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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

Friday, April 28, 2017

Apr 28

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

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Turtles team up with April O'Neil and vigilante Casey Jones to save New York City.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr 29

Movies Under the Stars: Doctor Strange

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
In this Oscar-nominated film, neurosurgeon Stephen Strange studies the art of sorcery from a mystic known as the Ancient One. Later, Strange must battle a rival who plans to cause chaos.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Dory

at Seaside Wildlife Nature Park , Staten Island

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. Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Genetically-engineered dinos run amok on a remote island.
Free!

Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12

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

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

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
An author studying fantastic beasts arrives in 1926 NYC, and gets caught up in a larger conflict when some of the creatures in his care are accidentally released.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May 13

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

at Lenevar Avenue and Ionia Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park) , Staten Island

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!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 19, 2017

May 19

Movie Under the Stars: Grease

at Crocheron Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A goody two-shoes from Australia falls in love with a greaser over the summer. When she enrolls at the same high school, they have a difficult time maintaining their relationship.
Free!

May 19

Movie Under the Stars: Secret Life of Pets

at Police Officer Edward Byrne Park , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 19

Movies Under the Stars: Transformers (2007)

at Midland Field , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A teen helps transforming alien robots defend Earth from their invading enemies.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20

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

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 20

Movies Under the Stars: Little Big League

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A 12 year old is named the new owner of the Minnesota Twins in his grandfather's will. He designates himself as the team manager in an attempt to turn the perennially losing squad around.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 20

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings

at Bowne Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father.
Free!

May 20

Movie Under the Stars: Alice Through The Looking Glass

at Bowne Playground , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Alice journeys into the past in order to save the Mad Hatter's family. Elsewhere, the deposed Red Queen also attempts to go back in time and heal old wounds.
Free!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25

Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story

at Faber Park Entrance (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Rival New York street gangs war in Manhattan over turf boundaries while two youths fall in love, but they are from opposing groups.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, May 26, 2017

May 26

Movie Under the Stars: Finding Dory

at Gorman Playground , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 26

Movies Under the Stars: The Legend of Tarzan

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tarzan returns to the Congo, where he clashes with a greedy Belgian captain who has sinister plans for his old home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May 27

Movies Under the Stars: Coach Carter

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

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A former scholastic basketball star and self-made businessman returns to his alma mater to oversee the school's undisciplined hoops team.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Movie Under the Stars: Moana

at 20th Avenue and 38th Street (in Woodtree 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!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Jun 7

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings

at Frederick B Judge Playground (in Frederick B. Judge Playground) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father.
Free!

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jun 9

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

at Crocheron Park , 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!

Must See
Event

Friday, June 16, 2017

Jun 16

Movie Under the Stars: Sing

at Rochdale Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

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

Jun 16

Movie Under the Stars: Secret Life of Pets

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home.
Free!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun 17

Movie Under the Stars: Sing

at Paul Raimonda Playground , Queens

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

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Jun 25

Outdoor Movie Night: Zootopia

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

8:40 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jun 28

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

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

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!

Must See
Event

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun 30

Movie Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Main Street and Elder Avenue (in Kissena Corridor Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
As the United States raced to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul 21

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Films to be announced.
Free!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Jul 28

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Films to be announced.
Free!

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