Some movies leave one feeling gleeful. Poorly executed flicks, on the other hand, make cinema-goers think of a million better ways they could have spent their time.


TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies for you to watch in the cinema or on Netflix this weekend.

Dinner At My Place

Running time: 1hr 45mins


Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Charles Etubiebi, Debby Felix, Sophie Alakija, Timini Egbuson, Uche Nwaefuna

Synopsis: A man planned to propose to his girlfriend over dinner, but things went awry and led to revelations.



Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Eku Edewor, Nancy Isime, Timini Egbuson, Ufuoma McDermott

Synopsis: The film charts the ascendance of an upcoming actress into stardom as she navigates life and love in 21st century Nollywood. She must find the balance between artistry and fame whilst surviving the demons of her past.


Juju Stories

Running time: 1hr 24mins

Starring: Belinda Yanga-Agedah, Bukola Oladipupo, Don Ekwuazi, Nengi Adoki, Timini Egbuson


Synopsis: The film is a collection of three juju stories woven into one. Each story is sewn together to tell the tales of everyday people on the streets of Lagos.




Running time: 1hr 35mins

Starring: Alesh Sanni, Bimbo Thomas, Lateef Adedimeji, Nancy Isime, Wole Ojo

Synopsis: It tells the story of two brothers who bitterly hate each other to the anguish of their doting mother, who is ready to try anything to fix this deadly rivalry.


Running time: 1hr 38mins

Starring: Adrian Martinez, Erica Ash, Jake Francois, Jenna Saras

Synopsis: A woman battling a fresh heartbreak must discover the bitter truth about herself to heal from the trauma fully.

The Return of Jamal

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Adjetey Annang, Akrobeto, Belinda Effah, Jay Peacook, Nana Qwesi Mckenzie, Oscar Provencal

Synopsis: A deadly gangster is back in town, who will stop him.

A Happy Surprise

Running time: 1hr 30mins

Starring: Adjetey Annan, Paulina Oduro

Synopsis: A lady has a “happy surprise” for her close friend of 30 years after sleeping with and getting pregnant for the friend’s husband: betrayal, shock, and deceit.

Christmas In Miami

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Catherine Olsen, Isaiah Samuel Garcia, Manoj Chandra, Osita Iheme, Richard Mofe Damijo, Sterling Royston, Tanya Price

Synopsis: The fourth movie of the franchise detailing the experience of Akpos sees him jet off with his family to the exotic city of Miami, Florida, to represent Nigeria

Over Her Dead Body

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Ayo Mogaji, Gregory Ojefua, Nse Ikpe Etim, Shola Onomor, Taiwo Solanke, Uche Mac-Auley

Synopsis: A classic comedy that shows the desperation of a mother trying everything — even ridiculous means — to get herself a grandchild from her son, who has been married for a while.

Spiderman: No Way Home

Running time: 2hrs 23mins

Starring: Paula Newsome, Tom Holland, Willem Dafoe, Zendaya

Synopsis: With his identity revealed as Spiderman, Peter Parker must understand what it actually means to wield the superpower.



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