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: This story explores how a chance meeting and a casual encounter quickly becomes a living nightmare for Olusola Daniels, a brilliant medical doctor and his young family. Following a romantic weekend with the gorgeous Linda Bruce, Olushola assumes he can just walk away, but Linda is a woman who refuses to be ignored. It becomes increasingly clear to Olushola that Linda wants to continue their relationship, and will go to any extent to achieve her goal. With the realisation that he wants to keep and protect his family, Olushola struggles to keep Linda at bay. But she is a woman who knows what she wants and will stop at nothing till she gets it. How far will she go? How much can he take?
Starring: Joseph Benjamin, Rita Dominic
Run time: 90 mins
Synopsis: Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll
Run time: 90 mins
Synopsis: A relationship guru and best-selling author finds himself falling for the licensed therapist who questions his methods.
Starring: Nadine Velazquez, Shemar Moore, Michael Beach
Run time: 104 mins
Synopsis: Lotanna (Remember your father) is a story of a young boy who discovers at an early age that he has to offset a debt owed to a mysterious stranger called Don Clef, by his late father. The young character goes through a myriad of trials and challenges that stand to break him or make him; aided by an unbreakable resolve to succeed, a sonorous voice, friends, enemies and mysterious people he meets along the way.
Starring: Jide Kosoko, Liz Benson Ameye, Chris Attoh, Chris Okagbue, Victor Olaitan and Bimbo Manuel.
Run time: 100 mins
Synopsis: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Starring: Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson
Run time: 136 mins
Synopsis: Scarred is a Nigerian drama about a young girl Scarlett who overcame different forms of societal challenge to become a renowned lawyer. This story generally depicts the struggle of a child born with disabilities in the society and it will, in the end, become a means of moral empowerment to the women and children of Africa.
Starring: Mercy Aigbe Gentry, Akin Lewis, Tina Mba, Bola Adebayo
Run time: 102 mins
Synopsis: In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.
Starring: Michelle Rodriguez, Ariel Winter, Julia Roberts
Run time: 89 mins
Synopsis: Omotunde, a young civil engineer married to Raymond, an OAP, has just given birth. Their mothers-in-law forcefully move in with the couple to perform the Igbo child care rite called ‘Omugwo’. But instead of relieving their children of the burden of childcare, the mothers’ rivalry complicates life for the couple.
Starring: Ayo Adesanya, Omowunmi Dada, Patience Ozokwor
Run time: 90 mins
Synopsis: A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discovers a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on earth.
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds
Run time: 103 mins
Synopsis: A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year-old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.
Run time: 97 mins
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