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.

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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.

My Village People

Running time: 1hr 54mins

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Starring: Bovi Ugboma, Theresa Edem Isemin, Nkem Owoh, Ada Ameh, Venita Akpofure

Synopsis: A comedy follows the life of a prince who unwittingly finds himself in a bizarre attraction for the supernatural spirits as a result of his wayward lifestyle. He will learn his lessons the hard way.

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In The Height

Running time: 2hrs 23mins

Starring: Anthony Ramos, Melissa Bererra

Synopsis: The movie tells the story of a bodega owner who longs for the gorgeous girl working in the neighbouring beauty salon. He dreams of winning the lottery and eloping to the beaches of the Dominican Republic, his home country, with her. 

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Spirit Untamed

Running time: 1hr 29mins

Starring: Isabella Merced, Eiza Gonzalez, Marsai Martins

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Synopsis: Lucky Prescott becomes friends with a horse named Spirit and discovers the duo shares a rebellious energy. When a rustler wanted to capture and sell Lucky’s horse, she embarked on a thrilling adventure to ensure its safety.

The New Patriots

Running time: 1hr 43mins

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Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Bimbo Oshin, Dele Odule, Akin Lewis

Synopsis: A critically acclaimed political thriller that tells the corruption and overall rottenness in the society of the fictional Republic of Aruguna. 

The Conjuring

Running time: 1 hr 52 mins

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sterling Jerins

Synopsis: Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal sleuths, have their works cut out for them as they try to defend a cop accused of murder. The suspect blames demonic possession for the act and the Warrens must dig to the bottom of it.

Silent Murder

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Charles Okocha, Eniola Badmus, Saidi Balogun, Sambasa Nzeribe

Synopsis: It follows the struggles of an aspiring artist, an unemployed graduate, a teenager and a talented group of kid dancers; expressing how their travails resemble those of ordinary people in our society.

Lockdown

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 angsty relations outside the hospital.

Cruella

Running time: 2hrs 14mins

Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Emily Beecham

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

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. 

Mamba’s Diamond

Running time: 1hr 50mins

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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