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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

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun23

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Marshall

at St. Nicholas Park 135 Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

8:00 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 story of Thurgood Marshall, lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice...
Free!

Jun23

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie

at Sean's PlaceQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
High-school students moonlight as ninjas, and fight to defend their island of Ninjago.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 3

at Cortelyou Road & E. 17th StreetBrooklyn

8:30 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! In this third rendition of the delightful animated franchise, Gru (Steve…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Movies Under the Stars: Dunkirk

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Dunkirk is a WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun23

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

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this sequel to the animated Disney comedy, 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
Jun23

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Crotona ParkBronx 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, who guides...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Jun24

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Sheepshead PlaygroundBrooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Movies Under the Stars: Karate Kid (1984)

at Bensonhurst ParkBrooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:37 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Jun26

Movies Under the Stars: Fences

at Moore PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 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! A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s...
Free!

Jun26

Movies Under the Stars: The Lion King

at Russell Sage PlaygroundQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A royal lion cub is driven into exile after his uncle murders his father.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun26

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Williamsbridge OvalBronx

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, who guides...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Jun27

Movies Under the Stars: The Greatest Showman

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

8:00 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! Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary...
Free!

Jun27

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji (2017)

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Movies Under the Stars: Marshall

at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Free!

Jun27

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle

at Poe ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Jun27

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Jun28

Movies Under the Stars: Pride Month Series: Saturday Church

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A 14 year-old-boy, struggling with gender identity and religion begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and finds his passion in the process.
Free!

Jun28

Movie Nights in Rockaway - Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us for a free movie at the beach! Now playing--Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

at Chelsea ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 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! Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Movies Under the Stars: Ferdinand

at Conch PlaygroundQueens

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Movies Under the Stars: Chicago

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This Best Picture winner is based on the Broadway hit about homicidal femmes fatales during the Jazz Age.
Free!

Jun28

Movies Under the Stars: Power Rangers (2017)

at Pena Herrera Park (in Pena Herrera Playground)Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Five ordinary teens must 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!

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Kids

Friday, June 29, 2018

Jun29

Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival 2018

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for a screening of a biopic about the struggles of director Mario Van Peebles' struggles as he attempts to film and distribute a film widely credited with showing Hollywood that a viable African-American audience existed, and thus influencing the creation of the Blaxploitation genre.
Free!

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: MOCA Cinema: The Last Dragon

at Columbus ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight a corrupted martial arts expert.
Free!

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder

at Paul Raimonda PlaygroundQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he begins the fifth grade.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man: Homecoming

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

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Spider-Man learns the ropes of being a superhero under the tutelage of Tony Stark, all while juggling his responsibilities as high schooler Peter Parker.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

at McKinley ParkBrooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This heart-warming 1982 classic tell the story of a young boy, Elliot (Henry…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Spiderman Homecoming

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark,...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Jun30

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

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!

Jun30

Movies Under the Stars: An American Tail

at Rory Staunton FieldQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Fievel, an immigrant mouse searches for his family in 1800s New York City after they are separated upon their arrival in America.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own

at Schmul ParkStaten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A look at the first women's professional baseball league focuses on the rivalry between sisters on the same team, and their washed up, hard-drinking coach.
Free!

Jun30

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Parkside PlaygroundBrooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, this mega blockbuster follows T'Challa as he returns home as king of Wakanda...
Free!

Jun30

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Scarangella ParkBrooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, this mega blockbuster follows T'Challa as he returns home as king of Wakanda...
Free!

Jun30

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Macombs Dam ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Jul 3

Movies Under the Stars: Edward Scissorhands

at Playground (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Robert Holden and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A fantastic modern day suburban fairy tale.…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 3

Movies Under the Stars: The House

at White PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.
Free!

Jul 3

Movies Under the Stars: Independence Day

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

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 film. Strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through…
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Jul 5

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Movie Series: Splash

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.
Free!

Jul 5

Movies Under the Stars: Bedtime Stories

at Bellevue South ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A hotel handyman's life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji (2017)

at Roy Wilkins Park Parking LotQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 6, 2018

Jul 6

Movies Under the Stars: Southside With You

at Harlem Art ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The film chronicles twhen the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side.
Free!

Jul 6

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji (2017)

at East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard (in Broad Channel Park)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. Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game. Know Before You Go You…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Movies Under the Stars: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

at Lamberts Lane and Arlene Street (in Father Macris Park)Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.
Free!

