Movies to see in the Cinema this weekend
The weekend is almost here and if you didn’t go see movies during the public holidays, here’s another chance.
These are the top movies showing in cinemas around Nigeria this week
Genre: Action & Adventure
Released: 17 August 2018
Director: Peter Berg
Production companies: Huayi Brothers, STX Entertainment
Producers: Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Stephen Levinson
Cast: Rhonda Rousey, Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Iko Uwais
CIA operative James Silva leads a small but lethal paramilitary team on an urgent and dangerous mission. They must transport a foreign intelligence asset from an American embassy in Southeast Asia to an airfield for extraction — a distance of 22 miles. Silva and the soldiers soon find themselves in a race against time as the city’s military, police and street gangs close in to reclaim the asset.
The Equalizer 2
Release date: 10 August 2018 (Nigeria)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Based on: The Equalizer; by Michael Sloan; Richard Lindheim
Producers: Denzel Washington, Antoine Fuqua, Steve Tisch, Alex Siskin, Todd Black
Cast: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders
If you have a problem and there is nowhere else to turn, the mysterious and elusive Robert McCall will deliver the vigilante justice you seek. This time, however, McCall’s past cuts especially close to home when thugs kill Susan Plummer — his best friend and former colleague. Now out for revenge, McCall must take on a crew of highly trained assassins who’ll stop at nothing to destroy him.
Moms At War
Genre: Drama Comedy
Release date: 17 August 2018 (Nigeria)
Cast: Omoni Oboli, Funke Akindele, Yul Edochie
Director: Omoni Oboli
Two mothers living in the same neighborhood hate each other. One felt that the other was a village girl who just got into money and is not fit to be in society with them. But both their kids coincidentally attend the same school and there was a competition that was done for the kids, and both were the top of their class. It comes down to one of them winning the competition and the mothers just go crazy, doing all sort of antics. It’s a story of friendship, sisterhood, and bonding in spite of everything.
Mission Impossible: Fallout
Release date: 27 July 2018 (Nigeria)
Cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Production companies: Alibaba Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot Productions
Producers: Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, J.J. Abrams, Dana Goldberg
Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Ethan and his crew find themselves in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.