'Southpaw,' 'Boychoir,' 'A Soldier's Story' and more

Pulse.ng presents you with all the great movies to see in the cinemas this week, from 'Southpaw,' 'Boychoir,' 'The Visit,' 'A Soldier's Story' and more, check out this week's cinema schedule.


It's the start of another week and as usual, us good folks at Pulse bring you great ways to spend the time.

What better way to ease off the stress of the week than watch a good movie.

With that in mind, check out our list of movies currently showing in cinemas across Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Oona Laurence

Synopsis: Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Willis to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife in a tragic accident and his daughter to child protection services.


Friday - Thursday : 1:45PM, 9:10PM

Friday - Thursday :  1:10PM, 3:30PM, 5:50PM, 8:10PM

Friday - Thursday : 4:05pm, 8:50pm

Fri and Sat: 10:30 am, 3:45 pm, 11:30 pm

Sun - Thu: 10:30 am, 3:45 pm

Friday - Thursday : 2:00PM, 8:30PM

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro, Nat Wolff, Rene Russo

Synopsis: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.


Friday - Thursday :   2:10PM, 6:20PM

Friday - Thursday : 12:05pm, 4:15pm

Friday - Thursday :  1:45PM

Genre: Action and Drama

Starring:Linda Ejiofor, Tope Tedela, Adesuwa Etomi,Zainab Balogun, Daniel K Daniel.

Synopsis: A Soldier’s Story” centres on Regina, a young female scavenger who rescues a soldier who had been left for dead. After protecting and nursing him back to health for months, the fighter finally awakens but has no recollection of who he is and his past.

As time goes on, the soldier begins to develop feelings for Regina but as he begins to regain his memory, he starts to realize he might actually have a life in Nigeria.


Friday - Thursday:  2:40 pm, 6:10 pm, 7:25 pm, 8:25 pm, 10:40 pm

Friday - Thursday :  12:50PM, 4:50PM, 8:50PM

Friday - Thursday : 2:20pm, 6:35pm

Friday - Thursday :  12:10PM, 6:40PM


Starring:  Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson

Synopsis : The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

Fri-Thur: 10:00am

Friday - Thursday :  12:00PM, 2:20PM, 4:40PM, 7:00PM, 9:30PM

Friday - Thursday :  6:45PM, 9:10PM

Friday - Thursday : 4:35PM, 8:45PM

Friday - Thursday : 1:15 pm, 6:30 pm, 9:00 pm


Starring: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund

Synopsis: 12-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.


Friday - Thursday :   12:20PM, 2:30PM, 16:40PM, 6:50PM, 9:00PM

Friday - Thursday : 12:25pm, 2:35pm

Friday - Thursday :  4:30PM

Fri - Wed: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 3:50 pm

Thu: 3:50 pm

Friday - Thursday :    11:40AM, 6:50PM

 Starring: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

Friday - Saturday : 1:00 pm, 2:40 pm, 4:55 pm, 7:10 pm

Friday - Thursday :   12:30PM, 2:30PM, 4:30PM, 6:30PM, 8:30PM

Friday - Thursday : 11:05am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:55pm, 6:55pm

Friday - Thursday :  11:50AM, 2:00PM, 6:50PM

Friday - Thursday : 11:20AM, 3:40PM, 6:00PM


An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Featuring:  Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro

Friday - Thursday : 4:20PM, 8:45PM

Fri and Sat: 10:30 am, 4:55 pm, 6:00 pm, 9:40 pm, 11:30

Sun - Thu: 10:30 am, 4:55 pm, 6:00 pm, 9:40 pm

Friday - Thursday :  4:45pm, 6:20pm, 8:40pm

Friday - Thursday : 1:20PM, 3:40PM, 6:00PM, 8:20PM

Starring: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell

Synopsis: The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

Friday - Thursday : 2:40PM, 8:00PM

Friday - Thursday : 11:45am

. HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research ­ and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe.

