Latest Yoruba movies for everyone to enjoy: hottest releases of 2024

Latest Yoruba movies for everyone to enjoy: hottest releases of 2024

Yoruba films are known for their cultural richness, exciting storylines, and almost accurate depictions of life in Nigeria. These films have been an integral part of Nollywood for decades. Each year, multiple productions are released. If you are a fan, you should find out the latest Yoruba movies for your entertainment.

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You can watch the latest Yoruba movies on YouTube. Photo: Alistair Berg (modified by author)
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The growth of Nollywood has led to the production of high-quality television shows and movies. The latest Yoruba movies meet the prevailing standards.

Latest Yoruba movies you should watch

Below is a look at the latest Yoruba films with amazing storylines. If you are a fan of Yoruba films, you should watch the ones listed below.

Ajoshe

  • YouTube release date: 16th May 2024
  • Stars: Adebayo Salami, Femi Adebayo, Dayo Amusa, Muyiwa Ademola, Bimpe Adedimeji

After reconnecting with an old friend, a woman is introduced to a priest to help her overcome her difficult circumstances. Her newfound success becomes mysteriously linked to her cousin, with a warning that the cousin must never leave her side. However, everything takes a dramatic turn when her husband sleeps with her cousin, unraveling their lives.

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Akiyesi

  • YouTube release date: 9th May 2024
  • Stars: Ronke Odusanya, Mide Martins, Aina Gold, Ganiu Nafiu

Akiyesi is among the top latest Yoruba films you can watch. It stars famous actors such as Mide Martins and Ganiu Nafiu. The storyline centers on a greedy and covetous woman who steals a spiritual chain from her friend's only child. This act of betrayal leads to the child's death, and soon after, the woman faces a devastating consequence: the loss of her own children.

Ogboju Omo

  • YouTube release date: 8th May 2024
  • Stars: Abebi, Yinka Solomon, Itele, Feranmi Oyalowo, Kemity

Ogboju Omo is one of the latest Yoruba movies in Nigeria. Two rival notorious criminals clash in a battle for supremacy. As the streets become a battleground and alliances shift like shadows. Their daring heists and audacious escapades instill fear, seemingly outsmarting authorities at every turn. But when luxury and betrayal collide, tension mounts, threatening to unravel everything.

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Adehun Ife

  • YouTube release date: 28th April 2024
  • Stars: Femi Branch, Ronke Oshodi Oke, Babatunde Aderinoye, Nafisat Abolade

Gbenga falls deeply in love with his boss's daughter, Inioluwa, and is willing to do anything to be with her. However, they face two significant obstacles: his past office romance and Inioluwa's concerns about childbearing. How will they navigate these challenges and make their relationship work?

Igi Owo

  • YouTube release date: 18th April 2024
  • Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Rotimi Salami, Anike Ami, Antar Laniyan, Ashabi

Lara and Deji, along with their lovely child, live happily within their means until life's challenges push them to seek better financial stability. Finding help proves difficult until an unexpected opportunity arises, changing the family dynamics. Engr. Folarin becomes a significant presence in their lives, while Deji struggles to reclaim his family.

Itanna Ogo

  • YouTube release date: 16th March 2024
  • Stars: Mercy Aigbe,Taiwo Hassan,Peju Ogunmola,Ladi Folarin

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A car wash attendant with exceptional musical talent gets a life-changing opportunity when a record label executive becomes a customer. His career takes off, and he starts to envision a future beyond the label and those who helped him rise to fame.

Aye Meji

  • YouTube release date: 14th March 2024
  • Stars: Biola Adebayo, Rotimi Salami, Skerry Bakre, Allwell Ademola

Aye Meji tells the story of a man named Frank who, despite being married, decides to keep Ogooluwakiitan as a mistress. Unbeknownst to Frank, a third party very close to his wife is aware of his affair. Will Frank survive the impending consequences?

Kolo City

  • YouTube release date: 13th March 2024
  • Stars: Vicky Adeboye, Kiki Bakare, Sanyeri, Vicky Kolawole

In the unforgiving streets of Kolo City, survival is a game of ruthless cunning. When a street-smart queenpin clashes with a dangerous newcomer, the city's underworld ignites in a blaze of chaos and betrayal. As tensions escalate and loyalties are tested, their fates intertwine in a deadly dance.

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Ija Olufa

  • YouTube release date: 13th February 2024
  • Stars: Abebi, Wunmi Ajiboye, Jamiu Azeez, Kola Ajeyemi

In this latest Yoruba movie, a celestial being in the form of a serpent encounters a humble farmer, sparking an enchanting romance that transcends earthly boundaries. As their love flourishes amid whispers of mysticism and intrigue, the farmer becomes entangled in a web of accusations that threatens to tear them apart.

My Cross

  • YouTube release date: 22nd January 2024
  • Stars: Mide Abiodun, Kemity, Tosin Olaniyan, and Mimmytea

In this movie, a man finds himself thrust into a nightmarish and traumatic experience when his wife unexpectedly turns hostile in their marriage. He struggles to make sense of her drastic change, and the situation intensifies further when her enigmatic family arrives.

