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Must-see movies for the week

Pulse.ng presents you with all the great movies to see in the cinemas this week, from 'Focus' to 'Still Standing' and many more. Check full list below.

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

With the bulk of work activities on hold, what better way to ease off the stress of the week than watch a good movie amidst the easy camaraderie that exists in a cinema hall packed full with movie lovers.

With that in mind, check out our list of movies currently showing in cinemas across Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt. So movie lovers, whip out your calendars and get marking for the Pulse movie team is on the prowl!

1.

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Genre: Animation

Starring: Rebecca Husain, Patrica Drake, Britt Irvin

Synopsis: a modern-day princess is kissed by a magical butterfly and discovers she has super powers. Will she join forces with her “super” friends and rid the kingdom of its enemy?

Showing:

Ozone Cinemas

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Sat-Sun:  10:15am

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 10.35AM

2. Dazzling Mirage

Genre: Nollywood

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Starring:Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Kunle Afolayan, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Bimbo Manuel, Carol King, Yomi Fash Lanso and Seun Akindele

Synopsis: Dazzling Mirage is more than just a movie; it’s a movement. The movie is a love story marked by acts of betrayal and loyalty as in the life of a sickle cell sufferer. It aims to help raise awareness about the sickle cell condition and to help people make better informed decisions.

Showing:

Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday : 12:35PM, 2:45PM, 7:10PM

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Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 5.05PM, 7.15PM, 9.25PM

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday :  12.00PM, 4.35PM

Ozone Cinemas

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Friday - Thursday : 4:15pm

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday :  11:00AM, 1:25PM, 3:55PM, 6:10PM, 8:30PM

Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy

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Starring:Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne

Synopsis: In a bright and colorful future, a young destitute caretaker gets targeted by a ruthless son of a powerful family that live on a planet in need of a new heir, so she travels with a genetically engineered warrior to the planet in order to stop his tyrant reign.

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Showing:

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

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

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 2.00PM, 4.50PM, 6.00PM, 9.45PM

Ozone Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 1:55pm, 6:25pm

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Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 12:50PM, 3:20PM, 5:50PM, 8:20PM

Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday :  10:30AM, 12:25PM, 2:45PM, 4:30PM

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Genre: Comedy

Starring: Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

Synopsis: Two weeks shy of his wedding, a socially awkward guy enters into a charade by hiring the owner of a company that provides best men for grooms in need.

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Showing:

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Ozone Cinemas

Fri-Thur:  5:10pm, 9:15pm

Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday : 5:10PM, 9:15PM

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

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Friday - Thursday: 12:50PM, 4:45PM, 6:45PM, 8:45PM

Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 1:00PM, 3:00PM, 5:00PM, 7:00PM, 9:00PM

5. Taken 3

Genre: Action/Adventure

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Starring:   Maggie Grace, Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen

Synopsis: Bryan Mills, an Ex-government operative is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed as he is tracked and pursued, Bryan Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.

Showing:

Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday : 8:45PM

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Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday :4.40PM

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday :  6:20PM, 8:30PM

Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

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Friday - Thursday : 12.40PM, 2:40PM, 4:50PM, 6:55PM, 9:05PM

Ozone Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 10:30am

6.  Penguins Of Madagascar

Genre: Action/ Adventure

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Starring: 

Synopsis: Super spy teams aren't born...they're hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private

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Showing:

Ozone Cinemas

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Fri-Tues: 10:10am

7.  Seventh Son

Genre: Adventure | Family | Fantasy

Starring : Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

Synopsis: Young Thomas is apprenticed to the local Spook to learn to fight evil spirits. His first great challenge comes when the powerful Mother Malkin escapes her confinement while the Spook is away.

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Showing:

Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday :   6:10PM, 8:10PM

8. Selma

Genre:  Biography | Drama | History

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Synopsis - A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Starring - David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth.

Showing

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday :  11:00AM, 4:00PM

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Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 3.20PM

Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday :  4.20PM

Ozone Cinemas

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Fri-Thur:   4.20PM

Genre: Comedy / Drama

Synopsis - A stage actor who is slowly losing his mind engages in a relationship with a sexually confused younger woman.

Starring - Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Kyra Sedgwick.

