Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke, punch someone and throw a tantrum – all at once.
To help you avoid such a situation that’d leave you fuming out of the cinema in utter disgust, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies.
Synopsis: After a visit to a famous pastor, they somehow wake up in each other’s bodies. Is it a miracle or a curse? Who knows? Unable to switch back, they are forced to masquerade as each other until a solution can be found. They couldn’t save their marriage as themselves, can they save it as each other?
Starring: Omoni Oboli, Ramsey Nouah, Seyi Law.
Run time: 100 minutes.
Synopsis: The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman.
Run time: 118 minutes.
Synopsis: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest race riots in US history. The story is centered around the Algiers Motel incident, which occurred in Detroit, Michigan on July 25, 1967, during the racially charged 12th Street Riot. It involves the death of three black men and the brutal beatings of nine other people: seven black men and two white women.
Starring: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith,
Run time: 88 minutes.
Synopsis: Rural England, 1865, Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family is cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Starring: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Christopher Fairbank.
Run time: 89 minutes.
Synopsis: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
Starring: T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris.
Run time: 86 minutes.
Synopsis: Inspired by real life events Olaolu Cole, charismatic, suave, and intelligent, is a popular OAP in Lagos who believes he always wants to stand for the truth. This movie explores the effects (negative or positive) media personalities have on people in different strata of the society.
Starring: Adams ‘Vj Adams’ Ibrahim, Idowu ‘Frank Donga’ Olakunle, Joy Nice, Antar Laniyan, Yewande Lawal, Rotimi Salami, Ill Rhymz, Jumoke Salami, Bayo Ogundele.
Run time: 99 minutes.
Synopsis: Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the doll maker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
Starring: Stephanie Sigman, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Miranda Otto.
Run time: 118 minutes.
Synopsis: Anniversary is a romance story told in a very entertaining way. It makes a deep search into the values of marriage, commitment in marriage and betrayal. It takes a critical look at the issue of polygamy and the effect of cheating in a marriage and the havoc it can cause in the heart of the cheated victim.
Starring: Gideon Okeke, Ebube Nwagbo, Juliet Ibrahim, Zynnel Zuh.
Run time: 110 minutes.
Synopsis: A ghost is scared to go to heaven because he doesn’t have a soulmate and so convinces God to give him three days to fall in love. He is paired with the cantankerous firecracker – Ijeoma – who will do anything to save her father’s house in Banana Island from the bank coming to reclaim it in three days. The two of them must first survive each other, then learn to work together, and eventually fall in love, to see their destinies unfold.
Starring: Chioma ‘Chigul‘ Omeruah, Patrick Diabuah, Adetomiwa Edun, Saidi Balogun, Ali Nuhu, Uche Jombo, Bimbo Manuel, Akah Nnani, Damilola Adegbite, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Dorcas Sola Fapson, DJ Obi.
Run time: 90 minutes.
Synopsis: When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romance to make the Big Easy blush.
Starring: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith.
Run time: 122 minutes.
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