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Mortal Kombat, Prophetess…10 Movies You Should Watch This Weekend

It has been a week of troubling news dropping like dead birds from every corner of the country, leaving one emotionally exhausted.

To help relax and reinvigorate your fervor, NAIJASHOWBIZ recommends 10 of the best movies that would be gracing the silver screen this weekend:

Wrath of Man

Running time: 1hr 58mins

Starring: Jason Statham, Post Malone, Scott Eastwood

Synopsis: Mysterious and wild-eyed, a new security guard for a cash truck surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.

The Wait

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Nse Ikpe-Etim, Deyemi Okanlawon, Kate Henshaw, Joke Silva, Jimmy Odukoya, Chimezie Imo and Meg Otanwa

Synopsis: The film, inspired by Yewande Zaccheaus‘ faith-based book ‘Waiting Room’, follows the lives of different individuals and families as they try to navigate the disappointments and obstacles of life while waiting for their moment in the sun.

Breaded Life

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Lateef Adedimeji, Bolanle Ninalowo, Timini Egbuson, Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola

The Therapist

Running time: 1hr 45mins

Starring: Toyin Abraham, Rita Dominic, Michelle Dede

Synopsis: After losing everything in a divorce to her abusive ex-husband, a penniless and desperate Eloho Odafe decides to help women in similar situations. With the help and support of her friends, Gari and Dumebi, she sets up an agency solely for this purpose. However, everything changes when an offer is made to Eloho that she can’t refuse.


Running time: 1hr 36mins

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ruby Rose, Ekaterina Baker

Synopsis: A retired cop forces a former drug courier to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Armed with guns, guts, and a motorcycle, she must now take out a series of violent gangsters — or never see her child again.”

Dream Job

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Williams Uchemba, Ngozi Nwosu, Timini Egbuson, Funnybone, Sophie Alakija, Olayemi Olufela Solade, Mc Lively

Synopsis: Following a recent painful breakup and years of unemployment, Uche is determined by all means to change his fate by securing a space in the corporate world, hoping to get back his girl. Will luck finally shine?”

Believe In You

Running time: 2hrs

Starring: Beverly Naya, Tony Nash

Synopsis: A contemporary thriller drama in an urban setting based on a real-life event about a music producer Bayo determined to help young talents with big dreams, recruiting and giving them an opportunity they never had to showcase their God-given talents, everything seems to be in place until he crosses paths with Brenda an estranged female artist unable to pursue her dream in singing as she struggles to survive an abusive relationship.”


Running time: 2hrs 22mins

Starring: Toyin Aimakhu

Synopsis: Ajoke, a local Prophetess makes a bogus prediction about a football match which sets off a chain of events in the community beyond her control. With her life in danger, she enlists the help of her twin sister to save her.”

Chaos Walking

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: David Oyelowo, Tom Holland, Cynthia Erivo, Daisy Railey

Synopsis: In Prentisstown, Todd has been brought up to believe that the Spackle released a germ that killed all the women and unleashed Noise on the remaining men. After discovering a patch of silence out in the swamp, his surrogate parents immediately tell him that he has to run, leaving him with only a map of New World, a message, and many unanswered questions. He soon discovers the source of the silence: a girl, named Viola.”

Mortal Kombat

Running time: 1hr 50mins

Starring: Jessica McNamee, Joe Taslim, Lewis Tan, Sisi Stringer, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ludi Lin

Synopsis: Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth’s greatest champions to take on the enemies from Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe.”

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