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"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2," "Don Jon," and More Open Friday

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

-- Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: In the sequel to the hit 2009 comedy, Flint Lockwood’s invention -- the one that turned water into food -- is now creating food-animal hybrids.  That’s not a good thing.  Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Neil Patrick Harris and Benjamin Bratt lend their voices to the film, which is screening in 3D. Rated PG.

-- Don Jon: Joseph Gordon-Levitt wrote and directed this comedy, in which he stars as a sexually-active man who’s addicted to porn.  He strikes up a romance with a woman, played by Scarlett Johansson, who has a different perspective on love.  Julianne Moore, Tony Danza and Brie Larson also star.  Rated R.  [Click here to read a review]

-- Baggage Claim: Paula Patton is a flight attendant who tries to find a fiancé in the 30 days leading up to her younger sister’s wedding.  Djimon Hounsou, Derek Luke, Taye Diggs and Tia Mowry also star.  Rated PG-13.

And expanding into wide release:

-- Rush: Ron Howard’s latest film tells the story of the heated rivalry between Formula 1 race car drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda in the 1970s.  Chris Hemsworth plays Hunt, and Inglourious Basterds actor Daniel Bruhl co-stars as Lauda.  Rated R.  [Click here to read a review]

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