Must watch movies this weekend…..

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.

The Hitman's Bodyguard
The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Synopsis: The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman

Run time: 118 mins

Detroit
Detroit

Synopsis: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest RACE riots in United States history. The story is centred around the Algiers Motel incident, which occurred in Detroit, Michigan on July 25, 1967, during the racially charged 12th Street Riot. It involves the death of three black men and the brutal beatings of nine other people: seven black men and two white women.

Starring: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith

Run time: 88 mins

 

The Emoji movie
The Emoji movie

Synopsis: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

Starring: T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris

Run time: 86 mins

Hakkunde
Hakkunde

Synopsis: A long-time unemployed graduate, Akande faced with Life’s pressures decides to relocate to Kaduna from Lagos when an opportunity presents itself against his sister’s wishes. His expectations on the opportunity is however cut short as he has to decide to either learn to survive or return home

Starring: Frank Donga, Toyin Abraham, Seyilaw, Ali Nuhu, Rahama Sadau

Run time: 138 mins

the-house-poster

Synopsis: After the town takes away their daughter’s college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend’s house to make back the money.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins

Run time: 88 mins

Snatched
Snatched

Synopsis: When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results.

Starring: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Kim Caramele

Run time: 90 mins

Banana Island Ghost
Banana Island Ghost

Synopsis: A ghost is scared to go to heaven because he doesn’t have a soulmate and so convinces God to give him three days to fall in love. He is paired with the cantankerous firecracker – Ijeoma – who will do anything to save her father’s house in Banana Island from the bank coming to reclaim it in three days. The two of them must first survive each other, then learn to work together, and eventually fall in love, to see their destinies unfold.

Starring: Chioma ‘Chigul‘ Omeruah, Patrick Diabuah, Adetomiwa Edun, Saidi Balogun, Ali Nuhu, Uche Jombo, Bimbo Manuel, Akah Nnani, Damilola Adegbite, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Dorcas Sola Fapson, DJ Obi

Run time: 90 minutes

Girls Trip
Girls Trip

Synopsis: When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

Starring: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith

Run time: 122 mins

Despicable Me 3
Despicable Me 3

Synopsis: Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker

Run time: 90 mins

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