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Every Outdoor Summer Movie Screening in the Twin Cities This Summer

Updated On 06/07/2017 at 06:38PM EST Updated On 06/07/2017 at 06:38PM EST
Outdoor Summer Movie Screenings Twin Cities
Back To The Future | Universal Pictures
Clueless | Paramount Pictures

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Jun 9 Fri

I Am Legend Will Smith is the last man in a world filled with carnivorous zombies, working to save humanity from its disgustingly diseased self.

Cedar Avenue Field Park

I Am Legend Cedar Avenue Field Park Will Smith is the last man in a world filled with carnivorous zombies, working to save humanity from its disgustingly diseased self.

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Jun 9 Fri

Muppet Treasure Island Muppets. Pirates. That’s all you need to know.

Martin Luther King Recreation Center

Muppet Treasure Island Martin Luther King Recreation Center Muppets. Pirates. That’s all you need to know.

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Jun 10 Sat

Zootopia A masterful explanation of male privilege wrapped in an adorable, animal-filled world.

Hampden Park

Zootopia Hampden Park A masterful explanation of male privilege wrapped in an adorable, animal-filled world.

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Jun 10 Sat

Neither Wolf Nor Dog An author reminisces about his travels with a Native American elder in Lakota country.

Lake Calhoun Park

Neither Wolf Nor Dog Lake Calhoun Park An author reminisces about his travels with a Native American elder in Lakota country.

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Jun 10 Sat

E.T. A kind alien named E.T. makes new friends and gets hounded by the government.

Como Dockside

E.T. Como Dockside A kind alien named E.T. makes new friends and gets hounded by the government.

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Jun 12 Mon

The Martian Matt Damon becomes the first man to survive on Mars (by growing potatoes in his own crap). Presented with Spanish subtitles.

Bryant Square Park

The Martian Bryant Square Park Matt Damon becomes the first man to survive on Mars (by growing potatoes in his own crap). Presented with Spanish subtitles.

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Jun 13 Tue

The NeverEnding Story Fly away again with Bastian and Falkor as they battle The Nothing.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park  

The NeverEnding Story Father Hennepin Bluff Park   Fly away again with Bastian and Falkor as they battle The Nothing.

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Jun 14 Wed

Hidden Figures Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae lead the inspiring, Oscar-nominated charge about the black female NASA scientists who got John Glenn into orbit.

Pearl Park

Hidden Figures Pearl Park Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae lead the inspiring, Oscar-nominated charge about the black female NASA scientists who got John Glenn into orbit.

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Jun 15 Thu

The Sandlot Spend a summer evening with Smalls and the gang.

Keewaydin Park

The Sandlot Keewaydin Park Spend a summer evening with Smalls and the gang.

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Jun 16 Fri

Jurassic World The third sequel to the summer blockbuster once again makes you wonder why nobody there learns any lessons.

Hidden Falls Regional Park

Jurassic World Hidden Falls Regional Park The third sequel to the summer blockbuster once again makes you wonder why nobody there learns any lessons.

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Jun 17 Sat

Trolls Don’t be afraid to sing along to Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and the rest of this cartoon’s excellent cast.

Sheridan Memorial Park

Trolls Sheridan Memorial Park Don’t be afraid to sing along to Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and the rest of this cartoon’s excellent cast.

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Jun 17 Sat

Star Wars The classic is meant to be seen on the big screen.

Como Dockside

Star Wars Como Dockside The classic is meant to be seen on the big screen.

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Jun 19 Mon

Pee-wee's Big Adventure Watch Pee-wee outdoors, and try not to think of what he did indoors at the movies...

Armatage Park

Pee-wee's Big Adventure Armatage Park Watch Pee-wee outdoors, and try not to think of what he did indoors at the movies...

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Jun 20 Tue

Clueless It absolutely holds up, just like Paul Rudd’s youthful complexion.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

Clueless Father Hennepin Bluff Park It absolutely holds up, just like Paul Rudd’s youthful complexion.

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Jun 21 Wed

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Action, adventure, more Star Wars -- we crave all these things.

Farview Park

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Farview Park Action, adventure, more Star Wars -- we crave all these things.

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Jun 22 Thu

Jumanji Revisit the Robin Williams fantasy adventure before the sequel hits theaters in six months.

