(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: Monsters University: Disney-Pixar's prequel to its 2001 animated hit Monsters, Inc. tells the story of how Billy Crystal's Mike and John Goodman's Sulley met in college.
-- World War Z: Brad Pitt is a U.N. employee with the goal of stemming a zombie pandemic that's taken over the world. The film, based on the 2006 book by Max Brooks, is screening in 3D. Rated PG-13.
And expanding into wide release:
-- The Bling Ring: Sofia Coppola's film is based on the so-called "Bling Ring" who stole more than $3 million worth of goods from the Los Angeles-area homes of Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and other celebrities in 2008 and 2009. Emma Watson stars. Rated R.
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