Shirley Frimpong Manso is a woman of a diverse nature; exceptional character, dynamic in personality yet very real and humble despite all the fame and money. You must have known her from Shirley Frimpong Manso movies she has featured in a number of them since she got into the acting career although she apparently is doing film production and directing. This is not because she become irrelevant in the industry, no she just graduated into another higher level although she features as a guest actor in plays from time to time.
She ventured into the acting profession motivated by two things, her passion in acting and zeal to revolutionize the Ghana movie industry and Africa at large. She desires that we soar high not from adopting concept from the West but rather telling of our African stories though the eyes of the Africans. In short, she implies being proud of our African ethnicity, owning and carrying it high unremorseful. Credited to this inherent passion she carries Shirley Frimpong Manso has been able to work tirelessly and is one of the most influential people in Ghana; she has a name, a film company, a successful acting career and a legacy she is working on continuously.
You know her for the ridiculous fierce female role in movies with Shirley Frimpong Manso, I am pretty sure this is something we all enjoy. A unique character of an African woman who is firm in her decision, goes out of the box to do what other women have dared not to do, make a living for her family and is involved in a complex life. She just tells that gender, race, education or responsibilities should not be a limitation for not optimizing one’s potential, and they should push a little harder and become great in the land.
Shirley Frimpong Manso films are one of the visual products you will watch without getting bored. She has the charisma to keep us glued on our screen as we enjoy the beautiful story lines in the Shirley Frimpong Manso movies. This noble, virtuous, determined and integral woman has been on many films in Nollywood, however her role is different. In some she is an actor while in others a director, in some she is on the main cast in others she just makes a few appearances. That said and done Shirley Frimpong Manso is a force to reckon in the industry and we just have to be interested in her profession as we look for what new and creative she is about to introduce. Below are some of the Shirley Frimpong Manso movies.
List of Shirley Frimpong Manso movies
Well, I do not want to assume that you all know the films Shirley Frimpong Manso has starred in but would rather give the Shirley Frimpong Manso movie list for both in the knowledge about them to refresh their minds and those out of this knowledge to get the information. Shirley Frimpong Manso is one of those women on our screens with a successful career in acting, apparently, she is an actor, film producer, video director, script writer and he biggest achievement is her sole established company, Sparrow Productions which deals with film making, television and even advertising. Here are some of the movies by Shirley Frimpong Manso which she has acted, written produced and directed;
Potato Patanhto is an African based film about a couple which is divorced and seeks unique roles for each person in their home. They unanimously agree to equally share in their ex-matrimonial home but this idea seems impractical and impossible. The duo can’t live together peaceful in this home they decide to after their divorce. The two later differ seriously and engage each other in harsh exchange of words and even attacks. Emotions of hatred and jealous pop up that turn the ugly situation into a mess involving in-laws among other people who reignite the fire of uprising when it is about to settle.
This is one of the Shirley Frimpong Manso movies. She wrote the script, organized the cast members and gave them roles and later on worked on the film’s production including directing. This movie is a great success and is popular among the people. According to her, her thrill in with the part played by the Mother-in-law it’s both hilarious and choking. Other cast members include Joke Silva, OC Ukeje, Joselyn Dumas, Chris Attoh, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Nikky Samonas and Blossom among many others. It was produced in 2017 and is therefore a Shirley Frimpong Manso latest movies collection.
This is yet another movie produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso. It is an epic forest story where Clifford and Rebecca a man and his wife are riding but their vehicle gets puncture on their way in the midst of the forest. Clifford walks aimlessly looking for some help but is incidentally bitten by a wild creature. They then have their first conversation as the two were not walking along similar paths in life and only came together to pass Clifford’s father death wish. However, Rebecca dearly loves Clifford although the latter does not recognize this and loves someone else despite her being betrothed to him since childhood.
Rebecca helps him manage the wound. She tells him of his pure love for him and dismay he caused her for being unloving and disrespectful. Following this conversation, the two would later on get attracted to each other but seems Rebecca has suffered enough for him and is no longer real with him. she alongside another boyfriend plans for her own kidnapping but later as destiny would have it returns and explains to Clifford about her kidnap and Clifford accepts while they took wait for rescue in the forest.
Rebecca, one of Shirley Frimpong Manso movies hit off really well from its release in 2016 and has then become popular. Its release happened in London and later in Ghana following harsh economic times in the latter. The lead cast roles are taken by Joseph Benjamin as Clifford and Yvonne Okoro as Rebecca. This film is directed and produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso alongside her husband Ken Attoh under their film label, Sparrow Productions.
