a collaboration between the Nigerian Air Force military and the Nollywood movie industry. This fact alone makes it a blockbuster as it clearly depicts trailing action it is something you won’t wait to see. the kind of action in this movie has never been seen before in the history of the Nollywood industry. This is definitely the best action movie on the list of the top 10 best Nollywood movies in 2021.
This movie was portrayed by Eyinna Nwigwe who played the role of wing commander Nura.
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3. Who’s the Boss?
This particular movie was perfectly done by inkblot production. It will definitely put the Nollywood audience into an amazing thrill. This move is definitely a movie to watch out for as it was written by Chinaza Onuzo who has writing credits for movies like wedding party 2 and The setup. This is among the top 10 best Nigerian movies in 2021 you should see.
This movie features top Nollywood actors and actresses like funky Akindele, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Sharon Ooja, and Ini Dima-Okojie.
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4. Space Out
This movie is already making waves as a tells the story of two roommates that must coordinate their self to be able to sustain their accommodation and always find their lives in constant jeopardy.
Star Hollywood actress Ruth Kadiri starred in this movie.
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5. Maybe mine
I recently saw this movie and I enjoyed it so much because it has that sprinkle of romance in it. This movie is about a secretary who impersonates her boss just to make her admirer feel appreciated but she ends up falling in love. You should check it out. This is one of the top 10 latest Nigerian movies in 2021 that is very romantic.
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6. Out of my league
Here is another top-notch Nollywood movie that got premiered by rok studios. This movie revolves around the main character Adesua who goes on a fling after a heartbreak. This movie stars Bimbo Ademoye as one of the main characters.
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7. Hell proof
This is another Nollywood movie that you would want to check out. In this movie, an illiterate old lady got impregnated by a married man who becomes a major problem for their household things take a turn, and what will be the solution for this major problem?
The cast for this movie includes; Bolanle Ninalowo, Ebele Okaro Onywke, Peggy Ovire, Eniola Badmus, Chris Biyibi, and Allwell Ademola.
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8. What Just Happened
This is a rib-cracking comedy Nollywood movie. It is so hilarious, the plot is when an hour’s journey to Ibadan took another turn as the professor’s attitude gets tested.
Recommend this movie if you want to have a good laugh. This is a very hilarious film on the list of top 10 best Nollywood movies in 2021.
Here is the star cast for this movie: Ufuoma McDermott, Mike Ezuruonye, Segun Arinze, Mc Abbey, and Toyin Aimaku.
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9. Too old for this
This is another hilarious Nollywood movie that was perfectly played by Ruth Kadiri. The plot is about a middle-aged couple finding out that they are pregnant they thought it was a joke but several visits to the doctor confirmed it wasn’t. it has some hilarious dialogues. The movie has good comedic timing and was produced by Hallmark-esque movies.
- Jide Kosoko as Bolaji
- Ebele Okaro as Ngozi
- Mofe Duncan as Tony
- Ruth Kadiri as Lucia
- Tony Akposheri as Papa Emeka
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10. From A Distance
This is a very romantic movie where an art enthusiast had to switch role weather assistant during an exhibition trip to Lagos just for them to find their perfect men. You need to see this romantic Nigerian movie on the list of the top 10 best Nigerian movies in 2021.
The cast for this movie is;
Eddie Watson, Alex Ayalogu, Emem Inwang, Blessing Onwukwe, Chioma Okafor, Christian Prince Ochiagha, Jerry Mudiaga, Tonia Okojie, Lilian Adaeze and Lydia Achebe.
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11. Dear Affy
Dear Affy is a romantic comedy with a super plot twist, which tells the story of a beautiful career lady who is about to get married to the man of her dream who is on the verge of sealing millions of Naira worth of contract with a conglomerate in the construction industry. However, he is faced with the devil and the deep blue sea as sealing the contract is hinged on him having an intimate affair with the female billionaire contractor by all means just a few weeks to his wedding. All hell was let loose when the detail of his affair became subject of headline for the media, plot turns out to be a race of redemption for the fiancé, the man, the billionaire and their friends and family.
12. The Legend of Inikpi
Set in the ancient Kingdoms of Igala and Bini, ‘The Legend of Inikpi’ tells a compelling tale of two kingdoms on the brink of war. When the Oracle informs King Attah of Igala Kingdom of the human sacrifice demanded by the gods, the king plunges into despair; haunted by the ghosts of his past, this is a sacrifice he is not prepared to give!