Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday, March 1st:

* Jack the Giant Slayer -- Based on the legendary fairy tale, Nicholas Hoult plays the titular character, who leads a battle against a race of giants. Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy and Ewan McGregor also star in this Bryan Singer-directed film, which is screening in 3D. Rated PG-13.


* 21 & Over -- With his medical school interview just hours away, a college student has a raucous 21st-birthday celebration with his two best friends. This comedy was written by the same people who penned The Hangover. Miles Teller, Skylar Astin and Justin Chon star. Rated R.


* The Last Exorcism Part II -- In the sequel to the 2010 horror flick, Ashley Bell's Nell continues to be terrorized by the evil force that haunted her in the past. Rated PG-13.


* Phantom -- The thriller, set during the Cold War, stars Ed Harris as a captain of a Soviet missile submarine involved in a high-risk mission, with the odds stacked against him. David Duchovny and William Fichtner also star. Rated R.