Nollywood’s ‘Different Stroke’ and Hollywood fantasy ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ are some of the movies recommended by TheCable Lifestyle for you to watch in the cinema or on Netflix this weekend.


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.

Below are more titles to see.

Different Strokes


Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Deyemi Okanlawon, Mercy Johnson-Okojie

Synopsis: Four friends have two things in common – being married and desiring to be happily married. But their desire call for different, tailored solutions.


Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Running time: 2hr 15mins

Starring: Daisy Head, Sophia Lilis, Hugh Grant


Synopsis: A band of unfit adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people.

John Wick 4

Running time: 2hrs 49mins


Starring: Kanu Reeves, Lance Reddick, Ian McShane

Synopsis: John Wick uncovers a path to defeating The High Table. But before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes.



Shazam 2

Running Time: 2hrs 10mins

Starring: Zachary Levi, Rachel Zegler, Ross Butler

Synopsis: The story tells the adventure of a teenager who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!”, is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.


Running time: 2hrs 11mins

Starring: Kehinde Bankole, Jide Kosoko, Alvin Abayomi

Synopsis: A ghost’s past life continues to hunt her after being reincarnated. This led to several hurdles that shook the foundation of her family.

What’s Love Got To Do With it?

Running time: 1hr 48mins

Starring: Lily James, Shazad Latif, Ema Thompson

Synopsis: An award-winning filmmaker documents her best friend’s journey into an assisted marriage in line with his family’s Pakistani heritage in London. In the process, she challenges her own attitude towards relationships.


Luther: The Falling Sun

Running time: 2hrs 9mins

Starring: Idris Elba, Cynthia Erivo, Natasha Patel

Synopsis: Brilliant but disgraced detective breaks out of prison to hunt down a sadistic serial killer who is terrorising London.


Creed 3

Running time: 1hr 56 mins

Starring: Michael B Jordan, Jonathan Majors, Tessa Thompson

Synopsis: Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When childhood friend and former boxing prodigy Damian resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle a fighter who has nothing to lose.


Die Hart

Running time: 1hr 24mins

Starring: Kevin Hart, John Travolta, Jean Reno

Synopsis: The film follows a fictionalized version of Kevin Hart as he tries to become an action movie star. Hart attends a school run by Ron Wilcox and he attempts to learn the ropes on how to become one of the industry’s most coveted action stars.



Running time: 1hr 47mins

Starring: Gerard Butler, Daniella Pineda, Mike Colter

Synopsis: A pilot finds himself caught in a war zone after he’s forced to land his commercial aircraft during a terrible storm.

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