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Film Events

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Aug15

SummerScreen Movie Series: Die Hard

at Berry Street and North 12th Street (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
SummerScreen is Brooklyn's longest running film and music series, bringing crowds to McCarren Park to enjoy a lineup of cult classic movies, live music, and food and drink from local vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Crooklyn

at Frisbee Hill (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Directed by Spike Lee and written by Lee, his sister Joie Lee, and brother Cinqué Lee, this comedy-drama about a school teacher, her jazz musician husband, and their five kids takes place in Brooklyn in 1973.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - WALL·E

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic and settle in for a free screening of this Oscar-winning classic!
Free!

Aug15

Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo (Japan)

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This “Noodle Western” is an exploding piñata of gags on two eternal favorites – food and sex.
Free!

Aug15

Movies Under the Stars: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

at James Weldon Johnson PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City's mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

at Juniper Boulevard South and 80th Street (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The adventures of a superhero crimefighter and his family, who return to adventuring after spending years living "normal" lives.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Osborn PlaygroundBrooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
T'Challa returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary, in a conflict with global consequences.
Free!

Aug15

Hudson RiverFlicks - Big Hit Wednesdays: Lady Bird

at Hudson River Park's Pier 63

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
In 2002, an artistically-inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Rated R.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

Movies Under the Stars: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Zero Mostel reprises his Tony-winning role as a slave in Rome scheming to earn his freedom. The slapstick-filled adaptation of the Broadway musical won an Oscar for Best Adapted Score.
Free!

Aug15

Movies Under The Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

at Barretto Point ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free showing of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Free!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Aug16

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

at Frisbee Hill (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bronx-born director Stanley Kubrick co-wrote, directed, and produced this witty political satire about Cold War politics and an accidental nuclear attack.
Free!

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: The Fantastic Mr. Fox

at Samuel Seabury PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.
Free!

Aug16

Rockaway Civic Association Beach Flix Movie Night: The Goonies

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)Queens

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
?In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.
Free!

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: Toy Story 3

at Col David Marcus Playground (in Colonel David Marcus Playground)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
In this third installment of the beloved animated classic, the toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: Argo (R)

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in 1979.
Free!

Aug16

Movies Under the Stars: Little Giants

at Father Macris ParkStaten Island

8:15 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Feuding brothers coach rival football teams.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Movies Under The Stars: A Dog's Purpose

at Frank Frisch Field (in Mosholu Parkway)Bronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free outdoor screening of A Dog's Purpose.
Free!

Friday, August 17, 2018

Aug17

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: The Muppets Take Manhattan

at Frisbee Hill (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
?Directed by Frank Oz, this fun confection of old-fashioned entertainment features Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and the whole Muppet crew striving to bring their variety show, “Manhattan Melodies”, to Broadway.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Selma

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Wrinkle in Time

at Jacob Schiff Playground (in Jacob H. Schiff Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Hancock Playground (in John Hancock Playground)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
T'Challa returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary, in a conflict with global consequences.
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Ferdinand

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: The Lion King

at School Road and Bay Street (in Von Briesen Park)Staten Island

8:15 p.m.9:45 p.m.
A royal lion cub is driven into exile after his uncle murders his father.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: Infinity War

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

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This superhero adventure follows Black Panther, Iron Man, Thor and the rest of the Avengers as they unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet, Thanos.
Free!

Aug17

Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: Infinity War

at Joyce Kilmer ParkBronx

8:15 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! The Avengers assemble their power in order to fight their collective enemy, Thanos...
Free!

Aug17

Hudson RiverFlicks - Family Fridays: The Karate Kid (1984)

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Daniel moves to Southern California with his mother, Lucille, but quickly finds himself the target of a group of bullies who study karate at the Cobra Kai dojo.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Movies Under The Stars: Black Panther

at Ferry Point (in Ferry Point Park)Bronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested.
Free!

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Aug18

Movie Night: Panomundo

at East 43rd Street Community GardenBrooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The movie screening of Panomundo, a feature-length documentary history of the steelpan in Trinidad & Tobago and its global influence.
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman

at Marx Brothers PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Roy Wilkins Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 3

at Marc and Jason's Playground (in Marc And Jason's Playground)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Gru (Steve Carrell) meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru (Steve Carell) who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: Rampage

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

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
A primatologist tries to rescue his albino gorilla after a genetic experiment goes awry.
Free!

Aug18

Movies Under the Stars: The Emoji Movie

at De Matti Playground (in De Matti Park)Staten Island

8:15 p.m.9:30 p.m.
An outcast emoji goes on a journey across various apps in this comedy set inside a smartphone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Movies Under The Stars: Coco

at Mullaly ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Aug19

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park - Guardians of the Galaxy

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join space adventurer Peter Quill, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Gamora, and Drax the Destroyer as they save the universe while being closely pursued by bounty hunters and the powerful villain, Ronan.
Free!

