movies opening friday

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (not rated) The grande dame of comedy onstage and off.

Generation War: Parts 1 and 2 (not rated) Five friends in World War II Germany are eager to become heroes.

The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Ralph Fiennes leads an all-star cast in the adventures of a legendary European hotel concierge between the wars. Directed by Wes Anderson.

Need for Speed (PG-13) Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross-country race with revenge in mind. With Aaron Paul.

Veronica Mars (PG-13) Years after her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) gets pulled back to her hometown to help an old flame who's embroiled in a murder.

Walk of Shame (R) A reporter (Elizabeth Banks) is stranded after a one-night stand, hours before an interview for her dream job.