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

For this weekend, here is a rundown on ten movies you should consider for your next stop at the cinemas;

Baby Mamas

Synopsis: Revolving around the daily lives and loves of four professional women who are all in different stages of their own real-life baby mama drama.

Starring: Salamina Mosese, Thembisa Mdod, Dineo Panaka, Kay Smith

Runtime:  97 mins

Luka Chuppi

Synopsis: A situational comedy which question the concept of  live-in relationships. What starts as a news story for a local reporter Guddu, turns into his own love story with hilarious complications.

Starring: Kartik Aaryan, Kriti Sanon, Aparshakti Khurana, Vinay Pathak.

Runtime: 126 mins

The Mule

Synopsis: A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran are caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Illinois for a Mexican drug cartel.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Clint Eastwood, Manny Montana

Runtime: 116 mins


Synopsis: Kada Tonna has a void in his heart that needs to be filled, but can a heart that is torn between two women, Mirable and  Tina, ever be filled? He loves them both, but can only be with one.

Starring: Fredrick Leonard, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Lota Chukwu

Runtime: 90 mins

What Men Want

Synopsis: A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men’s thoughts.

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Kristen Ledlow, Josh Brene

Runtime: 117 mins

The Final List

Synopsis: After getting engaged, a young woman has difficulties convincing her mother to involve her father’s family in her marriage ceremony. Things hit the fan when her father’s family releases the final list

Starring: Ruth Kadiri, Stan Nze,

Runtime: 90 mins


Synopsis:  Mo’dorisa tells the epic story of Dayese village, which never remained the same after a whirlwind swept away all male residents (both young and old), leaving the women with no choice but to take the bull by the horn.

Starring: Bimbo Oshin, Fathia Balogun, Ayo Adesanya, Fausat Balogun, Peju Ogunmola, Sola Kosoko, Ronke Ojo

Runtime: 90 mins

Escape Room

Synopsis: Six strangers lured into a mysterious room must survive a series of elaborate traps in a sadistic game of life or death. To overcome circumstances beyond their control, they must rely on wits and escape.

Starring: Deborah Ann Woll, Jay Ellis, Logan Miller, Taylor Russel

Runtime: 99 mins

Cold Pursuit

Synopsis: The movie is based on the 2014 Norwegian film ‘In Order of Disappearance’. A snowplough driver experiences a life twist when he loses his son under puzzling events. His search for the truth soon becomes a quest for revenge as he battles against a psych maniac drug lord and his henchmen.

Starring: Emmy Rossum, Julia Jones, Liam Neeson

Runtime: 118 mins

Alita Battle Angel

Synopsis: An action-packed story of one young woman’s journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world.

Starring: Eiza González, Mahershala Ali, Rosa Salazar

Runtime: 122 mins

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