Some movies leave one feeling gleeful. Poorly executed flicks, on the other hand, make cinema-goers think of a million better ways they could have spent their time.


TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies for you to watch in the cinema or on Netflix this weekend.


Running time: 2hrs 40mins


Starring: Gabriel Afolayan, Omowunmi Dada, Kehinde Bankole

Synopsis: After his confrontation with a notorious cultist on campus, a brilliant medical student finds himself in bed with the golden wolves.




Running time: 1hr 42mins

Starring: Violet McGraw, Jeena Davis, Allison Williams


Synopsis: A robotics engineer at a toy company builds a life-like doll that begins to take on a life of its own.


The Trade


Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Blossom Chukwujekwu, Rita Dominic, Gideon Okeke

Synopsis: ‘The Trade’ follows the story of a notorious kidnapper, who has ravaged a part of the country for over a decade and is only known by name, undertakes a job that leads to his final undoing.



To Freedom

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Osas Ighodaro, Daniel Effiong, Beverly Osu

Synopsis: A married couple appears to be at the peak of their love after five years until the disappearance of the wife one rainy night which led to the husband being admitted into a mental asylum.


Puss In Boots 2

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Salma Hayek, Samson Kayo, Wagner Mour

Synopsis: Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.



Running time: 2hr

Starring: Toyin Abraham, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Akintola

Synopsis: Ijakumo follows the story of a wealthy and flamboyant pastor who discovers that his new favourite stripper is his church’s worship leader, he begins an affair with her that opens a Pandora’s Box of crisis beyond what he imagined.


I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Running time: 2hr 27mins

Starring: Naomi Ackie, Naheem Garcia, Stanley Tucci

Synopsis: A biopic on Whitney Houston, one of the greatest female R&B pop vocalists of all time, tracking her journey from obscurity to musical superstardom.


Avatar: The Way Of The Water

Running time: 3hrs 10mins

Starring: Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Sam Worthington

Synopsis: A return to the planet of Pandora with Jake Sully living with his newfound family. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na’vi race to protect their planet.


Battle On Buka Street

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Funke Akindele, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, Sola Sobowale

Synopsis: ‘Battle On Buka Street’ tells the story of rivalry, where two women find themselves at loggerheads once again as they set up food businesses on the same street.v


Rising City of Dreams

Running Time: 1hr 45mins

Starring: Zubby Michael, Femi Branch, Reminisce

Synopsis: It follows the power wrangling within an organised crime group: the tussle for control while fending off rivals who want to take advantage of the commotion


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