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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

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug 17

Movies with a View: Mad Max: Fury Road

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post-apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Free!

Must See
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Aug 17

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Exposed to radiation, four turtles transform into life-size ninjas who fight crime in a major city with the help of a sensei rat and a TV reporter.
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Kids
Aug 17

Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is lured onto Blackbeard's ship by an…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Movies Under the Stars: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

at Coffey Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The story follows Eddie Valiant, a private detective who must exonerate "Toon" Roger Rabbit, who is accused of murdering a wealthy businessman.
Free!

Aug 17

Movies Under the Stars: The Five Heartbeats

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Loosely based on the lives The Dells, The Temptations, Four Tops, James Brown, Frankie Lymon, and other iconic recording artists.
Free!

Aug 17

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito

at Queens Museum (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Aug 17

Movies Under the Stars: MOCACINEMA Presents Pushing Hands (1991)

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee made his directorial debut in this drama about Mr. Chu, a widowed tai-chi master, who moves from Beijing to New York to reunite with his son.
Free!

Aug 17

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

at Lawn Behind the Track and Field Area (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  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 a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: A Dog's Purpose

at Basketball Court (in Carl Schurz Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A dog is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners and eventually re-encounters the man who once rescued him as a young boy in 1962.
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Kids
Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast

at Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic.
Free!

Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Fences

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

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in…
Free!

Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Kung Fu Panda 3

at Wild Avenue and Pearson Street (in Schmul Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly re-appears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters.
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Kids
Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Hancock Park , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Three African-American women at NASA — Katherine (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy (Octavia Spencer) & Mary (Janelle Monáe )— serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history.
Free!

Aug 18

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

at Sunset Park , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Free!

Aug 18

Outdoor Movie: Finding Dory

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin.
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Kids
Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Ferry Point Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program...
Free!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Star Trek Beyond

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Captain Kirk and his crew are marooned on a remote planet after the Enterprise is attacked by a dictator named Krall.
Free!

Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Rosemary's Playground , Queens

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

Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6

at Seaside Wildlife Nature Park , Staten Island

8:00 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. A young tech whiz named Hiro must save his city with the help of his inflatable…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Up

at Carlton Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 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. An old man and a young explorer team up and take on the wilderness after the…
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Kids
Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe

at Lincoln Terrace (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This wonderful coming of age biopic tells the story of Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), a Ugandan girl living in a slum in Katwe who learns to play chess and becomes a Woman Candidate Master at the World Chess Olympiads.
Free!

Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Hercules

at Kelly Park , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hercules needs to perform a rite of passage on Earth to prove himself worthy of living with the gods on Mount Olympus.
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Kids
Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

at Loreto Playground , Bronx

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 film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: Pete's Dragon

at Poe Park , Bronx

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 film!
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug 20

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at Seth Low Playground (in Seth Low Playground/ Bealin Square) , Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
This 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film focuses on the DC Comics character Batman as he attempts to overcome his greatest fear to stop the Joker's latest plan.
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Kids
Aug 20

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

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

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

Must See
Event
Aug 20

Movies Under the Stars: Rock 'N' Roll High School

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everyone's high school fantasy is played out in this wild, rocking movie about clever, rebellious teens who battle their militaristic principal and literally blow their high school to pieces.
Free!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug 21

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Dirty Dancing

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seventeen-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) goes on vacation with her family to a resort in the Catskills. Baby is bored until she meets hunky professional dancer Johnny (Patrick Swayze).
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Must See
Event
Aug 21

Flicks on the Beach: Crown Heights

at On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
We are excited for you to be the first to watch a 2017 Sundance winner, "Crown Heights," before its official release date!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 21

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of The Jungle Book, an exciting adventure about a young boy raised in the jungle with animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
Moana, the strong-willed daughter of a chief of a Polynesian tribe sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of saving her people.
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Kids
Aug 21

Movies Under the Stars: Boomerang (Rated R)

at Lincoln Terrace (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park) , Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Eddie Murphy as Marcus Graham is a successful advertising executive and womanizer who has the tables turned on him by his new boss, Jacqueline Broyer (Robin Givens).
Free!

Aug 21

On the Town Presented by Inwood Art Works at Film Works Alfresco in Inwood Hill Park!

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come to Inwood Hill Park to see the classic adaptation of the 1944 Broadway musical, directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly.
Free!

Aug 21

2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Titanic

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

8:15 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
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Event

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug 22

Movies Under the Stars: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

at Fermi Playground , Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
This coming-of-age comedy follows Greg Heffley as he survives the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school!
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Kids
Aug 22

Movie Night: Zootopia

at 103rd Street Community Garden , Manhattan

8:00 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!

