Now playing: The full lineup of what's playing at free outdoor movie screenings in the Washington, D.C., metro area 2016


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Screen on the Green movie screening, Washington, D.C.

Screen on the Green movie screening, Washington, D.C.

Crystal City outdoor movie screening, Arlington, Va.

Crystal City outdoor movie screening, Arlington, Va.


Adams Morgan
Twitter: @AdMoBID
Marie Reed School Soccer Field, 18th and California, NW
May 17: Inside Out (rescheduled to June 21 because of rain)
May 24: Selma
May 31: Rebel Without a Cause
June 7: School of Rock
June 14: Pretty in Pink
June 21: Inside Out

Anacostia Screen on the Green
2235 Shannon Place SE
Twitter: @DMGEOSnowden
June 21: Creed

Bloomingdale, Crispus Attucks Park
23 U St N.W.
Aug. 5: ET
Aug. 26: Coming to America
Sept. 9: The Big Lebowski

Capital Area Food Bank
Twitter: @foodbankmetrodc
Urban Demonstration Garden, D.C. Bedford Falls Foundation Distribution Center
4900 Puerto Rico Ave NE
May 17: Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

Capitol Riverfront (Capitol Riverfront)
Films include captioning
Twitter: @capitolrvrfront
Canal Park, 200 M St SE
Movies begin at sundown
June 2: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
June 9: Inside Out
June 23: Hitch
June 30: Star Wars The Force Awakens
July 7: Mean Girls
July 14: Jurassic World
July 21: Minions
July 28: Creed
Aug 4: Pitch Perfect 2
Aug. 25: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (rescheduled from June)

Carter Barron Amphitheatre
Carter Barron Amphitheatre
Aug. 26: Rocky
Gates open at 7 p.m., movie at 8:10
Aug. 26: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
Gates open 7 p.m., movie at 8:10

Twitter: @dcmoapia
Chinatown Park, 6th and I Street NW
Movies start at 8 p.m.
June 20: The Beauty Inside (Korean movie night, rescheduled from June 16 because of weather)
July 13: Meet the Patels (Indian movie night)
Aug. 17: Only Yesterday (Japanese movie night: RSVP)
Sept. 16: Monkey King: Hero is Back (Chinese movie night: RSVP)

Columbia Heights Movie Nights
Twitter: @CoHiInitiative
Harriett Tubman Elementary field
June 3: Finding Nemo (canceled for rain)
June 8: Finding Nemo (rescheduled from June 3)
June 10: Inside Out
June 17: Despicable Me
June 24: Minions
Sept. 9: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Sept. 16: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Sept. 23: Cool Runnings
Sept. 30: Kids Choice Night, movie title TBA

Congressional Cemetery Cinematery
1801 E Street SE
Twitter: @CongCemetery
$10 suggested donation (cash only)
June 17: All About Eve (rain date is June 24)
July 22: Singin’ in the Rain
Sept. 16: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

Dumbarton House Jane Austen Film Festival
Twitter: @DumbartonHouse
2715 Q Street, NW
Films at sunset, general admission $6
June 29: Sense and Sensibility 1995
July 13: Emma 1996
July 27: Pride and Prejudice 2005

Edgewood Outdoor Movies Series
Facebook: @EdgewoodGardenDC5
Twitter: @EdgewoodGarden5
Metropolitan Branch Trail, near Rhode Island Ave pedestrian bridge
July 7: Back to the Future
July 14: Lean On Me
July 21: Inside Out
July 28: Cool Runnings (canceled because of rain)
Aug. 4: Cool Runnings (rescheduled)

Films at the Stone ( Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial)
Twitter: @MemFoundation
1964 Independence Avenue SW
Movies start at 8:15 p.m.
June 16: Belle
June 23: Fly By Light
July 21: Zootopia
Aug. 25: Race

Fort Dupont Park
Minnesota Ave SE
Gates open 5:30, movie at 6
Aug. 20: Zootopia

Gateway DC: Washington City Paper & Events DC Movie Nights
Gateway DC, Congress Heights
Seating at 6:30, movies at dusk
June 29: Star Wars The Force Awakens
July 6: Jurassic World
July 13: Minions
July 20: Aladdin
July 27: The Good Dinosaur
Aug. 3: Bad Dad Rehab

