Master List of Free Outdoor Movies in NYC this Summer (2015)



One of the best parts of living in NYC during the summer are all of the free outdoor movie screenings that take place. This summer is no different, with an excellent selection of blockbusters, family favorites, cult classics and indie flicks.

Pack up some snacks, grab a blanket or a low chair, and head out to watch some of your favorite movies outdoors overlooking staples of the city like the Manhattan skyline, Hudson River, Brooklyn Bridge, the Intrepid and more.

There are many, many free outdoor movie festivals happening this summer, so we’ve compiled a list for you. More movies will be announced in the coming weeks leading up to the kickoff of the summer, so make sure to come back and check the list often for updates.

Outdoor Movie Festivals for this summer include:

SummerScreen (Brooklyn)
Intrepid Museum Summer Movie Series (Manhattan)
Syfy Movies With a View (Brooklyn)
Central Park Conservancy Film Festival
RiverFlicks (Manhattan)
South Street Seaport’s Front/Row Cinema (Manhattan)
HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival (Manhattan)
Summer on the Hudson (Manhattan)
Movies Under the Stars (Hoboken)
Bronx Terminal Market Rooftop (Bronx)

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Scroll through for a complete listing of free outdoor movies (by month) that will be shown this summer. Click any individual movie for more information.



June 5th
The Lego Movie (Crocheron Park)

June 6th
Cool Runnings (Bellevue South Park)

June 10th
Oceans 11 (Pier A Park)

June 11th
Hyde Park on Hudson (Riverside Park – 72nd Track and Lawn)

June 12th
Frozen (MacNeil Park)
101 Dalmations (Columbus Park)

June 13
Maleficent (Conference House Park)

June 15th
Jaws (Randall’s Island Park)

June 17th
The Theory of Everything (Pier A Park)

June 18th
From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale (Target Bronx Community Garden)

June 21st
Coach Carter (Hamilton Fish Park)

June 22nd
Ghostbusters (Bryant Park Lawn)

June 24th
The Imitation Game (Pier A Park)
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Thomas Greene Playground)

June 26th
The Last Dragon (Columbus Park)

June 27th
Annir (Springfield Park)

June 29th
The Killers (Bryant Park Lawn)

June 30th
Despicable Me 2 (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Community Garden)
Big Hero 6 (Bronx Terminal Market)