Whether as a way to relax, hang out with friends and family, or get a crush to spend time with you, the cinema culture 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;

Humbled

Jumbled

Synopsis: Damilola will do whatever it takes to reverse his decision even after finding out it just might be a little too late.

Starring: Airebamen Irene, Beverly Naya, Emem Ufot, Eucharia Anunobi, Femi Adebayo

Runtime: 115mins

4th Republic

4th Republic

Synopsis: 4th Republic explores the dynamics of politics in Nigeria today, there is a multitude of factors at play; the violence that mars our polls, the trend of fighting for justice at the tribunals and the roles we as a society assign to women who aspire to hold powerful positions.

Starring: Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Manuel, Sani Muazu,  Linda Ejiofor, and Yakubu Mohammed.

Runtime: 160mins

Hellboy

Hellboy

Synopsis: Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.

Starring: David Harbour, Ian McShane, Milla Jovovich

Runtime: 120mins

Breakthrough

Breakthrough

Synopsis: A biography detailing the life of Smith after he miraculously survives drowning in Lake Sainte Louis.

Starring: Chrissy Metz, Sam Trammell, Topher Grace

Runtime:116mins

Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral

A Madea Family Funeral

Synopsis: A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavoury family secrets.

Starring: Courtney Burrell, Patrice Lovely, Tyler Perry

Runtime: 120

Shazam

Shazam

Synopsis: By shouting out one word – SHAZAM! Billy Batson, a streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult superhero, Shazam.

Starring:  Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Borth, Zachary Levi

Runtime: 132mins

Coming from Insanity

Coming from Insanity

Synopsis: In the mid-nineties, a 12-year-old boy with genius-level intelligence, is one of many children trafficked through the Nigerian borders from Togo. He ends up with the Martins, an upper-middle class family of 4 in Lagos.

Starring: Gabriel Afolayan, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Bolanle Ninalowo

Runtime: 100mins

US

US

Synopsis: In order to get away from their busy lives, the Wilson family takes a vacation to Santa Cruz, California with the plan of spending time with their friends, the Tyler family.

The family’s serenity turns to chaos when a group of doppelgängers begin to terrorise them.

Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Elizabeth Moss, Winston Duke.

Runtime: 116 mins

Hire a Woman

Hire A Woman

Synopsis: A romantic comedy revolving around a woman on a rescue mission to reinvent her best friend’s love life.

Starring: Alex Ekubo, Bamike Olawunmi, Belinda Effah

Runtime: 107 mins

Dumbo

Dumbo

Synopsis: The owner of a struggling circus enlists a man and his two children to care for a newborn elephant that can fly.

Starring: Colin Farrell Eva Green, Michael Keaton

Runtime: 112 mins



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