(Original photo via absolutewade's flickr)

It's AUGUST! That means, like, one more month of these free, outdoor movies around the city. Grab a blanket and head to one this week—below you will find your options. Might we suggest a nice Lebowski, or maybe a Groundhog Day?


Coney Island Flicks on the Beach (website)

Monday, August 4th, 7:30 p.m.: see American Hustle

Notes: The movie is screened on a giant 40-foot inflatable screen on the beach at West 10th Street. BYO-picnic and low cut dress.

Bryant Park (website)

Monday, August 4th, lawn opens at 5p.m., movie at sundown: The Karate Kid

Notes: Get there early for a good spot, this place gets crowded! Blankets are allowed, as is your own food and drink, but vendors will also be available if you want to purchase something. Did you know they also have ping pong tables?


Red Hook Flicks (website)

Tuesday, August 5th, 8 p.m.: Paris Is Burning will screen at Valentino Pier, in Red Hook.

Notes: BYO-picnic, though they do have vendors as well.


Summerscreen (website)

Wednesday, August 6th, sundown: The Big Lebowski will screen in McCarren Park.

Notes: there will be food carts, live music after doors open around 6 p.m., and even free Wi-Fi. BYO-rugs, they really tie the room together, and maybe a low chair, because Summerscreen movies are on concrete.

Socrates Sculpture Park (website)

Wednesday, August 6th, film at sundown: Forest Of The Dancing Spirits

Notes: Live music at 7. This is a grass and blanket seating situation.

Pier I Picture Show (website)

Wednesday, August 6th, sundown: Anchors Aweigh along the Hudson River.

Notes: BYO-picnic, and bring your dancin' shoes.

South Street Seaport (website)

Wednesday, August 6th, 8 p.m.: The Croods

Notes: Bring a soft blanket, no grass here.

RiverFlicks (website)

Wednesday, August 6th, sundown: Lone Survivor on the Pier 63 lawn.

Notes: This one's got FREE POPCORN.


Brooklyn Bridge Park (website)

Thursday, August 7th, film at sundown: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Notes: Get there early (like before 6), bring a blanket, picnic, and drink til you feel the click.

Summer Movie Series on the Intrepid (website)

Thursday, August 7th, film at sundown: Spaceballs... on a boat!

Notes: Bring something soft to sit on (you can even bring lawn chairs), and BYO-picnic foods.

Films In Tompkins (website)

Thursday, August 7th, sundown: Labyrinth in Tompkins Square Park

Notes: Bring a blanket!


RiverFlicks Family Friday (website)

Friday, August 8th, film at sundown: Groundhog Day on Pier 46

Notes: Think Bill Murray will show up?


South Street Seaport (website)

Friday, August 8th, 8 p.m.: Four Weddings and a Funeral

Notes: BYO-blanket.


Habana Outpost (website)

Sunday, August 10th, 8 p.m.: Singin’ In The Rain

Notes: Food will be available for purchase, but BYO-umbrella and lamppost.

50 Kent (presented by Nitehawk)