Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday, October 12th:

* Here Comes the Boom -- Kevin James is a high school biology teacher who becomes a mixed martial artist to raise money for the school's music program. Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler also star in this comedy. Rated PG.


* Argo -- The thriller, directed by Ben Affleck, revisits the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. Affleck plays an extractor who poses as a Hollywood film producer to rescue six escaped Americans hiding in Tehran. Alan Arkin, John Goodman and Bryan Cranston also star. Rated R.


* Seven Psychopaths -- A screenwriter is inspired when two of his friends kidnap a dog owned by a gangster. Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Olga Kurylenko and Tom Waits star. Rated R.


* Sinister –- Ethan Hawke plays a crime novelist whose family is terrorized when he discovers home movies documenting how a different family was murdered in his new home. Rated R.

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