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.


Running time: 2hrs


Starring: Ifeaoma Obinwa, Ken Erics, Somadina Adinma

Synopsis:  Two friends seek riches and fame to the unfortunate extreme of “Yahoo plus” and they must face the consequences



Minions: The Rise Of Gru

Running time: 1hr 30mins

Starring: Alan Arkin, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh


Synopsis: Another return into the universe of Despicable Me and the minions are back with humour.


Ile Owo


Running time: 1hr 35mins

Starring: Bisola Aiyeola, Efa Iwara, Tina Mba

Synopsis: A lady gets entangled in the horror of a wealthy family after falling in love with a man she’s convinced is the man of her dreams. The longer their relationship progresses she begins to see signs that all that glitters is not gold and the family has secrets that cannot stay buried.



Silent Baron

Running time: 1hr 39mins

Starring: Nancy Isime, Eyinna Nwigwe, Adunni Ade

Synopsis: A drug baron specialises in using young ladies in his illicit drug trafficking. He promises to marry them, lures them with gifts and sweet words, and convinces their parents that he is honest and gainfully employed, only to take advantage of the ladies’ innocence and naivety to use them as his drug Courier. A lot of changes when he crosses paths with an NDLEA officer.



Running time: 2hrs 39mins

Starring: Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, Dacre Montgomery

Synopsis: A biopic on the life of the legendary Elvis Presley and the complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.



Running time: 1hr 41mins

Starring: Akin Lewis, Mr Macaroni, Bimbo Ademoye

Synopsis: A comedy that follows the struggle of three young graduates and how they try to overcome their obstacles to show that hard work is indeed the precursor to success.


The Order Of Things

Running time: 1hr 35mins

Starring: Ayo Mogaji, Lateef Adedimeji, Timini Egbuson

Synopsis: For his younger brother to marry the girl of his dreams, a socially awkward 35-year-old must embark on a series of dates to find his true love and fulfil his mother’s wishes. Because their mother says “this is the order of things.”


Jurassic World Dominion

Running time: 2hrs 26mins

Starring: Campbell Scott, Daniella Pineda, Scott Haze

Synopsis: Human beings must reimagine their place in a world overrun by dinosaurs.


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.



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