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Thursday, October 17, 2019

    TN Recommends: 10 movies you should see this weekend

    Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks makes 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, TopNaija.ng recommends the following movies.


    Synopsis: When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

    Run time: 2h, 1min

    Cast: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Ben Foster

    A trip to Jamaica
    A trip to Jamaica

    Synopsis: AY is at it again with another adventure after his hit movie, 30 days in Atlanta. After proposing to his girlfriend (Funke Akindele), the tenacious pair go off on another adventure filled with action, suspense, mystery and fun.

    Run time: 110 mins

    Cast: Ayo Makun, Funke Akindele

    Queen of Katwe
    Queen of Katwe

    Synopsis: An Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.

    Run time: 2hrs 4mins

    Cast: Lupita Nyong’o

    When love happens again
    When love happens again

    Synopsis: The couple is left off living happily ever after… or did they? Mo and Tobe are back again in this romantic drama filled with chaos, intrigue, comedy and love but this time all the way in the United States.

    Run time: 100mins


    Synopsis: Mike Regan has everything he could ever want, a beautiful family and a top of the line smart house. The company he owns is on the verge of changing flight leasing forever.

    Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Jason Barry, Karen Moskow

    Run time: 1hr 35mins

    Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children
    Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children

    Synopsis: When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

    Run time: 2hrs 7mins

    Cast: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson

    When the Bough Breaks
    When the Bough Breaks

    Synopsis: A surrogate mom for a couple becomes dangerously obsessed with the soon-to-be father.

    Run Time: 107mins

    Cast: Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Romany Malco

    Septembers of Shiraz
    Septembers of Shiraz

    Synopsis: Based on true events, Septembers of Shiraz follows a prosperous Jewish family whose lives are turned upside down in the wake of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. When Isaac is suddenly arrested and taken to a secret prison, his wife is left to make sense of what has happened and must somehow secure Isaac’s release and her family’s safety..

    Run time: 110mins

    Cast: Salma Hayek, Adrien Brody, Shohreh Aghdashloo

    Romance Overated
    Romance Overrated

    Synopsis: Romance is overrated is a tapestry of 3 independent but mutually inclusive short films which reveal young individuals who are struggling with their illusions of the idea called love.

    Run time: 120mins

    Cast: Judith Audu-Fort, Belinda Yanga-Agedah, Mofe Duncan, Omotu Bissiong, Bryan Okpara, Omowunmi Dada

    The dance movie project
    The dance movie project

    Synopsis: Set in the city of Lagos, two brothers, underground competition dancers who despite the disapproval of their single mother, continue to chase their passion for dance.

    The lives of the brothers take an unexpected down-turn when their ailing mother is diagnosed with a terminal illness. The crew have to now face the biggest dance competition of their lives to save their mother with the help of the crew. TDMP is inspired by real-life events.

    Run Time: 104mins

    Cast: Banky W, Denrele Edun, Toolz Oniru, Former Britain’s Got Talent stars Ezinne Asinugo and Soliat of CEO dancers, and Liz Anjorin.


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