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All of L.A.’s outdoor movies in one calendar

Sit back, relax and catch one of L.A.’s outdoor movie screenings, be it on a rooftop or in your own car

Michael Juliano
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Michael Juliano

Outdoor movies combine two things we love about L.A.: an appreciation of movie-making and spending as much time as possible outside. Alfresco screenings usually start to pop up across the city in the late spring and continue into the fall, be it atop rooftop bars, at L.A.’s best parks or even at a Hollywood cemetery.

Most of our favorite outdoor series fall into two formats: Alfresco screenings where moviegoers bring their own chair or blanket and can pack together some picnic food, and rooftop ones where you’ll be offered a seat and some on-site snacks as you catch films both old and new. (If you’re looking for a fun date idea, this one takes the cake.) Be sure to check back all year long for updates on the list, as new screenings are always being added—especially around holidays.

Looking to see a new movie any night of the week? Check out the best movie theaters in L.A. or the few remaining old-school drive-in movie theaters. And for some at-home inspiration, you can always catch up on the best L.A. movies of all time.

For screenings with multiple movies on a single night, each film is separately ticketed unless otherwise noted.


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