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Inu Orogbo

  • YouTube release date: 4th August 2023
  • Stars: Ade Adele, Olaniyi Afonja, and Laide Bakare

In this film, Lamidi steals a significant amount of cash from his boss and is sentenced to prison. He trusts a friend with the money to take care of his family while he is incarcerated. His friend does the unthinkable.

Adele Oba 2

  • YouTube release date: 1st August 2023
  • Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Mr Latin, and Lawrence Sholanke

Adele Oba 2 is a continuation of Adele Oba. In this movie, two chiefs fight for one seat of power. They use all means possible, including going against the community's ethics, to secure the seat.

Omilagba 2

  • YouTube release date: 30th July 2023
  • Stars: Juliet Jatto, Funmi Awelewa, Peju Ogunmola, and Jamiu Azeez

Omilagba 2 is a continuation of Omilagba. The film is about a young mystical being loaded with power and wisdom. The being comes to Earth to save a community but faces multiple challenges while trying to complete the mission.

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Fidigbola

  • YouTube release date: 28th July 2023
  • Stars: Mide Abiodun, Ireti Osayemi, and Ola Anjorin

In this film, a lady with irresistible body features attracts wealth and success through a demanding encounter from many individuals. As she delves deeper into this alluring world, she must confront the true cost of her desires and the power she holds over her life.

Gbogbo Lowo

  • YouTube release date: 26th July 2023
  • Stars: Mercy Aigbe, Femi Adebayo, and Olayinka Solomon

Dunni has tried a variety of professions and vocations but has consistently failed at them. She must find out the source of her failures at all costs.

Ijakadi

  • YouTube release date: 20th July 2023
  • Stars: Apa, Olaiya Igwe, Atoribewu, Temitope Iledo, and Yemi Elesho

Ijakadi is a comical Yorubal movie. It is about a close-knit group of friends who are unemployed. They experience challenges in earning a decent livelihood. As a result, they do all it takes to earn an income, including sabotaging their friendship.

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Omilagba

  • YouTube release date: 18th July 2023
  • Stars: Juliet Jatto, Funmi Awelewa, Peju Ogunmola, and Jamiu Azeez

Omilagba is about a young, mystical being that descends to Earth to unite a community on the verge of doom. The spirit faces the harsh realities of dealing with human beings and faces unforeseen consequences.

Adele Oba

  • YouTube release date: 18th July 2023
  • Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Mr Latin, and Lawrence Sholanke

Adele Oba was produced by Femi Akinyemi and directed by Sola .O. Oyedele. It is about two notable chiefs fighting for the seat of power. They go over and beyond to win the position.

Domestic Staff

  • YouTube release date: 18th July 2023
  • Stars: Wunmi Toriola, Apa, Sisi Qaudri, and Feyikemi Dada

This movie is set in a mansion owned by a heartless and tyrannical boss. Three domestic workers face plenty of exploitation. They decide to act to change their fate.

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Gbewudani

  • YouTube release date: 16th July 2023
  • Stars: Wale Akorede, Ebun Oloyede, and Nifemi Lawal

In Gbewudani, a man and his wife have experienced a troubled past. Temilola, the wife, must take stringent steps to keep her husband in line to avoid a recurrence of past issues.

Eru Eleru

  • YouTube release date: 16th July 2023
  • Stars: Juliet Jatto, Sisi Quadri, and Tunde Aderinoye

Bound by circumstance, an unlikely bond between two friends is put to the test when a desperate call for help is denied due to a premonition from one's sacred religion. In the depths of their despair, a string of events with unprecedented consequences are unearthed.

Agbon

  • YouTube release date: 14th July 2023
  • Stars: Bimbo Oshin, Jide Awobona, Tosin Olaniyan, and Emmanuel Anderson

Agbon is a wanted criminal. His presence stings like bee, and his whisper spill venom to his victim. His continual reign of terror is unmatched, and people must stop him.

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Ketu

  • YouTube release date: 14th July 2023
  • Stars: Wunmi Toriola, Apa, Kemity, Ayo Olaiya, and Dele Odule

In this movie, Wunmi Toriola and Kemity get entangled in the hustle of a street hustler. Each is determined to outmanoeuvre the other.

Titans

  • YouTube release date: 12th July 2023
  • Stars: Ibrahim Chatta, Jumoke Odetola, and Victoria Kolawole

In this movie, three drug lords who have come a long way in the drug cartel business must eliminate one of them who is interfering with the distribution chain.

My Wish

  • YouTube release date: 9th July 2023
  • Stars: Ronke Odusanya, Rotimi Salami, and Tunde Aderinoye

A woman consumed by an idealised version of a man's image finds her desires fulfilled when he's met with an untimely tragedy. As their paths intertwine, she discovers that the man is not who he seems to be.

Egbe Orun

  • YouTube release date: 9th July 2023
  • Stars: Dele Odule, Yinka Salau, and Fanimokun Omolola

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This movie sheds some light on why human beings go through some difficulties that need some appeasing to their families in the other world to make life easier.

