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2024 Most Watched Movies on Prime Video Naija! (Half Year List)

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In our latest report, we analyze the top-performing films on Prime Video Naija, revealing the themes, genres, and trends that resonate with local audiences.

Whether you’re a seasoned producer, aspiring content creator, or simply interested in the Nigerian film industry, this data is crucial for staying ahead of the curve and crafting impactful stories

13. Different Strokes

Directed by Biodun Stephen, Different Strokes tells the story of four married women who navigate the challenges of keeping their relationships fresh and fulfilling while facing vastly different circumstances.

Starring Lateef Adedimeji, Bukunmi Adeaga, Shaffy Bello, Mercy Johnson, Daniel Effiong, Blessing Jessica Obasi, Jim Iyke, Jide Kosoko, Mosun Filani, Deyemi Okanlawon, and Lilian Esoro.

Different Stroke was initially released to the cinema in March 2023 and then headed over to Prime Video on 8th March 2024.

12. A Weekend To Forget

Seven friends reunite for a weekend getaway after years of being apart. However, things don’t go as smoothly as they’d hoped, as old tensions and unresolved issues resurface.

A Weekend To Forget was written by Joy Isi Bewaji and directed by Damola Ademola. The movie featured amazing talent such as Stan Nze, Daniel Etim Effiong, Erica Nlewedim, Elozonam, Uche Montana, Neo Akpofure, Ini Dima Okojie, Akin Lewis and many others.

Release Date on Prime Video Naija: Jan 2024.

11. Hotel Labamba

Directed by Biodun Stephen, Hotel Labamba is a captivating storyline about a murder mystery. Starring Femi Adebayo, Lateef Adedimeji, Pamilerin Adegoke, Bimbo Ademoye, Idowu Adeyemi, Lilian Afegbai, Blessing Jessica Obasi, Karen Ajimobi, and Steven Chuks amongst many others.

The movie begins with the shocking news of Ella’s untimely demise in the Hotel Labamba. Ella was a famous Instagram influencer on a romantic getaway with her flamboyant and controversial boyfriend, Big Berry, who claimed to be a businessman from North Cyprus. When Ella’s lifeless body is found, the hotel staff hold her boyfriend captive.

Hotel Labamba had its prime video release on 15th February 2024

10. Japa

Japa focuses on the tale of Mezu, a classroom teacher who was set to leave Nigeria for greener pastures in the United States, but the day he should make his trip turned his life around, but this time not for good.

Japa is a Nigerian sci-fi movie featuring Jidekene Achufusi, Layi Wasabi, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Seun Ajayi, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, and Mofe Duncan.

Japa was released on Prime Video Naija on 8th March 2024.

9. The Bloom Boys

The Bloom Boys is a family drama film featuring Ninalowo Bolanle, Tobi Bakre, Timini Egbuson, Shaffy Bello, Tina Mba, Segun Arinze, Foluke Daramola, Gbenga Titiloye and many others.

In the search for a match between billionaires, Kemi’s high-society background causes a twist of fate with a technology entrepreneur, revealing a lurking villain.

The Bloom Boys was released to Prime Video on 15th February 2024.

8. Love and Life

Directed by Reuben Reng, Love and Life is played by Rita Dominic, Chidi Mokeme, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Michelle Dede, Anthony Monjaro, Ray Adeka and many others.

A heartbroken recent widow, a marriage in trouble, and an uncertain romance… These three women, friends from way back when, may seem to have lived perfect lives in a perfect world but recently they have all struggled to remember love and to keep love alive. They learn, that when everything else fails, as long as you have your friends you have hope.

Love and Life was released to prime video on 29th December 2024.


Momiwa is an Epic family drama directed by Biodun Stephen featuring Iyabo Ojo, Blessing Jessica Obasi, Uzor Arukwe and Mc Lively.

The film follows the story of a beloved housekeeper who brings joy to a home until her boss’ wife returns, stirring tension and rivalry within the family.

Release date on Prime Video: 10th May 2024.

6. The Kujus Again

The Kujus Again is a sequel series to the film The Kujus, a comedy family drama that tells the story of The Kujus family members who all went back to Badagry for the remembrance of their late mum.

The Kuju clan is back again; this time they have gathered at a hotel resort for the traditional wedding of Mauyon and Lily; but things quickly take a turn for the worse when underlying tension meets unfortunate incidents as money as well as people go missing.

The Kujus Again was directed by Biodun Stephen and released to Prime Video Naija on 22nd March 2024.

5. Head Over Bills

Three privileged and spoiled sisters, seeking their mother’s approval, find love, lose it and rediscover themselves. Head Over Bills was directed by Dabby Chimere, starring Shaffy Bello, Bimbo Ademoye, Rachael Okonkwo, Ego Nwosu, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Uzor Arukwe, Mofe Duncan, Anita Joseph and Nelson Enwerem.

Head Over Bills was released to Prime Video on 5th April.

4. A Tribe Called Judah

The record-breaking movie A Tribe Called Judah was written and produced by Funke Akindele. The film tells the story of five brothers plan who robbed a small mall with their mother’s help, but they are faced with armed robbers upon arriving.

Featuring Nollywood faves including Funke Akindele, Timini Egbuson, Tobi Makinde,  Jide Kene Achufusi, Uzee Usman, Fathia Balogun, Olumide Oworu, Genoveva Umeh, Etinosa Idemudia, Nosa Rex and many others.

A Tribe Called Judah hit the one billion box office record in January before heading to Prime Video on 19th April 2024.

3. Water and Gaari

Aisha, a fashion designer, returns to her native home after 10 years. At home, violence has escalated and tensions are high. As she reconnects with loved ones, she must learn to live with her scars and confront the guilt she left behind.

Water and Gaari was directed by Meji Alabi and produced by Tiwa Savage. Starring Jemima Osunde, Mike Afolarin, Andrew Bunting, Tiwa Savage and many others.

Water and Gaari was released on Prime Video Naija on 10th May 2024.

2. All’s Fair in Love

All’s Fair in Love tells the story of Demi and Kanla whose thriving business and friendship face a test when they both fall for Mbali, sparking a love triangle.

Starring Deyemi Okanlawon, Timini Egbuson, Juliet Ibrahim, Ireti Doyle, Buhle Samuels,  Beauty Tukura, Venita Akpofure and Gbubemi Ejeye.

All’s Fair in Love was released to Prime Video on 25th May 2024.

1. Breath of Life

Breath Life was written and directed by BB Sasore and produced by Eku Edewor.  This tells the story of Timi, an exceptionally gifted and affluent man, who becomes an old and lonely curmudgeon after a heartbreaking tragedy strikes his life. It’s not until Elijah, a humble and impoverished young man, steps in as his housekeeper, that Timi begins to see a glimmer of light. Through their years together, Timi not only learns to love Elijah but also discovers a newfound purpose within the depth of his grief. Their bond becomes a beacon of hope, reshaping the trajectory of both their lives.

Breath Life was released on December 15, 2023, as an Amazon Prime Video original film and the first of the three-part deal between Nemsia Films and Amazon Studios.


Top Insights

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In Summary

Prime Video Naija has been dropping back-to-back Nollywood titles in the first half of 2024. Per industry sources, the streamer has been offloading its licensed titles as it figures its future investment plan in the continent.

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