El Rio Vista Recreation Center

Jumanji El Rio Vista Recreation Center Revisit the Robin Williams fantasy adventure before the sequel hits theaters in six months.

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Jun 22 Thu

42 The riveting story behind Jackie Robinson’s groundbreaking career with the Brooklyn Dodgers,  presented here with Spanish subtitles.

Brackett Field Park

42 Brackett Field Park The riveting story behind Jackie Robinson’s groundbreaking career with the Brooklyn Dodgers,  presented here with Spanish subtitles.

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Jun 23 Fri

Sing Matthew McConaughey plays a congenial Koala trying to save his failing theater with a singing competition. What’s not to love?

Oxford Community Center

Sing Oxford Community Center Matthew McConaughey plays a congenial Koala trying to save his failing theater with a singing competition. What’s not to love?

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Jun 24 Sat

Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back Say, “This is the worst film in the franchise” and see what happens. We dare you.

Como Dockside

Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back Como Dockside Say, “This is the worst film in the franchise” and see what happens. We dare you.

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Jun 27 Tue

Twin Cities Black Film Festival Celebrate local filmmakers of color with selections including Remnants, Westbound, The Mermaid, The Big Chop. has a playground, and also some grass (for sitting).

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

Twin Cities Black Film Festival Father Hennepin Bluff Park Celebrate local filmmakers of color with selections including Remnants, Westbound, The Mermaid, The Big Chop. has a playground, and also some grass (for sitting).

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Jun 28 Wed

The Princess Bride In need of a cult classic that features swashbuckling pirates, filial revenge, giants, and the medieval Claire Underwood? As you wish.

Van Cleve Park

The Princess Bride Van Cleve Park In need of a cult classic that features swashbuckling pirates, filial revenge, giants, and the medieval Claire Underwood? As you wish.

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Jun 29 Thu

Jaws Well, at least Minnesotans don’t have to worry about great whites in our lakes.

Raspberry Island Regional

Jaws Raspberry Island Regional Well, at least Minnesotans don’t have to worry about great whites in our lakes.

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Jun 29 Thu

Back to the Future Make like a tree and get the hell out of your house to see this classic.

Lyndale Farmstead Park

Back to the Future Lyndale Farmstead Park Make like a tree and get the hell out of your house to see this classic.

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Jun 30 Fri

Sing

Palace Community Center

Sing Palace Community Center

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Jun 30 Fri

Singin' in the Rain Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O’Connor splash their way through the greatest musical of all time. Hopefully the weather cooperates for this event.

Lake Harriet Park

Singin' in the Rain Lake Harriet Park Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O’Connor splash their way through the greatest musical of all time. Hopefully the weather cooperates for this event.

Inside Out | Walt Disney Studios

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Jul 1 Sat

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Another fun argument to be had is whether or not the ewoks are annoying. Bring it up at the screening. We dare you.

Como Dockside

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Como Dockside Another fun argument to be had is whether or not the ewoks are annoying. Bring it up at the screening. We dare you.

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Jul 3 Mon

Captain America: Civil War The Avengers fight each other this time. It is fun.

Nicollet Island Park

Captain America: Civil War Nicollet Island Park The Avengers fight each other this time. It is fun.

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Jul 5 Wed

Hidden Figures Presented with Spanish subtitles.

Powderhorn Park

Hidden Figures Powderhorn Park Presented with Spanish subtitles.

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Jul 7 Fri

Fences Denzel Washington and Viola Davis spar over their well-worn marriage in St. Paulite August Wilson’s Oscar-winning masterpiece.

Lake Calhoun Park

Fences Lake Calhoun Park Denzel Washington and Viola Davis spar over their well-worn marriage in St. Paulite August Wilson’s Oscar-winning masterpiece.

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Jul 10 Mon

Mrs. Doubtfire Yes, the cross-dressing nanny movie holds up, thanks to Robin Williams’ terrific performance.

Shingle Creek Park

Mrs. Doubtfire Shingle Creek Park Yes, the cross-dressing nanny movie holds up, thanks to Robin Williams’ terrific performance.

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Jul 11 Tue

Jumanji

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

Jumanji Father Hennepin Bluff Park

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Jul 12 Wed

42

Hiawatha School Park

42 Hiawatha School Park

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Jul 13 Thu

Fences

Victory Memorial Drive

Fences Victory Memorial Drive

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Jul 14 Fri

Top Gun We prefer Iceman.

