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Adesua Etomi

Born: February 22, 1988, Owerri - Nigeria

Adesua Etomi is a Nigerian actress.

She made her Nollywood film debut in 2014 with “Knocking on Heaven's Door”. Since then, her rise to fame has been a quick one, as she has starred in numerous movies and TV shows.

Recently, she made Nollywood history by playing in “The Wedding Party”, Nigeria's highest grossing film of all time. She played Dunni Coker and will reprise that role in the film's sequel, releasing at the end of 2017.

She is the daughter of a soldier and a Yorubian civil engineer and the younger sister of two siblings.

The actress studied at Queen's College in Lagos, The City College in Coventry, and then at the University of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom, where she received a B.A.

Since 2014, she has been nominated for various awards, four of which she won. Those include the Best New Actress award at the 2014 Nollywood Reinvented Awards, the Discovery of the Year award at the 2015 Golden Movie Awards, the Actress of the Year - Big Screen award at the 2015 ELOY Awards, and the Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series) award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards.


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Poster of International Affairs

International Affairs (2018)

Nollywood Movie
Action |
Nigeria |
USA |

In the case of a lifetime, slick talking Detective Segun Rotimi travels to Hollywood to take down Nigeria's most dangerous criminal.

0 2018 0
Poster of Memoirs of 4

Memoirs of 4 (2018)

Nollywood Movie
Thriller |
Suspense |
Nigeria |

When Four friends find out all they have pursued in life was their careers. Age becomes the only substance of caution. But at 30 it almost too difficult to change a habit. Memoirs of 4 was produced by Aarinola Odimayo and Directed by Alex Mouth.

0 2018 0
Poster of Date Night

Date Night (2018)

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |

A man Is Held Hostage By The Woman He Brings Home For The Night And An Intense Struggle For Survival Follows.

0 2018 0
Poster of King of Boys

King of Boys (2018)

Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |

"King of Boys" follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future.  She is a pillar of society — loved by many, feared by most, and truly known by a select few. As her political ambitions see her outgrowing the underworld connections responsible for her considerable wealth, she’s drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear.

0 2018 0
Poster of 10 Days in Sun City
75%

10 Days in Sun City (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 87 Min

Bianca is a campus beauty queen who Akpos has sacrificed his livelihood to make successful. After successfully winning a national beauty pageant, Bianca, ever loyal to Akpos, is now an international celebrity rolling with society’s ‘high and mighty’. Otunba who is also invested in Bianca follows Akpos and Bianca to Sun city but will Akpos give up his love with all the sweat he has invested or will Otunba win this time with the use of his wit and charm as the ‘old fox’ which he has used to conquer like he has done time and again, in the world of business?

75 2017 87
Poster of The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai
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The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 110 Min

Nonso continues his romance with Deirdre, the bridesmaid from London. While on a dinner date, Nonso proposes to Deirdre by accident and sets off a chain of events too powerful to stop. Deirdre's upper-crust British family are against the match, as are some members of the Nigerian clan, but Deirdre's determination can't be contained. After a near disastrous introduction ceremony in Lagos and Nigerian opposition to a London wedding, both families reluctantly agree to a wedding in Dubai, setting us off on another colorful, chaotic and memorable journey to everlasting love.

70 2017 110
Poster of Muna

Muna (2017)

Nollywood Movie
War |
Action |
Thriller |
Nigeria |

0 2017 0
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In-Line (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 114 Min

In-Line tells the story of an ex-felon, who gets a second chance to be a loving husband to his adorable wife, but is still a prisoner to his violent nature.

0 2017 114
Poster of Something Wicked
78%

Something Wicked (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Psychological |
Drama |
Nigeria |

Something Wicked” tells the story of a widow (Hauwa), whose recently orphaned nephew Abel, moves into her home from the violence riddled Northern Nigeria, after the murder of his parents. Abel has a difficult time fitting into his new family, whilst Hauwa struggles with the challenges of balancing a failing business and single parenthood.

78 2017 0
Poster of The Wedding Party
80%

The Wedding Party (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 101 Min

Our love birds just want to tie the knot in peace, but will true love stand even the most chaotic of wedding celebrations? What happens when you throw in an insecure virgin bride, a reformed playboy groom, two over bearing mothers who can't stand each other, one philandering husband, a high strung wedding planner, the invasion of unruly village gate-rashers, a thief on the loose, a best man with a flash-drive full of secrets, a sexy EX with vengeance on her mind, two loyal bridesmaids ready to go to war, and a brother seeking his father's approval? It is a HILARIOUS melting pot of potential disaster. Will it be all too much to bear? Or will true love stand even the most chaotic of wedding celebrations as offered in The Wedding Party.

