You can watch Iron Man 3 with Robert Downey Jr. for free in Central Park this summer/Photo credit: Getty Images You can watch Iron Man 3 with Robert Downey Jr. for free in Central Park this summer/Photo credit: Getty Images

Get out of the movie theaters and on to the grass during the hot summer nights. Here’s a list of where you can enjoy free movies in New York parks.

Central Park Film Festival celebrating filmmaking in New York City

Monday, August 18: Big
Tuesday, August 19: The Royal Tenenbaums
Wednesday, August 20: The Way We Were
Thursday, August 21: Ghostbusters
Friday, August 22: Rear Window

 

Movies are shown in the landscape north of Sheep Meadow. Enter the Park at 72nd St. All screenings begin at 8.00 p.m., rain or shine, with gates open to the public at 6.30 p.m.

www.centralpark.com

RiverFlicks Big Hit Wednesdays on Pier 63 Lawn

July 9: Iron Man 3
July 16: American Hustle
July 23: This is the End
July 30: The Lego Movie
August 6: Lone Survivor
August 13: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
August 20: Captain Phillips

Pier 63 Lawn in Chelsea,
cross at W. 22nd St. or W. 24th St. Movies start at Dusk, usually around 8.30 p.m.

www.riverflicks.com

RiverFlicks Family Fridays (and one special Wednesday) on Pier 46

July 11: Despicable Me 2
July 18: Ghostbusters
July 25: Ghostbusters 2
August 1: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
August 8: Groundhog Day
August 15: Smurfs 2
August 22: The Wizard of Oz

Pier 46 in Greenwich Village, cross at Charles St. Movies start at Dusk, usually around 8.30 p.m

www.riverflicks.com

Brooklyn Bridge Movies With a View (on Thursdays)

July 10: Duck Soup
July 17: Sharknado
July 24: Fantastic Mr. Fox
July 31:
Beetlejuice
August 7:
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
August 15: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
August 21: The Birds

Brooklyn Bridge Park, Harbor View Lawn at Pier 1. Music begins at 6 p.m. and the movies will start at sundown at about 8-8.30 p.m.

www.brooklynbridgepark.org

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival (on Mondays)

June 16: Saturday Night Fever
June 23: The Mark of Zorro
June 30: A Soldier’s Story
July 7: Blazing Saddles
July 14: Suddenly, Last Summer
July 21: National Lampoon’s Vacation
July 28: Key Largo
August 4: The Karate Kid
August 11: Lover Come Back
August 18: The Shining

Bryant Park, between 40th and 42nd St. & Fifth and Sixth Ave. The Lawn opens at 5.00 p.m. for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset typically between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

www.bryantpark.org

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