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

To help you avoid such a situation that’d leave you fuming out of the cinema in utter disgust, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies.

Emoji movie
The Emoji Movie

Synopsis: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

Starring: T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris

Run time: 86 mins

Alter Ego showing in Nigerian cinemas ~
Alter Ego

Synopsis: A woman will stop at nothing to see sex offenders and molesters punished! If she cannot get the courts to imprison them she will find other ways to punish them.

Starring: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Wale Ojo, Gregory Ojefua

Run time: 106 mins


Synopsis: A long-time unemployed graduate, Akande faced with Life’s pressures decides to relocate to Kaduna from Lagos when an opportunity presents itself against his sister’s wishes. His expectations on the opportunity is however cut short as he has to decide to either learn to survive or return home

Starring: Frank Donga, Toyin Abraham, Seyilaw, Ali Nuhu, Rahama Sadau

Run time: 138 mins


Synopsis: Uyi and Ivory Michael are newly-wed couple in a seemingly perfect marriage. On the day of their first wedding anniversary they receive a mysterious package which casts a shadow of doubt over the fidelity of their marriage. Now, past secrets are brought to the surface and the couple must come to terms with these startling new revelations or risk being torn apart forever…

Starring: Blossom Chukwujekwu, Yvonne Enakhena, Gregory OJ, Bayray Mcwizu

Run time: 90 mins

Baby Driver
Baby Driver


Synopsis: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Starring: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx

Run time: 112 mins


Synopsis: After the town takes away their daughter’s college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend’s house to make back the money.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins

Run time: 88 mins


Synopsis: When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results.

Starring: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Kim Caramele

Run time: 90 mins

Banana Island Ghost
Banana Island Ghost

Synopsis: A ghost is scared to go to heaven because he doesn’t have a soulmate and so convinces God to give him three days to fall in love. He is paired with the cantankerous firecracker – Ijeoma – who will do anything to save her father’s house in Banana Island from the bank coming to reclaim it in three days. The two of them must first survive each other, then learn to work together, and eventually fall in love, to see their destinies unfold.

Starring: Chioma ‘Chigul‘ Omeruah, Patrick Diabuah, Adetomiwa Edun, Saidi Balogun, Ali Nuhu, Uche Jombo, Bimbo Manuel, Akah Nnani, Damilola Adegbite, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Dorcas Sola Fapson, DJ Obi

Run time: 100 minutes

Girls Trip
Girls Trip

Synopsis: When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

Starring: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith

Run time: 122 mins

Hunter's Prayer
Hunter’s Prayer

Synopsis: An assassin helps a young woman avenge the death of her family

Starring: Sam Worthington, Odeya Rush, Allen Leech

Run time: 91 mins

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