Golden Cinema Series
Twitter: @GoldenTriDC
Farragut Park, Connecticut Avenue & K Street NW
Movies begin 7:30 p.m. Films include captioning
May 20: American President
May 27: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
June 3: Mars Attacks! (canceled for rain)
June 10: Dave
June 17: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
June 24: Lee Daniels’ The Butler
July 1: Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
July 8: Clear and Present Danger
July 15: Manchurian Candidate
July 22: National Treasure: Book of Secrets
July 29: Mars Attacks! (rescheduled from June 3)

Georgetown Sunset Cinema
Georgetown Waterfront Park
Twitter: @georgetowndc
Movies begin at sundown. Films include captioning.
July 5: Planet of the Apes — 1968
July 12: Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind
July 19: ET
July 26: Thelma & Louise
Aug. 2: Into the Wild

Hillwood Museum
Twitter: @HillwoodMuseum
4155 Linnean Avenue, NW
May 13: Fantastic Feasts: Short films featuring food
June 17: Shall We Dance (gates at 7 p.m., film 8:45)
$15 general admission

Mitchell Park Films in the Field (Kalorama)
S & 23rd Street, NW
June 16: Mr. Roberts (8:40 p.m.)
July 21: To Kill a Mockingbird (8:30 p.m.)
Aug. 18: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (8 p.m.)
Sept. 9: Ghostbusters (7 p.m.)

Mount Vernon Square: Washington City Paper & Events DC Movie Nights
Carnegie Library East Lawn
Seating at 6:30, movies at dusk
July 19: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
July 26: Bridesmaids
Aug. 5: Back to the Future

NoMa Summer Screen
Gates at 7, movies at sunset. Films include captioning
Twitter: @nomabid
Storey Park, 1005 First Street, NE
Gates open at 7 p.m., movie starts at sunset
June 1: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
June 7: Purple Rain
June 8: Princess Bride
June 15: Guardians of the Galaxy
June 22: Jumanji
June 29: Fast Five
July 6: Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
July 13: Life of Pi
July 20: O Brother, Where Art Thou?
July 27: ET: The Extraterrestrial
Aug. 3: Apollo 13
Aug. 10: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Aug. 17: Jurassic Park (canceled for rain)
Aug. 24: Jurassic Park (rescheduled from 17th)

DC Armory, Washington City Paper & Events DC Movie Nights
D.C. Armory
Seating at 6:30, movies at dusk
June 30: Creed
July 7: Rudy
July 14: Happy Gilmore
July 21: Cool Runnings
July 28: A League of Their Own

Family Night at Sursum Corda
Twitter: @nomabid
Plaza at L and First Streets, NW
Events at 7 p.m., movies at sunset
June 21: Home
July 19: Up
Aug. 16: Zootopia

Union Market DC Drive-In
Twitter: @UnionMarketDC
Union Market, 1309 5th St NE
Movies start at 8 p.m. and include captioning
$10 for drive-in parking, free ground seating

July 1: Top Gun
Aug. 5: Ratatouille
Sept. 2: Grease
Oct. 7: Ghostbusters

U Street Movie Series: Harrison Field Under the Stars
Facebook: @ustreetmovieseries
Harrison Field, 1330 V St NW
July 20: Life of a King
Aug. 17: Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
Sept. 17: Finding Nemo
Sept. 21: The War Room


Summer Movies @ Arlington Mill
Arlington Mill Plaza
Twitter: @ArlingtonCPRO
Aug. 11 Kung Fu Panda 3
Aug. 18: Maze Runner: Scorch Trials
Aug. 25: Project Almanac
Sept. 1: The Peanuts Movie
Sept. 8: Brooklyn
Sept. 15: He Named Me Malala

City of Alexandria
July 15: Inside Out (Comcast Festival, Waterfront Park)
July 16: Star Wars The Force Awakens (Comcast Festival, Waterfront Park)
July 22: Finding Nemo (Movies Under the Stars, Waterfront Park)
July 29: Mrs. Doubtfire (Movies Under the Stars, Ben Brenman Park)
Aug. 12: Lion King (Movies Under the Stars, Waterfront Park)
Aug. 26: Alice in Wonderland (Movies Under the Stars, City Hall)

Cinema Del Ray, Alexandria
Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave.
Fun at 7 p.m., movies at dusk
Facebook: @Cinema-Del-Ray
May 21: Inside Out
June 18: Peanuts
Aug. 20: Aladdin
Sept. 17: Kung Fu Panda 3