Aug 22

Movies Under the Stars: Million Dollar Arm (2014)

at Cherry Tree Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An American sports agent travels to India to scout for baseball pitchers. When he returns home with two prospects, he learns an important lesson about friendship and family.
Free!

Aug 22

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

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

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

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Movies Under the Stars: Star Trek Beyond

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

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. Capt. Kirk and his crew are marooned on a remote planet after the Enterprise is…
Free!

Aug 22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Chicago (2002)

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Best Picture Winner is based on the Broadway hit about homicidal femmes fatales during the Jazz Age.
Free!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug 23

Outdoor Cinema: Bad Hair (Pelo Malo) (Venezuela/Peru)

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A touching and humorous coming-of-gender story, Bad Hair chronicles the life of nine-year-old Junior, living in a bustling Caracas tenement with his widowed mother.
Free!

Aug 23

Movies Under the Stars: Cabaret (1972)

at Baseball Field (in Corlears Hook Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A nightclub singer and an English writer embark on a doomed romance in Weimar Republic-era Berlin, as the Nazi party begins steadily rising to power and the mood becomes dark.
Free!

Aug 23

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater.
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Kids
Aug 23

Movies Under the Stars: The Boss Baby

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 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. A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to…
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Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug 24

Movies with a View: Public Vote!

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The public will vote between Footloose, Dear White People, or Network.
Free!

Aug 24

Movie Night: The Goonies

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 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!

Aug 24

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Air Bud (1997)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A lonely boy rescues an uncanny canine who has an astonishing ability to shoot hoops from an abusive owner.
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Kids
Aug 24

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

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One:…
Free!

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Kids
Aug 24

Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna's sister...
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Kids

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug 25

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

at McKinley Park , Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle.
Free!

Aug 25

Movies Under the Stars: Swim Team

at Canarsie Park , Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! Grab a blanket and come enjoy this inspiring film about three young athletes…
Free!

Aug 25

Movies Under the Stars: Florence Foster Jenkins

at Multi-Purpose Courts (in Tompkins Square Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An heiress longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York and finds a strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist.
Free!

Aug 25

Movies Under the Stars: Jaws

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

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. An enormous great white shark terrorizes a summer resort town, where a police…
Free!

Aug 25

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui...
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Kids

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug 26

Movies Under the Stars: The Boss Baby

at Bensonhurst Park , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This hilarious animated feature tells the story of Tim, a wildly imaginative 7-year-old and his demanding new baby brother (Alec Baldwin) as they rival for their parents attention.
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Kids
Aug 26

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Last Dragon (1985)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come and join us for a screening of Michael Schultz's The Last Dragon while enjoying the sunset.
Free!

Aug 26

Movies Under the Stars: Southside With You

at Frederick Douglass Playground , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This docudrama follows Barack Obama's first date with Michelle Robinson, his future wife, during the summer of 1989 in Chicago.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 26

Movies Under the Stars: Fences

at Montbellier Park , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This movie adapts the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 26

Movies Under the Stars: X-Men: Apocalypse

at Stapleton Playground , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first…
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Kids
Aug 26

Movies Under the Stars: Fist Fight

at Crotona Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
On the last day before summer vacation, high school teacher Andy Campbell tries his best to keep it together amid senior pranks, a dysfunctional...
Free!

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at Kelly Park , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film focuses on the DC Comics character Batman as he attempts to overcome his greatest fear to stop the Joker's latest plan.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Friends Field , Brooklyn

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 musical comedy tell the story of Koala Buster Moon presides…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self described leading man of that ensemble LEGO Batman stars in his own big screen adventure.
Free!

Monday, August 28, 2017

Aug 28

Flicks on the Beach: Star Wars Rogue One

at On the Beach at West 12th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
As the 2017 Flicks on the Beach comes to a close, we want you to join us as we wish it goodbye until next time, with a screening of Star Wars: Rogue One.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 28

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Jungle Book is an adventure about a young boy who was raised in the jungle with animals.
Free!

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Kids
Aug 28

Cunningham Park Movie Night: Zootopia

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 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
Aug 28

2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Finding Dory

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

8:00 p.m.9:45 p.m.
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.
Free!

