Since hitting the limelight many years ago, Nollywood actress Ini Edo has gone on to act in top-notch movies with some snagging an award or two.
Here are 5 movies Ini featured in that everyone must watch.
Games Men Play.
The movie which was directed by Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun and was released in 2006. Produced by Rob Emeka Eze and Emem Isong, the movie featured top acts like Kate Henshaw, Ini Edo, Monalisa Chinda amongst others.
Games Men Play according to Wikipedia; ‘looks at the indiscretions among several wealthy Lagosian couples.’ Tara a character in the movie played by Kate Henshaw decided on doing a research on relationships for a TV show.
She went on to center her research on these couples television talk show host Abby played by Monalisa Chinda, her boyfriend Richmond played by Mike Ezuruonye and his greedy side chick played by actress Ini Edo. Chioma Akpotha played the role of a housewife with a painful past and is married to actor Bob-Manuel Udokwu, who is haunted by dark secrets. Actress Uche Jombo is a housewife in the movie who is married to a wealthy, cheating husband Jim Iyke. Jim on his part also has a demanding mistress in the person of actress Dakore Egbuson.
This Emen Ison produced movie was released in 2009. Reloaded is a ‘romantic drama film’ directed by ace movie director Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen & Ikechukwu Onyeka. The movie starred actors Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Desmond Elliot, Stephanie Okereke, Ini Edo and Nse Ikpe Etim.
The movie centres around Bube (Van Vicker) and Weyinmi (Stephanie Okereke) who have been together for seven years. The couple live together but never tied the knot. Weyinmi on her part wants to get married but every time she talks about it with Bube, he always comes up with an excuse. Reloaded went on to snag 3 nominations at the 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
This movie was released in 2018 and directed by Niyi Akinmolayan.
The plot according to Wikipedia; “Chief Daddy” tells the story of billionaire industrialist Chief Beecroft, a flamboyant benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and assorted mistresses. Chief lives large like there’s no tomorrow, until the day he dies suddenly and the ‘bullion van’ stops.”
The movie featured top acts such as Joke Silva, Falz, Ini Edo amongst others.
This 2012 romantic drama movie is a must-watch for fans of Ini Edo. The movie was directed by Desmond Elliot and starred actors such as Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Monalisa Chinda, Ini Edo, Uti Nwachukwu, amongst many others,
Weekend Getaway went on to snag 11 nominations and won 4 awards at the 2013 Nollywood & African Film Critics Awards (NAFCA).
The movie is about 3 groups of people who went to the tropical paradise of Le Meridian Hotel for the weekend.
The movie was released in 2013 and directed by Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen.
The storyline of the movie revolves around Aima who is a young journalist who has been left homeless after her sister who is a drug addict threw her out of the house. Aima is also facing trouble at work due to her boss asking that she delivers a story that her conscience will not allow.