80 2016 101
Poster of The Arbitration
73%

The Arbitration (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Nigeria |
| 100 Min

Gbenga (Ukeje), a charming and celebrated entrepreneur who runs a ridiculously profitable tech company, is the defendant in a lawsuit filed by Dara (Adesua Etomi), a computer engineer whose talents helped Gbenga's company achieve its current worth. The former colleagues are also former lovers. Their torrid two-year love affair ended bitterly when Gbenga learned that his wife was pregnant with their first child, and Dara quit the company even though Gbenga had yet to pay her previously promised shares. Her lawsuit seeks compensation for those accounts, but she is also trying to get Gbenga to admit to raping her after the breakup.

73 2016 100
Poster of Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Controversial |
Nigeria |

Autumn leaves is the story of two super stars who were brought together by a unique circumstance but neither of them is willing to submit to the other. The movie is about ego, pride, love and betrayal.

0 2016 0
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Couple of Days (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
Nigeria |

Three couples decide to take a weekend getaway and head out to a friend’s home in Ibadan. However, their happy break is ruined when little gossip lead the couples to share more personal secrets than anyone is willing to reveal and makes them all ask the question?

0 2016 0
Poster of Ayamma
90%

Ayamma (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Music |
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 120 Min

Prince Daraima, the charming heir to Obong Ikpaisong, repeatedly dreams of Ihuaoma, a poor but beautiful maiden whose beauty is matched only by her voice. In Daraima's dreams, flowers blossoms and birds gather when Ihuoma sings. He is in love with the girl of his dreams. In the real world, Prince Daraima readies to marry Princess Ama, the Arrogant child to a neighboring Monarch. During a dance presentation to welcome princess Ama to the kingdom, Daraima is shocked to see that one of the dancing maidens is Ihuoma-- a girl who hitherto existed only in his dreams. Unbecknownst to him, this is Iko, a poor maiden in the village who's an exact replica of Ihuoma and strangely possessing the same singing genius. Princess Ama observes her groom-to-be captivated by Iko and resolves to nip this obvious threat in the bud.

90 2016 120
Poster of Out of Luck
76%

Out of Luck (2015)

Nollywood Movie
Thriller |
Drama |
Crime |
Nigeria |
| 106 Min

This story follows the adventures of a young lottery operator whose life turns upside down when a local gangster insists that he pays out on a lottery he did not win. His attempts to pay the gangster by taking him on a thrill ride from the slums of Lagos Island to the mansions of Ikoyi and back again.

76 2015 106
Poster of A Soldier's Story
80%

A Soldier's Story (2015)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
War |
Action |
Nigeria |
| 113 Min

Regina, a young female scavenger discovers that the heart of a man left for dead amongst many corpses littering the street after an ambush on some peace keeping corps members by rebel soldiers, is still beating. She is compelled to take him home. She has no clue who he is as he had been stripped to his briefs with no form of identification. The young woman caters for him and nurses his injuries for months with the only sign of life being the rise and fall of his chest as he breaths. The young man wakes up later from coma with no recollection of who he is or where he is from. The attack has him suffering from amnesia.

80 2015 113
Poster of Falling
75%

Falling (2015)

Nollywood Movie
Romance |
Drama |
Nigeria |

The film narrates the story of a young couple, Muna (Adesua Etomi) and Imoh (Kunle Rhemmy); Muna has to live with the effects of an accident that has left Imoh deeply unconscious for several months.

75 2015 0
Poster of Knocking on Heaven's Door
57%

Knocking on Heaven's Door (2014)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Music |
Nigeria |
| 124 Min

The seemingly perfect marriage between Moses and gospel singer Debbie starts showing visible cracks as a dark secret from Moses' past surfaces.

57 2014 124
Poster of Brave
87%

Brave (2014)

Nollywood Movie
Short Film |
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 31 Min

A childless married woman, after two years of trying for a baby finally sees her dream of falling pregnant come true, however her extreme joy is suddenly cut short on the night she celebrates her second wedding anniversary with her husband.

87 2014 31



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