In the world of streaming entertainment, Netflix continues to be a treasure trove of cinematic delights, with a constantly rotating lineup of films that cater to every genre preference.
It can be a daunting task to choose what to watch, given the sheer variety of options. To help you navigate the streaming giant’s catalogue, we’ve curated a list of the top five movies currently trending on Netflix.
Each of these films offers a unique and captivating viewing experience.
“Jagun Jagun” is a gripping drama by Femi Adebayo that revolves around the aspirations of a young man who is determined to achieve greatness as a formidable warrior. To pursue his dream, he enlists in an elite army, setting in motion a series of events that bring him face to face with a deranged warlord and the complexities of love.
Co-directed by Femi Adebayo and Adebayo Tijani, the film has a runtime of 2 hours 14 minutes and features a talented ensemble cast including Femi Adebayo, Tope Adebayo, Adebowale Adedayo, Lateef Adedimeji, Odunlade Adekola, Bimbo Ademoye, Dayo Amusa, Fathia Balogun, and other accomplished actors.
Far From Home
This Netflix series, created by Chinaza Onuzo and Dami Elebe, explores the journey of a financially disadvantaged teenager who undergoes a dramatic transformation when he secures a prestigious scholarship, gaining access to an exclusive school catering to the affluent one percent.
The show boasts an impressive ensemble cast, including notable actors like Funke Akindele-Bello, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Mike Afolarin, Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha, Mike Afolarin, Tomi Ojo, and several others.
This compelling 2023 drama series by Xavier Ighorodje brings us into the lives of a cohort of courtesans striving to break free from the clutches of a notorious kingpin. However, their quest for freedom is complicated by the web of political corruption and familial bonds that entwine them, making escape seem nearly unattainable.
The series boasts an impressive cast, including Ini Edo, Chidi Mokeme, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Nancy Isime, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Toyin Abraham, Sola Sobowale, and other talented actors.
The Fisherman’s Diary
Enah Johnscott directed the compelling drama film in 2020. ‘The Fisherman’s Diary is a story that revolves around Ekah’s unwavering determination to receive an education in a village primarily inhabited by fishermen, where educating a girl child is viewed as a taboo.
Her resolve to challenge this long-standing tradition becomes entangled with her father, Solomon’s, mysterious past. The film boasts a talented cast, including Kang Quintus, Ramsey Nouah, Faith Fidel, and other notable actors.
Temidayo Makanjuola “Blood Sisters” brings an enthralling thriller series that unravels the tale of inseparable best friends, Sarah and Kemi. Their lives are forever altered when a wealthy groom mysteriously vanishes during his engagement celebration, leaving them with a perilous secret. Faced with imminent danger, they are compelled to flee.
The series showcases an impressive ensemble of talent, including Ini Dima-Okojie, Nancy Isime, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Ramsey Nouah, Gabriel Afolayan, Deyemi Okanlawon, and several other accomplished actors.