Last year was generous for great Nigerian movies. The best thing about top Nigerian movies 2018 is that directors and cast surprised with the diversity of formats, genres, and stories. Check out five best Nigerian movies 2018, one for each popular genre so all readers will get something to enjoy.
King of Boys
Genre: Political thriller.
Director: Kemi Adetiba.
Cast: Sola Sobowale, Remilekun Reminisce Safaru, Adesua Etomi, and others.
Storyline: This is the story of a businesswoman, who is a promising politician and philanthropist. Her growing ambitions results in the struggle for the power, which starts to threaten everything and everyone around her. She is loved and feared. She needs a ruthless strategy to succeed in what she started.
Director: Genevieve Nnaji.
Cast: Genevieve Nnaji, Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, and others.
Storyline: Adaeze Obiagu becomes in charge of her father’s company when the man is not able to lead the business anymore. This is a challenging task, especially in a male-dominated environment. The heroine needs to prove what she’s worth and try to save the family business.
Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons
Director: Toka McBaror.
Cast: Remi Martins, Amaju Abioritsegbemi, Ayo Alesinloye, Naz Okigbo, and others.
Storyline: The story of Abuja’s bachelors made it to the collection of the best Nigerian comedy movies 2018. The four men have thriving businesses, cars and houses, and enough of women’s attention. However, they encounter a corrupt politician and find out that material goods are not enough for happiness.
Lara and the Beat
Director: Tosin Coker.
Cast: Ademola Adedoyin, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha, and others.
Storyline: One of the best Nigerian romantic movies 2018 is the story about two sisters, who are caught in the center of the financial scandal. The media empire owned by their parents seems to face some serious problems, and young women have to take care of their future and legacy.
Knock Out Blessing
Director: Dare Olaitan.
Cast: Alvin Abayomi, Ademola Adedoyin, Tony Akposeri, and others.
Storyline: So what about the best Nigerian action movies 2018? It is a story about hope and courage, and the ode to feminism. The main heroine, whose name is Blessing, is the ambitious sportsman. She escapes poverty to chase her dreams, but the path leads her to the criminal underworld.