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:
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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