Jul 6

Movies Under the Stars: Happy Feet

at Heritage ParkStaten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soulmates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania

at Tompkins Square ParkManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Springfield ParkQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Donovan Richards and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: The Greatest Showman

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Greatest Showman is an original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Yoda, Mace Windu, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and other Jedi Knights lead the Grand Army of the Republic against the droid army of the Separatists.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

Movies Under the Stars: The King and I

at Athens SquareQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Costa Constantinides and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Yul Brynner's magnetic, Oscar-winning…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Jul10

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

at Asser Levy PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half-human, half-vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul10

Movies Under the Stars: Pitch Perfect

at Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A feisty college student gives her school's a cappella group a much-needed makeover by adding some modern hits into the mix in the run-up to a big competition.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jul11

Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets

at Cherry Tree ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Movies Under the Stars: Jaws

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A great white shark terrorizes a resort town where a police chief, a fisherman, and a marine biologist realize they're "gonna need a bigger boat" to battle the bloodthirsty beast.
Free!

Jul11

Movies Under the Stars: La La Land

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Jul12

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Movie Series: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Exiled into the dangerous forest by her wicked stepmother, a princess is rescued by seven dwarf miners who make her part of their household.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me: 3

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

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. Illumination, who brought audiences…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Movies Under the Stars: The Lion King

at Brevoort PlaygroundBrooklyn

8:30 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! This beloved animated Disney classic follows the adventures of Simba (Zoe…
Free!

Jul12

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

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 a free film.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 13, 2018

Jul13

Movies Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe

at Frederick Johnson Park (in Frederick Johnson Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 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!A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.
Free!

Jul13

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

at Crocheron ParkQueens 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!

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Kids
Jul13

Movies Under the Stars: Cars 3

at Bloomingdale ParkStaten 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 film. Race car Lightning McQueen suffers a severe crash while trying to compete with a…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Movies Under the Stars: Hook

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

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 film. A workaholic yuppie lawyer remembers he was once Peter Pan after Captain Hook…
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Jul14

Movies Under the Stars: Big Fish

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An estranged son tries to reconcile with his dying father, a Southern raconteur.
Free!

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Kids

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jul17

Movies Under the Stars: Beasts of the Southern Wild

at Blake Hobbs PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 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! Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood...
Free!

Jul17

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.
A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.
Free!

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Kids

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Jul18

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Hamilton Fish ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 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! In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island...
Free!

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Kids

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Jul19

Movies Under the Stars: Throwback Movie Series: Little Shop of Horrors

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Free!

Jul19

Movies Under the Stars: Lion

at Playground 103 CIIIManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia...
Free!

Friday, July 20, 2018

Jul20

Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival 2018: Fences

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for a free screening of this Oscar-winning film starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Come early for pre-show music spun by DJ Mike and a short film!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul20

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Dry Dock PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther Bagheera and...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Movies Under the Stars: Southside with You

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Docudrama about Barack Obama's first date with Michelle Robinson, his future wife, during the summer of 1989 in Chicago.
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jul21

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.
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Kids

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Jul22

Movies Under the Stars: Edward Scissorhands

at Athens SquareQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Edward's unconventional charm is soon discovered as he styles hair, gardens and grooms dogs with the shears of metal where his fingers should have been.
Free!

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Kids

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!

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jul24

Movies Under the Stars: Justice League

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

8:00 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!

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Kids

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Jul25

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at St. Nicholas Playground SouthManhattan

8:00 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, July 26, 2018

Jul26

Movies Under the Stars: Loving Vincent

at Asser Levy PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 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.
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Friday, July 27, 2018

Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: The Princess Bride

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
Free!

Jul27

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

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!

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Kids

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

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

at Frederick Douglass PlaygroundManhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jul31

Movies Under the Stars: Justice League

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

8:00 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

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!

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Kids

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Aug 1

Movies Under the Stars: Gifted

at De Witt Clinton ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 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

Movies Under the Stars: Justice League

at High Bridge Park (in Highbridge Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 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

Movies Under the Stars: The Jackie Robinson Story

at Jackie Robinson ParkManhattan

8:00 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: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

8:00 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!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Aug 7

Movies Under the Stars: The Boxtrolls

at Raoul Wallenberg Playground (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

8:00 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.
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Kids

Friday, August 10, 2018

Aug10

Movies Under the Stars: Malcolm X

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

8:00 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!

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!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Aug14

Movies Under the Stars: Gremlins

at Henry M. Jackson PlaygroundManhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Free!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

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!

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!

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Kids

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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!

Friday, August 24, 2018

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!

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!

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Kids

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!

Friday, September 7, 2018

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!

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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