Summer Movies in the City and Under the Stars

Find more free NYC Parks movies.

For information about the film and its ratings for KIDS, check out Common Sense Media for information on age-appropriateness, sex, romance, nudity, positive messages, language, diverse representation, and much more. 

We’ve picked the most family-friendly, but we’re including the links to all the different movie series in case you get a chance to get out of the house without kids!


Summer Rooftop Films
Rooftoop Films 
Brooklyn Bridge Park Movies with a View
Paramount+ Movie Nights in Brooklyn
Movie Nights in Prospect Park Return

 

Upcoming Movies

 

Guardians of the Galaxy
Wednesday, August 16th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Prospect Park Long Meadow

A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.

 

Oliver & Company
Sunday, August 20th
10:30am, 12:45pm, 3:00pm
Brooklyn Children's Museum

A lost kitten joins a gang of dogs in New York City.

 

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Sunday, August 20th
6:00pm - 10:00pm
McCarren Park

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris’ trail is high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch him in the act.

 

The Incredibles
Saturday, August 26th
2:00pm
Oculus Plaza

The Incredibles centers on a family of retired superheroes and features Bob Parr, the father of the family, being pulled out of retirement to take down a new evil villain, Buddy Pine.

 

Clueless
Saturday, August 26th
7:00pm
Oculus Plaza

Clueless is a love story and a coming-of-age story. But above all other things, it's a story about trying to be a better person, and specifically about a privileged young white woman trying to be a better person.

 

Soul
Saturday, August 26th
12:45pm, 3:00pm
Sunday, August 27th
10:30am, 12:45pm, 3:00pm
Brooklyn Children's Museum

A New York jazz pianist finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.

 

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Wednesday, August 30th
6:00pm - 10:00pm
McCarren Park

Ant-Man and the Wasp find themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that pushes them beyond the limits of what they thought was possible.

 

Step Up
Wednesday, August 16th
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Rooftop at Pier 17, 89 South Street

In this teen tale full of dancing and romancing, a Baltimore tough guy teams with a haughty ballerina for a dance competition at her prestigious private school.

 

Movies With A View: Public Choice
Thursday, August 24th
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park Harbor View Lawn

The conclusion of BBP’s movie series will be left to Public Choice with the following options: 90’s favorite The Addams Family (1991, comedy/fantasy, PG-13), Greta Gerwig’s Little Women (2019, romance/drama, PG), or Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (1996, family/drama/romance, PG-13).

 

Films on the Green | Leap! (Ballerina)
Friday, September 8th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Monsignor McGolrick Park 

Félicie, a spirited orphan from Brittany, yearns to dance her way to stardom at the prestigious Paris Opera, and with her inventive friend Victor, they hatch a daring plan to escape their orphanage and head for Paris.

 

Pitch Perfect
Thursday, September 21st
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Rooftop at Pier 17, 89 South Street

A feisty college student gives her school’s a cappella group a much-needed makeover by adding some modern hits into the mix during the run-up to a big competition.

 

Past Movies

 

Movies With A View: E.T. Extra Terrestrial
Thursday, July 6th
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park Harbor View Lawn

The story follows a young boy named Elliott, who befriends an extraterrestrial creature stranded on Earth. Elliott names the alien E.T. and helps him navigate the unfamiliar world while keeping his existence a secret.

 

The Deepest Breath
Friday, July 7th
7:45pm
Brooklyn Army Terminal

New York Premiere! A look at the thrilling rewards—and inescapable risks—of chasing dreams through the depths of the ocean.

 

SummerStarz ~ The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Friday, July 7th
8:00pm - 10:00pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

With help from Princess Peach, Mario gets ready to square off against the all-powerful Bowser to stop his plans from conquering the world.

 

Minions: Rise of Gru
Saturday, July 8th
7:00pm doors; 8:30pm show
Brooklyn Army Terminal

From the biggest global animated franchise in history, comes the origin story of how the world’s greatest supervillain first met his iconic Minions, forged cinema’s most despicable crew and faced off against the most unstoppable criminal force ever.

 

Roman Holiday
Monday, July 10th
8:00pm - 10:15pm
Bryant Park

Overwhelmed by her stifling schedule, touring European princess Ann (Audrey Hepburn) takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is discovered by an American reporter, Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck), who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

 

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Thursday, July 13th
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Fort Greene Park

Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M'Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T'Challa's death.

