‘Contraband,’ ‘Joyful Noise,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast’ 3D Open Friday

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0  Updated at 5:24 am, January 13th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(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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