List of Nigerian films

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This is a list of films produced in Nigeria by year.

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1992[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1992
Living in Bondage Kanayo O. Kanayo, Francis Agu Drama / Thriller

2001[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2001
Outkast Chico Ejiro Thriller

2003[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2003
2 Rats Andy Chukwu Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze Comedy
Osuofia in London Kingsley Ogoro Nkem Owoh Comedy
Aki na Ukwa Amayo Uzo Philips Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze Comedy First Aki and Pawpaw collaboration.
Above Death: In God We Trust Simi Opeoluwa Pete Edochie, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Zack Orji Drama
Abuja Connection Adim Williams Action / Drama / Thriller
Baby Police Amayo Uzo Philips Ijeoma Angel Boniface, Okey Billy Boniface, Osita Iheme, Camilla Mberekpe, Okechukwu Obioha, Francis Odega, Chinwe Owoh Comedy / Drama

2004[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2004
Missing Angel Charles Novia Stella Damasus Aboderin, Desmond Elliot Drama
The Mayors Dickson Iroegbu Richard Mofe-Damijo, Sam Dede, Segun Arinze Drama this film won the Best Picture award at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2005

2005[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2005
Rising Moon Andy Nwakolor Akume Akume, Arthur Brooks, Justus Esiri, Onyeka Onwenu Drama this film received 12 nominations and won 6 awards at the 2nd African Movie Academy Awards in 2006, including the awards for Best Picture, Best Visual Effects and Best Editing.[1][2]

2006[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2006
This Is Nollywood Robert Caputo, Franco Sacchi Bond Emeruwa Documentary About Nollywood Industry
30 Days Mildred Okwo Genevieve Nnaji, Joke Silva, Segun Arinze Action / Thriller this film received 10 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008, including Best Picture, Best Art Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Edit, Best Costumes and Best Sound [3]
Abeni this film received 11 nominations and won 3 awards at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007 including the awards for Best Cinematography & Best Sound [4]
The Amazing Grace Jeta Amata Joke Silva, Nick Moran, Scott Cleverdon this film received 11 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007 [4]
Sitanda Izu Ojukwu Stephanie Okereke Adventure / Drama
Games Men Play Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Ini Edo, Chioma Chukwuka, Chinedu Ikedieze, Kalu Ikeagwu, Jim Iyke

2007[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2007
Ezra Newton I. Aduaka Mamoudu Turay Kamara Drama Won Grand Prize at Ouagadougou Panafrican Film and Television Festival

2008[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2008
Jenifa Funke Akindele Comedy
Through the Glass Stephanie Okereke Stephanie Okereke, Pascal Atuma Comedy

2009[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2009
The Figurine Kunle Afolayan Ramsey Nouah, Kunle Afolayan, Omoni Oboli Thriller

2010[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2010
Ijé Chineze Anyaene Genevieve Nnaji, Odalys García, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Drama
Tango With Me Mahmood Ali-Balogun Genevieve Nnaji, Joke Silva, Joseph Benjamin Drama
Anchor Baby Lonzo Nzekwe Omoni Oboli, Sam Sarpong, Terri Oliver Drama/Thriller
Mirror Boy Obi Emelonye Genevieve Nnaji, Osita Iheme, Edward Kagutuzi, Fatima Jabbe Drama/Fantasy/Adventure

2011[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Nkwocha Stan Amadi Chiwetalu Agu
Queen Nwaokoye
Uche Elendu Walter
4 Nollywood Movie Awards nominations: Best Movie in an Indigenous Language; Best Actress in a Leading Role in an Indigenous Language Movie; Best Actor in a Leading Role in an Indigenous Language Movie; Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Azubike, Godfrey (9 May 2006). "Night of Nollywood Stars". Newswatch (Lagos, Nigeria: Newswatch Communications Limited). Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "AMAA Awards and Nominees 2006". African Movie Academy Award. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "List of Nominees for AMAA 2008". ScreenAfrica.com. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  4. ^ a b Coker, Onikepo (4 May 2007). "Africa Celebrates Film Industry at AMAA 2007". Mshale Newspaper (Minneapolis, USA: Mshale Communications). Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
  5. ^ Opurum, Nkechi (April 28, 2012). "First Nollywood Movie Awards set to hold: The awards will celebrate excellence in the Nigerian movie industry". Daily Times of Nigeria. Retrieved January 21, 2013. 

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