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;

Long Shot

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


Runtime: 125mins

Heaven’s Hell

Synopsis: The film inspired by a true story sets in Lagos city and tells the story of two housewives. Their bond of friendship seem unbreakable, but is filled with deceit and betrayal; in the midst of the darkness that hovers above their relationships with their spouses.

Starring: Nse Ikpe Etim, Bimbo Akintola, Bimbo Manuel, Chet Anekwe, Damilola Adegbite, OC Ukeje


Runtime: 112mins

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

Runtime: 104mins

Avengers: Endgame

Synopsis: The universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe.

Starring: Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Robert Downey.

Runtime: 182mins


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

Runtime: 109mins


Synopsis: The plot of ‘Knockout’ tells the story of comical occurrences that took over a community after the news about a boxing competition with a cash prize of One Billion Naira ($3 Million) broke out.

Starring:  9ice, Akpan & Odum, Ali Nuhu, Charles Okocha, Chiwetalu Agu


Runtime: 105mins

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

Runtime: 108mins

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


The Intruder

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

Runtime: 102mins


Synopsis: The movie is based on the true-life story of the Ikot Abasi basically, 1929 tells the story of women of the then eastern region of Nigeria and a protest against colonial tax laws.

Starring: Becky Odungide, Ireti Doyle, Sam Dede, Sola Sobowale.

Runtime: 90mins

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