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Showing

Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 12:25PM, 2.35PM, 6.35PM

Silverbird CInemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday :  4.20PM

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Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday : 12:55PM, 4:55PM, 7;00PM, 9:00PM

10. Annie

Genre: Comedy

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne

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Synopsis:  Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they'd be back for her someday, it's been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan. But everything's about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

Showing:

Ozone Cinemas

Friday: 10:20am

Monday-Thursday: 10:00am

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Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 4:00PM

Genre: Animation | Action | Comedy

Starring : Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez

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Synopsis: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes

Showing:

Ozone Cinemas

Monday -Thursday : 10:00am

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Genre: Drama

Starring: Jackie Appiah,Bobby Obodo,Jazmyn Batchan,James Alexander III,Buddy Mark Miller Jr

Synopsis: Still Standing narrates a woman’s plight of raising teenagers and caring for a husband, while trying to sustain the family core values, livelihood and her sanity. It’s about choice.

Showing:

SIlverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

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Friday - Thursday : 12:30PM, 2:25PM, 4:30PM, 6:30PM, 8:30PM

Ozone Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 12:50pm

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 2.25PM, 7.00PM, 9.10PM

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Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 12.20PM, 2.10PM, 4.45PM, 8.45PM

Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday : 10:45AM, 4:55PM, 6:55PM

13.Focus

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Genre: Drama /Crime / Drama

Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro

Synopsis:A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved.

Showing

Ozone Cinemas

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Friday -Thursday : 11:50am, 1:45pm, 2:50pm, 4:45pm, 6:40pm, 8:40pm

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 12.20PM, 2.35PM, 7.30PM, 9.20P

Silverbird Cinema Abuja

Friday - Thursday - 12.40PM, 2.50PM, 5.00PM, 7.10PM, 9.20PM

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Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday :  10:30AM, 12:25PM, 4:40PM, 6:45PM, 8:50PM

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday :  11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM, 5:00PM, 7:00PM, 9:00PM

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Genre: Drama

Starring: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley

Synopsis: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Showing:

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

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Wednesday - Thursday : 11:00AM, 12:50PM, 2:20PM

Ozone Cinemas

Fri-Thur: 11.50AM, 1.10PM

Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

Friday - Thursday : 10:35AM, 12:55PM, 2:50PM

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Sunday : 12:55PM, 2:50PM

Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 11.40AM, 1.30PM, 3.20PM

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 11.50AM, 1.10PM

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Genre: Comedy | Action| Adventure

Synopsis - A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Starring - Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton

Showing

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

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Friday - Saturday : 4.20PM, 7.00PM, 8.40PM, 9.40PM, 11.20PM

Sunday - Thursday : 4.20PM, 7.00PM, 8.40PM, 9.40PM

Silverbird Ikeja

Friday - Thursday : 11:00AM, 3:45PM, 6:15PM, 8:45PM

Sunday : 3:45PM, 6:15PM, 8:45PM

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Silverbird Cinemas Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 11:10AM, 1:40PM, 4:10PM, 6:40PM, 9:10PM

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday : 11:00AM, 1:25PM, 3:55PM, 6:20PM, 8:50PM

Ozone Cinemas

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Friday - Thursday : 12:30pm, 3:40pm, 6:00pm, 8:20pm

Genre: Nollywood

Synopsis -  The Antique is a fictional story, inspired by events of the Southern Nigeria people in the 19th Century. With a technique that combines theatrical aesthetics and culturally derived meanings, cultivated for utilitarian purposes, this film highlights on the characters that fought to defend its rich culture and help build it’s kingdom.

Starring -

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Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday : 4:00PM, 8:45PM

Genre: Biography / Drama / Crime

Synopsis -  A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine ...

Starring - Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims

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Showing

Silverbird Abuja

Friday - Thursday :  12.00PM, 2.10PM, 6.45PM, 8.55PM

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 10.50AM, 11.40AM, 2.00PM, 7.00PM

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Ozone Cinemas

Friday - Thursday : 3:05pm, 7:10pm, 8:45pm

Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday : 11:50AM, 2:00PM, 4:15PM, 6:30PM, 8:30PM

Silverbird Cinemas Ikeja

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Friday - Thursday : 1:30PM, 6:45PM, 9:00PM

Genre: Sci-Fi

Synopsis - A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

Starring - Amy Landecker, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Virginia Gardner

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Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday : 12.50PM, 2.50PM, 4.50PM, 6.50PM, 8.50PM

Genre: Action | Biography | Drama

Synopsis - U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) takes his sole mission -- protect his comrades -- to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents.

Starring - Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner

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Showing

Ozone Cinemas

Fri - Thur: 10:30pm

Silverbird Abuja

Friday - Thursday : 1:10PM, 3:40PM, 6:10PM, 8:40PM

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Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt

Friday - Thursday : : 1:30PM, 8:25PM

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