Whether as a way to relax, hang out with friends and family, or get a crush to spend time with you, the weekend-movies time is getting increasingly popular among Nigerians.
Cinemas across the country offer a diverse selection of movies. For this weekend, here is a rundown of 10 movies you should consider for your next stop at the cinemas;
Synopsis: Super-Assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin’s guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head – he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.
Starring: Ian McShane, Jerome Flynn, Keanu Reeves
Runtime: 130 mins
Synopsis: A couple flies out to a beautiful resort to celebrate their anniversary and birthday of the wife, Omoye. But a surprise meeting with an old flame Tare, brings back memories, feelings and desires that could jeopardize their vacation and indeed their marriage.
Starring: Beverly Naya, Enyinna Nwigwe, Femi Adebayo, Jim Iyke, Joselyn Dumas, Padita Agu, Segun Arinze
The Sun Is Also A Star
Synopsis: A teenager finds love at a difficult time in her family’s life.
Starring: Charles Melton, Faith Logan, Yara Shahidi
Synopsis: Gold Statue, a comedy adventure drama, follows the adventure of two young men, Wale (Gabriel Afolayan) and Chike (Kunle Remi) in search of a ‘Gold Statue’ believed to have been a deity inherited by their generation.
Femi Durojaiye, Gabriel Afolayan, Kunle Remi, Ali Baba., Richard Mofe Damijo, Sola Sobowale.
Synopsis: When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
Starring: Charlize Theron, June Diane Raphael, Seth Rogen
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Synopsis: In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.
Starring: Kathryn Newton, Ryan Reynolds, Suki Waterhouse
Synopsis: A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear.
Starring: Justin Hartley, Marsai Martin, Regina Hall
Synopsis: A young married couple buys a beautiful Napa Valley house only to find that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.
Starring: Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy
Makate Must Sell
Synopsis: The comedy follows a successful lady of over 30 years as her friends and her family try to help her find Mr Right in 12 days.
Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Charles Okocha, Chigul, Etim Effiong, Nedu
Night Bus to Lagos
Synopsis: Playboy, Voke, settles for Monica, a high-class girl who inherited her father’s wealth. His mission; to get her family money. Suddenly, his past, Ese, who sold her parent’s properties to give Voke a life came haunting.
Starring: Bolanle Ninalowo, Daniel Lloyd, Ebube Nwagbo, Eddie Watson
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