The Nigerian movie industry has made the picture in motion continually relevant as they produce movies that feature various Nigerian languages. Here, we will be providing you with the best Yoruba movies.
Few attributes of a thrilling movie are its suspense, actions, romance, etc., whatever it is you are looking looking for in a film, you can get it in Yoruba movies. Do not panic if you don’t understand the language because most of the movies have subtitles.
These films were mostly short actualités of real-life scenes, characteristic of the earliest films. Ola Balogun produced the first-ever Yoruba movie in 1977, Ajani Ogun.
Best Yoruba Movies
Check out our list of best Yoruba movies below:
This is an award-winning movie. It features Lauronke and Dauda on a hit. Laronke mistakenly bumped into the bathroom where Dauda, who happens to be her elder brother’s friend, was having his bath.
Unfortunately, Dauda won’t let it slide as he swore that he must see her nakedness as well at all costs. Would Laronke who already had a lover accept Dauda’s advances even while under pressure? Find Out!
This is one of the most interesting Yoruba movies almost everyone has found mind-blowing. It’s a story of a beautiful whose inability to have a child brought her so much agony and problems, how did this end? Find out.
Starring: Odunlade Adekola and other Yoruba famous faces including, Kemi Afolabi, Rose Odika, Kola Ajeyemi, and Bukola Odediran.
This movie features Joko Val, Taiwo Aromokun, Lere Paimo, and many others. It is a story of a father who preferred pampering his son as his heir more than his daughter. Find out its outcome.
Elulu is a tale of a handsome man called Gbeminiyi with mental instability. His condition didn’t change how Ojuolape felt for him and was determined to help him recover so that they could get married. Painfully, Ojuolape’s parents said a big NO! After they found out. You see this movie
Sonto’s Father dies a mysterious death in this story while trying to secure a butcher’s permit for his son; Sonto.
Sonto, having known that his Father’s death was spiritual, decides to cook himself with juju so as not to be caught by death unaware. He now commands superpowers. What does he do with it? Find out!
Ajo tells a story of a young lady who desires nothing but happiness and a great future but tends to forget that our destiny is like hand palm prints that can never be erased.
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Jaguda Metta (1 and 2)
Jaguda Metta is another exciting movie capable of leaving anyone want to see it over and over again.
Tells a story of a nymphomaniac married young lady whose sexual appetite heightens days after her marriage which causes her devoted husband constant embarrassment.
All efforts to give a lasting solution to this act leads to an unforeseen event in the marriage. This is a must-watch movie.
Pastor Were (1 and 2)
In this movie, a Prophet suddenly runs mad during a church service. He was rescued by a member who insisted that something unbelievable must be done for him to regain his senses. Have fun watching it!
Bode and his little sister Adun are very close. Adun must first scrutinize and endorse Bode’s girlfriend before Bode goes into any relationship with her. When Bode falls in love with Abike and brings her home for Adun to see, it is hatred for Adun at first sight. Find out the implication of this.
Iwalewa is a story of a young lady who believes beauty is everything at the expense of good character and brain, and she learned the reality the hard way. See for yourself.
What goes around, they say; comes around. This movie tells the story of a skilled laborer who needs to go through a kidney transplant to survive. He was later helped by an old friend of Olaigbade (Tai Balofin) whom he had once supported, bailed him out of the situation.
Funnily enough, Olaigbade’s kind-heartedness now leads him to the devil’s door in his quest to seek fortunes. He is then lured into the Ogboni cult. This is a must-watch movie.
Funke realizes her husband is cheating on her and comes home late. She begs her sister Abimbola to come to stay with her; maybe her husband will change. He changes quite alright but comes home early to Abimbola instead. Abimbola is truly a suspense-filled drama. It would be best if you saw it.
Taxi Driver ( Oko Ashewo)
A young mechanic moves to the city to drive the old man’s taxi after the demise of his Father. Along the way, he encounters assassins and a motley crew of other urban weirdos. See what happens at last.