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.

 Glamour Girls

Running time: 2hrs

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Starring: Nse Ikpe-Etim, Sharon Ooja, Joselyn Dumas

Synopsis: The business of high-end prostitution is the ladder to glamour and wealth for a group of women. But when a murder and theft rip their world apart, will they survive?

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Ile Owo

Running time: 1hr 35mins

Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Efa Iwara, Tina Mba

Synopsis: A lady gets entangled in the horror of a wealthy family after falling in love with a man she’s convinced is the man of her dreams. The longer their relationship progresses she begins to see signs that all that glitters is not gold and the family has secrets that cannot stay buried.

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Silent Baron

Running time: 1hr 39mins

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Starring: Nancy Isime, Eyinna Nwigwe, Adunni Ade

Synopsis: A drug baron specialises in using young ladies in his illicit drug trafficking. He promises to marry them, lures them with gifts and sweet words, and convinces their parents that he is honest and gainfully employed, only to take advantage of the ladies’ innocence and naivety to use them as his drug Courier. A lot of changes when he crosses paths with an NDLEA officer.

 

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Elvis

Running time: 2hrs 39mins

Starring: Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, Dacre Montgomery

Synopsis: A biopic on the life of the legendary Elvis Presley and the complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

 

Flatus

Running time: 1hr 41mins

Starring: Akin Lewis, Mr Macaroni, Bimbo Ademoye

Synopsis: A comedy that follows the struggle of three young graduates and how they try to overcome their obstacles to show that hard work is indeed the precursor to success.

 

The Order Of Things

Running time: 1hr 35mins

Starring: Ayo Mogaji, Lateef Adedimeji, Timini Egbuson

Synopsis: For his younger brother to marry the girl of his dreams, a socially awkward 35-year-old must embark on a series of dates to find his true love and fulfil his mother’s wishes. Because their mother says “this is the order of things.”

 

Jurassic World Dominion

Running time: 2hrs 26mins

Starring: Campbell Scott, Daniella Pineda, Scott Haze

Synopsis: Human beings must reimagine their place in a world overrun by dinosaurs.

 

The Wildflower

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Toyin Abraham, Deyemi Okanlawon, Etinosa Idemudia

Synopsis: A story of three women living in the same compound who are victims of different forms of assault from the men around them. When one of them decided to speak up, it sparked an unprecedented change and revolution.

 

Top Gun: Maverick

Running time: 2hrs 11mins

Starring: Tom Cruise, Manny Jacinto, Glen Powell

Synopsis: With over thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, a pilot where he belongs, and he’s ready to fight off anything and anyone that wants to take him off his comfort zone.

 

Bad Guys

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Akwafina, Richard Ayoade, Alex Borstein

Synopsis: A notorious gang of criminals is finally caught after years of incredible heists. But for them to avoid prison sentences, the outlaws must do one last heist for the government and become model citizens. Under the tutelage of a mentor, the gang sets out to hoodwink the world that they’re turning good.



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