(NEW YORK) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:
— Contraband: Mark Wahlberg is an ex-criminal who resumes his life as a smuggler after his brother-in-law messes up a drug deal for his boss. Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi also star. Rated R.
— Joyful Noise: Queen Latifah and country music legend Dolly Parton play two very different leaders of a small-town choir in Georgia that enters a national competition. Nickelodeon actress Keke Palmer also stars. Rated PG-13. [Click here to read a review]
— Beauty and the Beast: The animated Disney classic gets the 3D treatment for a limited run in theaters. Rated G.
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