Monday, August 20, 2018

Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Free!

Aug20

Bryant Park Movie Nights: The Terminator

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A futuristic cyborg is sent to present-day L.A. to assassinate a woman, who will bear the child who will someday save humanity.
Free!

Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: RV

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Robin Williams stars as an overworked executive who persuades his family to go on a road trip to Colorado in an RV.
Free!

Aug20

2018 Movies on the Waterfront Series: Black Panther

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically-advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider.
Free!

Aug20

Movies Under The Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Rainey ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: The BFG

at Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Pitch Perfect 3

at Seguine Avenue and Purdy Place (in Lemon Creek Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Bellas reunite for a USO tour in Europe.
Free!

Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Everything, Everything

at Carroll ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Based on the novel by Nicola Yoon, this 2017 coming-of-age romance follows Maddy, a sheltered teenager whose illness prevents her leaving her house, until she meets her neighbor Olly.
Free!

Aug21

Red Hook Flicks 2018: Movies on the Pier

at Valentino PierBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
At the Red Hook Flicks series, see movies on the water and under the watch of Lady Liberty. Presented by Pioneer Works and in association with Red Hook Community Justice Center. The…
Free!

Aug21

Movies Under The Stars: Singin' in the Rain

at Poe ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
When the transition is being made from silent films to `talkies', everyone has trouble adapting. Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic...
Free!

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Aug22

SummerScreen Movie Series: This is Spinal Tap

at Berry Street and North 12th Street (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
SummerScreen is Brooklyn's longest running film and music series, bringing crowds to McCarren Park to enjoy a lineup of cult classic movies, live music, and food and drink from local vendors.
Free!

Aug22

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Up

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring the kids, and settle in for a free screening of this Oscar-winning animation film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Outdoor Cinema: Kedi

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Filmmaker Ceyda Torun and her nimble cinematographer, Charlie Wuppermann, train their prowling, cat’s eye-level cameras on the stories of seven felines roaming the streets of Turkey.
Free!

Aug22

A Summer Movie Under The Stars: Alice in Wonderland (1951) / Morricone Youth

at Long Meadow North (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Young Alice stumbles into Wonderland and meets a cast of characters in her quest home. Enjoy Morricone Youth as they provide some pre-film psychedelic tunes.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: Thor: Ragnarok

at Booker T. Washington PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.
Free!

Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Harry Maze PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
T'Challa returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary, in a conflict with global consequences.
Free!

Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Rey develops her newly-discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: His Girl Friday

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
An editor tries to keep his ace reporter (also his ex-wife) from remarrying in an attempt to win her back.
Free!

Aug22

Hudson RiverFlicks - Big Hit Wednesdays: Blade Runner 2049

at Hudson River Park's Pier 63

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Ryan Gosling stars as new blade runner Officer K in this Oscar-winning film.
Free!

Aug22

Movies Under The Stars: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her...
Free!

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Aug23

CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia.
Free!

Aug23

Rooftop Films Presents: Pick of the Litter

at Central Lawn (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
"Pick of the Litter" follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Bring your pup to the movie!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug23

Community Movie Night: Coco

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come join us for a family screening of Coco, co-sponsored by Elite Learners and Council Member Jumaane D. Williams!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: The Goonies

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Kids find a treasure map and go searching for pirate's booty in a subterranean cavern, but they run into a band of outlaws and their ringleader, whose son comes to the kids' rescue.
Free!

Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: PAN! Our Music Odyssey

at Canarsie ParkBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Filmed in Trinidad and Tobago, this docu-drama intertwines re-enacted vignettes of pivotal moments in the pre-history and history of pan from 1820 to 1963.
Free!

Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 3

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Hudson RiverFlicks: Sing-Along Screenings: Frozen

at Hudson River Park's Clinton Cove This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
When their kingdom becomes trapped in winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer to find her sister, Snow Queen Elsa, and break her icy spell.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Movies Under The Stars: Wonder Woman

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered...
Free!

Friday, August 24, 2018

Aug24

Movie Night Across from Golden Pond: Despicable Me 3

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Celebration of Modern Caribbean Cinema

at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue Entrance (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Journey to Jamaica, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Haiti, Trinidad and the Dominican Republic through these wonderful short films, presented in partnership with the Caribbean Film Academy.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Lee Daniel's The Butler

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Lee Daniels' The Butler is a movie starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and John Cusack. As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Free!

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man Homecoming

at Carmansville PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.
Free!

