Ghanaian films to add to your watch list

Want a movie to watch this weekend? Check MyJoyOnline's list of some Ghanaian content available on streaming platforms.

Want some drama, comedy or romance, these shows have all that to offer.

Below are movies:


Starring Asana Alhassan in her debut role, the film follows the journey of 14-year-old Amina from a village in Northern Ghana to the slums of the bustling capital, Accra.

Amina escapes her impending marriage to a 70-year-old farmer but finds herself on a truck being trafficked to Burkina Faso. A cruel twist of fate sees her rescued from the truck but flung into the bustling city of Accra. Amina has to choose between surviving in Accra and returning to her village and marriage.

Written by Gwandellen Quartey and directed by Kwabena Gyansah, Azali is produced by Ananse Entertainment with support from Motion Revolution, both Ghanaian companies.

Azali is available on Netflix.

Potato Potahto

This Ghanaian-Nigerian romantic comedy tells the story of a divorced couple who, rather than parting with their marital home, opt to cohabitate. Dividing the living space, they each live in their own bubble to avoid crossing paths. 

However, the anticipated smooth coexistence takes an unexpected turn adding layers of humor and intrigue to their unconventional arrangement.

Potato Potahto was written and directed by Shirley Frimpong Manso and stars Joselyn Dumas, OC Ukeje, Chirs Attoh, Adjetey Anang, Joke Silva, Nikki Samonas and others.

Potato Potahto is streaming on Netflix.

Fix Us

Three women with a shared dream become each other's support through a journey that brings them everything they ever wanted.

When Naadie (Yvonne Nelson), Chioma (Yvonne Okoro) and Jaya (Alexandra Amon) run into each other at an audition, they are bound by their common dream to be movie stars and form a friendship that can hardly be broken. But when their dreams are eventually actualized, they soon realise that they want even something more from life.

Fix Us was written by Yvonne Nelson and Pascal Amanfo and directed by Pascal.

Fix Us is available to stream on Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Sidechic Gang

Cheating scandals are not new but in this film, three women go a step further to make it their mission to expose cheating partners. The service is only available to women who are suspicious of their husband’s activities outside of their homes.

Business is booming but things take a turn when a wealthy businessman gives them a contract to expose his fiancee - their biggest payday yet.

Directed by Peter Sedifia and produced by OldFilms Production, Sidechic Gang stars Nana Ama McBrown, Lydia Forson, Sika Osei, Adjetey Anang, Bernard Nyarko, Eddie Kufuor and Akofa Edjeane. The film was written by Rachel Adikwu and Peter Sedufia.

Sidechic Gang is streaming on Netflix.

Gold Coast Lounge

A crime family in Ghana must clean up their operations or risk the government shutting down their private lounge. However, internal conflicts over the succession of the family business threaten their transformation.

Directed by Pascal Aka, Gold Coast Lounge stars Adjetey Anang, Fred Nii Amugi, Akofa Edjeani, Alphonse Menyo, Cina Soul, Zynnell Zuh and Raquel Naa Ayorkor.

My Very Own Ghanaian Wedding

This film follows Paul, a typical mommy’s boy who has lived his life by her orders. What to wear, what to eat, which woman to marry and when to marry - mummy decides. But Paul’s world spins on its axis faster than expected when he falls in love with Melani, a white woman - his mother’s worst nightmare.

To call Paul and Mielani’s first few meetings a disaster would be an understatement. But at a friend’s bachelor party, things change. The couple navigates society with prejudices especially one against interracial marriages.

Directed by Hele Smith, My Very Own Ghanaian Wedding stars  Adjetey Anang, Vincent E. McCauley, y Sitsofe Tsikor,  Grace Omaboe and Dana Wachter.

The film is streaming on Netflix.


Master and 3 maids (TV Series)

On a good day, these three house helps are up to no good. If you need to laugh, all seasons of Master and 3 Maids are available to stream on Netflix.

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