Tuesday, 4 Oct 2022
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#MondayMovieMadness: 9 Nollywood Films Currently Showing In Cinemas!

Bachelor’s Eve made it’s cinema debut last week on the 16th of February, but sadly it isn’t showing in too many cinemas. Perhaps this would improve over time. Ishaya Bako’s Royal Hibiscus Hotel still maintains its standing from last week, showing in most cinemas across the country. Toyin Abraham and Uche Jombo are also among actresses starring in more than one box-office feature this week. Disguise, SideChic Gang, and Wetin Women Want are expected in cinemas soon, and while our fingers remained crossed in anticipation, check out these 9 films currently showing near you:

1.     Bachelor’s Eve

The story tells of a handsome player ready to tie the knot with the love of his life. Their relationship is made in heaven, but twenty-four hours to the D-day a dark secret rears its ugly head.

STARRING: Wole Ojo, Bade Smart, Jennifer Ikeji, Kehinde Bankole, Gbenro Ajibade, Frankinsense Eche-Ben, Doris Simeon, Kehinde Olurunyomi, Jumoke Odetola
RUNTIME: 1hr 20mins
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Galleria, Festac, Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Jabi Lake Abuja, Uyo)

2.   Royal Hibiscus Hotel

In this romantic comedy, an aspiring restaurateur returns to her home in Lagos to try and refine the fare at her family’s little hotel, only to find that her parents are planning on selling out to a rich (and devilishly attractive) buyer.

STARRING: Zainab Balogun, OC Ukeje, Kenneth Okoli, Deyemi Okonlawon, Jide Kosoko, Rachael Oniga
RUNTIME: 1hr 46mins
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Galleria, Festac, Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Jabi Lake Abuja, Uyo), Filmhouse (Port Harcourt, Kano, Benin, IMAX, Surulere, Dugbe, Samonda, Akure), GDC (The Palms, Port Harcourt, Delta, Ceddi Plaza Abuja, Owerri, Maryland, Novare Mall, Gateway Mall Abuja), Ozone Cinemas

3.   June

June is a romantic comedy that follows a wedding planner played by Michelle Dede who is in search of love.

STARRING: Uche Jombo, Michelle Dede, Empress Njamah, Vector D Viper
RUNTIME: 1hr 46mins
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (Galleria, Festac, Ikeja, SEC Abuja, Uyo), Filmhouse (Port Harcourt, Kano, Benin, Surulere, Akure), GDC (The Palms, Port Harcourt, Delta, Maryland, Novare Mall, Gateway Mall Abuja), Ozone Cinemas

4.   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, Tonto Dikeh, Odunlade Adekola, Jackie Appiah, Kanayo O Kanayo, Osita Iheme, Calista Okoronkwo, Susan Peters
RUNTIME: 1hr 47mins
LOCATION: Silverbird (Galleria)

5.   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: 1hr 44mins
LOCATION: Silverbird (Galleria)

6.   The Wedding Party: Destination Dubai

A wealthy Nigerian accidentally proposes to his British girlfriend and has to deal with objections from both families and the hilarious cross-cultural consequences.

STARRING: Banky Wellington, Patience Ozokwor, Ireti Doyle, Enyinna Nwigwe, Richard Mofe Damijo, Adesua Etomi, Somkele Iyamah
RUNTIME: 1hr 37min
LOCATIONS: Silverbird (SEC Abuja), GDC (Owerri), Ozone Cinemas

7.   Sergeant Tutu

Contents from a stolen bag motivates two crooked cops on an investigation that quickly goes downhill.

STARRING: Uzor Arukwe, Stanley Chibunna
RUNTIME: 1hrs 42mins
LOCATION: Silverbird (Uyo)

8.   Busted

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
LOCATION: Silverbird (Uyo)

9.   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 Agwu, Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha, Toyin Abraham
RUNTIME: 1hr 33min
LOCATION: Silverbird (Uyo)

If you have not been entertained by any of the movies, make sure you do so as soon as possible!

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