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Free Summer Movies

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Pack a picnic, grab a blanket, and come watch films with your fellow New Yorkers! From horror to noir, French cinema to musicals, Parks is providing all the drama you could want.

New movies are added as they are announced. Check this page for updates.

Free Summer Movies Events

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug 20

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: The Way We Were

at Between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart. 1973, PG (IMDb)
Free!

Aug 20

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Movie Night: Mary Poppins

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mary Poppins is a kind of Super-nanny who flies in with her umbrella in response to the request of the Banks children and proceeds to put things right with extraordinary magical powers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Outdoor Cinema: Microcosmos

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.
As part of its Outdoor Cinema 2014 season, Socrates Sculpture Park will journey into the world of bugs with Microcosmos!
Free!

Aug 20

Bronx Screened Film Series: Style Wars

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us for a free screening of Style Wars. The film is regarded as the indispensable document of NY street culture and subway graffiti art of the early '80s. Film begins at sunset.
Free!

Aug 20

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Mary Poppins

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

RiverFlicks Big Hit Wednesdays: Captain Phillips

at Pier 63 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.
Based on the true story of Richard Phillips, a U.S. cargo-ship captain who surrendered himself to Somali pirates so that his crew would be freed.
Free!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 21

Syfy Movies With a View: Public Vote!

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece of horror, mystery, and slow-burning suspense.
Free!

Aug 21

Syfy Movies With A View: The Birds

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
The evening begins with DJ Kiva and the short film Woodhouse by Fred Rowson.
Free!

Aug 21

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Coming to America

at Between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
An African prince (Eddie Murphy) goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will. 1988, Rated R (IMDb)
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 21

Movies Under the Stars: Philadelphia

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Philadelphia, 1993, PG13 125 Minutes Rain date: August 28th This movie won two Oscars. Please bring a blanket or chair, we'll supply the popcorn
Free!

Aug 21

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Annie

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Special Advanced Screening of Ken Burns' The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

at Pier 46 at Charles Street , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by renowned American filmmaker, Ken Burns, will air for seven consecutive nights beginning September 14 on…
Free!

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Event

Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug 22

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Rear Window

at Between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. 1954, Rated PG (IMDb)
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 22

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Coraline 3D

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug 23

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Bellevue South Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 25, 2014

Aug 25

Flicks on the Beach: Gravity

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.
Flicks on the Beach, now in its fourth year, screens movies on the Coney Island Beach near West 10th St. This year’s movie line-up includes critically-acclaimed…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 25

Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or chair. We'll supply the popcorn.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Finding Nemo

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out for this charming animated feature.
Free!

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Event

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Aug 26

Disney's Hit Movie "Frozen"

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy Disney's hit movie under the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Hugo

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Arts, Culture & Fun brings you a free film series on the rooftop at sunset!
Free!

Aug 26

Movie at Crocheron park: "Europa Report"

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Highland Park , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Movie Night: Little Giants

at Pembroke Avenue Community Garden , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Movie Night Along the River: WALL E

at Metcalf and Lafayette Avenues (in Soundview Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Come enjoy a family movie under the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Red Hook Flicks: On the Waterfront

at Valentino Pier , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.
Red Hook Films are shown at Valentino Pier, on the Brooklyn waterfront. The screen is set up in front of a Civil War-era warehouse, with sweeping views of the harbor and the Statue…
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aug 27

Film: Sing Your Song

at Willis Avenue Community Garden , Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Follow Harry Belafonte’s contributions to American civil rights and global social justice. Film begins at sunset, between 7:00 and 8:00 PM.
Free!

Aug 27

Disney's Movie "Frozen"

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy Disney's Oscar-winning movie "Frozen".
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Outdoor Cinema: Umberto D. & Pussy Riot

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 p.m.
DOUBLE FEATURE! with filmmaker MAXIM POZDOROVKIN IN PERSON Umberto D., 1952, 88 minutes. Not Rated. As part of its Outdoor Cinema 2014 season, Socrates Sculpture Park will be…
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug 28

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Hunt's Point Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug 29

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sep 4

Films on the Green: The French Minister

at Low Memorial Library, Columbia University , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Films on the Green, a free outdoor French film festival, will be presenting the comedy The French Minister, starring Raphaël Personnaz, on September 4th at Columbia…
Free!

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