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Viewing 1–10 out of 549 events
from June 25, 2013 (x) to October 1, 2016
in Free Summer Movies (x) category

Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr29

Movies Under the Stars: A Tribute to Prince and Screening of Purple Rain

at The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Party like it's 1999 with NYC Parks as we celebrate the artistry of Prince!
Category: Dance, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

CANCELLED: May the Fourth Be With You!: "Star Wars The Clone Wars" (PG)

at 68th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
May the Fourth Be With You! Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
May 4

Movies Under the Stars: Minions (Rated PG)

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Everything is going well until the parks newest attraction—a genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

at Oval Grass (in Cooper Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Admiral Kirk attempts to stop his old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
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
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
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).
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
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…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
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.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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