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.


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

Blood Hound

Running time: 2hrs


Starring: Wole Ojo, Efe Irele, Abayomi Alvin

Synopsis: It follows the struggle of a grieving father trying to get justice for the murder of his only son and the deeply corrupt police force trying to dissuade his effort for financial gains.



Running time: 1hr 44mins

Starring: Gabriella Sengos, Aidan Quinn, Taylor John Smith

Synopsis: A former government secret agent must wrestle with his past in his journey to redeem himself.



Before Valentine

Running time: 2hrs


Starring: Venita Akpofure, Yvonne Jegede, Uche Montana

Synopsis: A rom-com that tells the story of an ensemble cast of characters, who are all experiencing the trials of love, all before Valentine’s Day.



Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas

Synopsis: The film brings to life the story of the popular video game of the same name.

Death On The Nile

Running time: 2hrs 7mins

Starring: Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Jenifa Saunders

Synopsis: A detective has his boat cruise vacation cut short to investigate a murder that occurred on deck.

Marry Me

Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, John Bradley, Owen Wilson

Synopsis: A bride-to-be discovered the unfaithfulness of her groom. She must pull out of the arrangement to marry another person.

Head Over Bills

Running time: 2hrs 30mins

Starring: Bimbo Ademoye, Shaffi Bello, Anita Joseph

Synopsis: In the needy race for their mother’s approval, three over-indulged sisters find love, lose it, and rediscover themselves.


Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Charlie Plummer, Eme Ikwuakor, John Bradley

Synopsis: A female scientist must convince the world that she truly has the solution to save humanity from the impending doom skidding from space.

Dinner At My Place

Running time: 1hr 45mins

Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Charles Etubiebi, Debby Felix, Sophie Alakija, Timini Egbuson, Uche Nwaefuna

Synopsis: A man planned to propose to his girlfriend over dinner, but things went awry and led to revelations.


Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Eku Edewor, Nancy Isime, Timini Egbuson, Ufuoma McDermott

Synopsis: The film charts the ascendance of an upcoming actress into stardom as she navigates life and love in 21st century Nollywood. She must find the balance between artistry and fame whilst surviving the demons of her past.

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