(Original photo via christinyca's flickr)

We're deep in the pocket of outdoor movie season, and below are all of the movies you can see while sitting under the night sky this week. They are all FREE, but bring your own mosquito spray and picnic blanket. Top picks this week: Vacation and Wattstax!


Coney Island Flicks on the Beach (website)

Monday, July 21st, 7:30 p.m.: see Iron Man 3 on the beach.

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

Bryant Park (website)

Monday, July 21st, lawn opens at 5p.m., movie at sundown: Vacation will screen on the Bryant Park lawn. Spoiler: Wally World is closed.

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 (still no alcohol though!).


FAB Flicks (website)

Tuesday, July 22nd, 8 p.m.: Wattstax will screen in the Putnam Triangle Plaza (at Fulton and Grand).

Red Hook Flicks (website)

Tuesday, July 22nd, 8 p.m.: Hotel Transylvania will screen at Valentino Pier, in Red Hook.


Summerscreen (website)

Wednesday, July 23rd, sundown: Cry-Baby 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-blankets, teardrop tattoos, and low folding chairs; Summerscreen movies are on concrete.

Socrates Sculpture Park (website)

Wednesday, July 23rd, film at sundown: Umberto D..

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

Pier I Picture Show (website)

Wednesday, July 23rd, sundown: Harold & Maude along the Hudson River.

Notes: BYO-picnic and appreciation of Cat Stevens.

South Street Seaport (website)

Wednesday, July 23rd, 8 p.m.: E.T.

Notes: Bring a soft blanket, no grass here.

RiverFlicks (website)

Wednesday, July 23rd, sundown: This Is The End on the Pier 63 lawn.

Notes: This one's got FREE POPCORN.


Brooklyn Bridge Park (website)

Thursday, July 24th, film at sundown: The Fantastic Mr. Fox

Notes: Bring a blanket and a picnic, and try not to get distracted by the view of the Manhattan skyline, directly behind the giant screen. No chairs allowed on the lawn.

Summer Movie Series on the Intrepid (website)

Thursday, July 24th, film at sundown: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl ... 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, July 24th, sundown: Fight Club in Tompkins Square Park

Notes: Bring a blanket and remember the first rule...


RiverFlicks Family Friday (website)

Friday, July 25th, film at sundown: Ghostbusters II on Pier 46

Notes: Again, FREE POPCORN.

Films on the Green (website)

Friday, July 25th, 8:30 p.m.: Le Magnifique at Transmitter Park in Brooklyn.

Notes: BYO-picnic and picnic blankets.


South Street Seaport (website)

Saturday, July 26th, 8 p.m.: Men in Black 3

Notes: Bring a soft blanket, no grass here.


Habana Outpost (website)

Sunday, July 27th, 8 p.m.: Tootsie

Notes: Food will be available for purchase, but BYO-sequined dress.

50 Kent (presented by Nitehawk)

Sunday, July 27th, 8 p.m.: From Russia With Love

Notes: Doors at 5 p.m., band at 7 p.m., movie at sundown. Beer, wine, refreshments & food will be available for purchase.