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.

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

Anikulapo

Running time: 2hrs 21mins

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Starring: Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Sola Sobowale

Synopsis: A story of death, resurrection, and the greedy desires and ungratefulness of men

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Ticket to Paradise

Running time: 1hr 44mins

Starring:  George Clooney, Billie Lourd, Julia Roberts

Synopsis: A separated couple journeys to Bali, Indonesia, in an attempt to save their daughter from making the same mistake they once made — falling in love too soon. The voyage will change their lives forever.

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Brotherhood

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Falz, Tobi Bakre, Toni Tones

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Synopsis: Orphaned, rough-raised twin brothers find themselves on the opposite spectrum of the law. One is a police officer and the other a notorious armed robber.

The bonds of brotherhood are put to the ultimate test as the police officer joins a task force that hunts down his twin and his gang.

Ticket to Life

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Running time: 1hr 24mins

Starring: Sambassa Nzeribe, Linda Osifo, Tina Mba

Synopsis: After coming to Lagos from Osogbo in search of greener pastures, a desperate village girl soon realises that the grasses are not as lush as it seems after discovering a haunting secret.

 

The Enforcer

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: 2 Chainz, Alexis Ren, Antonio Banderas

Synopsis: A mob enforcer turns against his boss and must defend himself and his decision or suffer the consequences.

 

The Woman King

Running time: 2hrs 14mins

Starring: Viola Davis, Angelique Kidjo, John Boyega

Synopsis: A historical film that tells the story of Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness, unlike anything the world has ever seen.

 

Finding Ireti

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Bolanle Ninalowo, Saidi Balogun, Laide Bakare

Synopsis: A spoilt child gets lost in a crowded city and her troubled parents must go through a lot to find her.

 

Inside Life

Running time: 1hr 55mins

Starring: Hafiz Oyetoro, Broda Shaggi, Wole Ojo

Synopsis: A upper-middle-class young man is wrongfully arrested and remanded in prison, just a few days before his wedding.

He not only needs to fight to get released on time to get married to his sweetheart, but he must learn to survive and come out of prison alive.

 

Passport

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Mercy Johnson, Jim Iyke

Synopsis: Two people on different ends of the loneliness spectrum who are both looking for some excitement in their lives meet each other in an unusual circumstance. To recover his passport, a man needs help from a tomboy who lives in the ghetto. He must work with her or miss a flight to a job interview that could change his life.

 

Beast

Running time: 1hr 38mins

Starring: Idris Elba, Billy Gallagher, Iyana Halley

Synopsis: A father and his two teenage daughters find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the Savanna has an apex predator.

 



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