Summertime means outdoor movies in Los Angeles!
And... action! 'Tis the season of free outdoor summer movie series which are popping up all over the city. At parks and beaches, by land or by boat, in the early morning and by the light of the moon, families can catch recent blockbusters and timeless classics for free.
Searching for other ways to catch your favorite flick under the stars? We've got a comprehensive list of all the best drive-in movie theaters in and around Los Angeles—and all the movies showing at the Boat Cinema this summer, too. Plus, don't miss our Summer Activities Guide.
Below you can find our comprehensive guide to free summer outdoor movies (plus a few movie series that aren't free, but are so fun they're worth a mention). Keep checking back, because we'll continue to post more listings as they are announced, all summer long.
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Places featured in this article:
Various Locations in La Habra, including Portola Park
Various Parks, including Hurless Barton Park
Various Parks in Santa Ana
Irvine Spectrum Center
Cal State University Northridge
Various OC Parks, such as Craig Park
Reyes Adobe Park
Brea Civic & Cultural Center Plaza
Arroyo Vista Park
Malibu Bluffs Park
Barnes Park Field
City Hall West Lawn
Various locations in Inglewood, including North Park
Alhambra Park Bandshell
Various parks in Tustin
Various Parks Including Fox Hills Park
Ken Dyda Civic Center
Various Parks in San Fernando, including Las Palmas Park
Warner Center Park
Castaic Lake Swim Beach
Rotating locations, including the Autry Museum
Los Angeles State Historic Park
Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo
Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Participating Harkins Theatres including Cerritos 16
Cinemark Theatres: Participating Locations. (Different Days and Start/ End Dates for Each Theatre)