Girls in the Hood (Nigeria: 2005)


Fred Amata

Cast list

Desmond Elliot as Larry
Ngozi Ezeonu as Mama
Kate Henshaw-Nuttal as Samantha
Uche Jombo as Calvert
Bob-Manuel Udokwu as Desmond
Jide Kosoko
Monalisa Chinda as Nneoma
Danielle Allen as Valerie


Producer: Emem Isong and Rob E. Eze


The movie views the lives of three different girls, Nneoma, Samantha, and Valerie, whose opinions about relationships are different. Mama falls in love with Samantha’s ex- boyfriend after he was maltreated by Samantha. Valerie's  Manager (Desmond) falls in love with her after making out with her at a club without knowing  she would become his secretary. They are faced with the trouble from Desmond’s fiancée, which leaves Desmond with a choice of either his Love or his Job.


Girls in the Hood, Naija Rules (online forum)

Girls in the Hood Review, Movie Evolution Phase II (online blog)

Girls in the Hood, Modern Ghana (online magazine)

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