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Free Summer Movies

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

Free Summer Movies Events

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep 23

Movies Under the Stars: Space Jam (1996)

at Field (in Frederick Douglass Playground) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In an attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes characters seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
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Sep 23

Movies Under the Stars: The Motorcycle Diaries (R)

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:15 p.m.
This biopic tells the story of the iconic Ernesto “Che” Guevara (as a young man travelling across South America with his friend Alberto Granado by motorcycle.
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Sep 23

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Noonan Playground (in L/CPL Thomas P. Noonan Jr. Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.
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Sep 23

Movies Under the Stars: Thor: The Dark World

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

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. Thor must team up with his mischievous brother Loki in order to defeat a Dark Elf…
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Kids

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep 26

Movies Under the Stars: Central Intelligence

at A Philip Randolph Square , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A reluctant accountant gets roped into helping an old high-school classmate, now a CIA agent, with a crucial mission involving the hacking of U.S. spy satellites.
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sep 27

Movies Under the Stars: The Fate of the Furious

at Basketball Courts (in Hamilton Fish Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, his crew faces trials that will test them like never before.
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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep 28

Movies Under the Stars: Groundhog Day (1993)

at Basketball Court (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
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Sep 28

Free Movies in Hudson Park: Hocus Pocus

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 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.
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Sep 28

Movies Under the Stars: The Fate of the Furious

at Owen F. Dolen Park , Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
With Dom and Letty married, Brian and Mia retired and the rest of the crew exonerated, the globe-trotting team has found some semblance of a normal life...
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Friday, September 29, 2017

Sep 29

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Cooper Park , Brooklyn

6:45 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure shares…
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Kids
Sep 29

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman (2017)

at Lawn (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

6:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
This long-awaited film based on the DC Comics character of the same name centers on Amazon Princess Diana and her mission to fight in an ongoing world war.
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Sep 29

Movies Under the Stars: Jason Bourne (2016)

at Central Lawn (in J. Hood Wright Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Jason Bourne probes his father's death while evading government forces.
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Sep 29

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

at Conference House Park , Staten Island

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. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of…
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Kids
Sep 29

Movies Under the Stars: Boss Baby

at Williamsbridge Oval , Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator -- a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim...
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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep 30

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy 2

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This hilarious sequel to the wildly successful Marvel superhero film finds the Guardians travelling throughout the cosmos as they help Peter Quill learn more about his mysterious parentage.
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Sep 30

Movies Under the Stars: Coming to America (R)

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Eddie Murphy stars as Akeem Joffer, the crown prince of the fictional African nation of Zamunda, who comes to the United States in the hopes of finding a woman he can marry.
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Sep 30

Movies Under the Stars: Saturday Night Fever (1977)

at Basketball Courts (in Dry Dock Playground) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.
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Sep 30

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman

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

7:30 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. An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which…
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Kids
Sep 30

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Grant Park , Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it...
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Oct 11

NYC Parks and The Center Proudly Present OUT IN THE OPEN: Suited

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Suited follows 6 clients who get measured and fitted for new suits at Bindle & Keep, a Brooklyn-based tailoring company that specializes in clothing for people who are LGBTQ, gender-nonconforming, or nonbinary.
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Friday, October 13, 2017

Oct 13

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
In this modern retelling of a Disney classic, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman named Belle is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.
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