 

Spirited Away on the 4th Street Plaza, Brooklyn 
Thursday, July 13th
8:30pm
4th Street Plaza Open Street, 4th Street btw. 4th and 5th Avenues

A young girl, Chihiro, is moving with her family when they find an enchanted bathhouse ruled by spirits and creatures from another realm. Chihiro must work to save her parents and survive.

 

Turning Red
Thursday, July 13th
7:30pm - 1:00pm
Jitu Weusi (Putnam) Plaza

A thirteen-year-old girl is torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the changes of adolescence. And as if the challenges were not enough, whenever she gets overly excited she transforms into a giant red panda.

 

SummerStarz ~ Top Gun: Maverick
Friday, July 14th
8:00pm - 10:30pm
WNYC Transmitter Park

Training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment, Pete "Maverick" Mitchell must confront his past and deepest fears with a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice.

 

My Neighbor Totoro
Thursday, July 13th
8:30pm
4th Street Plaza Open Street, 4th Street btw. 4th and 5th Avenues

Two sisters discover a big furry spirit in their backyard, Totoro. While trying to deliver something to their mother, who is in the hospital, Totoro helps them in a dreamlike adventure.

✨ Park Slope Parents will be on location with giant bubbles, crafts, and rainbow body paints. ✨

 

RRR
Thursday, July 20th
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Fort Greene Park

A tale of two legendary revolutionaries and their journey far away from home. After their journey they return home to start fighting back against British colonialists in the 1920s.

 

SummerStarz ~ Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
Friday, July 21st
8:00pm - 10:30pm
WNYC Transmitter Park

A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a long lost relic, but their adventure goes awry when they run afoul of the wrong people.

 

Top Gun: Maverick
Wednesday, July 26th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Prospect Park Long Meadow

After thirty years, Maverick is still pushing the envelope as a top naval aviator, but must confront ghosts of his past when he leads TOP GUN’s elite graduates on a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.

✨ Park Slope Parents will be on location with giant bubbles, crafts, and rainbow body paints. ✨

 

Joonam
Thursday, July 27th
7:30pm
Brooklyn Commons Park

New York Premiere! Spurred by a provocative family memory and a lifetime of separation from the country her mother left behind, a young filmmaker delves into her mother and grandmother’s complicated pasts, and her own fractured Iranian identity.

 

Bring It On
Wednesday, August 2nd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Prospect Park Long Meadow

A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from another school and must scramble to compete at this year’s championships.

✨ Park Slope Parents will be on location with giant bubbles, crafts, and rainbow body paints. ✨

 

SummerStarz ~ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Friday, August 4th
8:00pm - 10:30pm
WNYC Transmitter Park

After King T'Challa's death, the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter and band together with Nakia and Everett Ross to forge a new path for their beloved kingdom.

 

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Monday, August 7th
Movie begins at sunset
Coney Island Boardwalk at West 12th Street

Doctor Strange teams up with a mysterious teenage girl from his dreams who can travel across multiverses, to battle multiple threats, including other-universe versions of himself, which threaten to wipe out millions across the multiverse.

 

The Nutty Professor
Wednesday, August 9th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Prospect Park Long Meadow

Good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the obnoxious Buddy Love.

 

Despicable Me
Thursday, August 10th
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park Harbor View Lawn

Gru’s most audacious plan yet involves stealing the moon. However, Gru’s grand plan is threatened when a younger and more tech-savvy villain named Vector steals the Great Pyramid of Giza, a symbol of Gru’s reputation. 

✨ Park Slope Parents will be on location with giant bubbles, crafts, and rainbow body paints. ✨

 

SummerStarz ~ Avatar: The Way of Water
Friday, August 11th
8:00pm - 11:00pm
WNYC Transmitter Park

Jake Sully and Ney'tiri have formed a family and are doing everything to stay together. But when an ancient threat resurfaces, Jake must fight a difficult war against the humans.



Bend It Like Beck­ham
Fri­day, August 11th
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Parade Ground, Governors Island

British Indi­an direc­tor Gurinder Chadha’s third fea­ture tells the sto­ry of teenag­er Jess Bham­ra (Par­min­der Nagra in a win­ning break­out per­for­mance), an avid soc­cer fan, dreams of liv­ing up to the exam­ple of her idol, star play­er David Beck­ham, against the wish­es of her cul­tur­al­ly con­ser­v­a­tive Pun­jabi elders.


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