The Call, Green Book… 10 movies you can watch this weekend

Whether as a way to relax, hang out with friends and family, or get a crush to spend time with you, the cinema culture is getting increasingly popular among Nigerians.

Cinemas across the country offer a diverse selection of movies.

Here is a serving of movies you can watch this weekend:

The Call

Synopsis: Woli Arole, looking for a fast means of making money in order to have a birthday celebration, receives an unexpected call that he would never forget. This then leads him down paths of a call he was always destined to answer.

Starring: Woli Arole, Yinka Quadri, Segun Arinze, Saka, Samuel Ajibola, Kevin Ikeduba

Runtime: 103 mins

Green Book

Synopsis: A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Starring: Linda Cardellini, Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen

Runtime: 130 mins

Up North

Synopsis: The heir to a construction empire is brought back from America to begin preparations for leadership of the family business. However, the boy, a rebel, defies the family.

Starring: Bankole Wellington, Adesua Etomi, Rahama Sadau, Ibrahim Suleiman

Runtime: 97 mins

Second Act

Synopsis: Struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams, 40-year-old Maya gets a chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts.

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Milo Ventimiglia, Vanessa Hudgens

Runtime: 103 mins

Chief Daddy

Synopsis: “Chief Daddy” tells the story of billionaire industrialist Chief Beecroft, a flamboyant benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and assorted mistresses. Chief lives large like there’s no tomorrow, until the day he dies suddenly and the ‘bullion van’ stops.

Starring: Beverly Naya, Beverly Osu, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Falz, Funke Akindele, Ini Edo, Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Nkem Owoh, Patience Ozokwor, Rachel Oniga, Richard Mofe Damijo, Zainab Balogun

Runtime: 98 mins

Power of 1

Synopsis: Power of 1 is aimed at entrenching in the hearts of Nigerians, the acceptance of the power of an individual effort, to make a significant difference in our society.

Starring: Alexx Ekubo, Annie Idibia, Gabriel Afolayan, Jibola Dabo, Jide Kosoko, Ramsey Nouah

Runtime: 120 mins

God Calling

Synopsis: God Calling is a movie about obedience and faith, exploring drug abuse, suicide, and the difficulty of marriage on one’s journey with God.

Starring: Zainab Balogun, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Onyeka Onwenu, Nkem Owoh

Runtime: 110 mins

Aquaman

Synopsis: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.

Starring: Amber Heard, Dolph Lundgren, Jason Momoa

Runtime: 143 mins

BumbleBee

Synopsis: On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Hailee Steinfeld, Justin Theroux

Runtime: 113 mins

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Synopsis: Spider-Man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with the Spider-Men of those dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Nicolas Cage

Runtime: 117 mins

TheCable