Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Dr. Bello Movie Debuts in Select AMC Cinemas

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From Feb. 22 to Feb. 27, Dr. Bello, the movie, will open at AMC theatres in New York, New Jersey Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, Dallas, Miami, Jacksonville, Columbus, Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles.

The movie, 'Dr Bello', stars Isaiah Washington, Vivica Fox, Jimmy Jean-Luis and Nigerian superstars Genevieve Nnaji and Stephanie Okereke.

I wonder why they aren't showing in the ones here in the Seattle Area? NoRe, will you be seeing this?

See synopsis below.

Brilliant Cancer specialist Dr. Michael Durant is emotionally troubled, wrestling with the traumatic loss of his 10 year old daughter from Cancer. Immersing himself in his work in the hospital, away from his wife who blames him for their child’s death, he forms an unlikely bond with a sick, loving, but rambunctious seven year old boy Sam, the son of a rich Jewish couple who are major contributors to the Hospital’s Cancer Research Fund.

Unfortunately, Sam’s health deteriorates drastically, and soon, he slips into a coma, with only a few days to live. Dr. Durant becomes desperate, willing to risk anything to save the child’s life. A surreptitious Nigerian Nurse convinces him to seek the help of Dr. Bello, an uncertified Nigerian Doctor, known in the Brooklyn-African underground as a miracle worker. Dr. Bello, an introvert with a controversial past, secretly visits the child at night and administers a strange African potion, replete with incantations and by the next morning, miraculously, the child begins to recover, the Cancer speeding into remission.

The Hospital Medical Board immediately orders an investigation and soon the secret is revealed and Dr. Durant is suspended. Dr. Bello is arrested and charged with medical malpractice. Dr. Durant soon falls into depression after his wife leaves him. Meanwhile, Dr. Bello has fallen critically ill in jail and can only be saved by the ingestion of the same potion that can only be found in the mysterious “Garden of Life,” nestled on the peak of Nigeria’s sky mountains.


  1. No ma'am, i will not be wasting money on this piece of crap (i might see it, if I pay for some other movie lol)

    No one has had a positive thing to say about this flick. I hear folks saying it makes blackberry babes look like Avatar

    1. Really? I actually had high hopes with all the big names. But I've read some reviews since posting this and both were negative. Maybe cos we all came with expectations that were too high?

  2. D story kukuma dey one kain, sounds like a grp of lost folks.

  3. YUP! What Nollywood Reinvented said. I heard people walked out of the cinema quite a bit.

  4. I've seen it and it was a huge disappointment.

  5. OK, I cannot even say anything again. It must be serious if people were walking out. The producers have probably sold Nigeria for a mess of porridge. I wish them good luck with the US Cinema run sha, at least make them repay the loan for others to use.

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