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Free Summer Movies

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

Free Summer Movies Events

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jul 1

Outdoor Cinema: Dont Look Back / U.S.A

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch one of the greatest music documentaries ever under the stars at Socrates Sculpture Park.
Free!

Jul 1

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Jurassic Park

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This year’s theme:. Lawns, Parks, Estates & Forests – So many glorious green spaces Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 1

Movie Night: Superman

at Park House (in Juniper Valley Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us for Superman, starring Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel.
Free!

Jul 1

Movies in the Parks: Superman (1978)

at Juniper North Playground Tennis (in Juniper Valley Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This classic 1978 film depicts the superhero's origins, including his infancy as Kal-El of Krypton and his youthful years in the rural town of Smallville.
Free!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Jul 2

Movies in the Parks: Pee Wee's Big Adventure

at Carroll Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
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Best For
Kids

Friday, July 3, 2015

Jul 3

Screening of The Young Girls of Rochefort by Jacques Demy

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) Directed by Jacques Demy will play on July 3 at Battery Park to celebrate the arrival of Lafayette fregate replica L'Hermione in New York.
Free!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

NYC Parks ADA25 Movie Nights in the Park: Invitation to Dance

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
23-year-old Simi was injured while hitchhiking to Washington to protest the war in Vietnam. Suddenly a young disabled college student, she confronted discrimination she couldn't have imagined before.
Free!

Monday, July 6, 2015

Jul 6

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: The Poseidon Adventure

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The model for all disaster movies is an epic featuring the biggest stars of the time: Gene Hackman, Leslie Nielsen, Shelley Winters, Ernest Borgnine, Roddy McDowall, and more.
Free!

Jul 6

I AM ImageNation Outdoor Film & Music Festival: Half of a Yellow Sun and Les Nubians + DJ Eddie Ed

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy the music of Les Nubians + DJ Eddie Ed and stay for the film, Half of a Yellow Sun.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 6

Movies in the Parks: Half of a Yellow Sun

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Jul 7

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: The Iron Giant

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
There will be refreshments!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Summer Movie Night: The Iron Giant

at Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Free!

Jul 7

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside in NYC's great outdoors and they're free!
Free!

Jul 7

Movies in the Parks: Divergent

at Thomas Jefferson Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

Outdoor Cinema: Live-In Maid / Argentina

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch an Argentine class comedy that crosses cultures outdoors at Socrates Sculpture Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Edward Scissorhands

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seating will open at 6:30, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Movie Night: Maleficent

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or a blanket.
Free!

Jul 8

Movies in the Parks: Maleficent

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

Syfy Movies with a View: High Noon

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A former marshal (Gary Cooper) must face a returning criminal and his cronies, seeking revenge against him, alone after everyone in town turns cowardly. The evening begins with DJ…
Free!

Jul 9

Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Pride and Prejudice

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Jane Austen's classic tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious, 18th-century England.
Free!

Jul 9

Movies in the Parks: E.T.

at Sunset Park , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Best For
Kids

Friday, July 10, 2015

Jul 10

Films on the Green: Goha by Jacques Baratier

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Films on the Green 2015 presents the franco-tunisian movie Goha in Riverside Park Pier I on July 10.
Free!

Jul 10

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 10

Movie Night: Raising Victor Vargas

at Willis Avenue Community Garden , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:45 p.m.
The film will start between 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. at sunset.
Free!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul 11

Movies in the Parks: The Amazing Spider Man 2

at Coffey Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Movies in the Parks: Jurassic Park

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul 12

Movies in the Parks: The Amazing Nina Simone

at Jackie Robinson Park , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jul 13

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: I'm No Angel

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
One of cinema's greatest comedy/musicals, written by Mae West, co-starring a young Cary Grant, and featuring some of the most enduring lines in film.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 13

Outdoor Movie Night: Back to the Future II

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Dr. Brown whisks Marty McFly into the future to 2015.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 13

Free Outdoor Movie: Musical Chairs

at Mathews-Palmer Playground (in Matthews - Palmer Playground) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us under the Hell's Kitchen stars for an evening of music, dance and a free outdoor screening of Susan Seidelman's award-winning Musical Chairs.
Free!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jul 14

Movie Nights on the River: Big Hero 6

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

8:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This film depicts the special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of heroes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 14

Summer Movie Night: All Dogs Go to Heaven

at 103rd Street Community Garden , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 14

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Forbidden Planet (1956)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Forbidden Planet is a science-fiction film with a story line based on Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Free!

Jul 14

Movies in the Parks: Standing in the Shadows of Motown

at Turf Field (in Brownsville Playground) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Jul 14

Movies in the Parks: Earth to Echo

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jul 15

Outdoor Cinema: Gainsbourg / France

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch the life and loves of French icon Serge Gainsbourg outdoors at Socrates Sculpture Park.
Free!

Jul 15

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: The Natural

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This year’s theme: Glorious Green Spaces! Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Free!

