(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:
-- Real Steel: Hugh Jackman's Charlie is a down-and-out former boxer during a time when the sport is ruled by robot fighters. He joins his estranged son in building and training a robot that has a chance to compete for a championship. Evangeline Lilly also stars. Rated PG-13. [Click here to read a review]
-- The Ides of March: Ryan Gosling is a press secretary for a governor, running for president, played by George Clooney. As an important Ohio primary draws near, Gosling's Stephen is pulled into a political scandal. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, and Jeffrey Wright also star in the drama, which was directed by Clooney. Rated R.
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