Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke, punch someone and throw a tantrum – all at once.


To help you avoid such a situation that’d leave you fuming out of the cinema in utter disgust, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies.

The Equalizer 2

Synopsis: Denzel Washington returns to one of his signature roles in the first sequel of his career. Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed – but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

Starring: Bill Pullman, Denzel Washington, Melissa Leo, Pedro Pascal


Runtime: 121 mins

A Rose for Freddy

Synopsis: After four years of graduate studies in the USA, a young man returns to Nigeria with brilliant entrepreneurial ideas and hopes for a magical future with his fiancee. But when his bright ideas encounter the realities of Nigeria’s broken system and his relationship with his fiancée is challenged by a friendship betrayed, life begins to spin out of control. He must think clearly and act quickly or loose it all.

Starring: Freddie George, Greg Ojefua, Kiki Omeili, Kocabelle, Lucianne Ukpabi, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, Udoka Oyeka


Runtime: 106 mins


Synopsis: An assassin is sent by his psychotic employer, to kill his ex-wife. In his quest to accomplish his task, he becomes familiar with his target, making his mission difficult. Now, he must face the consequences of his actions.

Starring: Conphidance, Libby Blanton, Ofu Obekpa

Runtime: 95 mins

Seven and a half dates

Synopsis: The movie follows the life of a young hard working lady, Bisola, who is engrossed in her passion for her career and finds herself in a seemingly unending quest for love.

Her father, Mr Gomez, comes to the rescue. Inspired by the game of chess, he sets Bisola up for 10 different dates to which he hopes one of them yields a positive result.

Starring: Akin Lewis, Ali Nuhu, Bayray Mcwinzu, Fathia Williams, Frank Donga, Jim Iyke, Ken Erics, Mercy Johnson, Sola Sobowale., Toyin Aimakhu

Runtime: 110 mins

The Darkest Minds

Synopsis: Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Bradley Whiteford, Gwendoline Christie, Mandy Moore

Runtime: 105 mins

The Island

Synopsis: Enclosed in the cube queue of a military intelligence unit, Hamza, a colonel in the army intercepts a conversation between an unknown terrorist and an agent transacting a business deal on weapons sale.


Triggered by an overwhelming excitement and eagerness to get the Intel to his commanding officer, Hamza makes the most shocking and terrifying discovery of his life.

Starring: Femi Adebayo, Olusunkanmi Samuel Balofin, Sambasa Nzeribe, Segun Arinze, Tokunbo Idowu ( Tboss)

Runtime: 93 mins

Mission Impossible: Fallout

Synopsis: Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Ethan and his crew find themselves in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Angela Bassett, Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, Tom Cruise

Runtime: 137 mins


Synopsis: A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber

Runtime: 110 mins

Antman and the Wasp

Synopsis: As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña

Runtime: 118 mins

Christopher Robin

Synopsis: A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

Starring: Bronte Carmichael, Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell

Runtime: 104 mins

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