Omo Ara

  • YouTube release date: 8th July 2023
  • Stars: Yinka Solomon, Sanyeri, and Victoria Adeboye

In this film, a young boy with extraordinary abilities becomes a force to reckon with as his words bring chaos to people who dare cross him. However, an act towards a prominent man in society begets an epic battle with a rival who seeks to upend him.

Dr Adunni

  • YouTube release date: 6th July 2023
  • Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Eniola Ajao, and Lateef Adedimeji

Upon reaching the pinnacle of her career, Dr Adunni is faced with a stormy challenge when her paths intersect with a former classmate. Her professional and personal worlds collide, and she finds herself caught between two men who compete fiercely for her heart.

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Alapata

  • YouTube release date: 5th July 2023
  • Stars: Mobimpe, Ibrahim Chatta, Rotimi Salami, and Saidi Balogun

A butcher and an armed robber happen to be twin brothers separated at birth. The butcher gets entangled in a case of armed robbery. He can only be freed if his twin brother surrenders himself to the police.

Street Girls

  • YouTube release date: 3rd July 2023
  • Stars: Victoria Kolawole, Yinka Solomon, and Victoria Adeboye

In this movie, Victoria Kolawole plays the lead as a ruthless leader to a group of female tyrants whose iron fist rule. The girls instil fear and dominate every aspect of the hood. Tension mounts when they find their selves in the corners of a fierce adversary.

Irawo Nla

  • YouTube release date: 2nd July 2023
  • Stars: Bimbo Oshin, Omotola Adebayo, and Mustapha Sholagbade

A woman living a seemingly perfect life is thrust into turmoil when she awakens a dormant deity within her. She triggers a series of events with dire consequences.

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Murewa

  • YouTube release date: 29th June 2023
  • Stars: Ronke Odusanya, Kiki Bakare, and Jide Awobona

In a whirlwind of betrayal, love, hatred, and unbridled lust, the lives of an exotic worker and a man with a deep-rooted disdain for women are intertwined when she becomes pregnant with his child. Their secret affair is unveiled, leading to a storm of emotions.

Orisa Aje

  • YouTube release date: 27th June 2023
  • Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Faithia Balogun, and Bolaji Amusan

After Enitan, the village sacrifice carrier has been assaulted, and the king must execute punishment on the perpetrators of the atrocity. Biyi, Enitan's boyfriend, is the only suspect. Is he responsible for the crime?

Baoku

  • YouTube release date: 26th June 2023
  • Stars: Azeezat Sorunmu, Niyi Johnson, Mide Abiodun, and Jamiu Azeez

A young hustler blessed with extraordinary talents is presented with a golden opportunity to stardom when her paths cross with a promising manager. Little does she know that her fame requires a dark reality.

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Ebure

  • YouTube release date: 26th June 2023
  • Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Victoria Kolawole, Sanyeri, and Victoria Adeboye

A notorious criminal mastermind's reign reaches new heights of terror when he crosses paths with two young girls with untapped potential. He takes them under his wing and trains them to become lethal assassins.

Irawo Meji

  • YouTube release date: 25th June 2023
  • Stars: Mide Martins, Niyi Johnson, Mercy Aigbe, and Afeez Owo

This film is a story of a young lady named Wonuola. She is misled by her female friends. What becomes of her life?

Afurugbin

  • YouTube release date: 19th June 2023
  • Stars: Odunlade Adekola, Bukola Awoyemi, and Mr Latin

In this movie, a devoted sister to the gospel must navigate the complexities of her family and the trials of life that put her faith and commitment to test. Does the pastor guide her well enough?

Japa

  • YouTube release date: 11th June 2023
  • Stars: Mercy Aigbe, Mide Martins, and Adeniyi Johnson

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In this movie, Teni and Morayo fall in love with their office accountant, Babatunde. As a result, their friendship is set to crumble, and the office has become too hot for both of them to stay.

Koranjongbon

  • YouTube release date: 10th June 2023
  • Stars: Wunmi Toriola, Mide Abiodun, and Omotosho Damilola

Trapped in a tumultuous life with two overbearing wives who make his existence a living nightmare, a man's world takes an extraordinary turn when their paths intersect with a vengeful deity.

Where can you download the latest Yoruba movies?

You can watch many of the latest Yoruba films on YouTube. You can also check out the latest Yoruba movies on Netflix. Kindly note that it is illegal to download movies without the producers' consent.

What is the best Yoruba movie?

It is challenging to pinpoint a single Yoruba movie and call it the best because tastes and preferences differ. Even so, the movies listed above are a must-watch because they tell engaging and entertaining stories.

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The latest Yoruba movies have contributed to the growth of Nollywood. These films have interesting plots and twists; you should watch them.

Legit.ng recently published a list of the best movies to watch with friends that you can find on Netflix. Watching movies is one of the best activities to bond with your friends.

Netflix is one place where you can stream movies instead of the hustle of going to the cinema. There is something for everyone, from action, thrillers, horror, comedy, romance, and drama.

Source: Legit.ng

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