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Tomb Raider (2018)

at Nelson Avenue and Tennyson Drive (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lara Croft helps a secret group open a mythical tomb while on a quest to find her missing father.
Free!

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Paddington 2

at Maine Avenue and Neal Dow Avenue (in Westerleigh Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Paddington Bear tries to buy an antique book for his aunt's 100th birthday, but his quest brings him into conflict with an unscrupulous actor who also wants the tome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Hudson RiverFlicks - Family Fridays: Coco

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under The Stars: Black Panther

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location, Pelham Bay ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly...
Free!

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: A Ballerina's Tale

at Martin Luther King Jr. Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: The Fate of the Furious

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

8:00 p.m.10:15 p.m.
For The Fate of the Furious, Vin Diesel is joined by a returning all-star cast.
Free!

Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Descendants 2

at Cedar Grove Avenue and Cedar Grove Place (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mal returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma is the self-proclaimed queen of the town and plans to free all the villains imprisoned on the isle.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Marley

at Brower ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This beautiful documentary explores Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history, and role as a social and political prophet.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

Movies Under The Stars: Daddy's Home 2

at Palisade Avenue, Kappock Street and Independence Avenue (in Henry Hudson Park)Bronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Father and stepfather Dusty and Brad join forces to make Christmastime perfect for the children. Their newfound partnership soon gets put to the test...
Free!

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: The Lion King

at Kelly Park (in Kelly Park Playground)Brooklyn

7:37 p.m.9:10 p.m.
Simba, a lion cub crowned prince, is tricked by his treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death. Simba flees into exile, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: The Princess Bride

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Movie Under the stars: The Princess Bride

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to the beach for a free screening of The Princess Bride!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 27, 2018

Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer in this Academy Award-winning film.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movies Under The Stars: Avengers Infinity War

at Mayaro Playground (in Melrose Playground)Bronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six...
Free!

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Aug28

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie

at Paerdegat ParkBrooklyn

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This animated adventure follows Lloyd (Dave Franco), aka the Green Ninja, and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Movies Under the Stars: Isle of Dogs

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Wayanda ParkQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future, and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Free!

Aug28

Red Hook Flicks 2018: Movies on the Pier

at Valentino PierBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
At the Red Hook Flicks series, see movies on the water and under the watch of Lady Liberty. Presented by Pioneer Works and in association with Red Hook Community Justice Center. The…
Free!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Aug29

SummerScreen Movie Series

at Berry Street and North 12th Street (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
SummerScreen is Brooklyn's longest running film and music series, bringing crowds to McCarren Park to enjoy a lineup of cult classic movies, live music, and food and drink from local vendors.
Free!

Aug29

Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief (Italy)

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This recently-restored Italian comedy classic follows an all-night New Year’s Eve in Rome, led by force-of-nature Anna Magnani as a desperate-to-be-noticed movie extra.
Free!

Aug29

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 3

at Col David Marcus Playground (in Colonel David Marcus Playground)Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
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Kids
Aug29

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Grover Cleveland Park (in Grover Cleveland Playground)Queens This is an Accessible location

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. Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music,…
Free!

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Kids
Aug29

Movies Under the Stars: Bringing Up Baby

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
David Huxley, an archaeologist, is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.
Free!

Aug29

Movies Under The Stars: A Wrinkle in Time

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet...
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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Aug30

Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: Infinity War

at Parkside PlaygroundBrooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This superhero adventure follows Black Panther, Iron Man, Thor and the rest of the Avengers as they unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet, Thanos.
Free!

Aug30

Rockaway Civic Association Beach Flix Movie Nights: Life Aquatics

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
Free!

Aug30

Movies Under the Stars: The Wizard of Oz

at Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A tornado whisks young Kansas native Dorothy and her dog Toto away to the magical land of Oz, where they befriend a Scarecrow, a Tin Man, and a Cowardly Lion.
Free!

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Kids
Aug30

Movies Under the Stars: Autumn Sonata

at Washington Square ParkManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A married daughter who longs for her mother's love is visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.
Free!

Aug30

Movies Under The Stars: The Jungle Book

at Allerton PlaygroundBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) must leave the only home he's ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba...
Free!

Friday, August 31, 2018

Aug31

Community Fridays at the Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Get the most out of the dog days of summer with free activities at Concrete Plant Park by the Foodway!
Free!

Aug31

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

at Maria Hernandez ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The turtles face a new challenge when Shredder escapes from custody and joins forces with Baxter Stockman, a mad scientist who plans to use a serum to take over the world.
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Kids
Aug31

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake.
Free!

Aug31

Movies Under the Stars: Sherlock Gnomes

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. Come early for fun activities!
Free!

