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.

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

City Hustlers

Running time: 2hrs

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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?

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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.

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Mama’s Big Stick

Running time: 2hrs 15mins

Starring: Patience Ozokwor, Mofe Duncan, Peggy Ovire

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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

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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?

Boycott

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.

Cake 

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.

Blacklight

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.

Scream

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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