These five films open Friday:
>> "Anything Else" -- Jason Biggs plays a joke writer urged by his comic mentor (Woody Allen) to dump his manager (Danny DeVito) and neurotic girlfriend (Christina Ricci). (R)
>> "Cold Creek Manor" -- A New York couple (Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone) leaves the rat race for a dilapidated but once-grand upstate manor. Trouble begins when the home's former occupant (Stephen Dorff) returns from prison and tries to take it back. Mike Figgis ("Leaving Las Vegas") directs. (R)
>> "The Fighting Temptations" -- Beyoncé Knowles plays a small-town nightclub singer who helps a slick ad executive (Cuba Gooding Jr.) collect an inheritance by fulfilling his late aunt's last wish of forming a gospel choir and leading it to success. (PG-13)
>> "Secondhand Lions" -- Haley Joel Osment plays a fatherless boy whose mother (Kyra Sedgwick) sends him to live with his eccentric, rich uncles (Michael Caine and Robert Duvall) in a small 1960s Texas town where typical behavior includes shooting fish with a rifle and keeping a pet lion. (PG)
>> "Underworld" -- In a world of warring vampires and werewolves, Kate Beckinsale vamps it up as an aristocratic warrior in love with a peace-loving human (Scott Speedman) wanted by the werewolves. (R)
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