Don't miss these 5 top action movies screening around San Antonio

In the mood for some entertainment? Don't miss this week's lineup of action movies showing on the big screen in and around San Antonio.

Read on for the top-ranked action films to catch in theaters, based on critical scores sourced from review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. (Movie descriptions courtesy The Movie Database; showtimes via Fandango.)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.

With a 97 percent critical approval rating and an audience score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" has gotten stellar reviews since its release on Dec. 14. The site's critical consensus has it that "'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' matches bold storytelling with striking animation for a purely enjoyable adventure with heart, humor, and plenty of superhero action."

It won for Best Animated picture at the Golden Globes and is nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Film. 

It's screening at Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes (1255 S.W. Loop 410th) through Thursday, Jan. 31; Regal Alamo Quarry Stadium 16 (255 E. Basse Road) through Wednesday, Feb. 6; Regal Cielo Vista Stadium 18 & RPX (2828 Cinema Ridge) and Santikos Embassy 14 (13707 Embassy Row) through Thursday, Feb. 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Bumblebee

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary yellow VW bug.

With a 93 percent critical approval rating and an audience score of 78 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Bumblebee" has become a favorite since its release on Dec. 21, with a consensus that "'Bumblebee' proves it's possible to bring fun and a sense of wonder back to a bloated blockbuster franchise - and sets up its own slate of sequels in the bargain."

Want to see for yourself? It's playing at Regal Alamo Quarry Stadium 16 (255 E. Basse Road) through Wednesday, Feb. 6; Santikos Embassy 14 (13707 Embassy Row), Regal Cielo Vista Stadium 18 & RPX (2828 Cinema Ridge) and Santikos Rialto Brewhaus (2938 N.E. Loop 410th) through Thursday, Feb. 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

The Kid Who Would Be King

Alex thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin, take on the wicked enchantress Morgana. With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.

With a critical approval rating of 86 percent and an audience score of 71 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "The Kid Who Would Be King" has been getting attention since its release. The site's critical consensus notes that "'The Kid Who Would Be King' recalls classic all-ages adventures - and repurposes a timeless legend - for a thoroughly enjoyable new addition to the family movie canon."

Want to see for yourself? It's playing at and Regal Alamo Quarry Stadium 16 (255 E. Basse Road) through Wednesday, Feb. 6; Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes (1255 S.W. Loop 410th), Santikos Embassy 14 (13707 Embassy Row) and Regal Cielo Vista Stadium 18 & RPX (2828 Cinema Ridge) through Thursday, Feb. 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Creed II

It follows Adonis Creed's life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family and his continuing quest to become a champion.

With an 83 percent critical approval rating and an audience score of 84 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Creed II" has racked up generally positive reviews since its release on Nov. 21. Per the site's overview of critic reviews, "'Creed II''s adherence to franchise formula adds up to a sequel with few true surprises, but its time-tested generational themes still pack a solid punch."

It's playing at Regal Cielo Vista Stadium 18 & RPX (2828 Cinema Ridge) and Cinemark Movies 16 (5063 N.W. Loop 410th) through Thursday, Feb. 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Aquaman

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people - and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. With help from royal counselor Vulko, Aquaman must retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and embrace his destiny as protector of the deep.

With a 64 percent critical approval rating and an audience score of 78 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Aquaman" is well worth a watch. The site's critical consensus notes that "'Aquaman' swims with its entertainingly ludicrous tide, offering up CGI superhero spectacle that delivers energetic action with an emphasis on good old-fashioned fun."

Catch it on the big screen at Regal Alamo Quarry Stadium 16 (255 E. Basse Road) through Wednesday, Feb. 6; Santikos Embassy 14 (13707 Embassy Row), Regal Cielo Vista Stadium 18 & RPX (2828 Cinema Ridge) and Santikos Rialto Brewhaus (2938 N.E. Loop 410th) through Thursday, Feb. 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.