Kunle Afolayan ‘Citation’

‘Citation’, a movie by Kunle Afolayan, and ‘Oloture’, Mo Abudu’s film, have both been ranked among the top 10 movies on Netflix in Nigeria for 2020.

FlixPatrol, a streaming data aggregator platform, released a list of 89 movies that got the attention of Nigerians on Netflix this year.

The platform is known to gather all possible streaming data about movies and TV shows “to help producers better understand viewers’ taste and popularity moods towards creating better and more successful films and TV shows.”

Kunle Afolayan Movie Citation
Kunle Afolayan Movie Citation

In its 2020 rankings, ‘365 Days’, a Polish erotic romantic drama released in 2020, snagged first place with 302 points to beat ‘Citation’ and ‘Oloture’, both of which came second and third with 276 and 273 points respectively.

Citation Story

‘Citation’ tells the story of a 21-year-old female student on a Nigerian campus who takes the case of a trendy university don to the institution’s senate body on account that he tried to rape her.

Kunle Afolayan ‘Citation’ Movis
Kunle Afolayan ‘Citation’ Movis

In ‘Oloture‘, a journalist goes undercover as a prostitute to expose human trafficking and finds a world of exploited women and ruthless violence.

Other movies that also emerged in the top 10 for Nigeria include ‘Lara and The Beat’ (at the eighth place).

Top 20 Movies List:

  • 365 Days
  • Citation
  • Oloture
  • Coming from Insanity
  • The Old Guard
  • Project Power
  • Blood Diamond
  • Lara and the Beat
  • Bronx
  • In-Line
  • Enola Holmes
  • Cypher
  • The Princess Switch: Switched Again
  • The Losers
  • Sugar Rush
  • Operation Christmas Drop
  • Elevator Baby
  • Your Excellency
  • Merry Men 2: Another Mission
  • Bad Boys for Life
Temi Otedola and Kunle Afolayan at the screening
Temi Otedola and Kunle Afolayan at the screening