Jul 15

Movie Night: The Lego Movie

at Lewis Simeon Park (in Simeone Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 15

Bogart and Bacall Movie Night: To Have and Have Not

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
To Have and Have Not is a 1944 American romance-war-adventure film directed by Howard Hawks, and starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, and Lauren Bacall in her film debut.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 15

Movies in the Parks: The Lego Movie

at Lewis Simeon Park (in Simeone Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jul 16

Syfy Movies with a View: Sharknado 2

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites.
Free!

Jul 16

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Ocean Hill Playground , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks! In this contemporary version of Annie, an orphan lives a tough life in New York City under the supervision of…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 17, 2015

Jul 17

Films on the Green: Queen to Play by Caroline Bottaro

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Films on the Green 2015 presents Queen to Play by Caroline Bottaro in Riverside Park Pier I.
Free!

Jul 17

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Ghostbusters (1984)

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
Free!

Jul 17

Movies in the Parks: Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

at High Bridge Park (in Highbridge Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Kids

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul 18

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at St. Mary's Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Jul 19

Movies in the Parks: Hustlers Convention

at St. Nicholas Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Monday, July 20, 2015

Jul 20

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Badlands

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Director Terrence Malick's masterful debut film starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek, and based on the actual Starkweather/Fugate murder spree across several states in the 1950s.
Free!

Jul 20

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at Marlboro Playground , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Jul 21

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Ghostbusters (1984)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
Free!

Jul 21

Summer Movie Night: The Rescuers Down Under

at Westervelt Community Garden , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
In tonight's movie, two R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 21

Movies in the Parks: Paddington

at Owen F. Dolen Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Kids

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul 22

Outdoor Cinema: Iron Crows / Bangladesh

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Remarkably beautiful cinematography affords indelible insights into how some of the most exploited people on earth retain their courage, decency and fortitude.
Free!

Jul 22

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This year’s theme:. Glorious Green Spaces! Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the…
Free!

Jul 22

Movie Night: Annie

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 22

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Michaelis-bayswater Park (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jul 23

Syfy Movies with a View: Attack The Block

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
South London teenagers defend their neighborhood from malevolent extraterrestrials.
Free!

Jul 23

NYC Parks ADA25 Movie Nights in the Park: The Commute & Attack the Block

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with NYC Parks!
Free!

Jul 23

Breakfast at Tiffany's

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The movie is about a flighty young New York social butterfly who becomes complicatedly smitten with a young man in her apartment building.
Free!

Jul 23

Movies in the Parks: Saturday Night Fever

at John J Carty Park , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

Friday, July 24, 2015

Jul 24

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Back to the Future (1985)

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is transported back in time to 1955 where he accidentally changes the course of history through a series of comic misadventures.
Free!

Jul 24

Films on the Green: La Dérive by Paula Delsol

at Transmitter Park (in WNYC Transmitter Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Films on the Green 2015 presents a rare screening of La Dérive in Transmitter Park, Brooklyn on July 24.
Free!

Jul 24

Movies in the Parks: Cinderella (1950)

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Kids

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul 25

Movies in the Parks: The Goonies

at Asser Levy Playground , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul 26

NYC Parks ADA25 Movie Nights in the Park: Musical Chairs

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with NYC Parks!
Free!

Monday, July 27, 2015

Jul 27

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Footlose

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Kevin Bacon moves from Chicago to a small Midwestern town where he can't believe that rock music and dancing are banned.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 27

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: The Princess Bride

at Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to watch The Princess Bride, a timeless and funny romantic fairy tale with swordplay, a giant, an evil prince, and a beautiful princess.
Free!

Jul 27

Movies in the Parks: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

at Upper Lawn @ 113th Street (in Morningside Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Free!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Jul 28

Summer Movie Night: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan (1982)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is considered by many fans to be the best of the Star Trek movies.
Free!

Jul 28

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at Martin Luther King Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground ) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
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Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul 29

Outdoor Cinema: Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival—eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars.
Free!

Jul 29

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Beasts of the Southern Wild

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Free!

Jul 29

Movies in the Parks: A League of Their Own

at Dyker Beach Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Kids

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul 30

Syfy Movies with a View: Clue

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Based on the popular board game, when Boddy turns up murdered, all his dinner guests are suspects and together they try to figure out who is the killer.
Free!

Jul 30

Movies in the Parks: The Princess and the Frog

at Herbert Von King Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
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Kids

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jul 31

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: The Karate Kid (1984)

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The movie is shown outside so bring a chair or blanket.
Free!

Jul 31

Films on the Green: La Collectionneuse by Eric Rohmer

at Transmitter Park (in WNYC Transmitter Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Films on the Green 2015 presents Eric Rohmer's "La Collectionneuse" in Transmitter Park, Brooklyn on July 31.
Free!

Jul 31

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

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Kids

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Marathon Man

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dustin Hoffman stars in this harrowing thriller, directed by John Schlesinger, as a Columbia grad student and runner who gets mixed up with international intrigue.
Free!

Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: Dead Poets Society

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.
Free!

