(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:
-- Green Lantern: Ryan Reynolds' Hal Jordan is a test pilot who's enlisted by an intergalactic group called the Green Lantern Corps to help protect the universe from an enemy known as Parallax, using a powerful ring he's been given. Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Angela Bassett, Tim Robbins and Geoffrey Rush also star in this adaptation of the DC Comics character, which is screening in 3D. Rated PG-13.
-- Mr. Popper's Penguins: Jim Carrey is the title character, a New York businessman whose life takes an adventurous turn when he inherits six penguins. The film is based on the 1938 children's book of the same name. Rated PG.
And opening in limited release:
-- Buck: The documentary details the life of cowboy and horse trainer Buck Brannaman, the inspiration for the Robert Redford film The Horse Whisperer. Rated PG.
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