Aug31

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An ex-stormtrooper, a scrappy desert dweller, and a droid companion embark on a journey that brings them face-to-face with heroes from the past, who are now battling a fascist regime called the First Order.
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Aug31

Movies Under the Stars: Lego: Batman

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

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. In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon,…
Free!

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Kids
Aug31

Movies Under the Stars: Yogi Bear

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Yogi Bear (voiced by Dan Aykroyd), Boo Boo, and Ranger Rick must save Jellystone Park from Mayor Brown, who wants to sell the property due to low attendance.
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Kids
Aug31

Movies Under The Stars: Coco

at Williamsbridge OvalBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz...
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Kids

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sep 1

Movies Under the Stars: Wrinkle in Time

at Frederick Douglass PlaygroundManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Free!

Sep 1

Movies Under the Stars: Kung Fu Panda

at Ehrenreich-Austin PlaygroundQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Karen Koslowitz, and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the…
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Sep 2

Movies Under the Stars: The Little Mermaid

at Yellowstone ParkQueens

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. A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order…
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Kids

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Sep 4

Movies Under the Stars: The Greatest Showman

at Washington Market ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This film celebrates the birth of show business, and tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Free!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Sep 5

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at St. Nicholas Playground SouthManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.
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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Sep 6

Films on the Green: The Grocer's Son

at Low Memorial Library, Columbia UniversityManhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Antoine is forced to return to his family in Provence to assume the lifestyle he thought he had shed—driving the family grocery cart from hamlet to hamlet.
Free!

Sep 6

Movies Under the Stars: Justice League

at 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Free!

Friday, September 7, 2018

Sep 7

Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival 2018: Love Beats Rhymes

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When struggling rapper Coco enrolls in a poetry class, she thinks her rhymes will impress her teacher, Professor Dixon. Instead, Dixon challenges Coco to seek real meaning in her lyrics.
Free!

Sep 7

Movies Under the Stars:Brave

at Paul Raimonda PlaygroundQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Princess Merida uses her bravery and archery skills to battle a curse and restore peace to the Scottish Highlands after she makes a wish that puts her entire kingdom in jeopardy.
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Sep 8

Movies Under the Stars: A Wrinkle in Time

at Carl Schurz Park Hockey Rink (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Sep 9

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Watch this sci-fi adventure as Jyn, the daughter of Galen Erso, an Imperial scientist, joins the Rebel Alliance in a daring plot to steal the Death Star plans.
Free!

Sep 9

Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

at Elmhurst ParkQueens

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. A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life,…
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Kids

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Sep11

Movies Under the Stars: Beasts of the Southern Wild

at Blake Hobbs PlaygroundManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Sep12

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Thomas Jefferson ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically-advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider.
Free!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Sep13

Movies Under the Stars: Smurfs: The Lost Village

at Sol Bloom PlaygroundManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest.
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Kids

Friday, September 14, 2018

Sep14

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 3

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

7:15 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Free!

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Kids
Sep14

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Brookville ParkQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A superhero known as Black Panther faces a dissident who wants to sell the country's natural resources to fund an uprising.
Free!

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sep15

CinemaLIC Presents: Ratatouille

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Remy, a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and would love to become a chef. The only problem is, Remy is a rat.
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Kids
Sep15

Movies Under the Stars: Kubo &the Two Strings

at Ehrenreich-Austin PlaygroundQueens

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. A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing…
Free!

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Kids

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Sep18

Movies Under the Stars: Back to the Future

at Vincent F. Albano Jr Playground (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
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Kids

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Sep19

Movies Under the Stars: Space Jam

at Poor Richard's PlaygroundManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
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Kids

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sep20

Movies Under the Stars: The Greatest Showman

at Corlears Hook ParkManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Free!

Friday, September 21, 2018

Sep21

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder

at Bayside FieldsQueens

7:15 a.m.9:00 p.m.
A 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time. With the support of his parents, he learns how to make friends and adjust to his new environment.
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Kids
Sep21

Movies Under the Stars: Toy Story

at Courtney Callender PlaygroundManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Sep22

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground)Queens This is an Accessible location

7:15 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.
Free!

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Kids
Sep22

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Baruch PlaygroundManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically-advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider .
Free!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Sep25

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man Homecoming

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace.
Free!

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Sep27

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie

at Playground OneManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas.
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Kids

Friday, September 28, 2018

Sep28

Movies Under the Stars: The Princess Bride

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. Come early! Dress like your favorite character in the movie and get some prizes!
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep29

Movies Under the Stars: Ready Player One

at Samuel Seabury PlaygroundManhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.
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