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Pulse Nigeria Poll Top 5 Nollywood movies of 2017 so far

From "Omugwo" to "Slow Country," see what 2017 movies Pulse readers say are the best so far.

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Poster for Kunle Afolayan's new movie "Omugwo" play

Poster for Kunle Afolayan's new movie "Omugwo"

Pulse Movies recently put together a list of Nollywood movies that have been released so far in 2017.

We asked Pulse Readers to choose their favourite movies. See what movies our readers think are the best of 2017, so far.

Check out their top five.

1. "Omugwo"

15.1% of Pulse Nigeria readers chose Kunle Afolayan's "Omugwo" as their favourite movie of 2017, so far.

In the comedy movie, Omotunde, a young civil engineer married to Raymond an OAP(Online Radio Personality), has just given birth.

Their mothers-in-law forcefully move in with the couple to perform the Igbo child care rite called, Omugwo.

But instead of relieving their children of the burden of childcare, the mothers’ rivalry complicates life for the couple.

Patience Ozokwor and Ayo Adesanya play

Patience Ozokwor and Ayo Adesanya on the set of "Omugwo"


2. "Slow Country"

12.4% of our readers enjoyed watching the Eric Aghimien movie.

In "Slow Country," a homeless teenage mother, who gets herself trapped in prostitution and drug trafficking for seven years in order to secure a good life for her son, decides to quit.

However, her boss, a ruthless human and drug trafficker is not ready to let go of his most trusted cash cow.

Slow Country poster play

Slow Country poster


3. "King Invisible"

10.8% of our readers had fun watching the Femi Adisa epic movie.

"King Invincible" tells the story of a handsome warlord, who is fast transitioning into a wolf due to the curse of the dogs that has been placed on him.


4. "Ojukokoro"

9.2% of our readers had fun watching the Dare Olaitan comedy/heist thriller, "Ojukokoro."

The movie tells the story of what happens when a cash strapped manager in a money laundering petrol station, decides to rob the petrol station that employs him, but along this journey, finds out that there are different kinds of criminals that are also interested in the same cash.

Dare Olaitan's Ojukokoro set for US premiere play

Ojukokoro Movie Poster


5. "Mr and Mrs 2"

8.1% of Pulse Nigeria readers obviously enjoyed watching the sequel to the 2012 "Mr and Mrs."

The movie focuses on a couple Sharon (Rita Dominic) and Kobi (Chidi Mokeme), who in a bid to save their union, expose some of the truths surrounding struggles and independence in marriage.

play Mr and Mrs chapter 2


Check out the rest of the votes in poll below.

What's the best movie of 2017 so far?»

  • 15,1% Omugwo
  • 6,5% Okafor's Law
  • 1,6% Desecration
  • 8,1% Mr and Mrs 2
  • 4,3% Lotanna
  • 9,2% Ojukokoro
  • 10,8% King Invisible
  • 12,4% Slow Country
  • 0,5% Whose Meal Ticket
  • 0,0% Unveil
  • 6,5% Basira in London
  • 0,0% Zahra
  • 0,5% American Driver
  • 6,5% Something Wicked
  • 7,0% Hire a Man
  • 3,2% The guest
  • 1,6% Bariga Sugar
  • 5,9% Hell or High Water
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