It is weekend and what better way to relax than with a bag of popcorn inside a dimly light cinema hall. And we are in a season of amazing Nollywood productions that will engage your mind. Have you been wondering about the movie to see this weekend?
Well no worries. We have compiled a list of great Nollywood movies showing at the cinemas all over Nigeria.
‘Mokalik’ follows the career of an 11-year-old boy, Ponmile, from the middle-class suburbs who spends the day as a lowly apprentice at a mechanic workshop in order to view life from the other side of the tracks. When his father arrives to take him home; Ponmile has to make up his mind if he wants to return to school or take on his apprenticeship full time
The cinematography and sound effects in this movie will transport you to every mechanic workshop you have ever been to. Kunle Afolayan delivered a captivating story told around a creative plot and location delivered by a talented cast.
2. Bling Lagosians
The Holloways are one of Lagos’ most prestigious families. As the Matriach, Mopelola prepares to celebrate her 51st birthday, all family members fight individual silent battles and the Patriach struggles to avoid the foreclosure of the family business.
This movie is comedic and entertaining. It boasts of A-list actors delivering and impeccable styling. The picture quality is top-notch. And watch for Alex Ekubo. You just might pee in your seat whenever he is on the screen.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oL3QmjwS7w
3. Coming From Insanity
In the mid-nineties, a 12-year-old boy (KOSSI) with genius-level intelligence, is one of many children trafficked through the Nigerian borders from Togo. He ends up with the MARTINS, an upper-middle-class family of 4 in Lagos. Now, he has come of age and ready to set out on his own with an outrageous money-making scheme.
This movie is well-paced and will keep you at the edge of your seats. Gabriel Afolayan embodied the role and his acting created a feeling of reality that will captivate you as he embarks on his journey.
4. Rant Queens
Rant Queen is catching in on the advent and spread of the usage of social media to advance different causes. This movie tells the story of a meddling mother who clashes with her controversial blogger daughter in a series of rants.
There are quite a lot of interesting scenes in this movie and it sends a message loud and clear. You would the cinema hall with a smile on your face after this one.
5. Mothers and Daughters In Law
The movie revolves around mothers and daughters-in-law relationships in a typical African environment, Nigeria in particular. It navigates around the relationship between women and their fellow female in-law.
It exceeds the expectations of many. And would leave you with life lessons. This is a movie has entertaining scenes and a captivating storyline.