Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee, while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke and throw a tantrum – all at once.
To help you avoid such a situation, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies for you to watch in the cinema on Netflix this weekend.
Running time: 2hrs 7mins
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia
Synopsis: A desperate doctor employs an experienced sea captain to take her down the Amazon in search of an ancient tree that holds the power to heal. Together they embark on a journey that will change the future of medicine.
Running time: 2hrs
Starring: Shola Sobowale, Ninalowo Bolanle, Omowunmi Dada
Synopsis: An educated daughter battles to wean her mother from the life servitude in the household of a rich family. The adamant mother believes there’s nowhere for her except the rich family’s household.
Running time: 2hr 1min
Starring: Henry Golding, Ursula Corbero, Samira Weaving
Synopsis: An extension from the G.I Joe franchise, the movie follows Snake Eyes’ journey to a Japanese clan and how he finds a home in the community until his past came hunting; his honour and allegiance will be tested.
Pillars Of Africa
Running time: 2hrs 10mins
Starring: Akeem Kae Kazeem, Zack Orji, Chidi Mokeme
Synopsis: A bloodthirsty insurgent invades a community with his ragtag army and abducts girls in hundreds. With the aid of his informants in the army, he stays away from the reach of the authorities. Little does he know one of the girls holds hope big enough to dismantle his bloodletting house of cards.
Fast and Furious 9
Running time: 1hr 45mins
Starring: Vin Diesel, John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson
Synopsis: In the return of the uber blockbuster franchise, Dom’s peaceful, family-centric life is about to be upturned by the sins of his past. Consequently, he must save the lives of those he loves dearly. He gathers his crew once more to stop the grand earth-shattering scheme of the deadliest and fastest driver ever: Dom’s younger brother.
Running time: 2hrs
Starring: LeBron James, Ryan Coogler, Maverick Carter
Synopsis: A rogue AI traps LeBron James and his young son, Dom, in a digital space. To be freed, LeBron must join the Looney Tunes gang for a basketball game against the AI’s digitised champions of the court, and everything is hinged on the result.
Running time: 1hr 48mins
Starring: Broda Shaggi, Funke Akindele, Bisola Aiyeola
Synopsis: Two friends hijack a car and venture into cabbing, but their lives take a dramatic turn when they cross paths with a group of criminals who have just kidnapped a highly-placed politician.
Running time: 1hr 50mins
Starring: Omoni Oboli, Monica Swaida, Alexx Ekubo, Chioma Akpotha, Etinosa Idemudia
Synopsis: The movie tells the stories of two men – Charles Obinna, a Nigerian cartel member, and Kofi Badu (Charlie), an innocent Ghanaian, who unfortunately looks like Charles. Kofi is accidentally caught in the web of human trafficking and money laundering operations running from Nigeria through Ghana, Morocco to Europe. Their mistaken identity puts a dent in the cartel business, causing the cartel loss of money.
Running time: 2hrs 14mins
Starring: Scarlet Johansson, Florence Pugh, Robert Downey Jr
Synopsis: Natasha Romanoff, known as Black Widow, is besieged by the darkness of her past life. Overwhelmed by forces bent on plotting her downfall, Natasha must confront her espionage past as she moves towards becoming an Avenger.
Devil in Agbada
Running time: 1hr 56mins
Starring: Linda Osifo, Erica Nlewedim, Efe Irele
Synopsis: Three young ladies are on a mission of utmost impossibility. They are not known to yield to odds and are ready to do anything to bring the mission to fruition.
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