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Zack Orji

Born: February 4, 1960, Libreville - Gabon

Zack Orji is a Gabon-born Nigerian actor, director, filmmaker, and producer. He is considered a “Nollywood legend”.

Orji spent his childhood living in Cameroon, Gabon, Benin, and Togo before emigrating to Nigeria. He began his Nollywood career in 1991 when he made his film debut in “Unforgiven Sin”.

Following his success in “Unforgiven Sin”, he has since starred in “Half of a Yellow Sun”, “Above Death: In God We Trust”, “The Three Wise Men”, “Diamond Ring”, “Games Women Play”, “Mama Africa”, “All My Life”, “The Blues Kingdom”, “Benson's Villa”, “Brave Heart”, and many more.

Orji is currently married to Ngozi Orji.


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Poster of Just One Blood

Just One Blood (2018)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |
United Kingdom |

This film is all about families across two cultures. No matter where you go and where you are from, you should always think we are just one blood flowing in everyone’s veins. There is no difference about you being white or black, we are all the same.

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Payday (2018)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |

Roommates, Paul and Ortega, embark on an overnight get-rich-quick-scheme to replace their spent rent, with hilarious consequences.

0 2018 0
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The Other Wife (2018)

Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 110 Min

Demola invites his mother to his home much to the displeasure of his wife Barbara who has not been able to conceive after 2 years of marriage. This becomes the root of the clash between Demola's mother and his wife. This scenario often leaves Demola in the middle of the women he loves and his mother isn't helping by trying to do everything to stake her claim in the house and possibly get Barbara out of the house.

0 2018 110
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The Vendor (2018)

Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 105 Min

Gbadebo is a vendor who looks at low positions with disdain and has high hopes of making something out of his ife. He has a humorous personality which endears him to his customers. He goes through different ups and down in life until he is led to cross paths with an attractive benefactor and finally hits a jackpot when he meets his wealthy biological father. This discovery turns his life around.

0 2018 105
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Wings Of A Dove (2018)

Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |

The movie Wings Of A Dove  is an emotionally charged story of two young Northern girls who were married off to much older men at the ages of 13 and 14 and all they want is freedom to be children. It takes you on an emotional roller coaster of the loss of childhood innocence, the consequences of being in a forced, arranged marriage and the hopes and dreams of a future that is stolen from them.

0 2018 0
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Beautiful Sunset (2018)

Nollywood Movie
Thriller |
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 90 Min

Beautiful Sunset is a story about a woman who decided to take the route of men by marrying more than one husband.

0 2018 90
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Christmas is Coming (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Romance |
Nigeria |

“Christmas is Coming” is a Romantic comedy about a slobby tomboy; Henri Atta (Ufuoma McDermott) who has a string of ill-luck after being transformed to a “Lady” by her mischievous flat mates; Avia and Nene (Mary Lazarus, Izzie Otaigbe) a few days to Christmas when she has a big pitch. She has a hard time at the pitch no thanks to her colleague Lola Makinde (Chioma Chukwuka). She unintentionally falls in love with her boss; Koko Williams (Deyemi Okanlawon) and quickly has to deal with it’s immediate consequences.

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The Bridge (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 110 Min

Obadare, a Yoruba prince and Stella, a young lady from a distinguished Igbo family are a couple whose relationship is threatened by tribal prejudice and parental plans for each's life. When the couple secretly weds against their parents' wishes, the consequence shakes the very foundation and sustenance of both families.

65 2017 110
Poster of Bridge of No Return

Bridge of No Return (2017)

Nollywood Movie
History |
War |
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 110 Min

The name bridge of no return is a very popular place in the Southern Nigeria. In the early 18 century, A young princess Eme (Ruth kadiri) left her father, king Nyong Essien of Uruan kingdom (Zack Orji) to go out in search of her lover Esu who was kidnapped and sold into slavery by her suitor, a prince of Greek town(: Moses Armstrong ) this led to the 18 century war between Greek and Uruan kingdom. Esu was taken to the bridge of no return, he was about been shipped with others slaves to Europe. Africa's vast population meant nothing in a sweeping rage of slavery... At the bridge no single soul returned, except one.

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Poster of Descent

Descent (2017)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |

Descent tells the story of Kalu Achebe (Zack Orji) an illegal arms dealer who lost his daughter to the recklessness of Vusi Morgan (JT Medupe) adopted son of Andrew Morgan (Matt Stern) a drug kingpin. Kalu Achebe seeks the heads of the culprits responsible for his daughter’s death though he blames the world for her sudden demise but someone needs to pay for the mistake of that single night.

