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Viewing 1–10 out of 112 events
from August 16, 2017 to September 30, 2017
in Free Summer Movies (x) category

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Beetlejuice

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug16

Outdoor Cinema: Romance & Cigarettes (USA)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Actor extraordinaire John Turturro directs a down-and-dirty (leave the kids at home) musical love-hate story.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: Legend of Tarzan

at Seward Park, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Tarzan returns to the Congo, where he clashes with a greedy Belgian captain who has sinister plans for his old home.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock

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

8:00 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. Playful, high-energy comedy about a teacher who turns his pupils into a rock…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

at Greene Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This delightful animated feature follows a family of superheroes who are forced to hide their powers and live a quiet suburban life.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: High School Musical 2

at Near the Flagpole (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
High school student Troy Bolton stresses over getting a job, with the price of college expenses looming, as well as trying to make sure he and Gabriella Montez are able to stay together.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: Independence Day: Resurgence

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
As the Fourth of July nears, satellite engineer David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) investigates a 3,000-mile-wide mother ship that's approaching Earth...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

Movies with a View: Mad Max: Fury Road

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post-apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Exposed to radiation, four turtles transform into life-size ninjas who fight crime in a major city with the help of a sensei rat and a TV reporter.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is lured onto Blackbeard's ship by an…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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