Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday, April 8th:

* Arthur -- In this remake of the 1981 classic, Russell Brand fills the role originated by Dudley Moore, a playboy who stands to inherit a fortune if he marries a woman chosen by his family. The problem: he's in love with someone else. Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig and Jennifer Garner also star. Rated PG-13.

 

* Your Highness -- Set in medieval times, this comedy stars Danny McBride and James Franco as two princes, Thadeous and Fabious, who must save Fabious' bride-to-be from an evil wizard. Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel also star. Rated R.

 

* Hanna -- A 16-year-old girl who was trained to be an assassin embarks upon a mission while being chased down by government agents. Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana and Cate Blanchett star. Rated PG-13.

 

* Soul Surfer -- The film tells the true story of female teen surfer named Bethany Hamilton, who had her left arm bitten off by a shark but later made a comeback in the sport. AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt and Carrie Underwood star. Rated PG.

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