Free Outdoor movies for July 2017

Free Outdoor movies for July 2017

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If it’s your first time attending, we would suggest to arrive early to ensure a nice spot to view the movie. Bring a blanket and food is ok – all sites do not allow alcohol.

Free NYC Summer Movie Events / Showings.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

JUL1

Movies Under the Stars: Storks

at Smokey Oval Playground , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A stork and his human pal must team up to transport a baby girl to her expectant family…
Free!

JUL1

Movies Under the Stars: La La Land

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

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
This Oscar-winning film follows 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

Sunday, July 2, 2017

JUL2

Movies Under the Stars: The Outsiders

at Athens Square , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Members of rival local gangs, distinguished by the haves and the have-nots, get into a scuffle that results in death in 1960s Oklahoma.
Free!

Monday, July 3, 2017

JUL3

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: The Muppets Take Manhattan

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Ambitious Kermit, Miss Piggy, and their Muppet friends bring their college musical (“Manhattan Melodies”) to the Big Apple.
Free!

JUL3

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at Paul Raimonda Playground , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

JUL5

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show – Blazing Saddles

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Free!

JUL5

Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

at Poor Richard’s Playground , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Avengers unite to thwart the villainous Ultron from extinguishing every human on planet Earth. Rated PG-13.
Free!

Thursday, July 6, 2017

JUL6

Movies Under the Stars: Fences

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This movie adapts the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson.
Free!

JUL6

Movies Under the Stars: Curly Sue (1991)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Scammer Bill and his pint-sized companion, Curly Sue, comprise a con team who targets a lawyer.
Free!

Friday, July 7, 2017

JUL7

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man

at O’Donohue Park (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Peter Parker is a nerdy high-schooler who is transformed into a web-spinning vigilante when he is bitten by a genetically altered spider…
Free!

JUL7

Movies Under the Stars: Cinema Paradiso (1989)

at Vesuvio Playground , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A prominent movie director returns to his Sicilian home village for the first time in many years to attend the funeral of the town’s former film projectionist, who served as his mentor.
Free!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

JUL9

Movies Under the Stars: Doctor Strange

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
From Marvel comes Doctor Strange, the story of world-famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose life changes forever…
Free!

JUL9

Outdoor Movie Night: Sister Act

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

8:40 p.m.10:20 p.m.
A singer hides out in a convent to escape the mob. Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel, and Kathy Najimy.
Free!

Monday, July 10, 2017

JUL10

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Sabrina

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The contemporary fairy tale finds the poor chauffeur’s daughter (Audrey Hepburn) pursued by the two sons (Humphrey Bogart, William Holden) of her father’s rich Long Island employer.
Free!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

JUL11

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

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

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

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

JUL12

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show – Dr. Strangelove

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Free!

JUL12

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Bloomingdale Playground , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A rabbit cop must solve a missing person’s case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, July 13, 2017

JUL13

Movies Under the Stars: Face Off (1997)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
An FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, July 14, 2017

JUL14

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.
Free!

JUL14

Movies Under the Stars: Nerve

at Tompkins Square Park , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A teen participates in an online game that involves completing challenges and dares throughout NYC, but the experience eventually escalates into a life-or-death struggle.
Free!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

JUL15

Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters (2016)

at Washington Market Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Four women fight ghosts that have invaded New York City and face an entity who can control humans. Rated PG-13.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 16, 2017

JUL16

Movies Under the Stars: Rumble Fish

at Athens Square , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 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.
Free!

Monday, July 17, 2017

JUL17

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Wall Street

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Climbing the ladder of success is ambitious young broker Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen), who is taken under Gordon Gekko’s (Michael Douglas) wing.
Free!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

JUL19

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show – What’s Up Doc

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Free!

JUL19

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

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures.
Free!

JUL19

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Raoul Wallenberg Playground (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his bankrupt theater.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 20, 2017

JUL20

Movies Under the Stars: Newsies (1992)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses, they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
Free!

Friday, July 21, 2017

JUL21

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!

JUL21

Movies Under the Stars: Up

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
An old man and a young explorer team up and take on the wilderness…
Free!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

JUL22

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Wayanda Park , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 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!

JUL22

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

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

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 23, 2017

JUL23

Outdoor Movie Night: Race

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall’s Island Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:45 p.m.
Legendary black Olympian Jesse Owens competes in track and field at the 1936 Games in Nazi Germany, despite the attempts to turn the event into a celebration of Aryan supremacy.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, July 24, 2017

JUL24

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Pillow Talk

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Doris Day (scoring her only Oscar nomination) plays a single New York interior decorator sharing a telephone party line (remember them?) with a bachelor composer (Rock Hudson).
Free!

JUL24

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (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 Oscar-winning animated movie Zootopia!
Free!

Best For
Kids
JUL24

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Highland Park , Brooklyn

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

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

JUL25

Movies Under The Stars – “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Rated PG-13. Action and Adventure The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy…
Free!

JUL25

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

at Union Turnpike Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures.
Free!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

JUL26

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show – The Truman Show

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, July 27, 2017

JUL27

Movies Under the Stars: The Matrix (1999)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A hacker learns his world is a virtual-reality simulation run by malevolent machines and joins a group of superpowered revolutionaries aiming to tear down the system.
Free!

Must See
Event

JUL27

Movies Under the Stars: Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

at Baseball Field (in Corlears Hook Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
In this lighthearted musical spoof of the early days of Hollywood, a 1920s silent-film star falls for a spunky chorus girl, much to the dismay of his diva-ish leading lady.
Free!

Friday, July 28, 2017

JUL28

Movie Night Across from Golden Pond: Finding Dory

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin.
Free!

JUL28

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!

JUL28

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Dory

at Crocheron 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.
Free!

JUL28

Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur (2015)

at White Playground (in White Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
In a world where the dinosaurs never went extinct, a lost dinosaur befriends a prehistoric boy while searching for his family.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 29, 2017

JUL29

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

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Set 70 years before the time of Harry Potter, the film chronicles the adventures of magic creature expert and writer, Newt Scamander, in New York’s secret wizarding community.
Free!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

JUL30

Movies Under the Stars: My Bodyguard

at Athens Square , Queens  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!

Monday, July 31, 2017

JUL31

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: The Hustler

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Nominated for 9 Oscars, this dark and gritty tale of pool hall sharks won for Cinematography and Art Direction.
Free!

JUL31

Movies Under the Stars: Ella Enchanted

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Ella is under a spell to be constantly honest, a fact she must hide from her new step family in order to protect the prince of the land.
Free!

Best For
Kids
JUL31

Movies Under the Stars: Ella Enchanted

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A girl tries to lift a curse that makes her overly obedient.
Free!

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