Whether as a way to relax, hang out with friends and family, or get a crush to spend time with you, the cinema culture is getting increasingly popular among Nigerians.

Cinemas across the country offer a diverse selection of movies.

Here is a serving of movies you can watch this weekend:

Second Act

Synopsis: Struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams, 40-year-old Maya gets a chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts.

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Milo Ventimiglia, Vanessa Hudgens

Runtime: 103 mins

Power of 1

Synopsis: Power of 1 is aimed at entrenching in the hearts of Nigerians, the acceptance of the power of an individual effort, to make a significant difference in our society.

Starring: Alexx Ekubo, Annie Idibia, Gabriel Afolayan, Jibola Dabo, Jide Kosoko, Ramsey Nouah

Runtime: 120 mins

Green Book

Synopsis: A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Starring: Linda Cardellini, Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen

Runtime: 130 mins

Aquaman

Synopsis: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.

Starring: Amber Heard, Dolph Lundgren, Jason Momoa

Runtime: 143 mins

Synopsis: The heir to a construction empire is brought back from America to begin preparations for leadership of the family business. However, the boy, a rebel, defies the family.

Starring: Bankole Wellington, Adesua Etomi, Rahama Sadau, Ibrahim Suleiman

Runtime: 97 mins

The Call

Synopsis: Woli Arole, looking for a fast means of making money in order to have a birthday celebration, receives an unexpected call that he would never forget. This then leads him down paths of a call he was always destined to answer.

Starring: Woli Arole, Yinka Quadri, Segun Arinze, Saka, Samuel Ajibola, Kevin Ikeduba

Runtime: 103 mins

Sista Sista

Synopsis: Katherine and Ranti two sisters orphaned from childhood, born to eloped childhood lovers and thus have no links to any family’s struggles and poor with Katherine taking on the role of mum and angel until their fortune turned suddenly, as they discovered they have come into a huge inheritance from their grandfather.

Starring: Ayo Bahdmus, Belinda Effah, Candy J Coker, Charles Efe Lawson, Cordelia Emeh, Enyinna Nwigwe, Jide Kosoko, Remi Surutu

Run time: 96 mins

God Calling

Synopsis: God Calling is a movie about obedience and faith, exploring drug abuse, suicide, and the difficulty of marriage on one’s journey with God.

Starring: Zainab Balogun, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Onyeka Onwenu, Nkem Owoh

Runtime: 110 mins

BumbleBee

Synopsis: On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Hailee Steinfeld, Justin Theroux

Runtime: 113 mins

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Synopsis: Spider-Man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with the Spider-Men of those dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Nicolas Cage

Runtime: 117 mins



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