3 worthwhile films worth checking out in Irving this week

Want to see a movie, but not sure what's worth your time (and money)? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Irving.

Read on for the highest rated films to catch, 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 critical approval rating of 97 percent 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 Dec. 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."

You can catch it at AMC Classic Irving 10 (4205 W. Pioneer Drive) through Wednesday, Feb. 13; AMC Irving Mall 14 (2433 Irving Mall) through Wednesday, Feb. 13; and Regal MacArthur Marketplace Stadium 16 (8505 Walton Blvd.) through Tuesday, Feb. 12. 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."

You can catch it at AMC Classic Irving 10 (4205 W. Pioneer Drive) through Wednesday, Feb. 13 and AMC Irving Mall 14 (2433 Irving Mall) through Tuesday, Feb. 12. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Cold Pursuit

Nels Coxman's quiet life comes crashing down when his beloved son dies under mysterious circumstances. His search for the truth soon becomes a quest for revenge as he seeks coldblooded justice against a drug lord and his inner circle.

Set to be released on Friday, February 8, "Cold Pursuit" already has a critical approval rating of 83 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The site's critical consensus has it that "'Cold Pursuit' delivers the action audiences expect from a Liam Neeson thriller — along with humor and a sophisticated streak that make this an uncommonly effective remake."

In the mood for popcorn? It's playing at AMC Irving Mall 14 (2433 Irving Mall) through Sunday, Feb. 17; Alamo Drafthouse Las Colinas (320 Las Colinas Blvd.) through Tuesday, Feb. 12; and Regal MacArthur Marketplace Stadium 16 (8505 Walton Blvd.) through Thursday, Feb. 14. Click here for showtimes and tickets.