Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee, while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke and throw a tantrum – all at once.


To help you avoid such a situation, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies for you to watch in the cinema and on Netflix this weekend.

Fast and Furious 9

Running time: 1hr 45mins


Starring: Vin Diesel, John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson

Synopsis: In the return of the uber blockbuster franchise, Dom’s peaceful, family-centric life is about to be upturned by the sins of his past. Consequently, he must save the lives of those he loves dearly. He gathers his crew once more to stop the grand earth-shattering scheme of the deadliest and fastest driver ever: Dom’s younger brother.



Running time: 1hr 51mins

Starring: Yakubu Muhammed, Asabe Madaki, Uzee Usman

Synopsis: The movie tells the story of how love can sprout in the harshest of places. A girl is abducted by insurgents and amongst the torture and pain of captivity, she found love.



Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Kelvin Hart, Alfre Woodard, Lil Rel Howery


Synopsis: A widower struggles to bring up his baby girl after the sudden death of his wife. He battles the pain, fear, and drama of being a single parent.


Running time: 1hr 58mins


Starring: Maco D’Amore, Maya Sansa, Silvio Muccino

Synopsis: A security expert gets himself and his family entangled in the violent tide of events after a young lady was assaulted under his watch.


Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Adedimeji Lateef, Kunle Afolayan, Bimbo Ademoye, Mr Macaroni, Omowunmi Dada, Jumoke Otedola, Bimbo Manuel

Synopsis: A biopic that details the short life of Ayinla Omowura, an Apala music icon. The film tells the tale of his polygamous lifestyle and the circumstance that led to his untimely death.


Running time: 1hr 30mins

Starring: Deyvi Stib Rodríguez, Emma Berman, Giacomo Gianniotti, Maya Rudolph

Synopsis: In a beautiful beach town of Italian Riviera, a deep friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster disguised as a human.

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Running time: 2hrs 57mins

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek

Synopsis: The return of the world’s deadliest duo – bodyguard Michael Bryce and hitman Darius Kincaid. This time, they must survive a life-threatening mission sold to them by a conman who sought to leave Europe in ruins.

My Village People

Running time: 1hr 54mins

Starring: Bovi Ugboma, Theresa Edem Isemin, Nkem Owoh, Ada Ameh, Venita Akpofure

Synopsis: A comedy that follows the life of a prince who unwittingly finds himself a bizarre attraction for the supernatural spirits as a result of his wayward lifestyle. He will learn his lessons the hard way.

Spirit Untamed

Running time: 1hr 29mins

Starring: Isabella Merced, Eiza Gonzalez, Marsai Martins

Synonyms: Lucky Prescott becomes friends with a horse named Spirit. She discovers the duo shares a rebellious spirit. When a rustler wants to capture and sell Lucky’s horse, she embarks on a thrilling adventure to ensure its safety.

On My Honour

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Fred Amata, Ada Ameh

Synopsis: A moralistic police officer finds himself in a corrupt system. Will his one-man charge to reform the force become a success or will he be sucked in by the rot?


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