Some movies leave one feeling gleeful. Poorly executed flicks, on the other hand, make cinema-goers think of a million better ways they could have spent their time.


TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies for you to watch in the cinema or on Netflix this weekend.

A Simple Life

Running time: 1hr 37mins


Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Emmanuel Ikubese, Kie Kie

Synopsis: A lady runs into her ex and tells a simple lie that snowballs into a series of unplanned events and reactions.



Running time: 1hr 46mins

Starring: Mercy Aigbe, Munachi Abi, Gideon Okeke

Synopsis: The crack in their marriage is widened by the arrival of their neighbour. The wife tries to befriend the neighbour, unknown to her, the neighbour has been seeing a psychologist for body dysmorphia.


City Hustlers

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Bolanle Ninalowo, Akin Lewis, Mercy Aigbe


Synopsis: The film highlights real-life events of the day to day hustling of the average Lagosian — showing the extent that some would go to live the kind of life you dream of?

The Rise of Igbinogun

Running time: 1hr 52mins


Starring: Akin Lewis, Shaffy Bello, Tina Mba

Synopsis: A Nigerian retelling of the legendary Robinhood following a rebellious young lady and her gang attempt of taking from the rich and giving it to the poor.

Mama’s Big Stick

Running time: 2hrs 15mins

Starring: Patience Ozokwor, Mofe Duncan, Peggy Ovire

Synopsis: It tells the story of how two mothers-in-law put aside their protracted enmity to help their children have a blissful matrimonial home.

Deja Vu

Running time: 1hr 26mins

Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Bimbo Adedimeji, Yomi Blaq

Synopsis: A couple finds themselves enmeshed in trouble that threatens their young love journey, how will they survive it?


Running time: 1hr 52mins

Starring: Richard Mofe-Damijo, Kunle Coker, Yomi Blaq

Synopsis: A sponsor of an insurgent group finds himself losing his only daughter to the warm arms of one of the terrorists who refused to execute a suicide mission because he has found a reason to live again. This is a story of love crossing borders.

The Batman

Running time: 2hrs 55mins

Starring: Amber Sienna, Colin Farrell, Paul Dano

Synopsis: A superhero uncovers corruption in his city and discovers connections of the underbelly to his own family while facing the antagonist.


Running time: 1hr 44mins

Starring: Gabriella Sengos, Aidan Quinn, Taylor John Smith

Synopsis: A former government secret agent must wrestle with his past in his journey to redeem himself.


Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas

Synopsis: The film brings to life the story of the popular video game of the same name.

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