The Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood has grown since it conception in the early 90s. Nollywood has managed to become the third largest film industry in the world after Hollywood of America and Bollywood of India. The industry is worth over $55 billion and has become the major export in Nigeria. Nollywood has employed more than 10 million Nigerians thereby reducing the high rate of unemployment in the country.

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But the question we have today is, do you still think Nollywood is moving in the same direction or has people stopped watching Nollywood movies and decided to divert to Hollywood and Bollywood movies? The truth of the matter is that Nollywood have lose audience over the years because people now prefer to watch foreign movies like Hollywood, Bollywood, Philippines and South Korea movies instead of Nollywood movies.

The reason is because, most of our Nollywood stories are scrapped compare to stories produced in the early stage of Nollywood. Some of the stories in Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) today are not entertaining anymore and has no meaning or moral lesson. So in this article I will be sharing with you the top 20 unforgettable Nollywood movies that made Nollywood a global venture. These movies are so interesting that you can watch it over and over again without getting tired or bored. So therefore, we present to you the top 20 unforgettable Nollywood movies.

20. Living in Bondage

Living in Bondage is the first home video produced in Nigeria. This movie is regarded as the most popular Nollywood movie produced in Nigeria. The movie was produced in 1992 and star actors like Kenneth Okonkwo, Kanayo O Kanayo, Patience Ozokwor, Rita Nzelu, amongst others. The movie was produced by Nek Movies.

19. Yankee Girls

Yankee Girls is one the most popular Nollywood movie produced in the early 90s. This movie is regarded as one of the best movie produced in Nigeria. It features star actors like Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Rita Dominic, Stella Damasus and other top Hollywood actors. The movie was produced by Arinze Egesimba of Mega Movies Limited.

18. Nneka – The Pretty Serpent

Nneka – The Pretty Serpent is one the most popular Nollywood movie produced in the early 90s. The movie featured star actors like Ngozi Ezeonu, Rita Nzelu, amongst others and talks about how to overcome principalities of darkness.

17. Igodo

Igodo is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in the early 90s. Igodo is regarded as the greatest Nollywood epic movie produced in Nigeria. It featured star actors like Pete Edochie, Charles Okafor, Sam Dede, amongst others. The movie was produced by OJ Production.

16. Egg of Life

Egg of Life is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in 2003. It is also regarded as one of the best epic movie produced in Nigeria. The movie feature star actors like Pete Edochie, Ebele Okaro, Clarion Chukwura, Nkeru Sylvanus, Georgina Onuoha, amongst others. The movie was produced by OJ Production.

15. Karishika

Karishika is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It featured star actors like Amaechi Muonagor, Ngozi Nwosu, Grace Amah, amongst others. The movie was produced by Tony Jackson and talks about how to overcome principalities of darkness.

14. Witches

Witches is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. The movie feature star actors like Zack Orji, Liz Benson, amongst others. The movie was produced by Ossy Affason Production and talks about how to overcome principalities of darkness.

13. Glamour Girls

Glamour Girls is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 90s. It featured star actors like Liz Benson, Zack Orji, Eucharia Anunobi, amongst others. The movie was produced by Kingdom Worth Incorporation.

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12. Ijele

Ijele is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 90s. It featured star actors like Sam Dede, Gentle Jack, Genevieve Nnaji, Eucharia Anunobi, amongst others. The movie is regarded as one of the best epic movie produced in Nigeria.

11. Aki Na Ukwa

Aki Na Ukwa is one of the most popular Nollywood comedy movie produced in 2003. It star actors like Chinedu Ikedieze, Osita Iheme, Amaechi Muonagor, Chika Anyanwu, amongst others. The movie is regarded as one of the best comedy movie produced in Nigeria. The movie was produced by Kasvid International Limited.

10. Osuofia in London

Osuofia in London is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. The movie star Nollywood comic actor Nkem Owoh and other top Hollywood actors. The movie was shot in Lagos, Nigeria and also in London, United Kingdom.

9. Oganigwe

Oganigwe is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 90s. It star actors like Kenneth Okonkwo, Kanayo O Kanayo, Patience Ozokwor, Chiege Alisigwe, amongst others. The movie was produced and directed by Fred Amata and regarded as one of the best epic movie produced in Nigeria.

8. Issakkaba

Issakkaba is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It star actors like Sam Dede, Chiwetalu Agu, John Okafor, (Mr Ibu), amongst others. The movie is regarded as one of the best action thriller movie produced in Nigeria and talks about community insecurity.

7. The State

The State is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in late 2000s. It star actors like Emma Ehummadu, Zubby Michael, Tammy Opusuru, amongst others. The movie is regarded as one of the best political action thriller movie produced in Nigeria.

6. Omalinze

Omalinze is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It star actors like Charles Okafor, Stephanie Okereke, Gentle Jack, amongst others. The movie was produced by Nollywood Vintage and depict it story from the book the gods are not to blame written by Ola Rotimi.

5. She Warrior

She Warrior is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It star Nollywood legendary actress Genevieve Nnaji. The movie is regarded as one of the best epic movie produced in Nigeria.

4. The God to Serve

The God to Serve is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It star actors like Saint Obi, Olu Jacobs, Tammy Opusuru, amongst others. The movie was produced by Nollywood Vintage and talks about how to overcome principalities of darkness.

3. Last Burial

Last Burial is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It star actors like Clem Ohameze, Eucharia Anunobi, amongst others. The movie is regarded as one of the best horror movie produced in Nigeria and talks about how to overcome principalities of power.

2. Abuja Connection

Abuja Connection is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It stars actors like Ngozi Ezeonu, Clarion Chukwura, Eucharia Anunobi, Chidi Mokeme, late Enebeli Elebuwa, amongst others and talks about corruption in government.

1. Across The River

Across The River is one of the most popular Nollywood movie produced in early 2000s. It star actors like Kenneth Okonkwo, late Muna Obiekwe, Jerry Amilo, Camilla Mberekpe, amongst others. The movie is also regarded as one of the best movie produced in Nigeria and talks about the greed for money.

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