Movies With A View at Brooklyn Bridge Park with Food Trucks and Bar, Thursday Evenings, July 11 to August 29

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s iconic outdoor summer film series, Movies With A View presented by Pluto TV, is back for its 24th season. Movies will be shown every Thursday evening from July 11 to August 29 at Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Guests are invited to enjoy a free movie under the stars at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Each evening, the lawn opens at 5:00 PM on a first come, first serve basis, and the movie begins at sunset. This year’s lineup of free screenings is presented and sponsored by Pluto TV, who will be giving away movie night essentials during the pre-screening festivities.

  • July 11: Past Lives (PG-13, 2023, 106 minutes) – This film follows Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, who are wrested apart after Nora’s family immigrates from South Korea. Twenty years later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront notions of love and destiny. Academy Award nominee for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. Directed by Celine Song, starring Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, and John Magaro.

  • July 18: Pulp Fiction (R, 1994, 154 minutes) – The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption in this cult favorite. Winner for Best Picture at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, Academy Award winner for Best Original Screenplay, and Academy Award nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, and Best Editing. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, with a star-studded cast including John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel, Christopher Walken, Amanda Plummer, and Tim Roth.

  • July 25: Mean Girls (PG-13, 2004, 97 minutes) – This teen comedy-drama favorite, follows Cady Heron (Lohan), a naïve teenager who transfers to an American high school after years of homeschooling in Africa. Heron quickly befriends two outcasts, with the trio forming a plan to exact revenge on Regina George (McAdams), the leader of an envied clique known as the Plastics. Winner of three MTV Movie Awards for Best Female Performance, Best On-Screen Team, and Breakthrough Female, and winner of Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Actress (Comedy), and Choice Movie Blush, along with several nominations. Directed by Mark Waters, screen-play by Tina fey, starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried.

  • August 1: Creed (PG-13, 2015, 133 minutes) – The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed. Academy Award nominee for Best Supporting Actor. Directed by Ryan Coogler, starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, and Tessa Thompson.

  • August 8: But I’m A Cheerleader (R, 1999, 85 minutes) – A naive teenager is sent to a reparative therapy camp when her parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian. There she falls in love with another girl. Directed by Jamie Babbit, starring Natasha Lyonne, Michelle Williams, Clea DuVall, RuPaul, and Melanie Lynsky.

  • August 15: Bram Stroker’s Dracula (R, 1992, 128 minutes) – An adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic novel, Dracula won three Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, Best Sound Effects Editing, and Best Makeup. The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker’s fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins, Winona Ryder, and Keanu Reeves.

  • August 22: The American President (PG-13, 1995, 114 minutes) A widowed U.S. President running for reelection and an environmental lobbyist fall in love. It’s all above-board, but “politics is perception,” and sparks fly anyway. Nominated for Academy Award Best Music and Original Music or Comedy Score. Directed by Rob Reiner, starring Michael Douglas, Annette Benning, Martin Sheen, and Michael J. Fox.

  • August: 29: Public Choice – The public is invited to vote for their favorite movie, from three iconic titles: Spy Kids (PG, 2001, 88 minutes), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (PG, 2023, 99 minutes), or School of Rock (PG-13, 2003, 108 minutes). Voting will open in early August online at, and the winning title announced at the August 22 movie.

Entry for all movies is free and first come, first serve. Guests are encouraged to bring their own picnic blankets, or purchase one on site, and kindly reminded that chairs and dogs are not permitted on the lawn, and glass bottles and outside alcohol are never allowed in the Park. Guests may bring their own food, or enjoy concessions on site with a curated selection of independent food trucks and vendors, offering a variety of local and international options. Rotating each week, vendors include Green StreetKinky TacoNuchasMakina CafeDF NigeriaMemphis SeoulJamrock JerkCommon Meadows Creameryyankee doodle dandy’sCuliraw, and 1-800popcorn. Alcoholic beverages will be available for sale at our Bar by Fornino to those 21+ to be enjoyed on-site.

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  • Karl Junkersfeld

    Pulp Fiction and The American President are two of my favorites. Obama was closest example of the Michael Douglas character. The good old days when intellect was valued.

  • clarknt67

    I like all these choices. Some diversity and imagination here.