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.
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
Synopsis: For the first time in history, an Ibo man and a Hausa woman will get together and fall in love in a hilarious way, despite their religious differences that will become world headline.
Starring: Etomi Okoka, Eyinna Nwigwe, Gbenga Titiloye, Ik ogbonna, Lisa Omorodion, Yakubu Mohammed
Runtime: 90 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
Synopsis: After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.
Starring: Cliff Curtis., Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao
Runtime: 117 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
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 minutes
Synopsis: Peppermint is a revenge story centering 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
Synopsis: 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
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