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Three movies On NetFlix that are worth your family Time


Is your city currently on #lockdown due to #Covid19?

Well, aside spending more time with your family this season, you can also make out time watching inspiring movies on Netflix that absolutely will be worth your time.

These Three movies listed below were specially selected to meet your various family desires and genres.

They are not arranged in any particular order of preference.

1. Self Made

self made movie cover design on netflix

This movie is fictionalized based on and Inspired by the Life of Madam C. J. Walker, the first self-made female black billionaire in America.

Self Made depicts “the untold and highly irreverent story of black hair care pioneer and mogul Madam C. J. Walker and how she overcame hostile turn-of-the-century America, epic rivalries, tumultuous marriages and some trifling family to become America’s first Black, self-made female millionaire.

From hating her own short hair and trying to find a solution to it, with hard work and tenacity, she found her way to becoming America’s biggest hair product manufacturer, landing herself among top white millionaires at that time.

In Self Made, the feminist rage comes to play but in a very focused manner. C.J Walker bullies her husband for the sole purpose of making him see in her light to success. She will not let anything, including her marriage be a stumbling block to her rise to success.

A bit grilled in mixed feelings, Self made exemplifies the power of the will and the strength of a determined mind.

Self made movie on netflix
A scene in the movie

The movie is an American drama web television limited series, with “Octavia Spencer playing Madam Walker” and Tiffany Haddish as Lelia (Madam Walker’s daughter) and based on the biography On Her Own Ground by A’Lelia Bundles, that premiered on March 20, 2020 on Netflix.

Self Made movie premier

Self Made is a movie for every entrepreneur who seeks true inspiration to rise above the odds and excel beyond bounds.

Self Made is a movie that can make one change his or her perspective about life and enduring challenges. It is a spark that can ignite you to freedom and success.

2. Miracle In Cell No. 7

Miracle in cell no. 7 movie cover design

Miracle in Cell No. 7 is an emotional drama with a story that is as captivating and as touching. This story will bring tears to your eyes.

A 2019 Philippine drama film directed by Nuel Crisostomo Naval and starring Aga Muhlach and Bela Padilla. The film is based on the 2013 South Korean film of the same name directed by Lee Hwan-kyung.

The film revolves around Lito (Aga Muhlach), a mentally challenged man who was wrongfully accused of killing the daughter of Secretary Yulo (Tirso Cruz III) as well as his attempt to maintain relations with his own daughter Yesha (Xia Vigor) through the help of his fellow inmates.

A thrilling part in Miracle in cell no. 7 is when some criminals who found themselves in same cell became a team that facilitated good will in the midst of pre-meditated evil by the authorities against a mentally deranged cell mate.

The trailer

A teaser of miracle in cell no. 7 released in 2019 amassed 7 million views within 24hrs. The full film was released in December, 2019. Lead actor, Aga Muhlach also appeared as guest on Headstart to promote the film.

Miracle in cell no. 1 is a movie that one cannot forget in a jiffy. It exudes love, care, affection and keeps you in an uncommon suspense that turns out both thrilling and teary.

3. GreenLeaf

A truly well-crafted story line, Greenleaf is that family movie that everyone would love to see. The movie centers on church politics, family intrigues and cover ups.

An American television drama series, created by Craig Wright, and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Lionsgate TelevisionClement Virgo also serves as an executive producer and director. It stars Keith DavidLynn Whitfield, and Merle DandridgeGreenleaf premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network on June 21, 2016.

The movie trailer

Greenleaf is waxed with the 21st century trivialities that revolves around the modern church and how family desires, greed are intertwined with the gospel to propel personal motives as divinely ordained.

Greenleaf was made for church goers and church leaders. It showcases church politics as a device used for the manipulation of divine missions. It also exposes how business rather than faith is the center point of the 21st century religion.

The movie is in its fourth series with expectations of another series sooner or later.

These movies are abit emotional but tell stories that resonate within family circles and could help every family deal with issues around them.

Miracle in Cell no. 7 inspires the need for love for the less privileged in the society and a need for the law to always wear a human face in the process of dispensing justice.

Self Made inspires courage, tenacity and hard work for everyone who wishes to excel in his or her endeavors. It inspires hope in every challenge.

Watch these movies are all available on Netflix.

Netflix Now In Nigera

Goodnews for Nigerian movie lovers as Netflix now has a Nigerian version.

Starting from just ₦2,900 per month, you can watch Netflix on your smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, laptop, or streaming device anywhere in Nigeria.

You have access to more than 10,000 movies covering every genre and in HD format.

Netflix movies are tailored from the best film makers across the world and with its Nigerian presence, Nigerian movies are now well indexed on the streaming platform.

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