Nollywood Film "The Black Book" Climbs to Third Place on Netflix's Top 10 List

News - 28 September 2023

Netflix Originals come from various regions around the world, and now a film from Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, has made its way into the Netflix Top 10. Titled The Black Book, this action thriller directed by Editi Effiong has quickly climbed to third place on the list. Described by Netflix as a film that goes "against the system" and combines elements of action thriller and Nollywood, The Black Book features a talented cast including Richard Mofe-Damijo, Sam Dede, and Ade Laoye.

Reception for The Black Book, which was produced on a budget of $1 million, has been somewhat mixed. On IMDb, the film has garnered a rating of 4.8/10 based on less than 300 votes, while Moviemeter shows an average rating of 2.

33/5. However, the Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes is more positive, standing at 74 percent. In the film, a deacon's son is unjustly accused of a kidnapping.

Determined to clear his name, the father takes matters into his own hands and confronts a corrupt police gang.For those interested in checking out The Black Book, the film is now available to stream on Netflix.