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

Film Events

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

at Bloomingdale Playground , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Cosmic outlaws face an interstellar villain who seeks to control the universe with…
Free!

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4

Movies Under the Stars: Madagascar (2005)

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

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! Spoiled by their upbringing and unaware of what wildlife really is, four animals…
Free!

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Kids

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Dory

at Seaside Wildlife Nature Park , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Furious 7 (2015)

at Little Flower Playground , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Dominic Toretto and his tight-knit group of street racers battle the brother of a…
Free!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Genetically-engineered dinos run amok on a remote island.
Free!

May 6

Movies Under the Stars: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

at John Jay Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Ethan and his team face off against a secret organization known as the Syndicate,…
Free!

Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12

Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
An author studying fantastic beasts arrives in 1926 NYC, and gets caught up in a larger conflict when some of the creatures in his care are accidentally released.
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May 13

Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

at Lenevar Avenue and Ionia Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 19, 2017

May 19

Drive-in Movie: Grease

at John Golden Parking Lot (in John Golden Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy this vintage outdoor film screening in your car on a first-come, first-served basis; or bring your own lawn chair or blanket!
Free!

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Event
May 19

Movie Under the Stars: Grease

at Crocheron Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A goody two-shoes from Australia falls in love with a greaser over the summer. When she enrolls at the same high school, they have a difficult time maintaining their relationship.
Free!

May 19

Movie Under the Stars: Secret Life of Pets

at Police Officer Edward Byrne Park , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 19

Movie Nights in the Rockways: Zootopia

at East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard (in Broad Channel Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law.
Free!

May 19

Movies Under the Stars: Transformers (2007)

at Midland Field , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A teen helps transforming alien robots defend Earth from their invading enemies.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 19

Movie Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Broad Channel Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
Free!

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20

Movies Under the Stars: Little Big League

at Lamberts Lane and Arlene Street (in Father Macris Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A 12 year old is named the new owner of the Minnesota Twins in his grandfather's will. He designates himself as the team manager in an attempt to turn the perennially losing squad around.
Free!

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Kids
May 20

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings

at Bowne Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father.
Free!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25

Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story

at Faber Park Entrance (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Rival New York street gangs war in Manhattan over turf boundaries while two youths fall in love, but they are from opposing groups.
Free!

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Event

Friday, May 26, 2017

May 26

Movie Under the Stars: Finding Dory

at Gorman Playground , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin.
Free!

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Event
May 26

Movies Under the Stars: The Legend of Tarzan

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tarzan returns to the Congo, where he clashes with a greedy Belgian captain who has sinister plans for his old home.
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May 27

Movies Under the Stars: Coach Carter

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A former scholastic basketball star and self-made businessman returns to his alma mater to oversee the school's undisciplined hoops team.
Free!

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Event
May 27

Movie Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Underhill Playground , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mike and Sulley attend Monsters University and start a rivalry that puts their education in danger in this prequel set before they were both star employees at Monsters, Inc.
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, May 28, 2017

May 28

Outdoor Movie Night: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:45 p.m.
In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992!
Free!

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Event

Friday, June 2, 2017

Jun 2

Movie Nights in the Rockways: Lorax

at Westbourne Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Ted would very much like to win the heart of Audrey (Taylor Swift), the girl of his dreams, but to do this, he must find that which she most desires: a Truffula Tree.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Superhero Movie Night

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
On June 2, Ocean Breeze will be hosting Superhero Movie Night on the second floor of the Athletic Complex.
Free!

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Movie Under the Stars: Moana

at 20th Avenue and 38th Street (in Woodtree Playground) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Jun 7

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings

at Frederick B Judge Playground (in Frederick B. Judge Playground) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father.
Free!

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jun 9

Movie Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

at Crocheron Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun 10

Movie Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi traces her journey from the slums of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world.
Free!

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Event

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Jun 11

Movie Under the Stars: The Lorax

at Westbourne Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young boy meets a cantankerous yet endearing creature known as the Lorax while seeking out a rare tree.
Free!

Jun 11

Outdoor Movie Night: Aladdin

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:40 p.m.10:10 p.m.
Musical charmer about a genie (voice of Robin Williams) in a lamp.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 16, 2017

Jun 16

Movie Under the Stars: Sing

at Rochdale Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater.
Free!

Jun 16

Movie Under the Stars: Secret Life of Pets

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home.
Free!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun 17

Movie Under the Stars: Sing

at Paul Raimonda Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater.
Free!

Friday, June 23, 2017

Jun 23

Movie Under the Stars: Monsters Inc.

at Colden Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A girl befriends two monsters. Voices include Billy Crystal and John Goodman. Directed by Pete Docter.
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jun 24

Movie Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

at Bulova Park , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Turtles team up with April O'Neil and vigilante Casey Jones to save New York City from the evil Shredder.
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Jun 25

Outdoor Movie Night: Zootopia

at Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:40 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jun 28

Movie Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun 29

Movie Under the Stars: Gremlins

at Electric Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
If cute critters go into the light, get wet or fed after midnight, they turn into vicious monsters that wreak havoc on the town.
Free!

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun 30

Movie Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Main Street and Elder Avenue (in Kissena Corridor Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
As the United States raced to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history.
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jul 5

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Blazing Saddles

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.
Free!

Friday, July 7, 2017

Jul 7

Movie Nights in the Rockways: Spider-Man

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
We're hosting free movie nights in the Rockaways for the entire family to enjoy. Refreshments will be served!
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jul 9

Outdoor Movie Night: Sister Act

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:40 p.m.10:20 p.m.
A singer hides out in a convent to escape the mob. Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel, and Kathy Najimy.
Free!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Jul 12

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Dr. Strangelove

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.
Free!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Jul 14

Movie Nights in the Rockways: Moana

at Beach 59th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people.
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Jul 19

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - What's Up Doc

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.
Free!

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul 21

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Films to be announced.
Free!

Jul 21

Movie Nights in the Rockways: Up

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But Carl's worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a boy in a stowaway aboard the house.
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Jul 23

Outdoor Movie Night: Race

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:45 p.m.
Legendary black Olympian Jesse Owens competes in track and field at the 1936 Games in Nazi Germany, despite the attempts to turn the event into a celebration of Aryan supremacy.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Jul 26

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Truman Show

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.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, July 28, 2017

Jul 28

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Films to be announced.
Free!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Muppets Movie

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Aug 6

Movie Nights in the Rockways: Indiana Jones - Temple of Doom

at East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard (in Broad Channel Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Indy needs to retrieve a precious gem and several kidnapped young boys on behalf of a remote East Indian village.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Outdoor Movie Night: A League of Their Own

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A look at the first women's professional baseball league focuses on the rivalry between sisters on the same team, and their washed up, hard-drinking coach.
Free!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Aug 9

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Big Lebowski

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.
Free!

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug 13

Movie nights in the Rockways: Fences

at Beach 59th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Troy creates tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter.
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug 16

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.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug 20

Outdoor Movie Night: Motorcycle Diaries (Spanish, English Subtitles)

at Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:10 p.m.
Watch the 2004 biopic about the early travels of Ernesto "Che" Guevara outdoors under the stars.
Free!

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sep 20

Outdoor Movie Night: Malcolm X

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

7:15 p.m.10:40 p.m.
A biography chronicling the life and death of assassinated civil-rights leader Malcolm X.
Free!

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