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Brooklyn Bridge Park 2016 Movies with a View outdoor series continues with 'American Graffiti,' more

One of the highlights of summer is watching movies outside with your fellow New Yorkers.

There are opportunities to do so all over the city, but Brooklyn Bridge Park's Movies with a View series at Pier 1 in DUMBO is one of the best. Movies begin at sundown and DJs begin at 6 p.m.

Here's the just-released lineup:

'Singin' in the Rain' (July 7)

This 1952 musical stars Gene Kelly (pictured), Stanley
Photo Credit: MGM

This 1952 musical stars Gene Kelly (pictured), Stanley Donen and Debbie Reynolds and features lots of singing (of course) and dancing. Kelly and Donen also served as the choreographers of the film, which depicts what it was like to work in Hollywood in the 1920s as film studios transitioned from silent films to "talkies."

'Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle' (July 14)

Released in 2004, this stoner comedy depicts Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) on a weed-fueled adventure. They try to go to White Castle, and mayhem ensues along the way.

'Purple Rain' (July 21)

This '80s cult classic masterpiece stars Prince and features his music. It won the Oscar for best original score in 1984. Any child of the '80s or music lover needs to be in BBP for this screening.

'It Happened One Night' (July 28)

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert star in the
Photo Credit: UPI

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert star in the classic film "It Happened One Night." Gable won the 1934 Academy Award for best actor for his performance.

'American Graffiti' (Aug. 4)

Ron Howard (pictured), Harrison Ford, Richard Dreyfuss and
Photo Credit: Vince Kish

Ron Howard (pictured), Harrison Ford, Richard Dreyfuss and others star in this 1973 coming of age film set in California in the early 1960s. It was directed and co-written by George Lucas.

'Selma' (Aug. 11)

The award-winning film directed by Ava DuVernay and
Photo Credit: Atsushi Nishijima

The award-winning film directed by Ava DuVernay and featuring David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. follows King and his followers on their 1965 walk from Selma to Montgomery.

'A League of Their Own' (Aug. 18)

This 1992 Penny Marshall hit about the All-American
Photo Credit: Louis Goldman

This 1992 Penny Marshall hit about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League is probably one of the greatest baseball movies ever. And it features an all-star ensemble cast that includes Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell, Lori Petty and Madonna.

Public vote (Aug. 25)

The public will vote for the film that closes the season.

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