Free outdoor movies in NYC: July 21, 2017 - Metro US

Free outdoor movies in NYC: July 21, 2017

If you’re looking to check out one of the several free outdoor movies in the park on Friday, then we’ve got you covered.

Instead of rushing home to fire up the Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon to binge watch the hottest show, take advantage of being outdoors in the summer weather and enjoy a free outdoor screening of a classic film. It’s also the perfect way to check out some of NYC’s amazing parks and public spaces you may not have been to.

This Friday, there are plenty of great movies to choose from ranging from classic films such as “Jaws” to kid-friendly animated movies such as “Zootopia” The Sundance Film Festival is presenting a series of short films at MetroTech Commons in downtown Brooklyn. 

If you do plan on checking out some of NYC’s free outdoor movie screenings, make sure you pack water along with your snacks and blanket because it will be in the mid-90s all day on Friday.

For those braving the heat, here are all the free outdoor movies showing on Friday.

Free outdoor movies in NYC for July 21, 2017


“Finding Dory,” 2016

Where: Firefighters Field, Roosevelt Island

Time: 8:00 p.m.


“Jaws,” 1975

Where:  Cedar Grove Beach parking lot, Staten Island

Time: 8:00 p.m.


“Lumiere d’ete,” 1943

Where: Riverside Park’s Pier I, Upper West Side

Time:  8:30pm


Sundance short films 

Where: MetroTech Commons, downtown Brooklyn.

Time: Doors open at 8:00 p.m. (live music); films begin at 9 p.m.


“Up,” 2009

Where: Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway, Rockaway Beach

Time: 8:00 p.m.


“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” 1971

Where: Hudson River Park, Pier 46, Greenwich Village

Time: 8:30 p.m.


“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” 1971

Where: Hunter’s Point, South Park

Time: 8:30 p.m.


“Zootopia,” 2016

Where: Transmitter Park, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 

Time: 8:00 p.m.

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