Now showing: Blockbusters for the New Year

compiled by Wilfred Okiche

Plan on spending time at the movies this holiday period? Let us help you decide from the array of blockbusters showing across cinemas nationwide.

Happy viewing.

Immortals- Theseus is a mortal chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless king Hyperion whois on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity. Stars Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke and John Hurt.

Genre: Fantasy

Show Times

Ozone: 1:30, 3:50, 6:15, 8:35pm

Silverbird Lagos: 11:10am, 1:20, 6:10, 8:20pm

SEC Abuja: 12:50, 3:00, 5:10, 7:20, 9:30pm

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 11:20am, 1:40, 4:05, 6:30, 8:50pm.

Genesis Deluxe Lagos: 2:50, 5:00, 7:15, 9:30, 11:40pm

Genesis Deluxe Port Harcourt: 10:30am, 5:30, 8:15, 10:25pm

The Adventures of Tin Tin– Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken shi commanded by Haddock’s ancestor.  Alas, someone else is in search of the ship. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

Genre: Animation

Show Times

Ozone: 10:00am, 12:15, 2:30pm

Silverbird Lagos: 10:30am, 12:35, 3:20pm

SEC Abuja: 11:10, 1:20, 3:30, 5:40, 7:50pm

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 11:00am, 1:20, 3:45, 6:10, 8:30pm.

Genesis Deluxe Lagos: 10:25am, 12:50, 3:00, 8:15pm

Genesis Deluxe Port Harcourt: 10:30am, 12:35, 5:05, 7:00, 9:05pm

Genesis Deluxe Enugu: 12:20, 2:30, 7:00pm


Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol-  Tom Cruise reprises his role as IMF agent Ethan Hunt. This time, he and his new team go rogue to clear their organization’s name after it is shut down for being implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 2:35, 5:10, 7:45pm

Ceddi Plaza Abuja:

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 12:50, 3:35, 6:20, 9:10pm

Ozone: 12:15am, 3:00, 5:40, 8:20pm

Genesis Deluxe Lagos: 10:00am, 12:45, 3:20, 6:00, 8:35, 11:10pm

Genesis Enugu: 12:15, 2:50, 8:00pm

Sherlock Holmes: A game of Shadows- Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Dr Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their most dangerous adversary yet, Professor Moriarty.  Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law reprise their roles.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 3:20, 8:05pm

Ozone: 5:15, 7:45pm

Genesis Deluxe Lagos: 1:55, 4:25, 7:00, 9:30

Genesis Port Harcourt: 10:20am, 3:00, 7:40, 10:10pm

Genesis Enugu: 5:25, 10:35pm

Don 2- Bollywood actioner about a one time police officer who sets his sights on the European underworld after conquering the Asian underworld.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 5:10, 8:30pm

SEC Abuja: 6:10, 9:00pm

Genesis Deluxe Lagos:  5:20, 10:30pm

Killer Elite- When his mentor is taken captive, a retired member of Britain’s elite special air service is forced into action. His mission is to kill 3 assassins dispatched by their cunning leader. Stars Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 12:50pm

SEC Abuja:

Ceddi Plaza Abuja:  11:50am, 4:25, 9:10pm

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 12:30, 3:00, 5:45, 9:20pm

Ozone: 4:40, 9:20pm

Warrior- The youngest son (Tom Hardy) of an alcoholic former boxer (Nick Nolte) returns home and is trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tourney.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 3:30pm

Ceddi Plaza Abuja: 11:00am, 9:00pm

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 11:50, 2:50, 5:55, 8:50pm

New Year’s Eve- The lives of several people living in New York intertwine over the course of New Year’s eve. This sequel to ‘Valentine’s Day’ features an all-star cast that includes Ashton Kutcher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Halle Berry and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 12:00pm

SEC Abuja: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20pm

Ceddi Plaza Abuja:

Silverbird Port Harcourt:

Ozone: 7:00pm

Genesis Deluxe Lagos:  12:45, 7:00pm

Genesis Port Harcourt: 2:45pm

Courageous – When tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers. Together, they make a decision that will change their lives.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 8:00pm

SEC Abuja: 1:45, 3:55, 8:20pm

Ceddi Plaza Abuja: 1:40, 6:30pm

Puss In Boots- Animated feature about the events leading to the sword fighting cat’s meeting with Shrek and his friends.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 11:00am

SEC Abuja:

Ozone: 10:15am

Genesis Deluxe Lagos:  11:00am, 1:00pm

Genesis Port Harcourt: 3:10pm

Genesis Enugu: 10:00am, 4:40pm

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-wrecked- Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the chipmunks and chippettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Lagos: 11:00am

