The Ghanaian movie industry has really picked up the pace in the much Nigerian dominated film industry. Ghanaian movies caused a stir in 2017 as many of them won international awards. Ghanaian movie actors have done a good job in improving the quality of the movies.
Also, a big hand should go to the content producers and movie produces for really bringing out quality content to Ghanaians and the world at large.
The year 2017 saw the making of blockbuster and record-breaking Ghanaians. The performance of the movies is based on the number of sales the movie made. Also, the viewership of the movies contributed to the production of films. We had a panel of movie experts who broke down dynamics of different movies, and they left their two cents on the best local Ghanaian films in 2017.
Some of the new Ghanaian movies were also included in the top ranking list. It’s safe to say that the year 2017, gave us many of top-notch quality movies. The number of local Ghanaian movies produced in the year was so overwhelming. But we went through piles of chunks of Ghanaian movies to bring you the latest Ghanaian movies that really pushed the Ghanaian movie industry to new levels.
Adam the Eve
Despite the controversial movie title, it was scripted and acted out perfectly by Ingrid Alabi. It was produced by Time house productions. It premiered in September in many cinema halls around Ghana.
It is about the trials and tribulations of a man married to an independent working-class woman. Their marriage is off to a rocky start since the woman has no time for her lonely husband. He feels a change in their residential areas could spice things up their marriage. After attending counseling, they both agree on changing their homes. But the humor comes in when they face the same problems they had struggled with earlier.
Ghana Single Ladies.
The funny movie is based on the lives of four Ghanaian ladies. The common trait that brings the girls together is that they are all single. Even though being seemingly successful in their respective careers, they seem not to master the art of courtship.
It also shows the struggles of single ladies in our modern day life. The movie is assured to keep you cracking throughout the humorous journey of the lives of the single ladies. The movie sold out tickets in Ghana during their premier.
Perfect love 2
It’s a star-studded affair movie featuring the beautiful Jackie Appiah and the heartthrob Van Vicker. The movie is about Rocky (Van Vicker) and his two brothers. He plays a role of a conservative fellow who likes to keep things to himself. This is unlike his two brothers who are much absorbed in enjoying their youthful lives
The brothers are party die-hards who love having the times of their lives in clubs. They feel concerned about their brother who hates the lifestyle they lead. They decide to hook him up with a beautiful girl (Jackie Appiah) from the club.
Even before premiering, the movie caused a stir online. Everyone was talking about it, and the buzz really got people to watch the movie in cinemas. The marketers of the movie did a decent job in spreading the word. It is starred by acting big-wigs like Adjetey Anang, Kafui Danku, and Kwabena Kwabena.
The movie revolves around the lives of two partners who are divorced. Circumstances lead them to share a house together. They are faced with awkward and funny moments in this comical treat. If you are into comicals, potato pohtato is the best treat you can award yourself with.
The movie stars Ghanaian beautiful and veteran actress Yvonne Nelson. It’s an emotional movie that speaks the truth about the lives of single mothers in the society. She faces many challenges after the death of her husband. She, however, pulls through the trials and tribulations to show that there is still light at the end of the tunnel.
The movie is directed by Ben Darkwa and Thomas Hauwanga. Starred by veteran actors Rhoda Okobea, Elikem Kumordzie, and Roselyn Ngissa. It tells the story of a young girl who faces domestic violence. It tells the tale of a survivor who despite the abusive nature of her past, she perseveres and comes out of the closet. The movie was aimed to educate the audience on the consequences of domestic violence.