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.

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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.

Ayinla

Running time: 1hr 50mins

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

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

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Luca

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.

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Kambili

Running time: 1hr 59mins

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Starring: Nancy Isime, Sharon Ooja,

Synopsis: With renewed resolve, a spoilt brat who plans to get married before 30 years must turn around her irresponsible life.

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

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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 entire Europe in ruins.

 

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 becomes a success or will he be sucked in by the rot?

 

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.

 

In The Height

Running time: 2hrs 23mins

Starring: Anthony Ramos, Melissa Bererra

Synopsis: The movie tells the story of a bodega owner who longs for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon. He dreams of winning the lottery and eloping to the beaches of the Dominican Republic, his home country, with her. 

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.

 

The Conjuring

Running time: 1hr 52 mins

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sterling Jerins

Synopsis: Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal sleuths, have their works cut out for them as they try to defend a cop accused of murder. The suspect blames demonic possession for the act and the Warrens must dig to the bottom of it.

 

Lockdown

Running time: 2hrs 30mins

Starring: Sola Sobowale, Emem Inwang, Chioma Akpotha, Tony Umez, and Deyemi Okanlawon

Synopsis: Due to an undisclosed emergency, the government locks down a hospital along with several patients. Pandemonium follows as the police struggle to contain the quarantined patients and their angsty relations outside the hospital.



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