From Nollywood’s “Shanty Town” to Hollywood’s “Antman and the Wasp: Quantumania” and Bollywood’s “Pathaan”, movie lovers have had quite a joy ride in the past three months of this year alone.
But here’s the thing: there’s more! Here are seven movies you should add to your watch list!
Added to Netflix on January 13, The Wait tells the moving story of different people in their waiting seasons. It is a captivating and emotional drama that many people can relate to. It stars Nse Ikpe-Etim, Deyemi Okanlawon, Meg Otanwa, Ini Dima-Okojie, and many more. You should definitely add it to your watch list and see it if you haven’t.
Murder Mystery 2
Arguably one of the most anticipated sequels this year, Murder Mystery 2 stars iconic comedy duo Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, who play a slightly dysfunctional couple that opens up a detective agency after the events — and murders — of the first movie. It will be released on Netflix on March 31 and promises to be worth the hype!
A chance encounter at a police checkpoint manned by two drunken officers sets in motion events that lead Brume and Najite on a journey of greed, deception, and murder. Directed by Walter Banger, Jolly Roger stars Daniel Etim Effiong, Toni Tones, Tina Mba, Deyemi Okanlawon, and many others. It is a thrilling movie that will hold your attention until the end.
John Wick: Chapter 4
Very few movies this year can hold a candle to this one as the most anticipated movie of 2023. Since the release of its third installation in 2019, fans have been eagerly waiting for the next in the series. It finally came to us on Friday, March 24. Starring ‘The Matrix’ himself, Keanu Reeves, this one promises to be even better than its prequels and is out in cinemas nationwide.
Gangs of Lagos
Prime Video came with one intention: to draw attention away from Netflix, and so far, they are doing a pretty good job. The platform’s first original Nigerian and African movie, Gangs of Lagos, will begin streaming exclusively on April 7. Open up your wallets, people; it’s time to subscribe!
Released in cinemas nationwide on March 3, Creed III is the third installment in the Creed series, and also a part of the Rocky franchise. It sees Hollywood’s heartthrob, Michael B. Jordan, retain his role as Adonis Creed.
Based on real-life events, a young boy’s life changes forever when he receives help from strangers with the means to cure a life-long disease. Released on Netflix on March 16, it quickly took the number one spot among trending movies on the streaming app.