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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

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

UPDATED: Movies Under the Stars: 42

at Crotona Park Pool House (in Crotona Park) , Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 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

CANCELLED: 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
Free!

Best For
Kids
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: Creed

at St. Mary's 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 outdoors. The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa…
Free!

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…
Free!

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: 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.
Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, attempts to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxing legend in his own right.
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.
Free!

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
May 13

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chaos erupts when a newly-created dino escapes its enclosure, forcing the park's animal behaviorist to save the day.
Free!

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
May 14

Movies Under the Stars: Up

at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to South America.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

May 17

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

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

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

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

May 18

Movies Under the Stars: Divergent

at Poe 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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 18

Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by Snow Queen Elsa, her sprightly sister Anna teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named and his reindeer to break the spell.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 19, 2016

May 19

Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions—Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness—conflict on how best to navigate a new city.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 20, 2016

May 20

Movies Under the Stars: Pan

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An orphan boy discovers his destiny as Peter Pan, and is whisked away to an enchanted land to battle the fearsome pirate Blackbeard with the help of the warrior woman Tiger Lily.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Movie Night at Indian Field: 42

at Indian Field Comfort Station (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
42 is a biographical sports film about Jackie Robinson and the racial integration of American professional baseball.
Free!

Thursday, May 26, 2016

May 26

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 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!

Best For
Kids

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!

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun 12

Outdoor Movie Night: Jurassic World

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction escapes containment and sets off a chain reaction that causes the other dinosaurs to escape!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Jun 26

Outdoor Movie Night: Remember the Titans

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The true story of Coach Herman Boone (played by Denzel Washington) who is hired to lead the newly desegregated T.C. Williams High School football team in Alexandria, Virginia in the early 1970s.
Free!

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!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Jul 10

Outdoor Movie Night: Selena

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?The film tells the true story about the life and career of the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez (played by Jennifer Lopez).
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!

Jul 20

FMCP Movie Night: Tomorrowland

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Whenever Casey Newton touches a lapel pin with the letter T on it, she finds herself transported to Tomorrowland, a city filled with huge robots and sleek buildings.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

FMCP Movie Night: The Good Dinosaur

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home. Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot, a boy who offers his help and friendship.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Outdoor Movie Night: The Goonies

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Setting out to find a way to save their homes, The Goonies find a treasure map and go in search of the treasure of the legendary pirate, One-Eyed Willy.
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!

Aug 3

FMCP Movie Night: Jurassic World

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Jurassic World luxury resort provides a habitat for an array of genetically engineered dinosaurs, including the vicious and intelligent Indominus rex.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

FMCP Movie Night: The Land Before Time

at Lawrence Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your own chair or blanket to this fun, free event.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Outdoor Movie Night: The Good Dinosaur

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After a lot of accidents that changed the usual form of his happy and joyful family, Arlo, an apatosaurus formed a distant and accidental relationship with a brave young primitive boy.
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!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug 23

FMCP Movie Night: Norm of the North

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Norm the polar bear doesn't know how to hunt, but he does possess the unique ability to talk to humans.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug 28

Outdoor Movie Night: Inside Out

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions—Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—conflict on how best to navigate a new city.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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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