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 and on Netflix this weekend.


Running time: 2hrs 30mins


Starring: Sola Sobowale, Emem Inwang, Chioma Akpotha, Tony Umez and Deyemi Okanlawon

Synopsis: Due to an undisclosed emergency, the government locks down a hospital along with several patients. Pandemonium follows as the police struggle to contain the quarantined patients and their angry relatives outside the hospital.



Running time: 2hrs 14mins

Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Emily Beecham

Synopsis: A live-action movie that narrates the evil exploits of Cruella de Vil, the villain from ‘101 Dalmatians’.


One Lagos Night

Running time: 1hr 42mins

Starring: Frank Donga, Ali Nuhu,


Synopsis: A couple of desperate friends attempt to burglarise the home of a wealthy woman, but circumstances take an unprecedented turn when they meet a gang of robbers who have the same plan.

A Place In The Stars

Running time: 1hr 49mins


Starring: Segun Arinze, Gideon Okeke, Danjuma Lewis

Synopsis: A young lawyer battles conflict of interest as he learns about the lucrative world of counterfeit drug trafficking. He must decide between revealing the information to the authority to free his conscience or sell his silence for millions.


Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Jordan Peele, Winston Duke

Synopsis: The Wilsons are attacked by mysterious figures dressed in red. A closer inspection then revealed that the assailants were the Wilsons’ nightmarish doppelgangers.

The Kid Detective

Running time: 1hr 39mins

Starring: Adam Brody, Sophie Nelisse, Tzi Ma

Synopsis: A 31-year-old who was once a celebrated kid sleuth, must snap out of his bout with hangovers and self-pity to solve his first ‘adult’ case.

A Quiet Place Part II

Running time: 1hr 37mins

Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy

Synopsis: A family is forced to navigate a post-apocalyptic world filled with blind monsters with modified hearing ability.

Army Of The Dead

Running time: 2hrs 28mins

Starring: Dave Bautista, Omar Hardwick

Synopsis: Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a band of mercenaries is ready to risk it all by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.

Those Who Wish Me Death

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Tyler Perry, John Bernthal

Synopsis: Reeling from the loss of three lives, Hannah, a smokejumper who’s perched in a watchtower high above the Montana wilderness, soon stumbles upon Connor, a skittish 10-year-old boy who’s bloodied, traumatised, and on the run in the remote forest. As Hannah tries to bring him to safety, she’s unaware of the real dangers to follow: two relentless killers hunting Connor, and a fiery blaze consuming everything in its path.


Running time: 1hr 30mins

Starring: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson

Synopsis: Working in the shadow of his father, Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of an investigation into grisly murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the centre of the killer’s morbid game.

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