Crystal Screen Crystal City, Arlington, Va.
Twitter: @ccbid
1851 S Bell St
Movies 30 minutes after sunset. Films include captioning
Sept. 6: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Sept. 13: Bottle Shock
Sept. 20: Chocolat
Sept. 27: Sideways

Four Mile Summer Movie Festival, Alexandria
Movies begin at dusk
Four Mile Conservatory Building, 4109 Mount Vernon Ave, Arlandria
May 27: Minions
June 24: Goonies
July 29: Back to the Future
Aug. 26: Zootopia

Rosemont Reel, Alexandria
Facebook: @therosemontreel
Maury School Playground
May 21: Kung Fu Panda 3
June 25: Minions
July 23: Zootopia
Aug. 27: Star Wars The Force Awakens

Centerville Starlight Cinema
5875 Trinity Parkway
Gates open 6 p.m., movies at dark
Twitter: @703fairfax
Aug. 6: Minions
Aug. 13: Inside Out
Aug. 20: The Good Dinosaur
Aug. 27: Home

Dinner & A Movie (Market Common, Clarendon)
Twitter: @market_common
2700 Clarendon Blvd
Movies start at 8 p.m.
June 9: Zootopia
June 23: The Goonies
July 7: Grease
July 21: Pitch Perfect 2

Marketplace at Madison Crescent (Gainesville)
Twitter: @MadCrescentVA
June 3: Minions
June 10: Inside Out’
June 17: Hotel Transyvania 2
June 24: Shaun the Sheep
Sept. 17: The Good Dinosaur
Sept. 24: Zootopia

Lake Anne (Reston)
2609 Washington Plaza N
Movies begin at sundown
Facebook: @LakeAnnePlaza
July 8: Ferris Bueller’s Day off
July 22: Toy Story
Aug. 12: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Aug. 26: Lady Sings the Blues

Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Town Center, intersection of Route 7 and Belmont Ridge Road
Kids’ events at 6:30, movies start at dusk
Facebook: @Lansdowne-Town-Center
June 24: Finding Nemo
July29: Bolt
Aug. 26: Inside Out

Lovettsville Movies on the Green
Town Green, just southwest of the Town Square
Movies begin at dusk
June 10: School of Rock
June 24: Guardians of the Galaxy
July 8: Princess Bride
July 22: Mary Poppins (sing-along)
Aug. 12: Star Trek 2: Wrath of Khan
Aug. 26: Peanuts Movie

Mosaic District
Strawberry Park
Movies at 7 p.m. Films include captioning
Twitter: @mosaicdistrict
June 3: Finding Nemo
June 10: The Goonies
June 17: Back To The Future
July 1: Field of Dreams
July 8: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
July 15: Babe
July 22: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
July 29: The Princess & the Frog
Aug. 5: Cool Runnings
Aug. 12: Aladdin
Aug. 19:  A League Of Their Own
Aug. 26: Karate Kid

Movies on the George Washington Memorial Parkway
Locations vary, see list below
Facebook: @gwmptrust
July 14: The Great Escape
Fort Hunt Park, Virginia
July 20: Ageless Friends
Netherlands Carillon, Arlington, Virginia
Aug. 4: The Help
Glen Echo Park, Maryland
Sept. 3: National Treasure
Netherlands Carillon, Arlington, Virginia
Sept. 10: Flags of our Fathers
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington

Northern Virginia Community College: Manassas Campus
Twitter: @novamanassas1
6901 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20109
Shows begin at sunset; $3 admission, free for NOVA students/staff & kids under 2
May 7: Inside Out
May 13: Cinderella 2015
May 20: Hotel Transylvania 2
June 4: The Good Dinosaur
June 10: Race
June 24: Spongebob Squarepants: A Sponge out of Water
July 9: Field of Dreams
July 23: Zootopia
Aug. 6: Jurassic World
Aug. 20: Minions
Sept 24: Finding Nemo
Oct. 8: The Jungle Book 2016

