Whether you’re a hardcore cinema junkie or just looking for a fun night of cartoons under the stars, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has plenty of options for those who like their movies outdoors. Grab a blanket, pack some snacks, cover yourself in bug spray, and get ready to catch some of the many delightful al fresco film screenings happening all summer around the metroplex.
hidden figures | 20th Century Fox
This documentary, part of the
Oak Cliff Film Festival
, will be the best movie featuring wrestling-mask-wearing Tejano punk bands you’ll see this year.
A film about a pint-sized Polynesian heroine who truly embodies the phrase "girl power."
Thrillist TV History of
The History of the McRib
The 1986 Jonathan Demme tragicomedy screens for free as part of the Oak Cliff fest.
All your four-wheeled friends are back in this third installment of the super popular Pixar franchise.
The Nasher screens the love letter to the days of old Hollywood glamour as part of its midnight movie series.
The true story of women whose legacy and place in the American space program was overlooked but not forgotten.
At this waterpark, you can float in a tube while you and the kids watch this animated singing animal extravaganza.
Find out what scrapes, trouble, and shenanigans your pets get into while you're away.
Catch the latest installment in the animated series from the comfort of your own vehicle.
See one of the major cultural touchstones of the ‘60s while lounging next to the Modern's reflecting pool.
Sing Street | Likely Story
Come up with an elaborate, cheeky ruse to get to this free screening.
You know the words already, so here’s your chance to belt them out along with scores of other fans.
A heartwarming tale about a kid from Dublin who does what so many boys do to get the attention of a girl -- pick up a guitar.
Forrest Gump | Paramount Pictures
Run, run to the park to see this screening of the Tom Hanks classic.
Identity theft and running from the FBI have never been more heartwarming.
Best in Show | Castle Rock Entertainment
The Christopher Guest mockumentary gets to be top dog at the park this evening.
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