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Hurricane Heist, Avengers … 10 movies you should see 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.
Avengers: Infinity War
Synopsis: The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Starring: Karen Gillan, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland
Run time: 156 mins
Synopsis: Primatologist, Davis Okoye, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry.
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman
Run time: 107 mins
Synopsis: When an innocent online meeting turns into a riveting nightmare, a woman’s fight for survival overshadows any dreams of finding love.
With promises of marriage and children, she couldn’t turn down his request for her to move to America. Soon after her arrival, Alexandra realized that her life would take a turn for the worst. Kevin’s strange behavior leads her into the dark world of sexual human trafficking.
Starring: Adah Ameh, Amber Nicole Smiley, Freda Steffl, Glen Turner, Joseph Benjamin, Morgan Petersen, Rob Hays, Vivica Fox
Run time: 95 mins
Hurricane Heist
Synopsis: Thieves attempt a massive heist against the US Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.
Starring: Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Toby Kebbell
Run time: 103 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, Lyriq Bent, Crystle Stewart
Run time: 120 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 story that will become world headline news.
Starring: Ik Ogbonna, Enyinna Nwigwe, Gregory Ojefua, Martha Anakomah, Princess Omorodion, Etomi Okoka
Run time: 90 mins
Synopsis: Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Starring: Rosamund Pike, Jon Hamm, Mark Pellegrino
Run time: 105 mins
Divorce not allowed
Synopsis: ‘Divorce Not Allowed’ is a comedy that explores issues faced by young couples in marriages and how their resolutions sometimes threaten to shake the foundation of their love.
Starring: Eniola Badmus, Bolanle Ninolowo, Beverly Osu
Run time: 100 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
Run time: 105 mins
Synopsis: Over 1,000 years ago, a boy with dreams of being a great warrior and his sister are abducted and taken to a faraway land. Growing up in a world of greed and injustice, he finds the courage to make a change.
Starring: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ian McShane, China Anne McClain
Run time: 105 mins