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: In this spritely Nollywood romantic comedy, an aspiring restaurateur returns to her home in Lagos to try and refine the fare at her family’s little hotel, only to find that her parents are planning on selling out to a rich (and devilishly attractive) buyer.
Starring: Zainab Balogun, OC Ukeje, Kenneth Okoli, Deyemi Okanlawon, Jide Kosoko, Rachael Oniga
Run time: 129 mins
Synopsis: Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the “Flare”.
Starring: Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dylan O’Brien
Run time: 142 mins
Synopsis: Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship.
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson
Run time: 105 mins
Synopsis: June is a romantic comedy that follows a wedding planner played by Michelle Dede who is in search of love
Starring: Michelle Dede, Chinyere Wilfred, Uche Jombo, Toni Tones, Empress Njamah, and Vector
Run time: 107 mins
Synopsis: 12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down for the Taliban.
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña
Run time: 129 mins
Synopsis: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Starring: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr.
Run time: 140 mins
Synopsis: A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities.
Starring: Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Charlie Murphy
Run time: 114 min
Synopsis: Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Mary’s life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry.
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Neal McDonough, Danny Glover
Run time: 89 mins
Synopsis: A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.
Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Sam Neil
Run time: 104 mins
Synopsis: Tad Jones, the most awkward explorer, must rescue his beloved Sara from a millionaire who is looking for King Midas’ necklace.
Starring: Óscar Barberán, Michelle Jenner, Adriana Ugarte
Run time: 80 mins
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