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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

Monday, July 23, 2018

Jul23

Movies Under the Stars: Grease

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of this popular classic!
Free!

Jul23

Bryant Park Movie Nights: The Princess Bride

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy classic films under the stars on the big screen. This movie is based on William Goldman's novel "The Princess Bride", a fairy tale about a young woman and her true love.
Free!

Jul23

2018 Movies on the Waterfront Series: Bambi

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Central Astoria LDC is pleased to kick off the 2018 Movies on the Waterfront Series with a showing of Bambi.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

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

at Scarangella ParkBrooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:45 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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jul24

Summer Movie Nights: Big Hero 6

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Robotics prodigy Hiro lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Next to his older brother, Tadashi, Hiro's closest companion is Baymax, a robot whose sole purpose is to take care of…
Free!

Jul24

Summer Movie Nights: Coco

at Paradise on EarthBronx

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for a free movie night under the stars! The movie starts after the sunset. Free for all, and great for the whole family.
Free!

Jul24

Movies Under the Stars: Justice League

at Nathan Straus Playground (P.S. 140)Manhattan

8:30 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!

Best For
Kids
Jul24

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!

Jul24

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for Coco.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul24

Movies Under the Stars: Boss Baby

at Williamsbridge OvalBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul24

Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants

at Franz Sigel ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books. When their mean...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul24

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

at Wingate ParkBrooklyn

8:45 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This 2017 epic follows Rey as she receives Jedi training from Luke Skywalker, in hopes of turning the tide for the Resistance in the fight against Kylo Ren and the First Order.
Free!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Jul25

SummerScreen Movie Series: Love & Basketball

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!

Jul25

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Toy Story 3

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend or a few, and settle in for a movie night, featuring Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and friends!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Outdoor Cinema: The Young Girls of Rochefort (France)

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Real-life sisters, uber-gorgeous Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Dorléac play twins looking for love.
Free!

Jul25

A Summer Movie Under the Stars: Alice in Wonderland / Morricone Youth

at Long Meadow North (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present A Summer Movie Under the Stars in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul25

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at St. Nicholas Playground SouthManhattan

8:30 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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Movies Under the Stars: Bye Bye Birdie

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for Bye Bye Birdie.
Free!

Jul25

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 3

at Tremont ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The mischievous Minions hope that Gru will return to a life of crime after the new boss of the Anti-Villain League fires him. Instead, Gru decides to remain...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Staten Island Film Festival: Bye Bye Birdie

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A high-school girl is chosen from legions of fans to give one last kiss to a drafted rock star before he goes into the Armed Services, and a frustrated tunesmith hopes to capitalize on the stunt.
Free!

Jul25

Movies Under the Stars: Mulan 2

at Homecrest PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! In this delightful sequel to the hit Disney animated comedy, Mulan…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Jul26

Summer Outdoor Movie Night: Vertigo

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Vertigo is the last of our four FREE outdoor summer movies. Come with your blanket and snacks to sit on the North Lawn in West Stuyvesant.
Free!

Jul26

Movie Night at Alley Pond Park: Zootopia

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Community Movie Night: A Wrinkle in Time

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 A Wrinkle in Time, with family-friendly activities before the movie begins!
Free!

Jul26

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Movie Series: The Lion King

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A lion cub crowned prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Movies Under the Stars: Loving Vincent

at Asser Levy PlaygroundManhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park (1993)

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a screening of Jurassic Park (1993).
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Jul26

Movies Under the Stars: Enter the Dragon (R)

at Sunset ParkBrooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:15 p.m.
This 1973 martial arts action movie tells the story of Lee, a martial-arts expert determined to help capture the drug dealer whose gang was responsible for his sister’s death.
Free!

Friday, July 27, 2018

Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

SummerSTARZ Free Family Movies: Coco

at WNYC Transmitter ParkBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
School's almost out and Town Square's SummerSTARZ free family movie nights are back at Transmitter Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The French Embassy and NYC Parks present the 11th annual outdoor Films on the Green Festival featuring free French movies in NYC parks. Visit frenchculture.org for more details.
Free!

Jul27

Films on the Green: Haute Cuisine

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Hortense, a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of France appoints her as his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace.
Free!

Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: The Princess Bride

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. Dress like your favorite character in the movie and get some prizes!
Free!

Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: Pitch Perfect 2

at Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free screening of Pitch Perfect 2.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: A Wrinkle in Time

at Merriam PlaygroundBronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 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...
Free!

Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: Leap

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Best friends Félicie and Victor hatch a plan to escape from their rural orphanage in 19th-century France. Félicie dreams of becoming a ballerina, while...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.11:50 p.m.
Inspired by Arthurian legends, this 2017 epic fantasy, young Arthur and his quest to regain control of the crown and seize his true destiny to become a legendary fighter and leader.
Free!

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

Movies Under the Stars: Lion King

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Rey learns the ways of the Force from Luke Skywalker, and develops a telepathic bond with Kylo Ren, who is struggling to master the Dark Side.
Free!

Jul28

Movies Under the Stars: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

at Frederick Douglass PlaygroundManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets.
Free!

Jul28

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

at Van Cortlandt ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Jul28

Movie Night: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 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.
Free!

Jul28

Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

at Lawn near the flagpole (in Marine Park)Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Mr. Incredible's desire to help people draws the entire family into a battle with Syndrome, a former fan who now plots to wipe out all superheroes with his killer robot.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Jul29

Movies Under the Stars: The Little Mermaid

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

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 mermaid strikes a deal with a sea witch to become human in order to land…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Lawn Near 79th Street Entrance (in Shore Park and Parkway)Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:45 p.m.
When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the Zootopia police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 30, 2018

Jul30

Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Bryant Park Movie Nights: When Harry Met Sally

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A couple maintain a close friendship over the years by keeping sex out of it for fear it might ruin their relationship.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul30

2018 Movies on the Waterfront Series: Moonstruck

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

8:30 p.m.10:20 p.m.
Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.
Free!