Aug 28

A Dog's Life/The Kid by Charlie Chaplin Presented by Inwood Art Works at FIlm Works Alfresco

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us at Inwood Hill Park to see a double feature of short silent films written, directed, and produced by Charlie Chaplin.
Free!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Aug 29

Movie Night : The Incredibles

at Bathgate Community Garden , Bronx

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.
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Kids
Aug 29

Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6 (2014)

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A young tech whiz named Hiro must save his city with the help of his inflatable robot Baymax, as well as his friends Go Go Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Fred.
Free!

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Kids
Aug 29

Movies Under the Stars: La La Land

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  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. Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer/director Damien…
Free!

Aug 29

Arts, Culture, & Fun: La La Land (2016)

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and picnic for an outdoor screening of La La Land (2016), directed by Damien Chazelle.
Free!

Aug 29

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders...
Free!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Aug 30

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Tecumseh Playground , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A panther leads a human boy on a trek through the jungle in order to reunite him with his kind.
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Kids
Aug 30

Movies Under the Stars: Moonlight (R)

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

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. MOONLIGHT is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to…
Free!

Aug 30

Movies Under the Stars: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

at Williamsbridge Oval , Bronx

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 film!
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Kids

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Aug 31

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Thursdays at Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival - Men in Black (1997)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A secret-agent duo track extraterrestrials living on Earth, one of them a particularly nasty visitor: a giant roach.
Free!

Aug 31

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

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground , Queens  This is an Accessible location

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

Aug 31

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, “Guardians of the…
Free!

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Kids

Friday, September 1, 2017

Sep 1

Movie Night and Public Art in Virginia Park: Cars 3

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a movie night featuring "Cars 3" in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx.
Free!

Sep 1

Movies Under the Stars: Captain America: Civil War

at Basketball Courts (in Hamilton Fish Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 a.m.
Former Avengers teammates Iron Man and Captain America clash over ideological differences. Soon, the rest of the Marvel heroes take sides in the conflict.
Free!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

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

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 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.
Free!

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Kids

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Sep 5

Movie Night: Sing

at Bathgate Community Garden , Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition which becomes grander than he anticipates.
Free!

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Kids

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sep 6

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 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.
Free!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sep 7

Films on the Green: The Wild Child by Truffaut, selected by James Ivory

at Low Memorial Library, Columbia University , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A scantily clothed and dirty young boy who was found in the forest is admitted to the National Institute for the Deaf and Dumb in Paris.
Free!

Sep 7

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Sep 7

Movies Under the Stars: The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)

at Basketball Courts (in De Witt Clinton Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Based on a true story, the film casts Debbie Reynolds as hoydenish Molly Brown, who wangles her way into Denver High Society when she marries "overnight millionaire" Johnny Brown.
Free!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Sep 8

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A rabbit cop must solve a missing person's case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sep 9

Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: The Fits

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A dreamy exploration of girlhood, The Fits follows an 11-year-old tomboy as she tries to fit in with her peers after joining an all-girl dance team.
Free!

Sep 9

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito

at Sunset Park , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sep 14

Movies Under the Stars: Chocolat (2000)

at Asser Levy Playground , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A mysterious woman opens a sweets shop in a 1950s French village and immediately causes a stir, both romantically and societally, among the uptight townsfolk.
Free!

Sep 14

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito

at Mineral Springs (in Central Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sep 15

Movies Under the Stars: Grown Ups 2 (2013)

at Basketball Court

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Old high-school pals recapture some of their past glories and learn life lessons from their kids, who are celebrating their last day of school.
Free!

Sep 15

Movies Under the Stars: Newsies (1992)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This iconic Disney musical movie follows young newspaper sellers exploited beyond reason by their bosses setting out to make changes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sep 16

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This film tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sep 19

Movies Under the Stars: WALL-E (2008)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This Oscar-winning CGI-animated delight follows the misadventures of the last robot on Earth, circa 2800, who develops a romance with a sleek, high-tech android.
Free!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sep 20

Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story (1961)

at Harlem Art Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this ten-time Academy Award winning classic musical, two youths from rival groups fall in love as conflicts on turf boundaries ensue.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 20

Outdoor Movie Night: Malcolm X

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

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

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sep 21

Movies Under the Stars: Breakfast at Tiffany's (1960)

at Samuel Seabury Playground , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.
Free!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sep 22

Movies Under the Stars: Power Rangers (2017)

at Seward Park , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Five ordinary teens become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove –and the world– is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat.
Free!

Sep 22

Movies Under the Stars: Kong: Skull Island

at Sorrentino Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful.
Free!

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.
Free!

Must See
Event

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.
Free!

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.
Free!

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.
Free!

Friday, September 29, 2017

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.
Free!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

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.
Free!

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