Nollywood’s ‘Almajiri’ and ‘Big Love’ are among the movies TheCable recommends for you to watch in the cinema or on streamers like Netflix this weekend.


More recommendations are below.


Running time: 1hr 40mins


Starring: Alexx Ekubo, Jide Kosoko, Rahama Sadau

Synopsis: Almajiri is based on true stories that concern millions of children in Nigeria and other countries who are victims of trafficking and other forms of child slavery.



Big Love

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Bimbo Ademoye, Jaiye Kuti, Shaffy Bello


Synopsis: The big love between two passionate graduate trainees must survive a huge setback to survive. One secret that could destroy everything. Is their love big enough to cover a lie?


Extraction 2


Running time: 2hrs 2mins

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Golshifteh Farahani, Tinatin Dalakishvili

Synopsis: Back from the brink of death, commando Tyler Rake embarks on a dangerous mission to save a ruthless gangster’s imprisoned family.



The Flash

Running time: 2hrs 24mins

Starring: Ben Affleck, Ezra Miller, Antje Traue

Synopsis: Barry Allen uses his super speed to change the past, but his attempt to save his family creates a world without superheroes, forcing him to race for his life in order to save the future.



Running time: 1hr 41mins

Starring: Charles Inojie, Femi Jacobs, Munachi Abii

Synopsis: The sacrifice a dad had to pay to save his daughter, who was kidnapped on her birthday under his watch.


Transformers: The Rise of the Beasts

Running time: 1hr 57mins

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Michaela Jaé (MJ) Rodriguez, Peter Dinklage

Synopsis: Back into the world, which features robots that transform into robotic animals, Autobots must defend humanity against the biggest threat in the universe yet.


Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

Running time: 2hrs 20mins

Starring: Andy Samberg, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya

Synopsis: Miles Morales catapults across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. When the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles must redefine what it means to be a hero.


Half Heaven

Running time: 2hr 7mins

Starring: Chidi Mokeme, Lilian Mbeng, Lysongo Robinson

Synopsis: A pastor is sent to a deadly community to preach the gospel. He encounters a lot of challenges and overcomes them with the help of a prostitute.


The Little Mermaid

Running time: 2hrs 15mins

Starring: Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer, Awkwafina

Synopsis: A young mermaid makes a deal with a sea witch to trade her beautiful voice for human legs so she can discover the world above water and impress a prince.


Fast and Furious X

Running time: 2hrs 21 mins

Starring: Vin Diesel, Jason Mamoa, Cardi B

Synopsis: The story is the tenth film in the Fast and Furious Saga. A man and his family must outsmart, out-nerve, and outdrive the most lethal opponent they’ve ever faced.


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