NETFLIX: Movies to watch on Christmas Day if you’re in Nigeria

Globally, the Christmas season is one of the most anticipated seasons of the year and Nigeria is no exception.

However, Christmas celebrations can be boring if you’re home alone and looking for something to pass your time. One way to solve the boredom of being alone at home is to watch movies. At Nairametrics, we don’t just talk about money and business, we also like to relax and have fun.

A mix of blockbusters on Netflix is ​​needed to brighten the day and strengthen family bonds during the Christmas party. Here is a selection of blockbusters across Nollywood and Hollywood that you should definitely check out.

A Naija Christmas

A Naija Christmas is a 2021 romantic comedy film directed by Kunle Afolayan and starring Abayomi Alvin, Kunle Remi, Efa Iwara and Rachel Oniga.

The story tells of a single mother (Madame Agata) with three adult sons who are delighted with their own independent lives. However, their mother’s growing experience of peer pressure led her to issue an ultimatum to her sons to bring home partners who would give her grandchildren, setting them on their way through romance, drama and ultimately changing their lives.

A wish from Mrs. Claus and the grand prize that comes with it sparked fierce competition between her sons.

Don’t look up

Don’t Look Up starring Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the latest movies on Netflix. Adam McKay’s film follows two astronomers who realize a comet is about to hit the earth and attempt to warn people. As you can imagine, they are greeted…well, not the reaction they expected.

Fine wine

Fine Wine is a 2021 romantic comedy film directed by Seyi Babatope, written by Temitope Akinbode, Diche Enunwa and starring Richard Mofe-Damijo, Zainab Balogun, Nse Ikpe-Etim.

The film centers on Kaima, a young Corps member working at a bank and dating a senior account executive at the same bank. In a twist of fate, she met a lonely but wealthy older man who falls in love with her and this new lover finds himself in the crossfire of society competing with a younger man for Kaima’s heart.

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles certainly has the makings of a classic given that it features Kurt Russell as Santa Claus. The film follows siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce (Darby Camp and Judah Lewis, respectively) as they attempt to catch Santa on camera, only to embark on an adventure that’s every kid’s dream.

wild tanwa

Tanwa Savage is a film about the marriage scandal of a popular Nigerian celebrity. A man and three pregnant women from three different tribes under one roof after his long years of marriage to his beloved wife failed to give him a child he desperately wants.

The 2021 comedy stars Bimbo Ademoye, Timini Egbuson, Segun Arinze, Linda Osifo, Nkechi Blessing and Joseph Momodu.

red notice

Red Notice is a 2021 action-comedy and crime film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and starring Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot.

The film is about an FBI profiler pursuing the world’s most wanted art thief and in the process becoming his reluctant partner in crime to catch an elusive con artist who is always one step ahead.

Gemini Man

Gemini Man is a 2019 Hollywood entertaining action science fiction film directed by Ang Lee, written by David Benioff, Billy Rayan, Darren Lemke and starring Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong.

The story tells of an aging NSA agent, who is on death row but ready to quit after completing his 72nd job. However, the skilled sniper faces a younger, stronger clone version of himself engineered by a government agent to kill him.

Namaste Wahala

Namaste wahala is a 2020 Nigerian cross-cultural romantic comedy film produced, written and directed by Hamisha Daryani Ahuja.

The film is about Raj, an Indian-born investment banker based in Lagos who falls in love with Didi, a Nigerian lawyer volunteering with her friend Leila at an NGO. The interracial couple face a new dilemma when their respective parents find out about their relationship and disapprove of it.

Hire a woman

Hire a Woman follows the love story of a young man who goes to extreme measures to get revenge on his ex-girlfriend. Little did he know he would find love in the most unlikely place/person.

The romantic comedy is produced and directed by Chinneylove Eze and Ifeanyi Ikpoenyi and stars Uzor Arukwe, Nancy Isime and Alexx Ekubo.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is an incredibly fun musical starring Forrest Whittaker and Keegan-Michael Key. The film sees Journey (Madalen Mills), the granddaughter of eccentric toymaker Jeronicus (Whittaker) trying to retrieve her book of inventions from the man who stole them, Gustafson (Key).

Alfonso E. Cramer