Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:
— Brave: Disney-Pixar’s latest animated film is set in Scotland and follows Merida, the young daughter of a king and queen who must reverse a curse unleashed upon her kingdom. The voice cast for the movie, which is screening in 3D, includes Kelly MacDonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly, Craig Ferguson and Kevin McKidd. Rated PG. [Click here to read a review]
— Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter: The 16th U.S. president is re-imagined as a vampire killer seeking revenge for the death of his mother at the hands of a supernatural creature. Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Rufus Sewell star in this Tim Burton-produced thriller. Rated R.
— Seeking a Friend for the End of the World: Steve Carell is an insurance salesman who, with his more spontaneous neighbor, played by Keira Knightley, goes on a road trip in search of his high school sweetheart before an asteroid strikes. Rated R.
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Jeff Peterson, Deseret News
Brett Crandall, BYU-Idaho Media Relations