Adesua Etomi What are her top 10 movies

Adesua Etomi: What are Her Top 10 Movies

Adesua Etomi is a Nollywood actress and fitness enthusiast. She is very popular for her roles in action movies and has also been featured in a few dramas. Here are some of the top 10 movies she has featured in recently.

1. Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush

In 2019, Adesua was part of the cast in the Nollywood comedy crime movie ‘Sugar Rush’.

She played the role of ‘Susie Sugar’ the eldest of the three sisters who discovered $800,000 in the house of a murdered politician.

What seemed like a breakthrough to the sisters soon became a nightmare, as several people, including dangerous mafias and the EFCC, began to lay claims on the money.

What will be the fate of Suzie and her sisters? Now that everyone is on the lookout for them.

2. The Wedding Party

The Wedding Party

Adesua Etomi came on board as Dunni Coker, a bride in this romantic comedy-drama directed by Kemi Adetiba. Dunni Coker is about to get married to Dozie, a man from a different ethnic group. So both families don’t completely agree especially the mothers.

But the wedding holds anyway, amidst several dramas, seductions and threats.

In December 2016, this movie became one of the highest-grossing Nigerian films until 2021 when ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ broke the record.

3. Far From Home

Far From Home

In this young adult series, Adesua acts as Mrs Irurhe, the art teacher at Wilmer Academy, where lots of drama unfolds.

She stars alongside Veteran Nollywood actors like Richard Mofe-Damijo, Funke Akindele, Carol King, and Deyemi Okanlawon.

4. King of Boys

King of Boys

After her role in ‘The Wedding Party’, Kemi Adetiba hires Adesua again to feature in this political crime film. In this movie, Adesua acts as Kemi Salami, the daughter of a powerful King, Alhaja Eniola Salami (Sola Sobowale).

The story revolves around politics, power and family.

5. The Set Up

The Set Up

Here, Adesua takes up the role of a drug dealer and the PA to an influential socialite, Madame (Tina Mba). In this movie, two best friends, Chike (Adesua Etomi) and Grace (Kehide Bankole), worked as drug smugglers before Madame hired them for her criminal activities.

The movie revolves around several twists, as Madame tries to set up both friends against each other. Will they fall for her trap? Find out in this Nollywood action thriller.

6. Muna


Muna is the story of a courageous young girl raised by her grandmother. Adesua played ‘Muna’, the main character. In the movie, she narrowly escaped sex trafficking. So, in her bitterness, she trains to become an assassin but accidentally falls in love with a member of the opposition.

Will she continue her quest for revenge or go with the flow of love?

7. Gangs of Lagos

Gangs of Lagos

As you must have noticed, Adesua Etomi plays action roles very frequently, and she does so flawlessly. Here, she starred as Gift, one of the three friends in Isale Eko, whose life revolved around crime and violence since childhood.

Gift was best friends with Obalola (Tobi Bakre) and Ify (Chike), and they all worked as hoodlums for Kazeem (Olarotimi Fakunle).

One day, Ify gets murdered, and Obalola, in his quest for revenge, discovers secrets about Kazeem that affect the team’s loyalty.

8. Up North

Up North

Adesua Etomi is Zainab in Tope Oshin’s 2018 Nollywood Drama, Up North. The story revolves around love, friendship, family politics, and self-discovery.

In the movie, she starred alongside Banky Wellington, Rahama Sadau, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Hilda Dokubo, and Akin Lewis.

9. Memoir of 4

Memoir of 4

Adesua is one of four friends: Teni (Adesua Etomi), Miriam (Linda Ejiofor), Solape (Keira Hewatch), and Chika (Christine Godfrey). All four of them pretend to have perfect lives, but they each have secret frustration, pressures, and other forms of stress.

How well will they pretend before they finally break down? Find out in this Nollywood drama.

10. Crazy, Lovely, Cool

Crazy, Lovely, Cool

In this 10-episode series, Adesua plays Funmi, one of the students at a Nigerian University. The series revolves around several students’ lives and experiences, especially after a shocking revelation by a gossip blog.

Adesua featured along with Enyinna Nwigwe, Zynnell Zuh, Jide Kene Achufusi and Lorenzo Menakaya.


With our summary of Adesua Etomi’s top 10 movies, you can choose which one you would love to see. If there is any movie you think we should have included but didn’t, feel free to let us know in the comment section.

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