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Movies Under the Stars 2017

  • Presented by the City of Hoboken,
    Projected Images of Hudson County &
    The Hudson County Division of
    Cultural & Heritage Affairs

These FREE Outdoor Movie Screenings take place at Pier A Park, overlooking the beautiful Manhattan Skyline, located on First St. and Frank Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. For further information call Geri Fallo (201) 420-2000 ex. 5100

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Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around at 8:00 pm in August, unless otherwise noted below. For the best seating, come early and bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair. You may bring a picnic, but alcohol consumption is not permitted and subject to a fine. If movie is cancelled due to rain, the makeup dates will be Aug. 9 or Aug. 16 start at 9:30pm, after the regularly scheduled film, which starts at 8pm. Check website for updates.

Assisted listening devices will be available upon request.
Must call 201-420-2000 ex. 5100 with 3 weeks notice.

Schedule for 2017

Wed. June 14 –  Young Frankenstein (1974), 1h 46 min., PG; Tribute to Gene Wilder. Directed by Mel Brooks. Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Peter Boyle and Marty Feldman. An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.

Wed. June 21 –  Hidden Figures (2016), 2h 7 min., Rated PG; Nominated for 3 Oscars and 2 Golden Globes, stars Taraji P. Hensen, Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner. The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.

Wed. June 28 –  Singin’ in the Rain (1952), 1h 43 min., Rated G; Nominated for 2 oscars, stars Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds. 1927 Hollywood. Monumental Pictures’ biggest stars, glamorous on-screen couple Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood, are also an off-screen couple if the trade papers and gossip columns are to be believed. Both perpetuate the public perception if only to please their adoring fans and bring people into the movie theaters. In reality, Don barely tolerates her, while Lina, despite thinking Don beneath her, simplemindedly believes what she sees on screen in order to bolster her own stardom and sense of self-importance

Wed. July 12 –  La La Land (2016), 2h 8 min., Rated PG-13; Winner of 6 Academy Awards and 7 Golden Globes, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Wed. July 19 – Lion (2016), 1h 58min., Rated PG-13; Nominated for 6 oscars and 3 golden globes, stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney MaraA five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Wed. July 26 – The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years (2016), 2h 17min., Unrated; 2017 Grammy Award Winner for best music film. 2016 documentary film directed
by Ron Howard about The Beatles‘ career during their touring years from 1962 to 1966, from their performances at the Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film was produced with the cooperation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and Beatle widows Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison.

In the 1960s, the Beatles exploded on to the public scene, seemingly out of nowhere, as the band’s formative years of constant performing at home and in Hamburg, and Brian Epstein’s grooming, finally paid off beyond their wildest dreams. Accompanying new interviews of the remaining Beatles, their associates and fans, as well as archival interviews with the late Beatles, this film features footage of the heady concert years of 1963 to 66 when the band became a worldwide cultural phenomena. Furthermore, it also follows how the Fab Four began to change and grow while the excitement of Beatlemania began to sour and became something they needed to escape from.

Wed. August 2 –  Trolls (2016), 1h 32 min. Rated PG. Nominated for 1 oscar, 1 golden globe for Best Original Song by Justin Timerlake, stars Anna Kendrick, Sooey Deschanel, James Corden, John Cleese and more. From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year by DreamWorks’. After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.
7pm – Pre-Movie Activity for children provided by My Gym Hoboken
7pm – Pre-Movie Activity for children provided by My Gym Hoboken

Wed. August 9 – The Boss Baby (2017), 1h 37 min., Rated PG; A new baby’s arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator — a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tim’s home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret mission, and only he can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.
7pm – Pre-Movie Activity for children provided by My Gym Hoboken
7pm – Pre-Movie Activity for children provided by My Gym Hoboken
Wed. August 16 – Sing (2016), 1h 48 min., Rated PG; Nominated for 2 Golden Globes, stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Seth MacFarlane. Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Buster Moon, a dapper koala, presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal-some, might even say delusional-optimist, who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now faced with the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.
7pm – Pre-Movie Musical performancePreschool of Rock
7pm – Pre-Movie Activity for children provided by My Gym Hoboken
Movie at Mama Johnson Field: 4th St. bet Jackson & Harrison St.
Mon., August 21 – Begins at 8pm
Ice Age: Collision Course
Movie at Maxwell Place Park: Sinatra Dr. North bet. 11th & 12th
Wed. Aug. 30, Begins at 8pm – Frozen

 

Pre-Movie Activities: 

  • Wed. Aug. 2, 7pm to 7:30pm – Activities for children
    provided by My Gym Hoboken
  • Wed. Aug. 9, 7pm to 7:30pm – Activities for children
    provided by My Gym Hoboken
  • Wed. Aug. 16, 7pm to 7:30pm – Live musical performance
    provided by Preschool of Rock

Schedules are subject to change. In case of heavy rain, film presentation will be canceled. Assisted Listening devices available upon request with 3 weeks notice.
Call 201-420-2000 ex. 5100 to reserve. 

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