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.

The Wildflower

Running time: 2hrs


Starring: Toyin Abraham, Deyemi Okanlawon, Etinosa Idemudia

Synopsis: A story of three women living in the same compound who are victims of different forms of assault from the men around them. When one of them decided to speak up, it sparked an unprecedented change and revolution.



Top Gun: Maverick

Running time: 2hrs 11mins

Starring: Tom Cruise, Manny Jacinto, Glen Powell


Synopsis: With over thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, a pilot where he belongs, and he’s ready to fight off anything and anyone that wants to take him off his comfort zone.


Strange Soldier


Running time: 1hr 38mins

Starring: Wole Ojo, Linda Osifo, Belinda Effah

Synopsis: A pilot finds herself in trouble after rescuing five homeless African girls. Then a strange officer comes to her aid from a military base outside town.



Bad Guys

Running time: 1hr 40mins

Starring: Akwafina, Richard Ayoade, Alex Borstein

Synopsis: A notorious gang of criminals is finally caught after years of incredible heists. But for them to avoid prison sentences, the outlaws must do one last heist for the government and become model citizens. Under the tutelage of a mentor, the gang sets out to hoodwink the world that they’re turning good.


The Perfect Arrangement

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Mr Macaroni, Funsho Adeolu, Bovi, Pere Egbi

Synopsis: A complicated love story about a scion of a wealthy empire falling in love with two brothers simultaneously.


Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness

Running time: 2hrs 6mins

Starring: Julian Hilliard, Micheal Stuhlberg, Chinwetel Agu

Synopsis: Doctor Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens the doorway to the multiverse, including alternate versions of himself, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined forces of Strange, Wong, and Wanda Maximoff.



Running time: 1hr 54mins

Starring: Guy Pearce, Liam Neeson, Monica Bellucci

Synopsis: An expert assassin of esteemed reputation refuses to complete a job that violates his moral code and is being hunted down by those who gave him the assignment. He is built for revenge, but with a memory that is beginning to falter, he is forced to question his every action, blurring the line between right and wrong.



Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Femi Adebayo, Jide Kosoko

Synopsis: Forgotten in a remote village and battling a life-ending disease, a young boy’s future could change forever when people he has never met showed up.


Man For The Job

Running time: 2hrs 5mins

Starring: Ini Edo, Temi Otedola, Uzor Arukwe, Ibrahim Suleiman

Synopsis: A young engineer joins his team to solve a software problem for an IT company. However, things take a turn for the worse when he’s accused of using the software to steal from the company.


Lost City

Running time: 1hr 52mins

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt, Daniel Radcliffe

Synopsis: A reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.


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