Top Ghanaian Movies You can watch on Netflix Right Now

There are thousands of movies on Netflix from different countries globally, and Ghana is not an exception. There are a few Ghanaian movies on Netflix that you can watch right now.

These movies cast Ghanaian and Nigerian actors and actresses, focusing on love, social issues, relationships, culture, etc. Below are five of them;

The Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later

The Perfect picture was first released in 2009. It chronicles the life of a circle of friends who juggle friendship, relationships, finances, and new complications with family.


Ten years later, not much has changed. The Perfect Picture is a good watch for all Ghanaians. It is relatable and fun to watch, starring Jackie Appiah, Lydia Forson, Gloria Sarfo, John Dumelo, Richard Mofe- Damijo, Joselyn Dumas, and others.

The Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later was initially released on 1st December 2019. Directed by Shirley Frimpong Manso.

Sin City

Sin City tells the story of a successful couple whose life seems almost perfect. They can’t seem to spend much time with each other because of their jobs.

They decided to go away for a few days, blow off steam, and spend quality time. This trip tests their relationship in different ways. Sin City was released on 14th February 2019 and directed by Pascal Amanfo. It stars Kunle Remi, Yvonne Nelson, Adjetey Annan, Rosaline Meurer, and Regina Van Helvert, etc.

Potato Potahto

Potato Potahto tells the story of a divorced couple forced to continue living together. Still, their already delicate cohabiting scheme unravels when they begin dating other people.

This is a Ghana- Nigerian cute collabo directed and produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso. Your favorite actors and actresses like Chris Attoh, Joselyn Dumas, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Joke Silva, and Adjetey Anang delivered nothing but the best.

Beast of No Nation

Beast of No Nation is one of Ghana’s most successful movies, having won the NME Award for Best Film in 2016, the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture the same year, and Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Picture. The drama tells the story of a fierce warlord played by Idris Elba, who trains a young orphan to join his group of guerrilla soldiers during civil war.

Beast of No Nation was released on 3rd September 2015 and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. The movie stars other great Ghanaian actors and actresses like Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, Ama K Abrebrese, and Kobina Amissah-Sam.

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Like Cotton Twines

Trokosi is a prevailing cultural practice in Ghana, where young women are given as brides to gods and their intermediaries. “Like Cotton Twines,” tells the story of an American teacher in a Ghanaian village who is fighting religious and social traditions to prevent his most promising student from becoming a sex slave.

This is a Leila Djansi film starring Jay Ellis, Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu, Yvonne Okoro, Adjetey Anang, David Dontoh and others.

Netflix is working on adding more Ghanaian movies to its list on the application. A year ago, there were movies like Azali, The Burial of Kojo, Sankofa, Keteke, and Side Chic Gang. Hopefully, Netflix will bring them back, add new ones, and help put the Ghanaian movie industry there. Who knows?

A Ghanaian movie can become a hit like Bridgerton and Money Heist.

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