Whether you have the couch all to yourself, cuddled up with that special someone, or hanging out with your friends, watching movies has never been a bad idea.
With this in mind, and since it’s that time of the year when love is most palpable in the air, we’ve got more than a few suggestions to bring about the ambiance of feeling in love for the first time.
So, ready for a romantic night in?
Here are 5 of the most romantic Nollywood movies on Netflix worth the binge. Be sure to have popcorn and tissues at the ready!
- Namaste Wahala
Runtime: 1h 46m
Director: Hamisha Daryani Ahuja
Cast: Ini Dima Okojie, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Osas Ighodaro, Joke Silva, Anee Icha, Koye Kekere Ekun
Synopsis: A Nigerian woman and an Indian man won’t let cultural differences get in the way of their romance.
2. The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
Runtime: 1h 30m
Director: Ishaya Bako
Cast: Zainab Balogun, Kenneth Okolie, Deyemi Okanlawon, Joke Silva, Olu Jacobs, Jide Kosoko, Rachel Oniga, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Ini Dima-Okojie, Toni Tones
Synopsis: A disenchanted chef tries to help her parents restore their failing hotel but cooks up feelings for an investor with his sights set on the property.
3. …When Love Happens
Runtime: 1h 49m
Director: Seyi Babatope
Cast: Weruche Opia, Gideon Okeke, Beverly Naya, OC Ukeje, Shaffy Bello, Oreka Godis
Synopsis: Fed up with coordinating weddings for everyone else, unlucky-in-love event planner Mo turns to the internet to see if she can find her own Mr. Right.
Runtime: 1h 56m
Director: Oluseyi Asurf
Cast: Wale Ojo, Ireti Doyle, Alvin Abayomi, Toyin Abraham, Ruby Akubueze, Chimezie Imo, Tomiwa Tegbe
Synopsis: After losing his wife, a single father indulges in flimsy flings until he meets his son’s music teacher, who imparts a few lessons on love.
5. 10 Days in Sun City
Runtime: 1h 27m
Director: Adze Ugah
Cast: Ayo Makun, Adesua Etomi,, Richard Mofe-Damijo Mercy Johnson, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, Tuface Idibia, Thenjiwe Moseley, Motlatsi Mafatshe, Celeste Ntuli, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
Synopsis: After his girlfriend wins the Miss Nigeria pageant, a young man faces unexpected competition of his own when he joins her on a campaign in South Africa.
Which one are you seeing first? Tell us in the comments.