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Rich movie scene for everyone on Friday

Little bit of something for everyone in the movie theaters this Friday.

For the mainstream action lovers: "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit." Chris Pine is the latest to play Tom Clancy's hero.

(Update: "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" has been moved to Friday, Jan. 17.)

For the military-minded: "Lone Survivor." Mark Wahlberg plays a real-life SEAL survivor.

For the family-phobic: "August: Osage County." Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep get in each other's hair.

For the locally minded: "Different Drummers." Don Caron and Lyle Hatcher adapt a real-life tale of inspiration.

For lovers of schlock: "Legend of Hercules." The strongman comes of age, which marks a comeback for director Renny Harlin.

For Coen-philes: "Inside Llewyn Davis." The Coen brothers tell a story about the vagaries of talent and fame.

For Jonze-philes: "Her." Spike Jonze tells a tale of a man who falls in love with his phone.