Netflix has always supported quality and original content produced by artists and filmmakers all around the world. And Ghanaian Movies are no different.
These are excellent movies created by Ghanaian film producers and directors that have made their way to Netflix – including movies by Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Yvonne Nelson and Peter Sedufia.
With that in mind, here are Ghanaian movies on Netflix you should not miss.
Beasts of No Nation
A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. As civil war rages in Africa, a fierce warlord trains a young orphan to join his group of guerrilla soldiers.
Cast: Abraham Attah, Idris Elba, Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, Fred Amugi, David Dontoh
The Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later
The story of three friends who are saddled with more issues in their not-so-fairy-tale relationships. It’s a roller coaster ride of imperfect husbands, repentant ex-boyfriends, and daring romantic exploits. A movie about growing up and everything in between.
Cast: Jackie Appiah, Joselyn Dumas, Beverly Naya, Lydia Forson, Chris Attoh, John Dumelo, Naa Ashorkor, KSM
Thrust into Accra by circumstances, a 14-year-old girl from Northern Ghana must endure life in the slums of Accra, and find a way to get back home.
Cast: Asana Alhassan, Adjetey Anang, Ama K. Abebrese, Akofa Edjeani Asiedu, Peter Ritchie, Mohammed Hafiz
The Burial of Kojo
The Burial Of Kojo follows the story of Esi, as she recounts her childhood and the tumultuous relationship between her father, Kojo and her uncle, Kwabena. After Kojo goes missing on an illegal mining expedition with Kwabena, Esi embarks on a journey to rescue her father.
Cast: Joseph Otsiman, Kobina Amissah-Sam, Ama Abebrese, Cynthia Dankwa
A divorced couple who decide to share equal space in their ex-matrimonial home soon realize that the ingenious idea is easier said than done. Bent on flexing their egos and scoring points, the two implore various hilarious tactics that soon inflames emotions and turns an already complicated situation into a roller coaster ride.
Cast: Joselyn Dumas, Chris Attoh, Nikki Samonas, Victoria Michaels, Adjetey Anang
Sin City tells the story of Philip (Kunle Remi ) and Julia (Yvonne Nelson), a couple high up on the ladder of success and living their dream. Their marriage seems perfect except they can’t seem to get to spend time with each other owing to Philips’ frequent trips. Finally when they decide to spend time together and go away for a few days, only to find their relationship tested in unexpected ways.
Cast: Yvonne Nelson, Kunle Remi, Adjetey Anang, Isaac Akwesi Awonor, Kweku Elliot, Regina Van-Helvert
Fix Us is a 2019 Ghanaian movie produced by Yvonne Nelson and directed by Pascal Amanfo. The movie revolves around the lives of three actresses and their conflicting romances to prevent their personal drama from going public and wrecking their careers.
Cast: Yvonne Nelson, Yvonne Okoro, Irene Logan, David Prince Osei, Alexandra Amon, Jessica Williams, Michelle Attoh, Belinda Dzattah
In SideChic Gang, three female friends find out they can make fortunes from exposing cheating husbands and boyfriends after making tons of cash unexpectedly from reporting a cheating husband to the wife.
Cast: Nana Ama McBrown, Lydia Forson, Sika Osei, Aaron Adatsi, Beverly Afaglo, Stacy Afful, Akofa Aseidu, Rosemond Brown, Crystabel Ekeh, Benard Nyarko
Like Cotton Twines
An American volunteer teaching at a remote school in Africa tries to save one of his young students from a religious custom in which she will be offered as a slave to the gods.
Cast: Irene Adotey, Ajetey Anang, David Dontoh, Jay Ellis, Yvonne Okoro
40 and Single
40 and Single looks into life of Ebaner Temple, a biracial, single, bridal fashion designer, as she manoeuvres life in the African city of Accra, Ghana, where race and colorism have significant colonial roots.
Cast: Marie Humbert, Vanessa Williams, Adjetey Anang, Emefa Tsikata, Michelle Attoh, Rama Brew, Joselyn Dumas, John Dumelo
A couple expecting its first child misses a train into the city for the delivery.
Cast: Adjetey Anang, Lydia Forson, Fred Amugi, Jeneral Ntatia, Clemento Suarez, Joseph Otsiman
I hope that this blog post can help you find something new to watch. So what are you waiting for? Start streaming your favorite Ghanaian movies on Netflix.