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.

Elesin Oba 

Running time: 1hr 36mins


Starring: Odunlade Adekola, Deyemi Okanlawon, Omowunmi Dada

Synopsis: Adapted from Wole Soyinka’s novel ‘The King’s Horseman’ which tells the story of a man who jettisoned his lifelong debt of ritual suicide to accompany the dead Alaafin to the realm of the ancestors, and his action set forth rolls of catastrophic events.




The One For Sarah

Running time: 1hr 37mins


Starring: Beverly Naya, Daniel Etim Effiong, Broda Shaggi

Synopsis: A lady must overcome the self-esteem issues, brought on her by her previous abusive relationship, to make room for the right man in her life.



Black Adam

Running time: 2hrs 4mins

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Viola Davis, Noah Centineo

Synopsis: A power buried for nearly 5000 years escaped its tomb and is ready to unleash justice to the modern world.



Detective Knight

Running time: 1hr 45mins

Starring: Bruce Willis, Miranda Edwards, Dax Campbell

Synopsis: A wolf-hearted detective pursues a band of robbers to a place where his past haunts and jeopardises his mission.


Our President’s Money

Running time: 1hr 36mins

Starring: Annie Idibia, Deyemi Okanlawon, Linda Osifo

Synopsis: A series of unconnected incidents pits six people against each other over a large amount of money in a house where no one can leave for seven days due to an ongoing nationwide lockdown.


The Crash

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Stan Nze, Okey Uzoechi, Jibola Dabo

Synopsis: A tragedy forces a mistaken identity and a soon-to-be-married woman ends up in the home of a blind billionaire.


Going Bananas

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Iya Ojo, Femi Branch, Bolanle Ninalowo

Synopsis: A young man battling with a health issue that could potentially ruin his marriage goes bananas trying to avoid shame and ridicule.



Running time: 1hr 45mins

Starring: Sam Dede, Broda Shaggi, Jide Kosoko

Synopsis: What will an imprisoned firstborn do after his father died and tradition behooves him the exclusive duty of an important ritual before the burial?


Ticket to Paradise

Running time: 1hr 44mins

Starring:  George Clooney, Billie Lourd, Julia Roberts

Synopsis: A separated couple journeys to Bali, Indonesia, in an attempt to save their daughter from making the same mistake they once made — falling in love too soon. The voyage will change their lives forever.



Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Falz, Tobi Bakre, Toni Tones

Synopsis: Orphaned, rough-raised twin brothers find themselves on the opposite spectrum of the law. One is a police officer and the other is a notorious armed robber.

The bonds of brotherhood are put to the ultimate test as the police officer joins a task force that hunts down his twin and his gang.



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