Things to Do Outdoor movies in NYC: Where and when they're happening By amNY.com staff Updated September 23, 2018 12:48 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Take movie night outside. Public parks and rooftops will be making the most of the cooler weather, offering free and ticketed outdoor screenings across the city. Some are beginning to release their schedules, so prepare your picnic blanket to watch your favorite films under the stars. NYC Parks: Movies Under the Stars Photo Credit: Disney/Pixar More than 150 free film screenings are planned for city parks this summer. Grab a chair and head to the nearest park to take in a movie on your picnic blanket around 8 p.m. Sept. 23: "Neruda" at Cooper Park in Brooklyn, 7 p.m. Sept. 25: "The Tango Lesson" at Washington Square Park in Manhattan, 6 p.m.; "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at Sol Lain Playground in Manhattan, 7 p.m. Sept. 26: "The Greatest Showman" at Manhattan Beach Park in Brooklyn, 6:45 p.m. Sept. 27: "Ferdinand" at River Park in the Bronx, 6:45 p.m.; "The Lego Ninjago Movie" at Playground One in Manhattan, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28: "Black Panther" at St. James Park in the Bronx, 6:45 p.m.; "Coco" at Virginia Park in the Bronx; "More than a Game" at Banneker Playground in Brooklyn, 6:45 p.m.; "The Princess Bride" in Fort Tryon Park in Manhattan, 7 p.m.; "Black Panther" at Conference House Park on Staten Island, 7 p.m.; "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" at FDR Boardwalk and Beach on Staten Island, 7 p.m. Sept. 29: "Coco" in Fort Green Park in Brooklyn, 6:45 p.m.; "Avengers: Infinity War" in the Big Park on Staten Island, 7 p.m.; "Ready Player One" at Seabury Playground on Staten Island; "Lady and the Tramp" at Cedar Grove Park on Staten Island, 7 p.m. Sept. 30: "City of God (Cidade de Deus)" at Herbert Von King Park in Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2: "The Box Trolls" at Highbridge Park in Manhattan, 6 p.m.; "Purple Dreams" at Jackie Robinson Park in Manhattan, 6 p.m. Oct. 5: "Coco" at Kissena Corridor Park in Queens, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19: "Ghostbusters" at John Golden Park in Queens, 5:30 p.m. Azul on the Rooftop Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Entertainment Located on top of SoHo's Hotel Hugo, Azul on the Rooftop features a Cuba-inspired environment with street art, bright décor, Cuban cuisine and panoramic views of One World Trade, the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River. Each Monday at sunset, the cantina will screen these favorite films: Sept. 24: "Coco" Oct. 1: "The Shining" Oct. 8: "Halloween" Pizza, Movie, Wine at Rooftop Reds Photo Credit: Dreamworks / Suzanne Hanover This commercial rooftop vineyard (at 299 Sands St. in Brooklyn) holds film screenings regularly when weather cooperates. Movies start at 7 p.m., but there's a $30 admission fee. This year's lineup includes quite a few Will Ferrell Movies. Sept. 20 "So I Married an Axe Murderer" Sept. 27 "Wayne's World" Oct. 1 "Hocus Pocus" Oct. 11 "Scream" Oct. 18 "Psycho" Oct. 25 "A Nightmare on Elm Street" Oct. 31 "The Amityville Horror" By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Compete in a sausage eating contest & more to do this weekYou could go home right after work ... but the couch will still be there afterward. Metrograph and more of NYC's coolest movie theatersDim the lights, grab the popcorn: These are some of the best movie-viewing spots. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.