Aug 3

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront :Frozen

at Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
You're invited to watch this Disney animated musical that will appeal to families and children of all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Movies Nights in the Rockaways: Back to the Future 2

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled night with the family! There will be refreshments.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Movie Night: Back to the Future 2

at Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Casablanca (1942)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Set during the early days of World War II, Casablanca is a sentimental love story of an American expatriate Rick Blaine and the woman he loves, Ilsa.
Free!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Outdoor Cinema: Cold Conflicts: Swedish Short Films

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dissensions can take many forms: a soon-to-be-divorced couple bickering; a brood of misfit animals squabbling; an all-female band debating the very definition of their feminism.
Free!

Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Moonrise Kingdom

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Free!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Syfy Movies with a View: Friday

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After getting fired, Craig and his best friend Smokey spend the day chilling and helping their neighborhoods.
Free!

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Outdoor Film Festival: Spare Parts

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

8:10 p.m.10:00 p.m.
George Lopez and Marisa Tomei star in this drama inspired by the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high-school students who enter the National Underwater Robotics Competition.
Free!

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at St. James Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug 10

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Desk Set

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Screen legends Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy do office politics and romance better than just about anyone.
Free!

Aug 10

Movies Under the Stars: Raiders of the Lost Ark

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
Free!

Aug 10

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: How to Train Your Dragon

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

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to watch the young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons and becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug 11

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Grease (1978)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!
Free!

Aug 11

Summer Movie Night: Flight of the Navigator (PG)

at 103rd Street Community Garden , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Movie Nights on the River: Despicable Me

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy the family movie "Despicable Me" under the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Movies Across From Golden Pond: Big Hero 6

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy a screening of Big Hero 6, about the special bond that develops between robot Baymax and Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Free!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug 12

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug 13

Syfy Movies with a View: Dr. Strangelove

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
Free!

Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Fantastic Mr. Fox

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and come over to the lawn for three films brought to you by The Chatsworth on 72nd St. August 13 - Fantastic Mr. Fox - Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with…
Free!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug 14

Outdoor Film Festival: Guardians of the Galaxy

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure.
Free!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug 17

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Chinatown

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston are at their best in this neo-noir set in 1930s Los Angeles during the Water Wars.
Free!

Aug 17

Outdoor Movie Night: Frozen

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Anna teams up with a mountaineer Kristoff and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the Arendelle's icy spell.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Movies Under the Stars: Mr. Holland's Opus

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, a frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.
Free!

Aug 17

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ghostbusters

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

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the 80s comedy, sci-fi classic about three unemployed parapsychology professors that set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Free!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug 18

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Roman Holiday (1953)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 18

Summer Movie Night: An American Tail

at Westervelt Community Garden , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 18

Movies Across From Golden Pond: Dolphin Tale 2

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
After Winter's mom passes, the team reassembles to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Free!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug 20

Syfy Movies with a View: Dazed and Confused

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This coming-of-age film follows the mayhem of a group of rowdy teenagers in Austin, Texas celebrating the last day of high school in 1976.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 20

When Harry Met Sally

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and the real estate company Nestseekers present When Harry Met Sally on the waterfront in Long Island City.
Free!

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug 21

Outdoor Film Festival: Into the Woods

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

7:50 p.m.9:50 p.m.
Inspired by a choice selection of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this plot centers on a baker and his wife who incur the wrath of a witch while attempting to start a family.
Free!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Aug 24

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Back to the Future

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Michael J. Fox is a teen in 1985 who time travels to 1955 and gets caught up in the courtship of his then teenaged parents-to-be to save his own existence.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 24

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: The Incredibles

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See the Academy-Award winning film of a family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world..
Free!

Aug 24

Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, the special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Aug 25

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Dreamgirls (2006)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!
Free!

Aug 25

Summer Movie Night: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project and Word Up Bookshop-Liberia Comunitaria! Bring a picnic and blanket, and enjoy an evening under the…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 25

Movies Across From Golden Pond: Guardians of the Galaxy

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure.
Free!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Aug 26

Big Hero 6

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

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms robot Baymax and his other friends into a band of high-tech heroes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug 27

Syfy Movies with a View: Die Hard

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
NYPD officer John McClane tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others who have been taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party in Los Angeles.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug 28

Outdoor Film Festival: Dreamgirls

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

7:40 p.m.9:40 p.m.
Singers Effie (Jennifer Hudson), Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose), and Deena (Beyoncé Knowles) are about to find out just what it's like to have their wildest dreams come true.
Free!

Monday, August 31, 2015

Aug 31

Movies Under the Stars: Lagaan

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
In this film, the people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
Free!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Sep 2

Big Hero 6

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms robot Baymax and his other friends into a band of high-tech heroes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sep 10

Films on the Green: The Rabbi's Cat by Joann Sfar & Antoine Delesvaux

at Low Memorial Library, Columbia University , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Films on the Green 2015 @ Columbia presents Joan Sfar's "The Rabbi's Cat" on September 10 at 7:30pm.
Free!

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep 11

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Claremont Park , Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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