Outdoor Movies at Penrose Square (Columbia Pike, Arlington)
2597 Columbia Pike
Twitter: @ArlingtonCPRO
Start times vary, see official site
June 4: Spongebob Squarepants: A Sponge out of Water
June 11: The Martian
June 18: Belle
June 25: Fault in our Stars
July 2: Juno
July 9: Fantastic Four
July 16: The Book Thief
July 23: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
July 30: Moulin Rouge
Aug. 6: Joy
Aug. 13: All that Jazz
Aug. 20: The Devil Wears Prada
Aug. 27: The Princess Bride
Sept. 3: Spotlight
Sept. 10: That Sugar Film
Sept. 17: Water

Rosslyn Cinema: Incredible Journeys
Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway
Films start at dusk. Films include captioning.
June 3: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
June 10: Beethoven 2
June 17: Eat, Pray, Love
June 24: Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark
July 1: Coming to America
July 8: Dirty Dancing
July 15: Finding Nemo
July 22: Casablanca
July 29: Top Gun
Aug. 5:  Up
Aug. 12: Roman Holiday
Aug. 19: Casino Royale (2006)
Aug. 26: The Notebook

Village at Leesburg Movies Under the Stars
Twitter: @VillatLeesburg
Movies at approximately 8:30 p.m.
1602 Village Market Blvd. SE
June 15: Hotel Transylvania
June 29: Despicable Me
July 13: Hook
July 27: Frozen
Aug. 10: Finding Nemo
Aug. 24: Inside Out

South Riding Movie Night
Locations are Town Green and South Riding Center
Movies begin at sunset
Twitter: @southridingprop
June 28: Descendants (Town Green)
July 5: Shaun the Sheep Movie (South Riding Stage)
July 12: Spongebob Movie: Sponge Under Water (Town Green)
July 19: Inside Out (South Riding Stage)
July 26: Cinderella (Town Green)
Aug. 2: The Good Dinosaur (South Riding Stage)
Aug. 9: Minions (Town Green)
Aug. 16: Norm of the North (South Riding Stage)

Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center (Woodbridge)
14900 Potomac Town Place
Movies are at 7 p.m.
Twitter: @stonebridgePTC
May 21: Jurassic World
May 28: Hotel Transylvania 2
June 4: Snow White
June 11: The Good Dinosaur
June 18: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
June 25: Minions
July 2: Shaun of the Sheep
July 9: Planet 51
July 16: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
July 23: Open Season
July 30: Pixels
Aug. 6: Inside Out
Aug. 13: Max
Aug. 20: Gnomeo & Juliet
Aug. 27: ET
Sept. 3: Karate Kid
Sept. 10: Zootopia

Eva Walker Park
Movies at dusk
Movies begin at dusk
May 20: Inside Out (Eva Walker Park)
June 3: Minions (Ashby Street)
June 17: Herbie the Love Bug (Eva Walker Park)
July 22: The Good Dinosaur (Eva Walker Park)
Aug. 5: The Princess Bride (Ashby Street)
Aug. 19: Jaws (Dine-in movie at competiton pool, $3)



Bel Air: Outdoor Movies at Shamrock Park
Twitter: @belairmainst
Shamrock Park
Entertainment at 6:30 p.m., movies at sunset
June 10: Inside Out
June 24: Minions
July 8: Pan
July 22: The Good Dinosaur
Aug. 19: Zootopia
Aug. 26: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Bethesda Outdoor Movies
Twitter: @BethesdaUP
Woodmont Triangle, Corner of Norfolk & Auburn Avenues
July 26: Pretty in Pink
July 27: Manhattan Murder Mystery
July 28: Brooklyn
July 29: My Big Fat Greek Wedding
July 30: Creed

Columbia's Lakefront Summer Festival Movies
Columbia Town Center
Movies begin at dusk, about 8:30 p.m.
Twitter: @ColumbiaAssn
June 10: Zootopia (Columbia Sports Park, 8:30 p.m.)
June 13: Rio
June 20: Paddington
June 24: Cinderella
June 27: Shaun the Sheep
July 1: James Bond: Spectre
July 8: Goosebumps
July 11: Kung Fu Panda 3
July 15: Finding Nemo
July 18: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
July 22: Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2
July 25: The Good Dinosaur
July 29 Inside Out
Aug. 1: Up
Aug. 5: Jurassic World
Aug. 8: Wreck-It Ralph
Aug. 12: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Aug. 15: Aladdin
Aug. 20: Furious 7
Aug. 27: Avengers Age of Ultron
Sept. 2: The Martian
Sept. 3: Star Wars The Force Awakens
Sept. 9: Zootopia

