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

To FILTER events, use the menu on the right-hand side. Currently viewing 15 events
from September 27, 2021 to October 23, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Sep29

Movies Under the Stars: The Wizard of Oz

at Pier 35Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Dorothy Gale is swept away from her home in Kansas to the magical Land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home and help her friends as well. G
Free!

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Sep30

Movies Under the Stars: Brighton Beach Memoirs

at Brighton Beach Playground (in Brighton Playground)Staten Island

6:40 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Know Before You Go You should come arrive 7:50 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or…
Free!

Sep30

Movies Under the Stars: Captain Marvel

at Chelsea ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Rated PG-13.
Free!

Friday, October 1, 2021

Oct 1

Highbridge Film Festival: Selena

at Pool Deck (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The true story of Selena, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart-topping albums on the Latin music charts. Plus, join us for fun activities on the pool deck.
Free!

Oct 1

Movies Under the Stars: Halloweentown

at Francis Lewis ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A benevolent witch must save her peaceful home town from an invading dark force. Rated TV-PG.
Free!

Oct 1

Woman Woman 1994

at Macombs Dam ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
pack up the picnic chair, and watch a flick in the great outdoors!
Recreation Center Membership required

Oct 1

Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: Infinity War

at Henry M. Jackson PlaygroundManhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe. Rated PG-13.
Free!

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Oct 2

Movies Under the Stars at Queensbridge Park: The Addams Family

at Queensbridge ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family—and their macabre traditions—relocate to suburbia, 21st century New Jersey. As they prepare for a major celebration that involves their extended family, they have to maneuver around the machinations of a devious reality-television host. Rated PG.
Free!

Oct 2

Movies Under the Stars: Yesterday

at Bellevue South ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. Rated PG-13.
Free!

Friday, October 8, 2021

Oct 8

Movies Under the Stars: The Little Mermaid

at Corlears Hook ParkManhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A young mermaid strikes a deal with a sea witch to become human in order to land the man of her dreams, even though her father has forbidden her to swim to the surface. Rated G.
Free!

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Oct 9

Movies Under the Stars: Johnny English Strikes Again

at Chelsea GreenManhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
After a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all of the active undercover agents in Britain, Johnny English is forced to come out of retirement to find the mastermind hacker. PG
Free!

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Oct14

Movies Under the Stars: Forbidden Planet

at New Wave Pier (in East River Esplanade)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. Rated G.
Free!

Friday, October 15, 2021

Oct15

Hocus Pocus

at Joyce Kilmer ParkBronx

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Pack up the picnic chair, and watch a flick in the great outdoors!
Recreation Center Membership required

Friday, October 22, 2021

Oct22

Movies Under the Stars: The Nightmare Before Christmas

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

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion. PG
Free!

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Oct23

Movies Under the Stars: Beetlejuice

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out. PG
Free!

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