Highland Park Community Center

Top Gun Highland Park Community Center We prefer Iceman.

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Jul 15 Sat

The Queen of Katwe A gorgeous film about the unlikely success of Phiona, a chess prodigy from the slum of Katwe in Uganda starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.

Hampden Park

The Queen of Katwe Hampden Park A gorgeous film about the unlikely success of Phiona, a chess prodigy from the slum of Katwe in Uganda starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.

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Jul 18 Tue

Inside Out A magnificent animated explanation of how emotions work that’ll have you laughing and weeping then laughing again.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

Inside Out Father Hennepin Bluff Park A magnificent animated explanation of how emotions work that’ll have you laughing and weeping then laughing again.

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Jul 19 Wed

Raiders of the Lost Ark Erase all your memories of Crystal Skull with the original. Presented with Spanish subtitles

Corcoran Park

Raiders of the Lost Ark Corcoran Park Erase all your memories of Crystal Skull with the original. Presented with Spanish subtitles

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Jul 20 Thu

Finding Nemo Fish are friends, not food, at least when they’re adorable cartoons.

Raspberry Island Regional Park

Finding Nemo Raspberry Island Regional Park Fish are friends, not food, at least when they’re adorable cartoons.

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Jul 20 Thu

Pan Hugh Jackman brings his swagger to the role of Captain Hook in this Peter Pan origin story.

Sibley Park

Pan Sibley Park Hugh Jackman brings his swagger to the role of Captain Hook in this Peter Pan origin story.

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Jul 21 Fri

Sing

North Dale Recreation Center

Sing North Dale Recreation Center

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Jul 21 Fri

Minions Ever heard of them?

Pershing Park

Minions Pershing Park Ever heard of them?

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Jul 22 Sat

Batman Lego Movie Will Arnett is a top three Batman, no question

Palace Community Center

Batman Lego Movie Palace Community Center Will Arnett is a top three Batman, no question

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Jul 24 Mon

Space Jam Maybe Michael Jordan should’ve stuck to baseball...

Whittier Park

Space Jam Whittier Park Maybe Michael Jordan should’ve stuck to baseball...

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Jul 25 Tue

Batman Lego Movie

Hayden Heights Recreation Center

Batman Lego Movie Hayden Heights Recreation Center

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Jul 25 Tue

Twin Cities Black Film Festival Celebrate local filmmakers of color with selections including Marianne, The Example, and 22 Years.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

Twin Cities Black Film Festival Father Hennepin Bluff Park Celebrate local filmmakers of color with selections including Marianne, The Example, and 22 Years.

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Jul 27 Thu

Kubo and the Two Strings Young Kubo uses magic to learn his identity and battle the Moon King and other magical creatures after he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit. Typical Thursday.

Jackson Square Park

Kubo and the Two Strings Jackson Square Park Young Kubo uses magic to learn his identity and battle the Moon King and other magical creatures after he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit. Typical Thursday.

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Jul 28 Fri

Finding Dory A sequel every bit as good as the original.

Northwest Como Recreation Center

Finding Dory Northwest Como Recreation Center A sequel every bit as good as the original.

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Willy Wonka | Paramount Pictures

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Aug 1 Tue

Passengers Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are the hottest two people awake on a spaceship.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

Passengers Father Hennepin Bluff Park Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are the hottest two people awake on a spaceship.

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Aug 2 Wed

The Secret Life of Pets Find out what your pet is doing while you’re not home.

Homecroft Park

The Secret Life of Pets Homecroft Park Find out what your pet is doing while you’re not home.

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Aug 3 Thu

Moana The newest Disney princess hangs with The Rock and gets to sing Lin-Manuel Miranda songs. We’re jealous!

Merriam Park Recreation Center

Moana Merriam Park Recreation Center The newest Disney princess hangs with The Rock and gets to sing Lin-Manuel Miranda songs. We’re jealous!

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Aug 4 Fri

Sweet Land A young German mail-order bride tries to build a happy Minnesota life with her Norwegian immigrant lover.

Lake Harriet Park

Sweet Land Lake Harriet Park A young German mail-order bride tries to build a happy Minnesota life with her Norwegian immigrant lover.

