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.
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.
Running time: 2hrs
Starring: LeBron James, Ryan Coogler, Maverick Carter
Synopsis: A rogue AI traps LeBron James and his young son, Dom, in a digital space. To be freed, LeBron must join the Looney Tunes gang for a basketball game against the AI’s digitized champions of the court and everything is hinged on the result.
Running time: 1hr 48mins
Starring: Broda Shaggi, Funke Akindele, Bisola Aiyeola
Synopsis: Two friends hijack a car and venture into cabbing but their lives take a dramatic turn when they cross paths with a group of criminals who have just kidnapped a highly placed politician.
Running time: 1hr 50mins
Starring: Omoni Oboli, Monica Swaida, Alexx Ekubo, Chioma Akpotha, Etinosa Idemudia
Synopsis: The movie tells the stories of two men – Charles Obinna, a Nigerian cartel member, and Kofi Badu (Charlie), an innocent Ghanaian, who unfortunately looks just like Charles. Kofi is accidentally caught in the web of human trafficking and money laundering operations running from Nigeria through Ghana, Morocco to Europe. Their mistaken identity puts a dent in the cartel business, causing the cartel loss of money.
2 Weeks In Lagos
Running time: 1hr 46mins
Starring: Beverly Naya, Mawuli Gavor, Ajoke Silva
Synopsis: A story of true love overpowering the barter of arranged marriage. A returnee businessman falls in love with a friend’s sister in place of the politician’s daughter that has been arranged for him to marry. He must wrestle with his family choices.
Running time: 2hrs 14mins
Starring: Scarlet Johansson, Florence Pugh, Robert Downey Jr
Synopsis: Natasha Romanoff, known as Black Widow, is besieged by the darkness of her past life. Overwhelmed by forces bent on plotting her downfall, Natasha must confront her espionage past as she moves towards becoming an Avenger.
Running time: 1hr 55mins
Starring: Gabriel Afolayan, Jim Iyke, Bimbo Ademoye
Synopsis: A young boy escaped being sacrificed by his pagan community. He ran to a foreign land. Twenty years later, he gets a divine calling to go back to the land where he was to be killed and give them the story of Jesus Christ.
Devil in Agbada
Running time: 1hr 56mins
Starring: Linda Osifo, Erica Nlewedim, Efe Irele
Synopsis: Three young ladies are on a mission of utmost impossibility. They are not known to yield to odds and are ready to do anything to bring the mission to fruition.
Tenants of the House
Running time: 2hrs 15mins
Starring: Abiola Oginmowo, Christopher Ihuewa, Yakubu Mohammed
Synopsis: A young lawmaker is bent on using his position in the house to settle the long-standing crisis between the farmers and herders in his constituency by sponsoring a bill. He will be met with an unprecedented amount of conflicts that sought to curtail his effort.
Fast and Furious 9
Running time: 1hr 45mins
Starring: Vin Diesel, John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson
Synopsis: In the return of the uber blockbuster franchise, Dom’s peaceful, family-centric life is about to be upturned by the sins of his past. Consequently, he must save the lives of those he loves dearly. He gathers his crew once more to stop the grand earth-shattering scheme of the deadliest and fastest driver ever: Dom’s younger brother.
Running time: 1hr 50mins
Starring: Adedimeji Lateef, Kunle Afolayan, Bimbo Ademoye, Mr Macaroni, Omowunmi Dada, Jumoke Otedola, Bimbo Manuel
Synopsis: A biopic that details the short life of Ayinla Omowura, an Apala music icon. The film tells the tale of his polygamous lifestyle and the circumstance that led to his untimely death.
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