Shirley Frimpong Manso movies set precedence for others to follow and is proving that in deed this woman has outstanding acting acumen. Adams Apple is a Ghanaian television series although she prefers the call the season’s chapters. It is about the Adam’s family an ex-diploma who has fallen leaving behind his wife Doris Adams (Anima Misa Amoah) and her three daughters Jennifer as Dumas, Kiikua as Mensah Doku and Baaba played by Yvonne Okoro.
This film explore the life they live in about a complicated family, their love lives and individuals dark secrets, lies and regrets they keep only to themselves and prefer going to the grave with them. It is full of drama as we find out malicious and selfish interest of each and their marital affairs. Adams Apple as I had mention is a continuous series which was released in 2011 produced by Ken Attoh by directed by his wife Shirley Frimpong Manso.
Adams Apple is in the English language and is one of the movies produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso. Cast member include the very seasoned Yvonne Okoro, John Dumelo, Anima Misa Amoah, Naa Ashorkor Mensa, Joselyn Dumas, Vincent McCauley among many others. There are well over 10 chapaters in Adams Apple; The Family Ties, Twisted Connections, Musical Chairs, Torn, Duplicity, Showdown, Confessions, Fight of Flight, Rescue Mission and New Beginnings.
Love or something like that
This is a 2014 Shirley Frimpong Manso Movies production - Love or Something Like that. The story develops among three people who previously and presently had sexual intimate relationships. Henry Dominic played by OC Ukeje had sex with Kwarley Mettel – Joselyn Dumas who is John Dumelo years before she got married to Alex Wallker – John Dumelo. Following this incidence, Henry has always asked her husband to use protection every time they get intimate.
Henry meets up with the ex-boyfriend in the hospital where she is admitted and when he sees her she flees. Looking for him Henry comes across his medical profile which states that Kwarley is down with cancer and AIDs. She looks earnestly for him and tells him of how he is disappointed in him. In the end the man is left in pain for not being loving and caring while on the other hand Alex has had no raw sex with her– Love or something Like that
Love or Something Like that, Shirley Frimpong Manso movie was released in 2014 at the Odeon Cinema in London. It is Ghanaian based and produced by the Sparrow production with Ken Attoh being the lead film director. Shirley Frimpong Manso then produced the movie. Cast includes, OC Ukeje, Joselyn Dumas, Nana Mensah, Christabel Ekeh, Eckow Smith Asante and John Dumelo who play the scenes therein. It was nominated twice for the Eleventh edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards. However, this movie was heavily criticized for being unreal; Henry is in a medical profession and therefore should have known the ex-boyfriends status besides marriages require that the two parties go for a HIV test. Finally it closely resembles another movie produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso, Tango with Me where men do the extraordinary and go remorseful in the end.
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Devil in the detail
This is also on the top of Shirley Frimpong Manso movies list. It is based on the dynamic modern world where there is a power couple who seem perfect in all dimensions of life. They have the power, fame, happiness, money name it all. Hellen Ofori –Nse Ikepe Etim and Ben Ofori – Adjetey Anang are an envious couple who thing just seems to fall into place for them.
However, in the process of time the good and highly functional family and marriage crumbles down, a suspicious love affair lender the two separated and with ingrained emotion of vengeance. This kick start a messy episode in their life where they get carried away by the sexual fantasies outside marriage, which then follows a sequence of betrayal and lies. This breaks the trust and loyalty and the two breaks up - the Devil in the Detail.
Devil in the Detail is a Sparrow production success project which was released on the 14th of February 2014. It is a romantic thriller that premier with a good marriage that disintegrates following issues of infidelity and lies. The cast include Nse Ikpe Etim as Helen Ofori, Adjetey Anang as Ben Ofori who takes the lead positions and Ama Ampofp as Claudia and Mawuli Gavor as Sam. This is among the Shirley Frimpong Manso latest movies collection, produced by herself alongside her husband, Ken Attoh in the English language.
Grey Dawn is a thrilling Shirley Frimpong Manso movie which put to question a government leader’s integrity levels. The story is about a top ranked government minister who is torn in between making the ethical or just choice. His father in law is a serial tax evader and the government is on his sleeve for this crime. He is torn into getting into corrupts deals to salvage his father’s ordeal or stay clean and allow his father in law be jailed. He chooses the latter and for this reasons he has to hide behind something and is involved in a chain of dark acts.
Even as this unfolds, we get to know about politics, his family, love life and an extra marital affair he has that makes him often go blackmailed. The drama therein is amazing and the Grey Dawn events make you intrigued and all one can do is watch till the end. This movie was released in 2015 and was first aired at the Silver Birds Cinemas in Accra but is now on the digital media and people can watch it online.
It is co-produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso alongside his hubby, Mr. Ken Attoh. This is a project of the Sparrow Motion Pictures and Silverbird Films who distribute the movie. It stars Funlola Aofiyebi Raimi, Sika OSEI, Bimbo Manuel and Marion Mave. It is still an industry’s political thriller.
