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, we recommend the following movies.
Synopsis: Richard Okezie decides to leave Sylvia, his lifelong imaginary friend and lover, for Gbemi a flesh-and-blood real woman, but complications arise when Sylvia decides to destroy Richard’s peaceful life.
Starring: Bolaji Ogunmola, Chris Attoh, Ijeoma Grace Agu, Ini Dima Okojie, Udoka Oyeka, Zainab Balogun
Runtime: 104 mins
A Simple Favor
Synopsis: A Simple Favor, directed by Paul Feig, centres around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town.
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding
Runtime: 117 mins
Johnny English Strikes Again
Synopsis: After a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all of the active undercover agents in Britain, Johnny English is forced to come out of retirement to find the mastermind hacker.
Starring: Emma Thompson, Olga Kurylenko, Rowan Atkinson
Runtime: 88 minutes
Synopsis: When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.
Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Tremblay, Trevante Rhodes
Runtime: 101 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
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: Peppermint is a revenge story centring 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