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Movies Under the Stars

Pack up the picnic chair, and watch a flick in the great outdoors! Through Movies Under the Stars, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and NYC Parks bring more than 150 film screenings to parks throughout the five boroughs. Enjoy family-friendly entertainment in the city's parks and playgrounds, ranging from great new movies to all-time classics.

Our movies have chairs reserved for seniors and people with disabilities, so that everyone can enjoy a good movie. Bring some food, find a great spot, and enjoy the show!

Movies Under the Stars Events

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Oct18

Movies Under The Stars: Boss Baby

at West Bronx Recreation CenterBronx This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightful unreliable narrator.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct18

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: The Babadook

at Sunset ParkBrooklyn

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
This 2014 Australian “boogeyman” tale unfolds as 7-year-old Samuel receives a disturbing storybook and becomes convinced that the book’s monster is lurking in the house.
Free!

Friday, October 19, 2018

Oct19

Drive-in Movie: Ghostbusters

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

5:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Free!

Oct19

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

at Cooper ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A San Francisco health inspector and his colleague discover that humans are being replaced by alien duplicates; each a perfect copy of the person replaced, only devoid of human emotion.
Free!

Oct19

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: A Quiet Place

at Lawn Area (in John Paul Jones Park)Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
?This hit post-apocalyptic horror follows a family that must live in silence while hiding from extraterrestrial creatures that hunt by sound.
Free!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct20

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktober Fest: Goosebumps

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: Hotel Transylvania 3

at Bay 8th Street and Independence Avenue (in Dyker Beach Park)Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Count Dracula and family go on a cruise for sea-loving monsters, unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Oct21

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: The Visit

at Carroll ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
?M. Night Shyamalan’s 2015 found footage thriller follows two siblings as they discover a dark secret about their grandparents while visiting them on their remote farm.
Free!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Oct24

Movies Under The Stars: Coco

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

4:00 p.m.7:00 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
Oct24

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: Fear(s) of the Dark

at 50 Kent Pop-Up Park (in Bushwick Inlet Park)Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
These tales of terror are inspired by the creeping shadows that lurk in the darkest depths of each graphic artist's psyche.
Free!

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Oct25

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: Dead Snow

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
?This 2009 Norwegian zombie film centers on a group of medical students on a ski trip that turns horrific as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.
Free!

Friday, October 26, 2018

Oct26

Movies Under The Stars: Avengers Infinity War

at Joyce Kilmer ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.9:00 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!

Oct26

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: Coco

at Amersfort ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Miguel, an aspiring young musician, embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors to unlock the real story behind his family’s ban on music.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: What We Do in the Shadows

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This mockumentary follows vampire housemates as they try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.
Free!

Oct26

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks 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 to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Oct27

Movies Under The Stars: Coco

at Playground Fifty-Two (in Playground 52 LII)Bronx

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming a musician like his idol Ernesto dela Cruz.
Free!

Oct27

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

at The Nethermead (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
This zombie classic follows seven people who are trapped in a rural farmhouse, which is besieged by a large and growing group of ghouls.
Free!

Oct27

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: Cabin in the Woods

at Maria Hernandez ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
This horror comedy follows a group of college students who retreat to a remote forest cabin where they fall victim to backwoods zombies and the two technicians who manipulate events.
Free!

Oct27

Movies Under the Stars: Hocus Pocus

at Conference House ParkStaten Island

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Three 17th-century witches, hanged for their murderous crimes, are resurrected on…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Oct28

Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: Coco

at Sunset ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Miguel, an aspiring young musician, embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors to unlock the real story behind his family’s ban on music
Free!

Best For
Kids

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