SEC Abuja: 12:25, 2:15, 6:30pm

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 11:00am, 3:10, 7:20pm

Ozone: 10:55am, 12:45, 3:20pm

Genesis Deluxe Lagos:  10:00am, 12:00, 1:55, 3:50, 5:45pm

Genesis Port Harcourt: 12:40, 4:45, 6:30pm

Genesis Enugu:

The Three Musketeers-  The hot-headed young D’Artagnan must join forces with three down on their luck musketeers to defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 5:10, 9:30pm

Ozone: 11:10am

Genesis Deluxe Lagos:  10:30, 5:00pm

Genesis Port Harcourt: 12:50pm

The Muppets- With the help of three fans, the Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon.

Genre: Action

Show Times

Genesis Deluxe Lagos:  10:00am

Imala– A teenager falls in love with a twenty-seven year old man and has to deal with the consequences of her actions. Stars Ireti Osayemi and Ayo Badmus.

Genre: Drama

Show Times:

SEC Abuja: 1:55am, 5:45pm

Two Brides and a Baby– The story of an almost perfect relationship that spirals out of control a day before the couple head to the altar when an ex appears with a baby.

Genre: Romantic comedy

Show Times:

SEC Abuja: 1:50, 3:45, 8:10pm

Silverbird Port Harcourt: 2:20, 6:40pm

Silverbird Uyo: 3:00pm

Real Steel–  In the near future, a time when robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter finds an unlikely champion in a discarded robot.

Genre: Action/Sci-fi

Show Times:

Silverbird Lagos: 2:40pm

Silverbird Uyo: 7:00pm

Ozone:  12:45, 2:45pm

Genesis Deluxe Lagos: 7:40, 10:10pm

Genesis Deluxe Port Harcourt:  2:40, 9:05pm.

Arthur Christmas-  James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy star in this Christmas romp about Santa’s youngest son’s quest to use his father’s high-tech operation for plans of his own.

Genre: Animation/Comedy

Show Times:

SEC Abuja: 1:40, 5:30pm

Ceddi Plaza Abuja:

Silverbird Uyo: 3:00, 4:45pm

Genesis Deluxe Lagos:  11:55am

Happy Feet 2–  The sequel to the highly successful animated flick. Mumble’s son Erik is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor penguin world.

Genre : Animation

Show Times:

Ceddi Plaza Abuja: 4:10pm

Silverbird Port Harcourt: N/A

Silverbird Uyo: 3:00, 5:05pm

Moneyball–  Brad Pitt stars in this true story of Oakland A’s general  manager Billy Beane who attempts to successfully put together a baseball club by employing computer generated analysis.

Genre: Drama

Show Times:

Silverbird Uyo: 3:40, 6;30pm

Abduction– Taylor Lautner stars as a young man who must discover the truth about his past when he finds an old picture of his in a missing person’s site.

Genre: Action

Show Times:

Silverbird Uyo: 4:55pm

Colombiana– Zoe Saldana is a young woman who becomes an assassin after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child.

Genre: Action

Show Times:

Ceddi Plaza: 2:10, 6:50pm

Silverbird Uyo: 7:00pm

Tower Heist–  Eddie Murphy is back, teaming up with Ben Stiller and Casey Affleck in a light-headed take on the stock exchange crash at Wall Street. When staff f a posh residence building in New York discover they have been duped by a wealthy business man in a Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise apartment with the help of a convicted criminal.

Genre : Comedy

Show Times:

SEC Abuja:  3:50pm

Genesis Lagos: 3:05, 9:30, 11:25pm

In Time: Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried star in this sci-fi thriller about a future where people never age.

Genre : Thriller/Sci-fi

Show Times:

Ceddi  Plaza: 2:20, 6:40pm

Genesis Deluxe Enugu:  10:00am

The Return of Jenifa : Jenifa is back and this time it is double the laughs and double the fun. Funke Akindele’s  hilarious morality tale features everyone’s favourite heroine.

Genre : Comedy

Show Times:

Ozone: 4:40pm

Straw Dogs–  A young screen writer and his wife move to a small town in the deep south and before long they are caught up in the local conflict. James Marsden and Kate Bosworth costar.

Genre: Thriller

Show Times:

Ceddi Plaza: 4:30pm

Only in Genesis Enugu

Conan the Barbarian: 11:35am

Thor: 9:15pm

Tango with me: 10:00am

Only in SEC Abuja

Impostor: 1:30, 6:05

Only in Silverbird, Lagos

Tango with me: 5:50pm






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