The Perfect Picture
The Perfect Picture is a Shirley Frimpong Manso movie that talks about the life in reality and the ideal life among three women in marriage facing diverse and distinct issues in their matrimonial home. This movie is east to relate with since is plainly is a replica of what is in the world today and tend to address various issues in marriage and family life.
It is about three beautiful women roles played by Jackie Appiah, Naa Ashorkor Mensa and Adjetey Anang. It is more or less like the If Loving You is Wrong Oprah Winfrey’s TV series. We get to see the kind of life they live issues they face and how they resort to solving them or responding to them. The three women share in their relationship predicaments and we find them learning through the challenges experienced in marriage, lessons of life and the fatalities of falling in love. They do crazy thing in life in a bold move to change their lives but destiny has it the other way round and often comeback to the drawing board.
Shirley Frimpong Manso is the director to the movie that was produced in 2009. She surely is an acting guru who is able to develop characters and relationship for a good story line full amassed with content and a lesson therein to solve a distressing societal need. She manages to capture out attention right from release of trailer that keeps us waiting all the way to the release and subsequent watching of the movie. Shirley Frimpong Manso is the movie director and take all the credit for the film’s success alongside the cast members who are three beautiful women, Jackie Appiah, Adjetey Anang, Nana Ashorkor Mensa Doku and Chris Attoh who star as Jackie Appiah’s husband , Kweku Sintim Misa, Nana Kwame Osei and Lydia Forson. The Picture Perfect - movie produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso.
Contract just as the name suggest is an agreement to venture party in a project for mutual gain and this is what Contract, Movies by Shirley Frimpong Manso is all about. A successful business man Peter Poplampho who is about 40 years of age wants no life commitment relation but rather is for casual dates. His mother persistence for him to raise a family falls on deaf ears as this alpha male will hear none of it. He desires to have freedom and be in control of his life and therefore is not for marriage per say.
However, he develops yearn to have his own child. This pushes him to get into a contractual arrangement with a witty crude village girl, Abena Boateng. The lawyer facilitates the enforcement of the contract and he two brings forth a baby. However, things take a different twist as the baby mama does not move on with his life but entwines hers to his. Drama erupts amidst the bizarre life twists between the two.
This is one of Shirley Frimpong Manso full movies with romantic yet peculiar twists about life. It is just interesting how the lovebirds tie on on the other subconsciously get them carried away yet when they come back to their sense want to hear no of what happened. It was produced in 2012 by Yvonne Okoro and Shirley Frimpong Manso and edited by Ken Attoh. Other seasoned actors in the film who are featured are Joseph Benjamin and Hlomla Dandala. This was a breaking point as it has been nominated for the 9th Africa Movie Academy Award under the category of Best Actress in a Lead role. Best Actor in a Lead Role, Best Director and Achievement in Screenplay.
6 Hours to Christmas
The 6 Hours to Christmas looks like more of a dare situation where one has to bend the law or go against all odd to meet up before all your empire comes down crumbling. It stars Chris Attoh who plays the role of Reggie and Damilola Adegbite who is Pebble a co-worker to Reggie and friend. However, the two have been involved in separate relationship but it appears that Reggie admires her so much.
It is at the night on the eve of Christmas, Reggies is given a ‘gift certificate’ which the only payback means is sex with Pebbles lest he is subject to something he will regret for life. He is torn in between redeeming himself in the bed room or not but chooses why not. The girlfriend is waiting for him but he got more urgent and important thing to tend to first. Pebbles make known her intentions and they two get lost into each other’s arms. The events that then take place thereafter are unforgettable, love blossoms. They spend the night together and Reggies forgets about the planned date with her girlfriend; the girlfriend repeatedly calls but goes unanswered. Reggie gets jealous to appoint he ask is faithfulness is something he should ask for after discovering Pebble had an affair with a married man – the 6 hours to Christmas.
This movie by Shirley Frimpong Manso is engaging and entertaining. It has loud moments of opposite sex attraction and the most intriguing thing being the bold Pebble asking or making the first move to this man. Body chemistry leads them from one thing to another. It was released in 2010 produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso.
The above are not the only movies produced by Shirley Frimpong Manso but there are other credited to her works. Truth be told she has written and produced many movies in the industry thanks to her tireless work, functional film and advertising company, Sparrow production and working in collaboration with other stake holders in the industry you chip in their talent, wisdom and even resources toward the success of projects she has been working on. Her passion in Acting began early in life, she attended the National Film and Television Institute of Ghana and immediately after school worked as a presenter at Radio Gold. She latter established her own film Company in 2003. She is happily married to Ken Attoh a fellow business partner and together has a baby.