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All of the outdoor movies in NYC this summer

Discover where to catch your favorite flick in the park or on a rooftop with our handy calendar of outdoor movies in NYC

Bryant Park Movie Nights
Photograph: Courtesy Angelito Jusay Bryant Park Movie Nights
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Fine, it's hot out there. Scorching. Sticky, too. But isn't New York City also glorious during the summer? Don't fight us on this. Especially when you've got time to hit some gorgeous parks, maybe with a cooler of something pre-mixed, our town is hard to beat. And if you're a film fanatic who loves free movie screenings—of beloved rom-coms, Academy Award-winning classics, action movies and more—it's an optimal time to bookmark this page right here: a constantly updating calendar of all of this summer's outdoor screenings. Thank us later. Just get out there.

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July 1

The Notebook
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Bryant Park Movie Nights, sunset

July 2

Clueless
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 3

Cielo
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

July 5

Bohemian Rhapsody: Sing-Along
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Tomboy
Films on the Green at Tompkins Square Park, sunset

July 6

The Princess Bride
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 7

The Big Lebowski
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 8

Carrie (1976)
Bryant Park Movie Nights, sunset

Casablanca
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Fool's Gold
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

July 9

Goodfellas
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Top Gun
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

July 10

The Amazing Catfish
Films on the Green at J. Hood Wright Park (W 173th St), sunset

Grease: Sing-Along
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Purple Noon
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

The Warriors
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 63, 8:30pm

July 11

Love Jones
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Pariah
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

July 12

After Hours
Escape in New York: Outdoor Films on Governors Island, sunset

Aya of Yop City
Films on the Green at Tompkins Square Park, sunset

Moulin Rouge!
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 46, 8:30pm

July 13

A Star Is Born (2018)
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 14

Dazed and Confused
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 15

Bad Boys
Bryant Park Movie Nights, sunset

Bohemian Rhapsody
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Finding Nemo
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

July 16

Major League
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

The Princess Diaries
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 17

Anbessa
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

Brave
Summer Movies Under the Stars at Prospect Park, dusk

Top Gun
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

When Harry Met Sally…
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 63, 8:30pm

July 18

Girlfight
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

La La Land
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 19 

First Man
Intrepid Museum's Summer Movie Series, sunset

Pretty Woman
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 46, 8:30pm

Sequins
Films on the Green at Riverside Park, Pier I (at 70th St), sunset

July 20

Dirty Dancing
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 21

Selena
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 22

Coming to America
Bryant Park Movie Nights, sunset

Rooftalks: Pillow Talk
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

The Waterboy
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

July 23

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

July 24

Love & Basketball
Summer Movies Under the Stars at Prospect Park, dusk

Moonstruck
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 63, 8:30pm

Sideways
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

The Story of the Weeping Camel
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

July 25

Back to the Future
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

It Happened One Night
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

July 26

Bohemian Rhapsody: Sing-Along
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Chocolat
Films on the Green at Riverside Park, Pier I (at 70th St), sunset

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 46, 8:30pm

July 27

Pitch Perfect
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 28

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

July 29

Breakfast at Tiffany's
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Goodfellas
Bryant Park Movie Nights, sunset

Shark Tale
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

July 30

A Star Is Born (2018)
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

The Terminator
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

July 31

Babe: Pig in the City
Summer Movies Under the Stars at Prospect Park, dusk

Before Sunrise
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Do the Right Thing
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 63, 8:30pm

En El Séptimo Día
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody
Photo: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

August 1

Bohemian Rhapsody
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Crooklyn
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

August 2

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 46, 8:30pm

Sleepless in Seattle
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 3

Dirty Dancing
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 4

Mean Girls
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 5

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Bryant Park Movie Nights, sunset

Moana
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

The Notebook
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 6

Brown Sugar
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Real Genius
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

August 7

Dark Toons
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

Themed Night: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Tootsie
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 63, 8:30pm

August 8

The Big Lebowski
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

A Star Is Born (2018)
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 9

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Escape in New York: Outdoor Films on Governors Island, sunset

Incredibles 2
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 46, 8:30pm

You've Got Mail
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 10

Good Time
A24 Public Access in Long Island City, 41st Ave at Northern Blvd

Say Anything…
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 11

500 Days of Summer
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 12

Call Me by Your Name
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Fan Choice!: Vote on Twitter @vulture starting July 22
Bryant Park Movie Nights, sunset

The Last Song
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

August 13

Casablanca
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

The Dark Crystal
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

August 14

La Ciénaga
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

The Last Dragon
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 63, 8:30pm

Poetic Justice
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 15

An American Tail
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

La La Land
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 16

Community choice pick!: Vote here
Intrepid Museum's Summer Movie Series, sunset

How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 46, 8:30pm

Serendipity
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 17

The Greatest Showman: Sing-Along
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 18

Love Actually
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 19

Rooftalks: Roman Holiday
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 20

Boyz n the Hood
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

Love & Basketball
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 21

Big
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 63, 8:30pm

March of the Penguins
Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park, sunset

August 22

Notting Hill
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

Selma
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

August 23

Trolls
Hudson River Flicks at Pier 46, 8:30pm

When Harry Met Sally…
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 24

Bohemian Rhapsody
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 25

Grease: Sing-Along
Rooftop Cinema Club at SkyLawn, 8:30pm

August 27

Red Dawn (1984)
Red Hook Flicks at Valentino Pier, 8:30pm

August 29

Public Pick!: Vote here
Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park, sunset

August 31

Jacquot de Nantes
Films on the Green at Fort Lee Community Center (New Jersey), sunset

September 2

Hook
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

September 3

Olivia
Films on the Green at Columbia University (at 116th St), sunset

September 6

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants
Films on the Green at McGolrick Park, sunset

September 9

50 First Dates
Seaport Cinema at the Rooftop at Pier 17, sunset

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