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.

Juju Stories

Running time: 1hr 24mins


Starring: Belinda Yanga-Agedah, Bukola Oladipupo, Don Ekwuazi, Nengi Adoki, Timini Egbuson

Synopsis: The film is a collection of three juju stories woven into one. Each story is sewn together to tell the tales of everyday people on the streets of Lagos.



Running time: 1hr 35mins

Starring: Alesh Sanni, Bimbo Thomas, Lateef Adedimeji, Nancy Isime, Wole Ojo

Synopsis: It tells the story of two brothers who bitterly hate each other to the anguish of their doting mother, who is ready to try anything to fix this deadly rivalry.



Running time: 1hr 38mins

Starring: Adrian Martinez, Erica Ash, Jake Francois, Jenna Saras


Synopsis: A woman battling a fresh heartbreak must discover the bitter truth about herself to heal from the trauma fully.

The Return of Jamal

Running time: 2hrs


Starring: Adjetey Annang, Akrobeto, Belinda Effah, Jay Peacook, Nana Qwesi Mckenzie, Oscar Provencal

Synopsis: A deadly gangster is back in town, who will stop him.

A Happy Surprise

Running time: 1hr 30mins

Starring: Adjetey Annan, Paulina Oduro

Synopsis: A lady has a “happy surprise” for her close friend of 30 years after sleeping with and getting pregnant for the friend’s husband: betrayal, shock, and deceit.

Christmas In Miami

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Catherine Olsen, Isaiah Samuel Garcia, Manoj Chandra, Osita Iheme, Richard Mofe Damijo, Sterling Royston, Tanya Price

Synopsis: The fourth movie of the franchise detailing the experience of Akpos sees him jet off with his family to the exotic city of Miami, Florida, to represent Nigeria.

Over Her Dead Body

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Ayo Mogaji, Gregory Ojefua, Nse Ikpe Etim, Shola Onomor, Taiwo Solanke, Uche Mac-Auley

Synopsis: A classic comedy that shows the desperation of a mother trying everything — even ridiculous means — to get herself a grandchild from her son, who has been married for a while.

The King’s Man

Running time: 2hrs 11mins

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Charles Dance

Synopsis: A secret agency has a mission to stand in the way of cabals looking to wipe out humanity in billions.

The 355

Running time: 2hrs 3mins

Starring: Bingbing Fan, Diane Kruger, Eddie Arnold, Jason Flemyng, Jessica Chastain

Synopsis: A top-secret weapon falls into the wrong hands, an adventurous CIA agent joins forces with three international agents on a lethal mission to retrieve it while staying a step ahead of a mysterious woman who’s tracking their every move.

Spiderman: No Way Home

Running time: 2hrs 23mins

Starring: Paula Newsome, Tom Holland, Willem Dafoe, Zendaya

Synopsis: With his identity revealed as Spiderman, Peter Parker must understand what it actually means to wield the superpower.

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