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The very best movies screening in Mansfield this week

In the market for high-caliber entertainment? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Mansfield.

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 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, 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."

Get a piece of the action at Cinemark 12 Mansfield and XD (2041 N. Highway 287, Suite 901) 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 indicates that "'Cold Pursuit' delivers the action audiences expect from a Liam Neeson thriller β€” along with humor and a sophisticated streak that make this an uncommonly effective remake."

Interested? It's playing at Cinemark 12 Mansfield and XD (2041 N. Highway 287, Suite 901) through Tuesday, Feb. 12. 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 88 percent and an audience score of 68 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "The Kid Who Would Be King" has proven a solid option since its release. Per the site's critical consensus, "'The Kid Who Would Be King' recalls classic all-ages adventures β€” and repurposes a timeless legend β€” for a thoroughly enjoyable new addition to the family movie canon."

Want to see for yourself? It's playing at Cinemark 12 Mansfield and XD (2041 N. Highway 287, Suite 901) through Tuesday, Feb. 12. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Green Book

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

With a critical approval rating of 81 percent and an audience score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Green Book" has racked up generally positive reviews since its release on Nov. 16. The site's critical consensus notes that "'Green Book' takes audiences on a surprisingly smooth ride through potentially bumpy subject matter, fueled by Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads."

You can catch it at Cinemark 12 Mansfield and XD (2041 N. Highway 287, Suite 901) through Tuesday, Feb. 12. Click here for showtimes and tickets.