It's the start of another week and as usual, us good folks at Pulse bring you great ways to spend the time.
"Spectre", "He Called Me Malala," "Taxi Driver"
Pulse.ng presents you with all the great movies to see in the cinemas this week, from the much anticipated "Spectre" to "Taxi Driver," and more, check out this week's cinema schedule.
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 : 3:25PM
Friday - Thursday : 1:50PM, 6:30PM
Friday - Thursday : 6:00pm
Friday - Thursday : 2:00PM, 8:50PM
2. The Intern
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 : 1:40PM, 5:50PM
Friday - Thursday : 12:40pm
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 : 2:40PM
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: 6:40pm, 8:55pm
Friday - Thursday : 2:10PM, 6:20PM, 8:40PM
Friday - Thursday : 1:20PM,7:45PM
Friday - Thursday : 3:50PM, 8:45PM
Fri: 10:30 am
Sat - Thu: 10:30 am, 3:10 pm, 4:55 pm, 5:40 pm, 10:15 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 : 1:30PM, 3:40PM, 6:00PM, 8:40PM
Friday - Thursday : 10:10am, 2:20pm
Friday - Thursday : 4:20PM
Fri - Thursday : 10:30 am, 12:50 pm
Friday - Thursday : 11:00AM,1:10PM
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.
Fri: 2:40 pm
Sat - Thu: 10:40 am, 2:40 pm, 9:55 pm
Friday - Thursday : 1:10PM, 3:10PM, 5:10PM, 7:10PM, 9:10PM
Friday - Thursday : 10:45am, 11:55am, 2:55pm, 4:50pm
Friday - Thursday : 11:50AM, 1:50PM
Friday - Thursday : 12:00PM,4:50PM,6:55PM
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 : 9:00PM
Friday - Thursday : 4:25pm
Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes
Synopsis: A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Friday - Thursday : 12:00PM, 1:00PM, 2:50PM, 3:50PM, 5:40PM, 6:10PM, 6:40PM, 8:30PM, 9:00PM, 9:30PM
Friday - Thursday : 10:05am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm, 3:25pm, 5:00pm, 6:05pm, 7:40pm, 8:45pm
Fri: 1:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 9:30 pm
Sat: 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm, 9:00 pm, 10:30 pm
Sun - Thu: 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm, 9:00 pm, 10:30 pm
Friday - Thursday : 10:30AM, 1:20PM, 2:00PM, 4:10PM, 6:00PM, 8:15PM,8:50PM, 9:00PM
Friday - Thursday : 12:15PM, 3:00PM, 5:40PM, 6:10PM, 8:25PM.
9. The Walk
. 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
Friday - Thursday : 10:05am
Synopsis: A king, who is loved by his subjects, wants to lead a normal life away from all the responsibilities and his kingdom, while his step brother plans to steal the throne from him. But things ...
Friday - Thursday: 1:30PM, 4:50PM, 8:00PM
Sat-Sun: 1:50pm, 8:15pm
Sun: 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 10:00 am, 6:25 pm
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, 12:30 pm
Friday - Thursday : 10:15am, 11:30am
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 : 10:30 am, 12:30 pm
Friday - Thursday : 12:10PM, 2:00PM, 3:45PM, 5:35PM, 7:30PM, 9:00PM
Sat-Sun: 12:40pm, 4:00pm
Starring: :Seun Akindele, Sanni Danja, Misola Iyun, Wole Ojo, Sandra Eze
Synopsis: When King Josiah loses his wife under strange circumstances, he struggles to rule a kingdom while trying to build a relationship with his two unbearable children. It seems an impossible task until an unwanted guest comes from nowhere to complicate issues...
Friday - Thursday: 3:00PM
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 : 12:20PM, 4:30PM
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: 1:00PM, 5:00PM, 7:00PM, 9:05PM
Friday to Thursday : 4:05pm
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
Friday - Thursday : 8:10PM
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: 12:00 PM, 3:10 PM
Starring: Ken Zheng, Livi Zheng, Nikita Breznikov
Synopsis: A painter, a fighter, both artists in their own way. Brother and sister, forced to flee their home, arrive at Seattle inside a shipping container. Trying to make their way in a new world ...
Friday - Thursday : 3:45PM
Friday - Thursday : 7:05PM
Starring: Sophia Aguiar, Jordan Rodrigues, Jay Ellis
Synopsis: When Casey, a dancer who is discovered on YouTube, gets thrust into the modern world of internet celebrity and culture, she must find a way to balance her true identity with her online persona, or risk losing everything she cares about.
Fri: 2:30 pm
Sat - Thu: 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm
Friday - Sunday : 10:30 am, 12:30 pm
Friday - Thursday : 11:40 AM, 1:25 PM
Friday - Thursday : 11:45AM,7:00PM
Starring : Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston
Synopsis : In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider.
Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.
Fri: 3:35pm, 5:45pm, 8:00pm
Sat-Sun: 5:45pm, 8:00pm
Mon-Thur: 3:35pm, 5:45pm, 8:00pm
Friday - Thursday : 1:35PM, 5:50PM
Fri: 9:20 pm
Sat - Thu: 7:25 pm, 9:20 pm
Friday - Thursday : 6:20 PM,8:35 PM
Friday - Thursday : 11:30AM, 4:10PM, 8:50PM
Starring : Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston
Synopsis :Taxi Driver (Oke Ashewo) tells the story of how Adigun copes with dealing with the multitude of odd characters he comes across from Della the queen prostitute, to kakanfo the unseen vigilante, the notorious assassins 'three wise men', to the Godfather, Baba Mistura and many more interesting characters that ply their trade in Lagos at night.
In truth, Taxi Driver is as much a funny story as it is an inspiring story about love, greed, betrayal, contradictions and self discovery.
Friday - Thursday : 1:15pm, 6:45pm, 8:30pm
Friday - Thursday : 11:30AM, 3:55PM, 5:50PM
Friday - Thursday : Femi Jacobs, Saka, Odunlade Adekola
Friday - Thursday : 11:30AM, 4:10PM, 8:50PM
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