Lola (Genevieve Nnaji) and Uzo (Joseph Benjamin) meet during her youth service and are married after a 3 year courtship. On their wedding night Lola, a virgin is raped by armed robbers who break into their hotel suite, right in front of her new husband. Both bear the emotional and psychological burden that the rape places on them. She is emotionally scarred and has trouble having sexual relations with her husband, while her husband bears the guilt of not being able to protect her when she most needed him to. Their marriage is only two months but they are already seeing a marriage counsellor. It remains to be seen if they will be able to break down the psychological walls that keep them apart.
Both John and his wife Linda are having an affair with different members of their domestic staff. Linda is having cheating with the driver and John is having an affair with the housegirl. The driver is putting pressure on Linda to dump her husband but she is reluctant to divorce because of business and financial reasons. Likewise the house girl is putting pressure on John too. The games begin when husband and wife add a new dimension to their cheating ways. Roselyn and Prince are the other couple in the movie. They have a tumultuous relationship marred with bickering, physical fighting. They are both continuously complaining about each other but cannot live without each other. They too seek pleasures outside their marital home.
William and Janice are a married couple with a strong, loving and playful marriage. They enjoy each other’s company immensely when one day out of the blue things change. William says that it is Janice that changed, “she talks to me with disgust like I wasn’t even there.” Her point of view is that his shadiness has brought about a lack of trust and thus her ill treatment of him. A very strong and loving marriage relationship turns to one full of bickering and resentment. Where did it all go wrong and can it be turned back around?
Ijeoma played by Charity “Cha Cha Eke” and her husband Thomas played by Dede One Day have been living in poverty for a long time. Things appear to be looking up when he is given a job interview in Lagos only for him not to be offered the job. It is after this misfortune that Ijeoma has had enough of the way in which they live and demands to be freed from the confines of the marriage. She flees to Lagos and dies in a car accident on the way. The movie really begins 9 years later when Thomas’ fortune has changed and he is now the rich guy. He is that guy that girls leave their poor husbands for.
In the bustling city of Accra this movie follows the lives of six single working ladies climbing the career ladder but all feeling unfulfilled. Titania is a grocery store owner played by Yvonne Okoro. She is 31 and desperate to get married. Yolanda played by Ebi Bright too is 31 and super rich. Kendra Williams (Beverly Afaglo) is a fearless unit commander of the police’s anti crime division. Zila (Zynell Lydia Zuh) has been planning weddings for the better part of six years, as a wedding planner and events consultant yet she yearns to plan her own. Kristine Adams (Ciara Zita Galega) is a consultant oncologist is a hospital. Serena Rowlands Mills (Mzbel) is a top actress. All these women are friends and they have 2 things common. They are all single women looking for the man of their dreams.
In Games Married Women Play Funke ends up reuniting with some old friends after accidentally crashing into the car of one. They had lost contact years back but had been living in the same city for many years without knowing. After reuniting the two women introduce each other to other long lost friends from their school days.
The King rules his household with an iron fist. Not satisfied with his wife he takes to sleeping with the palace maidens. He ends up getting a maiden called Juliet pregnant. She is cut up about the whole situation and feels as though she has betrayed the Queen’s kindness, but at the same time felt unable to resist the King’s advances. The king moves her into luxury accommodation and rejoices when she bears him a son. If this development does not throw the harmony of the palace into disarray the shenanigans that follow surely will.
Childhood friends Pape, Koby and Rashid, now married have made an outing every Friday Night, a tradition in their lives, even though their wives try to talk them out if it. What they do at these outings is “unimaginable”. Koby has a grudge that he must settle with Pape so he honours a deal with a notorios pimp Jake the Shadow to get one of his whores Missy in trouble to get back at Pape. Missy on the other hand wasnt to buy back her freedom, like her friend Debra in order to pursue a singing career, but Jake has a plan in motion.
Benny played by Emeka Ike is known as Gameboy by all his pals. This is because of the skilful way in which he breaks women’s hearts by enticing them, playing with their emotions and then dumping them once the game is over for him. In the first scene we see Benny being confronted by two girls who are both under the impression that they bear the girlfriend tag. We see each girl demand that he claim them and get rid of the other. He, however rejects the BOTH of them and then orders them out of his house. Immediately afterwards we see him spitting game to another chick on the phone. What will it take for Benny to realise the error of his ways?
We find out the Ron has been married to Joy for five years and that she helped to retain him with the help of a witchdoctor AKA Astrologist. Yes in this movie they were calling the witch doctor an astrologer! Life is pretty much hunky dory until Anita comes back o the scene declaring undying love for Ron and causing mayhem in the process… and so the drama begins!