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.
Starring: Christiana Martin, Theresa Edem, Eddie Watson, Kenneth Okoli, Fred Amata, Etinosa Idemudia, Kelechi Udegbe
Run time: 90 minutes.
Synopsis: Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world.
Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, David Thewlis
Run time: 2h 21 minutes
3. Slow Country
Synopsis: Slow Country follows the story of Kome, a homeless teenage mother, who in a bid to cater and secure a good life for her son Peter sought refuge in the arms of a drug kingpin Tuvi. The kingpin ushers her into the world of prostitution and drug trafficking.
Starring: Majid Michel, Sambasa Nzeribe, Ivie Okujaye
Run time: 115 mins
4. King Arthur: Legend of the sword
Synopsis: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not.
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law
Run time: 126 mins
Synopsis: An ambitious woman called Meg who left Nigeria in her teenage age to search for a better life in North America. After years of hard work overseas, Meg decided to visit home to see her family. She finds her word rocked when she connected with her old love and in the process, Meg lost everything. She has to fight for her life back.
Starring: Olu Jacobs, Desmond Elliot, Yvonne Jegede, Rachel Oniga
Run time: 102 mins
6. Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge
Synopsis: Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon.
Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem
Run time: 129 mins
Synopsis: A village girl is picked to be on a reality show and fakes her life all the way to the reality show house… until an old classmate of hers joins the cast of characters.
Starring: Toyin Abraham, Ali Baba, Odunlade Adekola, Kehinde Bankole, Woli Arole, Nedu OAP, Helen Paul, Lilian Esoro, Annie Idibia, Bidemi Kosoko
Run time: 105 mins
Synopsis: A Star in Heaven is a Nigerian/American casted drama/thriller whose subject whose central subject is STARGATE, a multi-million dollar ICT software developed by Kayode Ajeshifini (Jim Iyke) which was stolen by the American company that employed him but being an illegal immigrant he could not fight back. Mary (Belinda Effah) is a crooked and cantankerous wife. She helped Kayode into the US with forged documents and is prepared to also protect him from deportation after his illegal status was exposed. Kayode dramatically meets Zainad (Deborah Taribo-West) who turned out to be A Star in Heaven as she guides him to a spiritual journey to self-discovery. This is an intriguing film where racism also takes center stage.
Starring: Jym Iyke, Belinda Effah, Deborah Taribo-West, Michael Walker, Tatem Spearman, Julian Yaz
Synopsis: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Starring: Vin Diesel, Jason Sttham, Dwayne Johnson
Run time: 136 mins