Bryant Park Summer Film Festival

Bryant Park , Midtown West Monday July 14 2014 17:00
Bryant Park Summer Film Festival
Photograph: Ethan Lercher, Bryant Park Corporation

The Bryant Park Summer Film Festival celebrates 24 years of America, and maybe more importantly, depending on your penchant for cheesy ’80s cinema, 30 years of Top Gun. Pump your fist in the air as a young Tom Cruise plays Maverick, a cocky Navy fighter pilot with a need for speed, who sets out on the bold mission to bed his flight instructor (Kelly McGillis) and beat jerk pilot Iceman (Val Kilmer) in homoerotic beach volleyball. There’s some military stuff too, but you’re probably just in it for the killer ’80s soundtrack and, be honest, that sex scene.

Venue name: Bryant Park
Contact:
Address: 40th St to 42nd St between Fifth and Sixth Aves
New York
10018
Opening hours: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct–Dec daily 7am–10pm; May 7am-11pm; Jun–Sept weekdays 7am–midnight, weekends 7am-11pm
Transport: Subway: B, D, F, M to 42nd St–Bryant Park; 7 to Fifth Ave
Price: free
Event phone: 212-512-5700