5 Nigerian Movies That Were Shot In USA (Photos)

1. Special Jollof

Released two years ago and directed by Emem Isong, Special Jollof is a Nigerian romantic comedy drama movie. Starring Uche Jombo, Joseph Benjamin, and Femi Adebayo as the leading characters, the movie was shot in the United States.



2. Muna

Directed by Kevin Nwankwor, Muna is a 2019 Nigerian motion picture action crime drama movie. Featuring Etomi Adesua as the leading character of the same name, the movie’s plot centers on a spirited young African girl who narrowly escapes a child sex-trafficking ring and lands in America and, with revenge in mind, trains as an assassin. Ready to take down the entire corrupt organization, Muna accidentally falls in love with a critical member of the opposition.


Some of the scenes of the movie were shot in the United States.


3. Ijé

Directed by Chineze Anyaene and starring Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Genevieve Nnaji, Ijé is a 2010 Nigerian drama movie. Its plot focuses on Chioma, a young idyllic woman who travels from Nigeria to the United States to help her blood sister, Anya, who is being charged with the murder of three men including her own husband.


The film was shot in Los Angeles, California, United States.


4. 30 Days in Atlanta

Released eight years ago and directed by Robert Peters, 30 Days in Atlanta is a Nigerian romantic comedy movie.

Starring Ayo Makun and Ramsey Nouah as the principal actors, some of the major scenes of the film were filmed in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.


5. Black November

Acted ten years ago, Black November is a Nigerian action drama movie. Directed by Jeta Amara, Black November starred Akon, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Sarah Wayne Callies, Nse Ikpe Etim, and Persia White.


The film, which depicts the struggle of Niger Delta community against their government and a multi-national oil corporation to save their environment from constant destruction by excessive oil drilling, had some of its scenes shot in Los Angeles, California, United States.