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jul31

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Yellowstone ParkQueens

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. A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Movies Under the Stars: Justice League

at St Nicholas North Playground (in St. Nicholas Playground North)Manhattan

8:30 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!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

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!

Jul31

Movies Under the Stars: The Lion King

at Seton ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba (Zoe Leader), the heir of his father, Mufasa (Ernie Sabella). Simba's wicked...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Movies Under the Stars: A Wrinkle in Time

at Saratoga Square Park (in Saratoga Park)Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:45 p.m.
This science fantasy adventure follows a young girl who, with the help of three astral travelers, sets off on a quest to find her missing father
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Aug 1

SummerScreen Movie Series: Hackers

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!

Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Coco

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 movie night featuring this Oscar-winning animation film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Outdoor Cinema: Loveling

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for a free movie under the stars!
Free!

Aug 1

A Summer Movie Under the Stars: West Side Story / Skyline Salsa Band

at Long Meadow North (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present A Summer Movie Under the Stars in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Movies Under the Stars: Gifted

at De Witt Clinton ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Free!

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

Summer in the Square Movie Nights: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This August 2nd & 9th, join us for our Summer in the Square Movie Nights!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Movies Under the Stars: Justice League

at Lawn at 173rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

8:30 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, August 3, 2018

Aug 3

Movie Night Across from Golden Pond: Justice League

at Golden Pond (in Crocheron Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Aug 3

SummerSTARZ Free Family Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy 2

at WNYC Transmitter ParkBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
School's almost out and Town Square's SummerSTARZ free family movie nights are back at Transmitter Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: The Jackie Robinson Story

at Jackie Robinson ParkManhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues.
Free!

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Aug 4

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Paul Raimonda PlaygroundQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Movies Under the Stars: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Free!

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Aug 5

Movies Under the Stars: Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Psychic orphans flee a scheming millionaire and a suspicious sheriff.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park - Coco

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

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Coco is a Disney Pixar animated film that tells the story of 12 year-old Miguel Rivera who is accidentally transported to the land of the dead.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 6, 2018

Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience.
Free!

Aug 6

Bryant Park Movie Nights: The Wiz

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young kindergarten teacher finds herself in the Land of Oz. She journeys down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wiz, and encounters a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion.
Free!

Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 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!

Aug 6

2018 Movies On The Waterfront Series: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
Free!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Aug 7

Summer Movie Nights: Spider-Man: Homecoming

at Paradise on EarthBronx

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges.
Free!

Aug 7

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!

Aug 7

Movies Under the Stars: The Boxtrolls

at Raoul Wallenberg Playground (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Aug 8

SummerScreen Movie Series: Fantastic Mr. Fox

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!

Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Summer Wars

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic and settle in for a movie night featuring the animation film, Summer Wars.
Free!

Aug 8

Outdoor Cinema: Spirit of the Beehive (Spain)

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for a free movie under the stars!
Free!

Aug 8

A Summer Movie Under the Stars: Space Jam / DJ Dr. Israel

at Long Meadow North (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present A Summer Movie Under the Stars in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema.
Free!

Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman

at Bellevue South ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 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!

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Aug 9

Summer in the Square Movie Nights: Hairspray (2007)

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This August 2nd & 9th, join us for our Summer in the Square Movie Nights!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Movies Under the Stars: Isle of Dogs

at Matthew P. Sapolin PlaygroundManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog. The ASPCA Mobile Adoption Unit will be parked in front of the park from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Free!

Friday, August 10, 2018

Aug10

Movie Nights in Rockaway: Black Panther

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us for a free movie night at the beach for the whole family to enjoy! The Marvel hit movie Black Panther comes to our shores.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Movies Under the Stars: Peter Rabbit

at Twenty Four Sycamores Park (in Twenty-Four Sycamores Park)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.
Free!

Aug10

SummerSTARZ Free Family Movies: Black Panther

at WNYC Transmitter ParkBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
School's almost out and Town Square's SummerSTARZ free family movie nights are back at Transmitter Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Movies Under the Stars: Malcolm X

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
Free!

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Aug11

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebration of Ingmar Bergman - Movie Screening: Autumn Sonata

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema’s two great Bergmans: Ingmar, the iconic director of The Seventh Seal, and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca.
Free!

Monday, August 13, 2018

Aug13

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Bryant Park Movie Nights: Thelma and Louise

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Two female friends try to drive to Mexico in order to escape the police after one of them kills a man attempting to rape the other.
Free!

Aug13

Movies Under the Stars: Argo

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!

Aug13

2018 Movies on the Waterfront Series: Casablanca

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Aug14

Movie Night at Alley Pond Park: The Lion King

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.9:45 p.m.
A lion cub crowned prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

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 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!

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!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Aug16

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!

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!

Friday, August 17, 2018

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!

Saturday, August 18, 2018

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!

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!

Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Saving Jamaica Bay

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

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. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot.…
Free!

Best For
Kids

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

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!

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

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 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

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!

Thursday, August 23, 2018

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

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: 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!

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!

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

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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

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!

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Aug30

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji

at Jackie Robinson ParkManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.
Free!

Friday, August 31, 2018

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 The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

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

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sep 1

Movies Under the Stars: Wrinkle in Time

at Frederick Douglass PlaygroundManhattan 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!

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!

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: The Greatest Showman

at Corlears Hook ParkManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
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!

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!

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Sep25

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man Homecoming

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd)Manhattan

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!

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