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival at Strathmore
Twitter: @strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda
Aug. 20: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Aug. 21: Minions
Aug. 22: The Wizard of Oz

Movies on Carroll Creek (Frederick)
Twitter: @dwntwnfrederick
June 16: Independence Day
July 15: The Goonies
Aug. 19: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Sept. 16: Back to the Future
Oct. 21: Double feature: Hocus Pocus and Beetlejuice

Movies on the George Washington Memorial Parkway
Glen Echo Park
Facebook: @gwmptrust
Aug. 4: The Help

Hagerstown Outdoor Movies
Facebook: @hagerstownparksandrecreation
June 10: Zootopia
June 24: Star Wars The Force Awakens
July 8: Minions
July 22: TBA

Middletown Family Movie Night
Movies begin at dark
Middletown Municipal Center
Facebook: @middletown.maryland
June 17: Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens
July 15: The Princess Bride
Aug. 19: Inside Out

Movies on the Beach, North Beach
Twitter: @north_beach_md
Movies at dusk
May 14: Star Trek Into the Darkness
June 4: Pan
July 16: Inside Out
Aug. 20: Wreck It Ralph
Sept. 17: Jurassic World (Drive-in movie, visitors’ parking lot)
Oct. 29: Goosebumps (Drive-in movie, visitors’ parking lot)

Poolesville Whalen Commons Summer Movie Series
Twitter: @Poolesville_MD
19701 Fisher Avenue
July 22: Wizard of Oz
Aug. 19: Little Giants
Aug. 26: Zootopia

Movies on Main Street, Prince Frederick
Main and Duke Streets, across from county courthouse
75 Main Street
Music at 8 p.m., movies at 9 p.m.
June 25: Frozen
July 30: Jurassic World 3-D (glasses provided)

Silver Spring: Silver Screens on Veterans Plaza
Screenings begin 8 p.m.
1 Veterans Place, Ellsworth and Fenton Street
Twitter: @AFISilver
Movies begin after sundown
Aug. 12: Frozen
Aug. 19: When We Were Kings
Aug. 26: Back to the Future
Sept. 9: Paris Blues

The Wine Bin (Ellicott City)
Twitter: @winebinec
8390 Main Street
May 27: Skyfall
May 28: Live and Let Die
June 4: Grease
June 11: Moonstruck
June 18: Sideways
June 25: Wedding Singer
July 2: Top Gun
July 9: Chef
July 16: Pitch Perfect
July 23: Raising Arizona
July 30: Adventures of Robin Hood
Aug. 6: Sixteen Candles
Aug. 13: To Catch a Thief
Aug. 20: Manchurian Candidate
Aug. 27: Star Wars: New Hope
Sept. 3: My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Sept. 10: Cinema Paradiso
Sept. 17: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Oct. 29: Wizard of Oz

National Harbor Movies on the Potomac
Twitter: @NationalHarbor
165 Waterfront St
Movies begin at 6 p.m.
May 1: Inside Out
May 5: Mean Girls
May 8: Pan
May 12: Captain Phillips
May 15: Frozen
May 19: My Big Fat Greek Wedding
May 22: Finding Nemo
May 26: Sleepless in Seattle
May 29: Monsters Inc.
June 2: Crazy Stupid Love
June 5: Meet the Robinsons
June 9: Interstellar
June 12: Toy Story 3
June 16: Hitch
June 19: Maleficent
June 23: Dirty Dancing
June 26: Minions
June 30: TBD
July 3: Surf’s Up
July 7: Jurassic World
July 10: The Smurfs
July 14: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
July 17: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
July 21: Hot Pursuit
July 24: Brave
July 28: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
July 31: TBD
Aug. 4: Remember the Titans
Aug. 7: Cars
Aug. 11: The Longest Yard
Aug. 14: The Karate Kid
Aug. 18: Zoolander
Aug. 21: Hook
Aug. 25: TBD
Aug. 28: Cool Runnings
Sept. 1: Casino Royale
Sept. 4: Tomorrowland
Sept. 8: Men in Black
Sept. 11: Wreck it Ralph
Sept. 15: Ocean’s 11
Sept. 18: Zootopia
Sept. 22: Meet the Parents
Sept. 25: TBD
Sept. 29: Ocean’s 12


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