Whether as a way to relax, hang out with friends and family, or get a crush to spend time with you, the weekend-movies time is getting increasingly popular among Nigerians.

Cinemas across the country offer a diverse selection of movies. For this weekend, here is a rundown of 10 movies you should consider for your next stop at the cinemas.

Aladdin

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Aladdin

 

Synopsis: A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Starring: Alan Tudyk, Naomi Scott, Will Smith

Runtime: 128mins

 

Mokalik

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Mokalik

Synopsis: Mokalik is a comedy-drama, which follow a day in the life of 11-year-old Jaiye, who is sent by his parents to work at a mechanic workshop for the day— in order to give him a different perspective on life. When his father arrives to take him home; Jaiye has to make up his mind if he wants to return to school or take on his apprenticeship full time.

Starring: Similola Ogunleye,  Ayo Adesanya, Charles Okocha, Fathia Balogun, Femi Adebayo

Runtime: 100mins

 

John Wick: Chapter3-Parabellum

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John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum

Synopsis: In this third instalment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, skilled assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail.

Starring:  Ian McShane, Jerome Flynn, Keanu Reeves

Runtime: 130mins

 

The Delivery Boy

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The Delivery Boy

Synopsis: A runaway, teenage, suicide bomber and his newfound ally, a young prostitute, must rely on each other to survive the night while searching for answers to the terrible secrets that made them who they are.

Starring: Ibrahim Jammal, Jemima Osunde, Charles Etubiebi

Runtime: 70mins

 

Bright Burn

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Bright Burn

Synopsis: A child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister.

Starring: David Denman, Elizabeth Banks, Matt Jones

Runtime: 90mins

 

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Synopsis: Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing. This prompts his 21-year-old son Tim alongside Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu to embark on an adventurous investigation.

Starring:  Kathryn Newton, Ryan Reynolds, Suki Waterhouse

Runtime: 104mins

 

Gold Statue

Gold Statue

Synopsis: A comedy adventure drama that follows the adventure of two young men, Wale and Chike in search of a ‘Gold Statue’ believed to have been a deity inherited.

Starring: Femi Durojaiye, Gabriel Afolayan, Kunle Remi, Richard Mofe Damijo, Sola Sobowale.

Runtime: 145mins

 

Long Shot

Long Shot

Synopsis: When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

Starring: Charlize Theron, June Diane Raphael, Seth Rogen

Runtime: 125

 

Cold Feet

Cold Feet

Synopsis: A couple flies out to a beautiful resort to celebrate their anniversary and birthday of the wife, Omoye. But a surprise meeting with an old flame Tare, brings back memories, feelings and desires that could jeopardize their vacation and indeed their marriage.

Starring: Beverly Naya, Enyinna Nwigwe, Femi Adebayo, Jim Iyke, Joselyn Dumas, Padita Agu, Segun Arinze

Runtime: 100mins

 

The Sun Is Also A Star

The Sun Is Also A Star

Synopsis: A teenager finds love at a difficult time in her family’s life.

Starring:  Charles Melton, Faith Logan, Yara Shahidi

Runtime: 160mins

 

 

 



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