(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:
-- The Rite: Anthony Hopkins is a priest in Rome who performs exorcisms and takes a seminary student, played by Colin O'Donoghue in his feature film debut, under his wing. The film is rated PG-13.
-- The Mechanic: Jason Statham stars as a "mechanic," or assassin, who seeks revenge for the murder of his mentor. Donald Sutherland, Tony Goldwyn and Ben Foster also star in this rated R remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson flick.
And expanding into wide release:
-- 127 Hours: James Franco received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of a stranded hiker who amputates his own hand to free himself after a rock pins it and traps him in a gorge. The movie is rated R.
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