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Three Wise Men (2016)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 90 Min

Richard Mofe Damijo portrays the character of Irikefe; a modern day Don Juan; who after three failed marriages retires and is determined to squander his entire retirement funds before his death so as to preclude his three children from inheriting anything belonging to him. Zack Orji depicts the character of Timi; a retiree and friend of Irikefe who is married to Regina (Tina Mba); a frigid woman with strong religious beliefs. Victor Olaotan on the other hand portrays the character of Tobore; a loving husband who takes utmost care of his bed-ridden wife – out of boredom; Tobore joins Irikefe and Timi as they embark on streaks of hilarious escapades.

0 2016 90
Poster of Sink or Swim: The Perilous Journey

Sink or Swim: The Perilous Journey (2015)

Nollywood Movie
Ghana |
Nigeria |

"SINK OR SWIM: The Perilous Journey" is a story of Irregular Migration, Sexual exploitation and modern day slavery that is rarely told.

0 2015 0
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Head Gone (2014)

Nollywood Movie
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 100 Min

A bus driver conveying mentally challenged patients on referral to a Federal Psychiatric hospital in Abuja is involved in a road mishap. This opportunity allows some of the patients to escape into the larger society. In order to cover-up for the grave mistake, the driver picks up unsuspecting commuters and delivers them to the Psychiatric hospital. The plot thickens in conflict as the sane commuters try to prove their sanity in the hospital while the escapees battle to adapt to their new environment…

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St. Mary (2014)

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |
| 110 Min

In an honest quest for improvement in his standard of living and his desire to settle into matrimony with his heart throb, Tejiri uncovers a massive web of conspiracy on human trafficking and crime on board 'St. Mary', an oil vessel on voyage bound for Amsterdam. Nonye gets lured by a face book confidant and friend into a seeming breakthrough in her singing career. Her excitement banishes caution and her world is thrown into a spiralling string of turmoil and disaster. She lands in a cabal's dragnet stripping her away from the safety of family and imposing a terrifying adventure amidst her pleas for survival.

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Poster of Mama Africa

Mama Africa (2014)

Nollywood Movie
Crime |
Drama |
Nigeria |

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. A thrilling tale of a courageous man and his daring decision to stand against injustice. Nathan resolves to cleanse his land even if it sets him on collision course with his father-in-law.

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Empty Coffin (2009)

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |

Lilian has been recently been widowed. Her husband committed suicide because he could not face the debt that he had accrued. Her family too are in debt and so arrange for her to marry a Mr Stevens, a rich widower who has promised to expunge their debts.

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Cry of a Virgin (2006)

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |

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Poster of Brave Heart
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Brave Heart (2005)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |

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Games Women Play (2005)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |

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Worst Marriage (2004)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |

How would you feel when you discover that two out of your four children are from your most trusted friend and kid brother? Well, this seems to be the fate of Zack Orji in this movie "Worst Marriage". Fidelis is happily married to Augusta with four kids and spends lavishly on her at every delivery. Their marriage, you would say is an epitome of perfection and envy of all until the secret kept in the dark saw the light of a new day.

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Poster of Above Death: In God We Trust

Above Death: In God We Trust (2003)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |

While carrying out rites in order to conceive, a woman is raped by an evil entity. The long awaited son grows up only to cause a chain of strange events before targeting his own family.

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Poster of Hatred

Hatred (2001)

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 82 Min

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Fire Dancer (2001)

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |

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Light Out

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Nigeria |

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Before the Sunrise

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
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Last Warning

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Jesu Mushin

Nollywood Movie
Drama |
Thriller |
Nigeria |
| 90 Min

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Gods of Liberation

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Things Men Do

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Connected Firm

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Cross of Agony

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Unhappy Moment

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Hard Moves

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Monica

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All My Life

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Iva

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Poster of True Lies

True Lies

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |

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Poster of If Only

If Only

Nollywood Movie
Nigeria |

Kate is trying to make ends meet working in a beauty salon that barely gives her enough money to pay her rent and take care of her little sister. She has no savings, and her situation seems...

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Oga and His Boys

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Poster of Eating with the Devil

Eating with the Devil

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Falling Apart

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Masterstroke

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Chameleon

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Endtime 2

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Pains of Womanhood

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Power Must Change Hands 3

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Emotional Blackmail

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Pains of Womanhood 2

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Force Headquarters

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Unfaithful

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Red Hot

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Sacred Heart

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Endtime

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Hot Love

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Power Must Change Hands

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My Girl

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Angels Forever

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Pot Of Gold

Nollywood Movie
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A man who is pressurised into marrying a one night stand after impregnating her makes her life misery during their marriage His evil deeds however live to

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