Movies Opening Friday

American Sniper (R) Bradley Cooper stars as Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle in this film directed by Clint Eastwood.

A Most Violent Year (R) In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant (Oscar Isaac) fights to protect his business and family. With Jessica Chastain.

Paddington (PG) A family befriends a talking bear at a London train station in this adaptation of the classic books. With humans Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins.

The Wedding Ringer (R) A shy groom (Josh Gad) turns to a best-man-for-hire (Kevin Hart).

Winter Sleep (not rated) The owners of a small hotel in Anatolia feel the psychological effects of a cold winter. Winner of the Cannes Palme d'Or.