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.

The Protege

Running time: 1hr 49mins


Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Electra Baker, Maggie Q

Synopsis: An orphan adopted by a wizened assassin was trained into the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when an even deadly band of assassins killed her adopted father and her trainer, she vows to assert revenge.



Running time: 2hrs 10mins

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Denzil Smith, Huma Qureishi

Synopsis: A star undercover agent plans to neutralise the country’s seventh plane hijacking incident in five years and rescue 210 hostages. His success stands precariously on his bravery and that of his team.


Paw Patrol: The Movie

Running time: 1hr 23mins

Starring: Dax Shepard, Jimmy Kimmel, Kim Kardashian


Synopsis: When the Paw Patrol’s biggest rival, Mayor Humdinger, becomes mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and everyone’s favourite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head-on. While one of the pups must face his past in Adventure City, the team finds help from a new ally, the savvy dachshund Liberty.


Running time: 1hr 56mins


Starring: Hugh Jackman, Angela Sarafyan, Daniel Wu

Synopsis: A scientist finds a way to re-experience the past, and he proceeds to use the technology to search for his long-lost love.

Loving Rona

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Jeff Nweke, Jide Bolarinwa, Fiona Garba

Synopsis: A wealthy woman falls inexplicably in love with her cook, off a ruse that was coined to help the woman get back her estranged boyfriend.

Bitter Rain

Running time: 1hr 56mins

Starring: Alexx Ekubo, Erica Nweledim, Stan Nze

Synopsis: A monarch must find the balance between fighting to break the jinx of short life and ruling his people. He must survive the betrayal and prying eyes to achieve his mission.

Free Guy

Running time: 1hr 55mins

Starring: Alex Trebek, Ryan Reynalds, Kimberly Howe

Synopsis: A bank teller suddenly finds himself a background player in a brutal, open-world video game.

The Suicide Squad II

Running time: 2hrs 15mins

Starring: Idris Elba,  John Cena, Margot Robbie

Synopsis: A government sends its most dangerous supervillains to take out an enemy island. Armed with high-tech weapons, the band of fugitives treks through the dangerous jungle to get to their mission, with only a wizened colonel on the ground to keep them in line.

Crazy Grannies

Running time: 1hr 53mins

Starring: Shaffi Bello, Princess Comedian, Ngozi Nwosu

Synopsis: Three sexagenarians are set to treat themselves to a tropical holiday and garnish spices into their lives. What will come of the rejuvenation for the three friends?

Jungle Cruise

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.

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