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Film

Noir, romance, action, sci-fi, and comedy--Parks has movie screenings for all types of film buffs.

Film Events

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

May the Fourth Be With You!: "Star Wars The Clone Wars" (PG)

at 68th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
May the Fourth Be With You! Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a…
Free!

Must See
Event
May 4

Movies Under the Stars: Minions (Rated PG)

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Free!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Everything is going well until the parks newest attraction—a genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

at Oval Grass (in Cooper Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Admiral Kirk attempts to stop his old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Free!

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

Arts, Culture & Fun; Preview Screening of 'Peace Officer'

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The relationship between law enforcement and the public is seen through the eyes of a former sheriff who established Utah's first SWAT team, only to see the same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later.
Free!

May 6

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Minions

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a screening of Minions. Rated PG
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Best For
Kids
May 6

Movies Under the Stars: 42

at Clinton Playground , Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
"42" is the story of Jackie Robinson, from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in MLB.
Free!

May 6

Movies Under the Stars: Selena

at Lawn adjacent to Fifth Avenue (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This musical biopic tells the story of Tejano music icon, Selena Quintanilla-Perez (Jennifer Lopez).
Free!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Movies Under The Stars: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us! Movie begins at dusk.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Movies Under the Stars: Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

at Linden Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother's Day early at this screening of Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club.
Free!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held both indoors and outdoors. In this thrilling fourth…
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Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

May 11

Movies Under the Stars: Grown Ups

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held indoors. After their high school basketball coach passes away,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 11

Movies Under the Stars: Grown Ups

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors. After their high school basketball coach passes away,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 11

Movies Under the Stars: Casablanca

at Carl Schurz Park Hockey Rink (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
One of the most memorable of all film experiences, Casablanca is a true Hollywood legend.
Free!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 12

Movies Under the Stars: CREED

at Owen F. Dolen Park , Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held indoors. Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of…
Free!

May 12

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this animated comedy for the whole family, an oddball polar bear named Norm (voice of Rob Schneider) is outraged when he learns that human beings are planning to build condos in his Arctic home.
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Best For
Kids

Friday, May 13, 2016

May 13

Movie Night at Sachkerah Woods: “Minions”

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy the animated family hit Minions, featuring the lovable creatures from the Despicable Me movie series.
Free!

May 13

Movies Under the Stars: Minions

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held indoors. Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held indoors. Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 20, 2016

May 20

'Drive in' Movie: Rocky

at John Golden Parking Lot (in John Golden Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy this outdoor screening of "Rocky" from your car (the first 75 pre-registered vehicles will be admitted), or take a seat on the grass and enjoy the show.
Free!

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at The Crotona Park Amphitheater (in Crotona Park) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction—a genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Free!

Friday, June 3, 2016

Jun 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Screening of 'T-Rex' and Meet the Producer

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a preview screening of the documentary T-Rex by Zack Canepari and Drea Cooper. After the screening there will be a Q & A with the producer.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jun 8

Movie Night: 'Inside Out'

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Riley is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Bring your own chair or blanket.
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Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Jul 5

FMCP Movie Night: 'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs'

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your own chair or blanket to this fun, free event.
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Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Jul 6

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Walk

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Free!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Jul 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Street Stories

at St. Johns Recreation Center , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This hands-on workshop is an introduction to documentary photography. Aldo Saligno will take you through a range of tips and techniques necessary to capture compelling images of…
Free!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Jul 13

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Basquiat

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Starting out as a street artist, living in Tompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel Basquiat is "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and becomes a star.
Free!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Jul 20

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Arthur (1981)

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition, he is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan.
Free!

Monday, July 25, 2016

Jul 25

Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come see Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and friends save lives and battle evil.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Jul 27

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Dog Day Afternoon

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Free!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Royal Tenenbaums

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.
Free!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Audience Vote - Mary and Max v. Carol v. The Warriors

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a sunset and a movie on the Pier.
Free!

Aug 10

Classic Film Series: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for the first film in this four-part series, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946, Unrated)—a film noir of murder, love, and guilt in a Pennsylvania town.
Free!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug 17

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Aunte Mame

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.
Free!

Aug 17

Classic Film Series

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us for the second film in this four-part series, Young Man with a Horn (1950) and let Kirk Douglas trumpet his way into your heart.
Free!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug 24

Classic Film Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us for the Western classic, Buck and the Preacher (1972, PG) and watch Sidney Poitier lead freed slaves west in post Civil War America.
Free!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Classic Film Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us for the final film in our four-part series, Paris Blues (1961) and watch Sidney Poitier, as an American Jazz musician, finding music and romance in 1950s Paris.
Free!

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