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, The following movies are recommended.
Synopsis: The Eve follows a young couple, Funsho and Yewande, who have shockingly varying personalities, and are set to get married in a few days. Just before the wedding, Funsho and his three childhood friends set out to treat the groom to one blissful getaway and a Bachelor’s eve. Things quickly go south and the events and revelations that unfold ultimately raise more questions than answers for the couple.
Starring: Adeolu Adefarasin, Beverly Naya, Meg Otanwa, Ronke Oshodi, Ronke Odusanya, Kunle Remi, Mawuli Gavor, Uche Nwaefuna, John Okafor, Efa Iwara
Runtime: 83 mins
Synopsis: A faithful wife (Taraji P. Henson) tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent) is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Nicolet, Ajiona Alexus
Runtime: 120 mins
Synopsis: When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.
Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
Runtime: 180 mins
Synopsis: Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden.
Starring: James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, Domhnall Gleeson
Runtime: 95 mins
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Synopsis: Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.
Starring: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny
Runtime: 111 mins
Synopsis: The movie tells the story of a young girl, who goes from being a shop girl to a billionaire, after her father leaves her his empire to run.
Starring: Falz, Kate Henshaw, Dakore Akande, Jemima Osunde
Runtime: 105 mins
Synopsis: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Starring: Alicia Vikander, Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins
Runtime: 100 mins
Synopsis: 200 Million portrays the challenging lives of two disenfranchised men who explored crime as a remedy to issues limiting them from enjoying comfort. A chain of paranormal events soon occurred leaving an indelible mark on their entire existence.
Starring: Frank Donga, Woli Arole, Chigul, Basorge Tahir, Alibaba, Mercy Aigbe, Samuel Ajibola, Saka, Yaw.
Runtime: 134 mins
Synopsis: T’Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o
Runtime: 134 mins
Synopsis: Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne, Maisie Williams
Runtime: 89 mins