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Aug 7 Mon

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Relax outside and ponder how messed up this great movie is for kids.

Bohanon Park

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Bohanon Park Relax outside and ponder how messed up this great movie is for kids.

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Aug 8 Tue

The Good Lie Reese Witherspoon helps two Sudanese orphans grow accustomed to life in Kansas.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

The Good Lie Father Hennepin Bluff Park Reese Witherspoon helps two Sudanese orphans grow accustomed to life in Kansas.

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Aug 9 Wed

Ghostbusters (1984) Hopefully you can make it through the park without a giant demon dog trying to possess you.

Kenny Park

Ghostbusters (1984) Kenny Park Hopefully you can make it through the park without a giant demon dog trying to possess you.

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Aug 10 Thu

Storks An animated story about storks who no longer deliver babies but deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Thanks, Amazon.

Rice Recreation Center

Storks Rice Recreation Center An animated story about storks who no longer deliver babies but deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Thanks, Amazon.

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Aug 10 Thu

Moana

Victory Memorial Drive

Moana Victory Memorial Drive

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Aug 11 Fri

Moana

Langford Park Recreation Center

Moana Langford Park Recreation Center

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Aug 11 Fri

Drop Dead Gorgeous An annual small-town Minnesota beauty pageant gets way out of hand with a hilarious cast including Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, and Kirstie Alley. Highly underrated.

Lake Harriet Park

Drop Dead Gorgeous Lake Harriet Park An annual small-town Minnesota beauty pageant gets way out of hand with a hilarious cast including Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, and Kirstie Alley. Highly underrated.

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Aug 12 Sat

Ghostbusters (2016) The 2016 update is presented with Spanish subtitles.

Phelps Field Park

Ghostbusters (2016) Phelps Field Park The 2016 update is presented with Spanish subtitles.

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Aug 15 Tue

La La Land Ryan Gosling teaches John Legend how to be a “pure” jazz artist while Emma Stone seeks acting fame.

Father Hennepin Bluff Park

La La Land Father Hennepin Bluff Park Ryan Gosling teaches John Legend how to be a “pure” jazz artist while Emma Stone seeks acting fame.

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Aug 16 Wed

Moana

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Recreation Center

Moana Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Recreation Center

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Aug 17 Thu

1920s Experimental Short Films by Iconic Dada Artists Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling, accompanied by Ryan Olson of Polica and the Marijuana Deathsquads This free event takes place in the redesigned Wurtele Upper Garden adjacent to the Walker. For this special commission, Ryan Olson (Polica, Gayngs) and his all-star ensemble Marijuana Deathsquads present intriguing new live cinematic scores set to 1920s experimental short films by iconic Dada artists Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling.

Walker Art Center, Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN

1920s Experimental Short Films by Iconic Dada Artists Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling, accompanied by Ryan Olson of Polica and the Marijuana Deathsquads Walker Art Center, Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN This free event takes place in the redesigned Wurtele Upper Garden adjacent to the Walker. For this special commission, Ryan Olson (Polica, Gayngs) and his all-star ensemble Marijuana Deathsquads present intriguing new live cinematic scores set to 1920s experimental short films by iconic Dada artists Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling.

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Aug 17 Thu

Ferris Bueller's Day Off Matthew Broderick lives out every high schooler’s dream.

Beltrami Park

Ferris Bueller's Day Off Beltrami Park Matthew Broderick lives out every high schooler’s dream.

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Aug 18 Fri

Toy Story Feel like a kid again with Woody, Buzz, and the gang.

Linwood Recreation

Toy Story Linwood Recreation Feel like a kid again with Woody, Buzz, and the gang.

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Aug 18 Fri

Grumpy Old Men Put a little wintry chill in your summer with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon.

Lake Harriet Park

Grumpy Old Men Lake Harriet Park Put a little wintry chill in your summer with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon.

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Aug 23 Wed

Sing

McDonough Recreation Center

Sing McDonough Recreation Center

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Aug 24 Thu

E.T.

Groveland Recreation Center

E.T. Groveland Recreation Center

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Aug 25 Fri

Storks

Battle Creek Recreation Center

Storks Battle Creek Recreation Center

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Aug 25 Fri

The Mighty Ducks And be sure to get a pregame burger from Mickey’s.

Lake Harriet Park