The 4 best movies screening around Fort Lauderdale this week

Want to see a movie, but not sure what's worthwhile? Don't miss this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Fort Lauderdale.

Here are the highest rated films to catch, based on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer Score, which reflects the opinions of hundreds of film and television critics.

(Movie descriptions courtesy The Movie Database; showtimes via Fandango. Movie ratings and showtimes are subject to change.)

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 Tomatometer Score of 97 percent and an Audience Score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" has proven to be a critical darling since its release in December of 2018. The New York Times' Lawrence Ware said, "This film manages the delicate feat of embracing its source material while also satirizing it," while David Sims of the Atlantic noted, "The latest entry in a fully saturated genre that somehow, through sheer creative gumption, does something new."

It's playing at Regal Cypress Creek Station Stadium 16 (6415 N. Andrews Ave.) through Thursday, March 21. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

BlacKkKlansman

Colorado Springs, late 1970's. Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

With a Tomatometer Score of 96 percent and an Audience Score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "BlacKkKlansman" has proven to be a critical darling since its release in August of 2018.

"The filmmaker rips from the headlines, but the struggles remain the same," according to Lawrence Ware of Slate, while the Observer's Oliver Jones said, "A kitchen sink and kaleidoscopic study of cultural and institutional racism in America."

It's playing at Savor Cinema – Fort Lauderdale (503 S.E. Sixth St.) through Thursday, March 21. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

With a Tomatometer Score of 91 percent and an Audience Score of 89 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" has become a favorite since its release on Feb. 22. The Atlantic's David Sims said, "So much of 'The Hidden World' is stuffed with filler material. But in certain wordless moments, this grand final entry really sings," and the New York Post's Johnny Oleksinski noted, "The movie could easily be called 'How To End Your Trilogy.'"

Catch it on the big screen at AMC Dine-in Coral Ridge 10 (3401 N.E. 26th Ave.) through Wednesday, March 20 and Regal Cypress Creek Station Stadium 16 (6415 N. Andrews Ave.) through Thursday, March 21. 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 Tomatometer Score of 79 percent and an Audience Score of 92 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Green Book" is well worth a watch. The San Diego Reader's Scott Marks said, "Is it a feel-good charmer poised to rake in greenbacks and Oscar gold? You bet! But don't let that keep you away from this overall well balanced (and timed) look forward from the safe distance of America's motley past," while Christopher Orr of the Atlantic stated, "First-rate execution can't solve all of a film's problems, but Mortensen and Ali offer a reminder that it can solve an awful lot of them."

Catch it on the big screen at AMC Dine-in Coral Ridge 10 (3401 N.E. 26th Ave.) through Wednesday, March 20 and Regal Cypress Creek Station Stadium 16 (6415 N. Andrews Ave.) through Thursday, March 21. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

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