STARRING:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Baillargeon

Silvervbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday: 1:00PM, 5:10PM, 7:20PM

Ozone Cinemas

Friday  - Thursday : 6:20pm

Silvervbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday: 12:25PM, 6:05PM, 8:30PM

Silvervbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday: 6:35PM, 8:50PM

Starring:  Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig

Synopsis:  During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Friday - Thursday: 4:20PM, 9:10PM

Friday  - Thursday : 10:45am, 8:35pm

Friday - Thursday: 4:10PM, 8:10PM

Friday - Thursday: 6:15PM

Starring: Juliet Ibrahim, Sonia Ibrahim, James Gardiner, Bryan Okwara.

Synopsis: In the midst of searching for a place to spend her honeymoon, the bride-to-be meets her first and true ex-lover ‘JAY’. In planning the wedding, ‘DESMOND’ the groom was out on a date with his mistress but coincidentally he ended up in the hotel the wife-to-be was booking for their honeymoon.

Suspense crescendos as four rivals end up under a roof. Will the engaged couple ever meet in the hotel? Perhaps, romance may be shattered… find out the confusion, deceit, love and betrayal in SHATTERED ROMANCE.

Friday - Thursday:  1:10PM, 5:00PM

Friday : Thursday : 10:30AM, 4:05PM

Friday : Thursday : 11:45AM

Friday - Thursday : 9:25 pm

Friday - Thursday :  8:30pm

Starring : Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black

Synopsis : After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

Friday - Thursday :10:30 am, 12:35 pm

Friday - Thursday : 10:15am

Starring: Omoni Oboli, Joseph Benjamin, Chinedu Ikedieze, Alex Ekubo.

Synopsis:  "In a classic Cinderella like story, a prostitute, Michelle, is stuck in a world she couldn't escape from. Her hope that one day a Prince Charming would rescue her from it all seems lost. An heir to an empire, Kenechi, is transformed into a child by an overly ambitious uncle who wants the empire to himself. Bound by a shared destiny, Michelle finds that she might be doing the rescuing until she realises there's no escaping her pimp (Obama), who would do anything to keep her as his First Lady"

Thursday - Friday : 2:10pm

Thursday - Friday  : 2:25pm

Thursday - Friday :  2:15PM, 4:45PM

Thursday - Friday : 6:25PM

Friday - Thursday :  11:55AM, 2:00PM, 7:00PM

Starring:   Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi

Synopsis:  Tensions arise when the daughter of nation's best lawyer is kidnapped. Now she'll have to save a rapist from death sentence, as ransom, within 4 days.

Friday - Thursday:   7:00pm

Starring: Ed Skrien, Ray Stevenson, Loan Chabanol

Synopsis: Frank Martin is living a less perilous lifestyle, or so he thinks, transporting classified packages for questionable people. Things get complicated when femme fatale Anna and her three accomplices orchestrate a bank heist and the kidnapping of Frank's father. It's all part of a grand plan to take down the human trafficker who victimized her years earlier. Now a pawn in her vengeful scheme, the former special-operations mercenary must use his covert skills to play Anna's dangerous game.

Friday - Thursday : 10:15am

Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, Morris Chestnut

Synopsis: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a professional woman gets involved with a man who seems almost too good to be true.

Friday - Thursday:  3:00PM, 6:40PM, 8:45PM

Friday - Thursday: 5:10PM

Friday to Thursday :  4:25pm, 9:15pm

Friday - Thursday :  8:50PM

Starring : Nse Ikpe Etim, Femi Jacobs, Bayray Mckwinzu and Blossom Chukwujekwu

Synopsis: Is a story of two couples living together in the same house, but with completely different lifestyles. Their parallel lifestyles at a point colluded and the resulting effect were intriguing plots and sub-plots

Fri, Mon and Wed: 3:15 pm

Sat, Sun, Tue and Thu: 3:15 pm, 8:30 pm

Friday - Thursday : 8:35pm

Starring :   Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Synopsis :After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.

Friday -Thursday : 10:00am

Starring :  Dustin Hoffman, Kevin McHale, Josh Lucas

Synopsis : Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who recognizes a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music.

Friday - Thursday: 11:45AM, 2:45PM

Sunday : 2:45PM

Friday - Thursday:12:00PM, 4:25PM

Friday -Thursday : 12:00pm

Friday - Thursday : 2:50PM, 6:50PM, 8:50PM

Fri - Wed: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 3:50 pm

Thu: 3:50pm


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