In the festive spirit of Eid-el-Fitr, with the benefit of a prolonged weekend, this is another chance to relax and have fun with family members once again.

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To help with the family time, TheCable Lifestyle recommends 10 of the best movies that would be gracing the silver screen this weekend:

Mamba’s Diamond

Running time: 1hr 50mins

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Starring: Gabriel Afolayan, Uchemba Williams, Osas Ighodaro

Synopsis: The film follows the story of a couple of amateur thieves who accidentally steal a diamond which is one of the most valuable precious jewels in the world.

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Those Who Wish Me Dead

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Tyler Perry, John Bernthal

Synopsis: Reeling from the loss of three lives, Hannah, a smoke jumper 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 must escape the two relentless killers hunting the boy.

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Spiral

Running time: 1hr 30mins

Starring: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson

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Synopsis: Working in the shadow of his father, Detective Ezekiel ‘Zeke’ Banks and his partner take charge of an investigation into grisly murders that link back to the city’s scary past. Entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer’s deadly game.

I Am All Girls

Running time: 1hr 47mins

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Starring: Erica Wessels

Synopsis: A relentless detective finds common ground with a killer systematically targeting the perpetrators running a powerful child-trafficking ring.

Dear Affy

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Toyin Aimakhu, Kehinde Bankole, Enyinna Nwigwe, Odunlade Adekola

Synopsis: This tells the story of a beautiful career lady about to get married to the man of her dreams who is on the verge of sealing millions of naira worth of contracts with a conglomerate. However, he is faced with the devil and the deep blue sea as sealing the contract hinges on him having an intimate affair with the female billionaire contractor by all means just a few weeks to his wedding.

 

Everything But A Man

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Jimmy Jean-Louis

Synopsis: This tells the story of an independent career woman and a blue-collar worker whose budding romance is about to be threatened by major lifestyle differences.

 

Mama Drama

Running time: 1hr 44mins

Starring: Osas Ighodalo, Kehinde Bankole, Femi Adebayo

Synopsis: The film follows the lives of Mena and her surrogate mother Kemi, who both enter into an agreement to help birth Mena’s baby into the world, but things don’t go quite as planned and now they both must make the hardest decision of their lives.

 

The Courier

Running time: 1hr 51mins

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze

Synopsis: A true life story of a British businessman unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest international espionage in history. With an unlikely partnership with a Soviet officer hoping to prevent a nuclear confrontation, the two men work together to provide the crucial intelligence used to defuse the Cuban missile crisis.

 

Wrath of Man

Running time: 1hr 58mins

Starring: Jason Statham, Post Malone, Scott Eastwood

Synopsis: Mysterious and wild-eyed, a new security guard for a cash truck surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.

 

Breaded Life

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Bolanle Ninalowo, Timini Egbuson, Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola

Synopsis: An irresponsible young man in conflict with his mother wakes up one day and to his surprise, no one he knows can recognise him, except for a local bread hawker.

 



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