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3 action movies to catch in Concord theaters right now

Looking for some entertainment? Check out this week's lineup of action movies showing on the big screen in and around Concord.

Here are 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 been a must-watch since its release on December 14, with a consensus 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."

The movie is one of five films vying for Best Animated Feature at this year's Academy Awards.

It's playing at AMC Concord Mills 24 (8421 Concord Mills Blvd.) and Carolina Mall Cinemas (120 Country Club Drive) through Thursday, February 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 critical approval rating of 92 percent and an audience score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Bumblebee has garnered plenty of praise since its release on December 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."

Interested? It's playing at AMC Concord Mills 24 (8421 Concord Mills Blvd.) through Thursday, February 7 and Carolina Mall Cinemas (120 Country Club Drive) through Wednesday, February 6. 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 an 87 percent critical approval rating and an audience score of 72 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, The Kid Who Would Be King has been getting attention. The site's critical consensus has it 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."

Catch it on the big screen at AMC Concord Mills 24 (8421 Concord Mills Blvd.) through Thursday, February 7 and Carolina Mall Cinemas (120 Country Club Drive) through Thursday, February 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

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