Start your weekend with these great movies!

Start your weekend with these great movies!

Mfonobong Akpan

It’s that time of the year again when you get to have as much fun as you want. You get to spend more time with your family and friends doing things you love. Great right? There’s so much to get you started with, we have great comic movies from Nollywood, HollywoodvsNollywood mash-ups; thrillers, adventures, and no, the kids aren’t left out, there are exciting movies to make them scream in joy. Have a great weekend!

While searching for animal body parts at a London circus, radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) meets gifted surgeon Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe). Not only does the brilliant doctor offer Strausman his friendship, but also a chance to work with him on groundbreaking research that could change the world forever. Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Charles Dance

When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo (Raymond Ochoa) downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home. Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot (Jack Bright), a Neanderthal boy who offers his help and friendship. Together, the unlikely duo embark on an epic adventure to reunite Arlo with his beloved family. Starring: Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Sam Elliott, Anna Paquin, A. J. Buckley, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Steve Zahn

‘Out of Luck’ follows the adventures of a young lottery operator whose life turns upside down when a local gangster insists that he pays out on a lottery he did not win. Starring: Tope Tedela, Femi Branch, Linda Ejiofor, Adesua Etomi, Jide Kosoko, Chigurl, Wole Ojo, Kunle Remy, Sambasa Nzeribe amongst others.

LAPD AFRICAN COPS, a comic Hollywood-Nollywood film, produced by  the Atuma Brothers International Company (TABIC),  is a story of two Africans who came to the United States of America and joined the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). They were commissioned and deployed to the streets of Los Angeles, but rather than employ the LAPD rules and regulations to judge the American streets; they decided to rule the streets using African culture, norms and values. Starring: Vanessa Bell Calloway, Luenell, Dorien Wilson, Brian Hooks, Mari Morrow, Jaszmin Lewis, Trina Mcgee amongst others.

Now that Dracula has opened the Hotel Transylvania’s doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing his vampire side. So, while Mavis and Johnny are away, Drac enlists his friends to help him put the boy through a “monster-in-training” boot camp. Starring: Adam Sandler, Mel Brooks

Sometimes when the future of a relationship is Bleck and the hope for tomorrow becomes a prayer, going on a long trip of memories of love, betrayal, pain, unforgiveness and regret into yesterday can clear the path of uncertainty. Starrin: Genevieve Nnaji, Oris Erhuero, Chioma Omeruah

If you loved the movie Fire Proof , this you would love. With great jobs, a beautiful daughter and a dream house, the Jordans seem to have it all but appearances can be deceiving…Starring Priscilla Shirer, Alena Pitts, T.C. Stallings, Karen Abercrombie

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. New York lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks) is recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release through a prisoner exchange. Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Mark Rylance


Picture this you meet that special girl again after so many years and decide to hit it off but end up with an incomplete phone number…Starring: Nonso Diobi, Dr Sid, Padita agu, Yemi blaq, Bimbo Manuel, Biship Imeh Umoh, rachael Oniga, Moyo Lawal.

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