Things to Do Outdoor movies in NYC: Where and when they're happening By amNY.com staff Updated June 29, 2017 2:39 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Take movie night outside while it's hot out. Public parks, rooftops and Coney Island are making the most of summer, offering free and ticketed outdoor screenings across the city. So get your blanket ready, pack a picnic and watch your favorite films under the stars. Coney Island Flicks on the Beach Photo Credit: Disney/Pixar / Pixar Spend your Monday night on the beach with free summer screenings from the Coney Island Alliance. Live music starts at 7 p.m. and the film at 8:30 p.m. July 17: "Landline" July 24: "Finding Dory" July 31: "La La Land" Aug. 7: "Get Out" Aug. 14: "The Lego Batman Movie" Aug. 21: "Crown Heights" A Summer Movie Under the Stars Photo Credit: Focus Featurs / Niko Tavernise Prospect Park has teamed up with Nitehawk Cinema for its free "A Summer Movie Under the Stars" series, at Long Meadow North in the park. Attendees can enjoy live music from local bands and DJs starting at 7 p.m. before each screening of family friendly films. BYO picnics are encouraged. July 19: "The NeverEnding Story" July 26: "The Sandlot" Aug. 2: "Moonrise Kingdom" Aug. 9: "Zootopia" HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Photo Credit: Vestron Pictures One of the most popular free outdoor screenings, this Bryant Park-HBO collaboration is back, giving you a reliable summer plan for Mondays. This year's lineup features plenty of classics; the lawn opens at 5 p.m. July 17: "Wall Street" July 24: "Pillow Talk" July 31: "The Hustler" Aug. 7: "All That Jazz" Aug. 14: "North By Northwest" Aug. 21: "Dirty Dancing" Randall's Island Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures / Jaap Buitendijk Randall's Island is celebrating its 25th anniversary by including movies in its lineup that premiered in 1992. May 28: "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," 8:30 p.m. June 11: "Aladdin," 8:30 p.m. June 25: "Zootopia," 8:30 p.m. July 9: "Sister Act," 8:30 p.m. Rooftop Cinema Club Photo Credit: A24 / David Bornfriend Unlike many of the free outdoor screenings, you'll have to plan in advance to snag a ticket to the Rooftop Cinema Club -- tickets are $33 to $39. This season's lineup, which will take place at Hell's Kitchen's Yotel and Bushwick's Office Ops, includes a mix of recent Oscar noms and notable classics. Rooftop Cinema Club runs from May 4 to June 26, with films like "Moonlight," "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and "Moana" playing multiple times throughout the series. For a full list of the lineup, head to rooftopcinemaclub.com McCarren Park SummerScreen Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures This season's SummerScreen lineup at McCarren Park is so fetch. The Wednesday movie nights include favorites from "Mean Girls" to "Donnie Darko," with live music before and local vendors doling out food and drinks throughout. Head to the park starting at 6 p.m. to claim your spot. Films start at sundown July 5: "Mean Girls" July 12: "Office Space" July 19: "Donnie Darko" July 26: "Selena" Aug. 2: "I Know What You Did Last Summer" Aug. 9: Audience choice Brooklyn Bridge Park Photo Credit: AP / Warner Bros. Pictures Brooklyn Bridge Park is back with its "Movies With a View" lineup, featuring one film chosen by a public online vote on Aug. 24. All films begin at sundown. There will also be a pre-show party with DJs, food and a beer garden. July 6: "Office Space" July 13: "Pariah" July 20: "Casablanca" July 27: "The Lego Movie" Aug. 3: "9 to 5" Aug. 10: "Selma" Aug. 17: "Mad Max: Fury Road" Socrates Sculpture Park Photo Credit: Courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park The Long Island City park has once again teamed up with Film Forum to host a series of films featuring international flicks. Films begin at sunset, with pre-screening performances starting at 7 p.m. July 5: "Timbuktu" July 12: "Easy Money" July 19: TBA July 26: "Chevalier" Aug. 2: TBA Aug. 9: "The Silence Before Bach" Aug. 16: "Romance & Cigarettes" Aug. 23 "Bad Hair (Pelo Malo)" By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Cross these activities off your bucket list before summer endsSummer will be over before you know it. Bored this week? Here's what to do Venture out of your apartment to these events. Metrograph and more of NYC's coolest movie theatersDim the lights, grab the popcorn: These are some of the best movie-viewing spots. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.