Here are 5 classic Nollywood movies turning 20 in 2018.
5. "Died Wretched"
20 years ago, Nollywood released the classic drama, "Died Wretched."
Directed by Kenneth Nnebue, who helmed "Living in Bondage," the movie starred Tom Njemanze, Eucharia Anunobi, Rachel Oniga and Tony Umez as lead characters.
"Died Wretched" follows the story of a man, who died poor, but was buried in a 2.5 million naira casket by his wealthy nephew.
"Sakobi", the Snake Girl, scared the hell out of us with an opening scene of a snake turning into a woman, and an initiation scene made more scary by horrifying looking men and women dancing to an Enya music.
"Sakobi" starred Saint Obi and Susan Patrick.
3. "Diamond Ring"
"Diamond Ring" was directed by Tade Ogidan and featured Teju Babyface (Teju Gbade- Oyelakin) as the young smart Chidi, who was cajoled by his friends to join a cult group.
To prove his worthiness, he was instructed to rob from a corpse.
"Diamond Ring" also starred Liz Benson as Gladys, the dead woman from whom a diamond ring was stolen. Others include Sola Sobowale, Richard Mofe Damijo and Bukky Ajayi.
2. "Scores to Settle"
"Scores to Settle" tells the story of Sade, who was rejected by her in-laws. She hits the streets with her two sons after the death of her husband, embarking on a long journey of suffering as she faces insecurity, poverty and hunger.
"Scores to Settle" movie starred Liz Benson, Richard Mofe Damijo and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.
"Witches" starred Obot Etuk, Patrick Doyle, Bukky Ajayi, Larry Koldsweat, Tony One Week, Camila Mberekpe, Peace Kanu, Florence Onuma and Andy Chukwu.
In 1998, "Witches", horror film starring the talented Liz Benson and Zack Orji, was released.
In this classic Christian horror movie, Princess is born into witchcraft and initiated at a very tender age. When she falls in love with Desmond, she gets to hear from the Witch Council that she’s to remain celibate all her life.
After she goes on with the wedding, they decide to punish her.
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