#MondayMovieMadness: 9 Nollywood Films Showing In Cinemas This Week
Disguise, Bachelor’s Eve, and EbonyLife’s Royal Hibiscus Hotel are among blockbusters expected soon. Niyi Akinmolayan’s The Wedding Party 2 is currently showing at most cinemas with Sergeant Tutu following closely behind. Uduak Oguamanam’s Getting Over Him, the most recent cinema release, shows at a handful of locations across the country. See below, the full list of Nigerian films showing near you this week:
1. The Wedding Party: Destination Dubai
In this sequel, Nonso has continued his romance with Deirdre, the bridesmaid from London. Nonso proposes while on a dinner date and sets off a chain of events too powerful to stop. Deirdre’s upper-crust British family are against the match, as are some members of the Nigerian clan, but Deirdre’s determination can’t be contained.
STARRING: Banky Wellington, Patience Ozokwor, Ireti Doyle, Enyinna Nwigwe, Richard Mofe Damijo, Adesua Etomi, Somkele Iyamah
RUNTIME: 1hr 37min
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Galleria, Festac, Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Jabi Lake, Ibom Tropicana Uyo), Filmhouse (Kano, Benin, Surulere, Dugbe Mall, Samonda, Old GRA Port Harcourt, Akure), GDC (The Palms, Port Harcourt, Delta Mall, Ceddi Plaza, Owerri, Maryland, Novare, Gateway Mall), Ozone Cinemas
2. Sergeant Tutu
The contents of a stolen bag motivates two crooked cops on an investigation that quickly goes downhill.
STARRING: Uzor Arukwe, Stanley ‘Funnybone’ Chibunna
RUNTIME: 1hr 42min
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Galleria, Festac, Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Jabi Lake, Ibom Tropicana Uyo), Filmhouse (Kano, Surulere, Dugbe Mall, Old GRA Port Harcourt, Akure), GDC (Port Harcourt, Delta Mall, Ceddi Plaza, Owerri, Maryland, Gateway Mall Abuja), Ozone Cinemas
3. Wives on Strike: The Revolution
Domestic violence has hit close to home and the women must engage the government or become the government. The situation, it seems, is impossible to ignore. Twists, drama, frustrations and schemes makes this tug of war a hilarious revolution.
STARRING: Omoni Oboli, Kenneth okonkwo, Julius Agu, Uche Jombo, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha, Toyin Aimakhu.
RUNTIME: 1hr 33min
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Galleria, Festac, Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Ibom Tropicana Uyo), Filmhouse (Kano, Surulere), GDC (Maryland), Ozone Cinemas
4. Getting Over Him
Mimi finds out her boyfriend has been two timing and she may have been the side chic. Heartbroken she finds solace in a blog that takes her on a step by step guide to finding love again.
STARRING: Majid Michel, Matilda Obaseki, Deyemi Okanlawon, Bimbo Ademoye
RUNTIME: 1hr 38mins
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Festac, SEC Abuja), Filmhouse (Kano, Akure), GDC (Port Harcourt, Delta Mall, Owerri, Maryland, Gateway Abuja)
A controversial love story set around Queen, a girl born into a decent home who gets lured into lesbianism as a result of her father’s strictness and her mother’s ignorance.
STARRING: Paul Obazele, Liz Benson Ameye, Kate Henshaw, Tony Umez, Ik Ogbonna, Bryan Okwara, Lisa Onu Chika Kalu, Janelle Ezeanaka, Vanessa Onu
RUNTIME: 1hr 47min
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Galleria, Festac, Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Ibom Tropicana Uyo)
Gary Barbar, Marine Transportation Management teacher is a troubled man. His entire life and aspirations hinge on finding the truth and meaning behind the nightmares, violent flashes of visions of a past that knows nothing about. He expects to find answers as he journeys to his fatherland but he is totally unprepared for the complications awaiting him in Benin as the reincarnation of Ifagbai, the rejected son of Akukuo Eghosa, the great warrior, who must be reunited with his love from time past, Esohe
STARRING: Jimmy Jean Louis, Misty Lockheart, Desmond Elliot, Chris Attoh, Bimbo Manuel, Ufuoma McDermott, Toyin Aimakhu, Jemaima Osunde and Monica Omorodion Swaida
RUNTIME: 1hr 43min
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Ibom Tropicana Uyo), Filmhouse (Benin), GDC (Port Harcourt, Delta Mall, Owerri Mall), Ozone Cinemas
7. The Blindspot
A thrilling story concerning a young lady who got married to the love of her life. They were never able to consummate their marriage due to the fact that her husband had an issue which they thought was medical.
STARRING: Femi Jacobs, Rita Dominic
LOCATION: Silverbird (Ibom Tropicana Uyo)
8. Accidental Spy
When IT specialist Emmanuel Prince gets blindsided by his cheating girlfriend, his world comes crashing down. While wallowing in his sorrows, his best friends encourage him to take a trip to America to “breeze out” and refocus his energy. In the meantime, a national studying abroad invents an experimental source of energy for Nigerians.
STARRING: Ramsey Noah, Ayo Makun, Ali Baba, Emma Oh My God
RUNTIME: 104 mins
LOCATION: Silverbird (Galleria)
9. Celebrity Marriage
A group of top celebrities who have faced real-life failed marriages show us behind the scenes in this comedic movie what life was really like. Based on two Nigerian celebrities, one turns a victim of domestic violence while the other falls under pressure to get pregnant.
STARRING: Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola, Tonto Dikeh
RUNTIME: 107 mins
LOCATION: Silverbird (Galleria)
If you have not checked any of the movies out, make sure you do so now!