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Film

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

Film Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oct 19

Movies Under the Stars: Casper (1995)

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The friendly ghost, Casper, attempts to befriend the 12-year-old daughter of a paranormal expert, but his nasty ghost uncles wreak havoc.
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Kids
Oct 19

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters Inc

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge...
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Kids

Friday, October 20, 2017

Oct 20

Movies Under the Stars: ParaNorman (2012)

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A boy with the power to speak to the dead gathers an army of friends to fight zombies brought to life by a curse. Meanwhile, terrified townspeople prepare to fight the supernatural.
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Kids
Oct 20

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Bride of Frankenstein

at Carroll Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Based on the gothic novel by Mary Shelley, this 1935 classic picks up right after the events in the film, “Frankenstein”.
Free!

Oct 20

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Jennifer's Body (Rated R)

at McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This horror comedy features Megan Fox as Jennifer, a small town cheerleader who becomes a pale and sickly creature hungry for a meaty snack.
Free!

Oct 20

Drive-In Movie: Hocus Pocus

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.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!
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: The Haunted Mansion (2003)

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A real-estate agent mistakenly has his family stay in a haunted house.
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Kids
Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Frankenweenie

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Young Victor Frankenstein uses an experiment to resurrect his dog, but Victor's fellow students steal his secret to use it to resurrect other dead animals.
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Kids
Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Addams Family

at Fort Greene Park , Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a free drive-in movie! Pack-up the kids in the car and join us in the parking lot at the NY Aquarium as we screen this freaky family favorite.
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Kids
Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

at Bronx Park Amphitheatre (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Now that Dracula (Adam Sandler) has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson...
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Kids

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Oct 22

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Carrie (1976) (Rated R)

at McCarren Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This horror classic follows, withdrawn and sensitive Carrie (Sissy Spacek) as she is bullied by her classmates at school and abused by mother (Piper Laurie) at home.
Free!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Oct 25

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Now that Dracula (Adam Sandler) has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson...
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Kids

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Oct 26

Movies Under the Stars: The Addams Family (1991)

at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A stranger shows up on the ghoulish Addams Family's doorstep, claiming to be a long-lost uncle. However, he is really a con trying to dupe the ghoulish family out of their fortune.
Free!

Oct 26

Movies Under the Stars: The Witches

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, Helga (Mai Zetterling), young Luke (Jasen Fisher) inadvertently spies on a convention of witches...
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Kids

Friday, October 27, 2017

Oct 27

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper

at Leif Ericson Park , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert.
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Kids
Oct 27

Movies Under the Stars: Shoctoberfest - Poltergeist (1982)

at Sunset Park , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! This classic supernatural horror focuses on a family whose home is invaded by…
Free!

Oct 27

Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters (1984)

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists devise a system for neutralizing ghosts when New York City comes under attack from supernatural demons.
Free!

Oct 27

Movies Under the Stars: Boo! A Madea Halloween

at Basil Behagen Playground (in Behagen Playground) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Trying to win the approval of her friends, 17-year-old Tiffany sneaks out of the house to go to a Halloween bash at a fraternity. The fun soon ends when police and the cranky, fast-talking Madea...
Free!

Oct 27

Ghostly Intimations Screening

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location , Fort Wadsworth , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us at Fort Wadsworth for a screening and talk with the directors of Cropsey.

Oct 27

Ghostly Intimations Reception

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Following the screening of Cropsey at Fort Wadsworth, join us for cocktails at Alice Austen House with special guest bartenders from Bin 5.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct 28

Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Movie Screening

at Athens Square , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Activities include crafts, games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and a free screening of Hocus Pocus at dusk.
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Kids
Oct 28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Conversation Series

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Associate Photo Editor for TIME and Kids Magazine, Nataki Alexander-Hewling for an afternoon of visual and spoken conversation...
Free!

Oct 28

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

at McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Let's do the Time Warp, again! The movie screening also features a costume contest and trivia!
Free!

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Oct 28

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters, Inc. (2001)

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A little, unsuspecting girl befriends two monsters.
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Kids
Oct 28

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Ghostbusters (2016)

at Bensonhurst Park , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Based on the wildly successful 1982 film, this hilarious remake is recast with some of the funniest women in television as the paranormal investigating team. T
Free!

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Oct 28

Movies Under the Stars: Hocus Pocus

at Athens Square , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Three witches, hanged for their murderous crimes, are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground.
Free!

Oct 28

Movies Under the Stars: Hocus Pocus

at Virginia Park , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious...
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Kids

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