Top 10 Nollywood Movies Released In 2021 So Far


The Nigerian film industry is referred to as Nollywood. Nollywood, over the years have produced intruiging, entertaining and thrilling movies, no wonder Fans are always looking forward to the next Nollywood movie to be staged.

In this year, a lot of Nollywood movies have been released, but the following are the Top 10 Nollywood movies released in 2021 so far.

10. The Miracle centre

This movie is Set in Panya Grammar School, Mr Greg comes into Panya and encounters a system he doesn’t seem to comprehend. Teachers are not proficient enough. His intention to bring about a change in the system to ensure a Corrupt-free school and society is met with tough opposition and challenges from a group of individuals. The movie is directed by Niyi Akinmolayan and it starred Odunlade Adekola, Femi Adebayo, Afeez Oyetoro, Ayo Mogaji and Yemi Sodimu.

Release Date: 1 January 2021

Genre: Comedy

9. The Razz Guy

The comedy follows the story of an offensive executive who attempts to conquer a curse that makes him unable to speak decent English. The comedy is directed by Udoka Oyeka and stars Lasisi Elenu in his debut lead role alongside Broda Shaggi, Mc Lively, Nancy Isime and Bucci Franklin.

Release Date: 19 March 2021

Genre: Comedy

8. Tanwa Savage

Tanwa Savage orbits around the true life story of a married man who goes on a adultery spree and turns out he impregnated three women from three different Nigerian tribes. All three women live under one roof, will there ever be peace?. The film is directed by Geshin Salvador and it stars Segun Arinze, Timini Egbuson, Linda Osifo and Bimbo Ademoye.

Release Date: 22 January 2021

Genre: Comedy, Drama.

7. Sanitation Day

Sanitation Day is a film produced, written and directed by Seyi Babatope. The film is based on two inspectors who have the main duty to find out details of four perpetrators regarding a vicious murder of a man before the eve of Sanitation Day. The film stars Nse Ikpe-Etim, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Charles Inojie and Elozanam Ogbolu in the lead roles.

Release Date: 22 January 2021

Genre: Comedy, Thriller.

6. The Prophetess

Ajoke, a local Prophetess makes an unreal prediction about a football match which sets off a string of events in the community beyond her control. With her life endangered, she enrolls the help of her twin sister to defend her. The film was directed by Niyi Akinmolayan and it starred Toyin Abraham, Muyiwa Adetola, Lateef Adedeji and Tina Mba.

Release Date: 2 April 2021

Genre: Comedy

5. The Therapist

The Therapist directed by Kayode Kasum centres around Eloho Odafe who lost everything in a divorce to her ex-husband, Lessened to a penniless and desperate woman, Eloho determines to help unhappy women wanting to divorce their nasty and adulterous husbands. It stars Rita Dominic in a lead role alongside Mokeme, Shaffy Bello, Michelle Dede, Tope Tedela, Toyin Abraham, Anthony Monjaro and Anee Icha.

Release Date: 26 March 2021

Genre: Drama

4. Under The Carpet

The Tope Alake directed movie is a celebration of motherhood, the extent a woman can go, just to make sure that her child makes the right choice in life. Under the Carpet is full of intrigues, deception, sacrifice and the love of a mother. The romantic drama is a mixture of Pidgin and English language and stars Iyabo Ojo in a lead role alongside Deyemi Okanlawon and Femi Jacobs.

Release Date: 12 March 2021

Genre: Romance, Drama

3. Fine Wine

A lonely but wealthy older man truly falls in love with a younger woman and finds himself in the crossfire of society and in contest with a younger man for her heart. The Seyi Babatope directed Film starred Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ego Nwosu, keppy Ekpenyong and Zainab Balogun.

Release Date: 12 February 2021

Genre: Romance, Comedy.

2. Ponzi

Ponzi is a comedy film based on the victims of the 2016 MMM Ponzi scheme. The Kayode Kasum directed and Toluwani Obayan written comedy is inspired by true events, it follows the story of residents of a close who pulled off a heist after falling pret to a Ponzi Scheme.It stars Jide Kosoko, Timini Egbuson, Chinyere Wilfred, Mr Macaroni and Broda Shaggi.

Release Date: 12 March 2021

Genre: Comedy

1. Day of Destiny[DOD]

Day of Destiny is the first Nollywood family adventure and time-travel film. DOD is the exhilarating adventure of Chidi and Rotimi, teenagers who get a magical opportunity to change their broke parents' past by travelling 20 years back in time. Co-written & co-directed by Elevator Baby Writer/Director, Akay Mason and Abosi Ogba, in his directorial debut.The film stars Olumide Oworu, Toyin Abraham, Denola Grey and Norbert Young in the lead roles.

Release Date: 1 January 2021

Genre: Science-Fiction, Adeventure.