How to Catch a Totally Free Flick in NYC

Hey Ladies, finding that your summer activities (read: too many "essential" cocktail hours) are leaving you strapped for cash?  We'll the New York Post put together a list of free outdoor movies around the city - we definitely recommend checking them out.  Be sure to get there early because the best spots fill up fast.

Grab your buddies (a few Bud Lights) and a comfy blanket to enjoy the classics under the stars.  

Hudson River Park (various locations; 212-627-2121, Free)
Adults can eat free popcorn and watch “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” this Wednesday and “The Town” next Wednesday at the Pier 63 lawn in Chelsea (cross West Street at 22nd or 24th streets). On Fridays, children are welcome at Pier 46 in Greenwich Village (Charles Street). Everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, will be on the screen Friday in “Shrek Forever After.” On Aug. 19, Riverflicks will play “Tangled,” Disney’s adaptation of “Rapunzel.” Movies begin at 8:30 p.m.

Intrepid Summer Movie Series
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (Pier 86, at West 46th Street; 646-381-5061, Free)
Watch the classic science-fiction movie “Jurassic Park” on Intrepid’s flight deck on Aug. 19. The open space and restored airplanes create the perfect environment to let your imagination run wild as you watch dinosaurs create chaos. The free screening starts at sunset, but arrive when doors open at 7:30 p.m., armed with blankets and snacks, for a comfortable viewing.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s “Movies with a View”
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1; 2 Old Fulton St.; 718-802-0603, Free)
You still have four more chances to watch a waterfront movie here. Check out “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” on Thursday, “Crooklyn” on Aug. 18 or “Rosemary’s Baby” on Aug. 25. To conclude the series on Sept. 1, New Yorkers can vote, starting Aug. 25, on which movie will be played. Flicks begin at sunset, but arrive at 6 p.m. for a good spot, and live entertainment from the deejays of Web site Brooklyn Radio.

EPIX Movie Free for All
Tompkins Square Park (500 E. Ninth St.; 212-387-7685, Free)
On Thursday, watch high school superheroes in “Kick-Ass,” a dark 2010 action comedy. Then see if you can handle the 1968 horror film “Rosemary’s Baby” on Aug. 18. And enter the world of mobster Vito Corleone in the classic gangster saga “The Godfather” on Aug. 25. Films begin at 8 p.m.

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival
Bryant Park (40 W. 40th St.; 212-512-5700, Free)
You won’t be able to stop laughing during the screening of the 1980 comedy “Airplane!” on Monday. If you want something a little more action-packed, check out Humphrey Bogart’s 1941 crime drama “High Sierra” on Aug. 15, or the 1971 thriller “Dirty Harry” on Aug. 22. The lawn in Bryant Park opens at 5 p.m., and films begin at sunset.

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