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.

City Hustlers

Running time: 2hrs


Starring: Bolanle Ninalowo, Akin Lewis, Mercy Aigbe

Synopsis: The film highlights real-life events of the day to day hustling of the average Lagosian — showing the extent that some would go to live the kind of life you dream of?


The Rise of Igbinogun

Running time: 1hr 52mins

Starring: Akin Lewis, Shaffy Bello, Tina Mba

Synopsis: A Nigerian retelling of the legendary Robinhood following a rebellious young lady and her gang attempt of taking from the rich and giving it to the poor.


Mama’s Big Stick

Running time: 2hrs 15mins

Starring: Patience Ozokwor, Mofe Duncan, Peggy Ovire


Synopsis: It tells the story of how two mothers-in-law put aside their protracted enmity to help their children have a blissful matrimonial home.

Deja Vu

Running time: 1hr 26mins


Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Bimbo Adedimeji, Yomi Blaq

Synopsis: A couple finds themselves enmeshed in trouble that threatens their young love journey, how will they survive it?


Running time: 1hr 52mins

Starring: Richard Mofe-Damijo, Kunle Coker, Yomi Blaq

Synopsis: A sponsor of an insurgent group finds himself losing his only daughter to the warm arms of one of the terrorists who refused to execute a suicide mission because he has found a reason to live again. This is a story of love crossing borders.

The Batman

Running time: 2hrs 55mins

Starring: Amber Sienna, Colin Farrell, Paul Dano

Synopsis: A superhero uncovers corruption in his city and discovers connections of the underbelly to his own family while facing the antagonist.

The American King

Running time: 1hr 16mins

Starring: Akon, Nse Ikpe Etim, Enyinna Nwigwe

Synopsis: A 400-year-old prophecy is waiting to be fulfilled as an African king tries to make Africa great once again.


Running time: 1hr 45mins

Starring: Patience Ozokwor, Folu Storms, Saskay

Synopsis: A baker is obsessively in love with one of his customers, but before he pops the question, she gets engaged to someone else and demands he makes a special cake for the wedding.


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.


Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Mikey Madison, Courteney Cox, Neve Campbell

Synopsis: A horror movie that follows the ordeal of people trying to kill off their biggest and creepiest threat.

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