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: Gbadebo is a vendor who looks at low positions with disdain and has high hopes of making something out of his life. He has a humorous personality which endears him to his customers. He goes through different ups and downs in life until he is led to cross paths with an attractive benefactor and finally hits a jackpot when he meets his wealthy biological father. This discovery turns his life around.


Starring: Adunni Ade, Ireti Osayemi, Jide Kosoko, Odunlade Adekola

Runtime: 102 mins


Synopsis: Peppermint is a revenge story centring on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they stole from her.


Starring: Annie Ilonzeh, Jennifer Garner, Tyson Ritter

Runtime: 102 mins

The Nun

Starring: A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Starring: Demián Bichir, Jonas Bloquet, Taissa Farmiga


Runtime: 96 mins

Crazy Rich Asians

Synopsis: Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s also surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse — Nick’s disapproving mother.

Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh

Runtime: 121 mins

From Lagos with Love

Synopsis: Jon Ogah’s character is engaged to Damilola Adegbite’s. But considering Shaffy Bello’s comment, she isn’t pleased about her son’s engagement to an actress.

You want to spend the rest of your life with a woman that has slept with different men all her life until she found you?” She asks in the trailer.

Starring: Bimbo Manuel, Damilola Adegbite, Enado Odigie, John Etim, Jon Ogah, Shaffy Bello

Runtime: 85 mins

Moms at War

Synopsis: “Moms at War” is about two mothers who live in the same neighbourhood, but hated each other.

One felt that the other was a village girl who just got into money and is not fit to be in society with them. But both their kids coincidentally attend the same school and there was a competition that was done for the kids, and both were the top of their class.

Starring: Abayomi Alvin, Adebukola Oladipupo, Funke Akindele, Michelle Dede, Yul Edochie

Runtime: 88 mins

The Equalizer 2

Synopsis: Denzel Washington returns to one of his signature roles in the first sequel of his career. Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed – but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

Starring: Bill Pullman, Denzel Washington, Melissa Leo, Pedro Pascal

Runtime: 121 mins

The Washerman

Synopsis: A seemingly successful vlogger battles with self-esteem issues as she desperately searches for true love. In her desperation, she says a prayer and when the answer comes, let’s just say it was not what she expected.

Starring: Chris Okagbue, Etinosa Idemudia, IK Ogbonna, Jaywon, Mofe Duncan

Runtime: 113 mins


Synopsis: The story follows Funke’s life and people who are close to her. It shows her struggles in finding success in a game during a time where it was predominantly considered a man’s game. The story focuses on her choices and decisions as a woman, as she attempts to achieve her dream.

Starring: Efa Iwara, Eniola Badmus, Frank Donga, Ini Dima Okojie, Jide Kosoko, Miracle Iyanda, Okey Uzoeshi, Segun Arinze, Tomike Alanyande

Runtime: 80 mins

The Other Wife

Synopsis: Demola invites his mother to his home much to the displeasure of his wife Barbara who has not been able to conceive after 2 years of marriage. This becomes the root of the clash between Demola’s mother and his wife. This scenario often leaves Demola in the middle of the women he loves and his mother isn’t helping by trying to do everything to stake her claim in the house and possibly get Barbara out of the house.

Starring: Bayray Mcwinzu, Bolanle Ninalowo, Kayode Peters, Kunle Remi, Ngozi Nwosu, Princess Adekoya, Tana Adelana, Yaw

Runtime: 107 mins

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