NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Movies Under the Stars: The Five Heartbeats

Thursday, August 17, 2017

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!

Loosely based on the lives The Dells, The Temptations, Four Tops, James Brown, Frankie Lymon, and other iconic recording artists, this 1991 musical drama follows the three decade career of the rhythm and blues vocal group The Five Heartbeats. Directed by Robert Townsend and co-written with Keenen Ivory Wayans, the film stars Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers, and Diahann Carroll.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.




Event Organizer

NYC Parks

Contact Number

(718) 965-8942

Contact Email


Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Search Events

Time of Day

Was this information helpful?