The Top 10 Most Popular Netflix Movies In Nigeria

The Top 10 Most Popular Netflix Movies In Nigeria

The most popular movies on Netflix in Nigeria.

Now that Netflix has unveiled its new “Top 10” feature, we have an assessment of what people are actually watching on the streaming service. Each day, the “Top 10” feature shows the most popular films and TV shows as viewed by subscribers in a particular country.

But if you’re looking for not only a quick rundown of the Top 10 most popular movies on Netflix, but also a little more information on what they’re about and who’s in them, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve assembled the current list of the most popular movies on Netflix in Nigeria, along with more information about each film.

10. 365 DAYS


Directors: Barbara Bialowas and Tomasz Mandes

Writers: Tomasz Kimala, Barbara Bialowas, Tomasz Mandes, and Blanka Lipinska

Cast: Anna-Maria Sieklucka, Michele Morrone, and Magdalena Lamparska

Year Released: 2020

Genre: Erotic Romantic Drama

What’s is About?: In this Polish film, a young woman in a spiritless relationship falls for a dominant man who imprisons her and gives her 365 days to fall in love with him.

9. It’s Not Okay To Be Okay


Director: Park Shin-Woo

Writer: Jo Yong

Cast: Kim Soo-HyunSeo, Yea-JiOh Jung-SeMoon, Kang-TaeKo, Moon-YoungMoon Sang-Tae, Park Gyu-YoungKim, Chang-WanKim, Mi-KyungJang, Joo-RiOh Ji-WangKang Soon-DukPark Haeng-JaSun Byeol.

Release Date: June 20 – August 9, 2020

Genre: Drama

What’s is About?: 

A story about a man employed in a psychiatric ward and a woman, with an antisocial personality disorder, who is a popular writer of children’s books.

Moon Kang-Tae (Kim Soo-Hyun) works in the psychiatric ward. His job is to write down the patients’ conditions and to deal with unexpected situations, like if patients fight or they run away. He only earns about 1.8 million won (~$1,600 USD) a month. The woman (Seo Yea-Ji) is a popular writer of children’s literature, but she is extremely selfish, arrogant and rude.

8. Desperados


Director: LP

Writer: Ellen Rapoport

Cast: Nasim Pedrad, Anna Camp, Lamorne Morris, and Robbie Amell

Genre: Comedy

Year Released: 2020

What’s It About?: In Desperados, a group of friends travel to Mexico in an effort to delete an email one of them sent to their boyfriend.

7. Snow Piercer


Director: Bong Joon Ho

Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochett.

Cast: Jennifer Connelly. Daveed Diggs. Mickey Sumner. Alison Wright. Iddo Goldberg. Susan Park. Katie McGuinness. Sam Otto.

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Genres:  Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Release Date: 15 May 2020

What is it about:?

Survivors of Earth’s second Ice Age live out their days on a luxury train that ploughs through snow and ice. The train’s poorest residents, who live in the squalid caboose, plan to improve their lot by taking over the engine room.

6. The Perfect Picture


Director: Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Writer: Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Cast: Lydia Forson, Jackie Appiah, Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku, Chris Attoh, Joselyn Dumas, Adjetey Anang, John Dumelo, Kwaku Sintim-Misa, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Beverly Naya, Anita Erskine, Gideon Okeke, Gloria Sarfo and Raphael Boakye.

Genres: Comedy, Drama and Romance

Released Date: 2019
What is it about?: Three young women learn harsh lessons when they try to change their lives for the better.

5. Survival Of Jelili


Director: Desmond Elliot

Writer: Sharafa Olabode

Cast: Toyin Abraham, Dele Odule, Desmond Elliot, Seyilaw, Gbenga Adeyinka 1st, Woli Agba, Arole, Papi Luwe, Femi Adebayo Salami, Aisha Lawal, Rachael Okonkwo and Razak Olayiwola aka ojopagogo, and Bolanle Ninalowo.

Genre: Comedy

Release date: 6th December 2019

What is it about?: Survival Of Jelili is a comic story of an idiot by nature, Jelili played by Femi Adebayo. In his quest to attain societal relevance, he takes on different jobs. At the end, it will leave you with lessons mixed with lots of laughter to his folly.



Director: Kayode Kasum

Writer  : Bunmi Ajakaiye

Cast: Bimbo Ademoye as Bola Sugar. Bisola Aiyeola as Sola Sugar. Adesua Etomi-Wellington as Susie Sugar. Idowu Philips as Rhoda Sugar. Uzor Arukwe as Knight. Tobi Bakre as Andy. Mawuli Gavor as Dan. Toke Makinwa as Gina.

Released date: 25 December 2019

What is it about?



Director: Simon Barry

Writer:    Simon Barry

Cast: Alba Baptista,Toya Turner,Thekla Reuten,Lorena Andrea,Kristina Tonteri-Young and Tristan Ulloa.

Released date: July 2, 2020 –


What is it about?

Warrior nun is a Tv series which is narrated and led by Portuguese actress Alba Baptista in the role of Ava Silva, a tetraplegic orphan who discovers she now has powers which force her to join an ancient order of warrior nuns. The series marks Baptista’s English-language debut. The cast also features Toya Turner, Thekla Reuten, Lorena Andrea, Kristina Tonteri-Young and Tristan Ulloa.


DIRECTORFunke Akindele-Bello


CAST: Funke Akindele, Akin Lewis, Shaffy Bello, Kunle Coker, Emmanuel Edunjobi, Alexx Ekubo, Toni Tones, Osas Ighodaro, Bimbo Manuel, Deyemi Okanlawon, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Eku Edewor, Seyi Law


What’s It About?: ‘Your Excellency’ tells the story of Olalekan Ajadi, a billionaire businessman and failed presidential candidate, who is obsessed with Donald Trump. Just when his campaign looks set to be another disaster, Ajadi is anointed by a major party and becomes a credible contender. As the political drama unfolds, it seems possible that even the most inept candidate, with little to offer voters except viral soundbites and amusing antics, can mount a serious challenge for the presidency — through the power and influence of social media.

1. The Old Guard



Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood

Writer: Greg Rucka

Screenplay: Greg Rucka

Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, and follows a team of immortal mercenaries that go on a revenge mission.

Genre: Action, Fantasy.

Release Date: 10 July 2020

What is it about?: 

A group of mercenaries, all centuries-old immortals with the ablity to heal themselves, discover someone is onto their secret, and they must fight to protect their freedom.

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