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Movies Under the Stars 2014

Presented by the City of Hoboken,
Projected Images of Hudson County and
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.

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Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around at 8:15 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. Also, Assisted listening devices will be available upon request. Must call 201-420-2207 with 3 weeks notice

If you arrive early, we have scheduled live entertainment
before some of the movie features.

Dates & Start times listed below.

  • Wed. August 6th, 7pm – Preschool of Rock
    Musical performance for the whole family
  • Wed. August 13th & 20th, 7pmMy Gym Hoboken
    Will offer free demo for children

 

Special Double Feature Wed. August 13th

7pm: Free Demo by My Gym Hoboken

The Lego Movie
  2014 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 100 Minutes
The LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film which follows lead character, Emmet a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most “extraordinary person” and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business.

Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 (9:40pm) Rated PG-13, 125 Minutes
In honor of the comedic genius of Robin Williams.

Robin won a Gold Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

 

Schedules are subject to change. In case of heavy rain,
film presentation will be canceled.
For further information call Geri Fallo (201) 420-2207.

New Schedule for 2014

June 11 –  Gravity (9:00pm) 2013, Rated PG-13, 91 minutesWinner of 10 Academy Awards, including Best Achievement in Directing, Alfonso Cuaron, and Best Achievement in Visual Effects along with a Golden Globe Award for Best Director. Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone – tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness.

June 18 – Anchorman 2: The Legends Continues 2013 (9:00pm) Rated R, 119 minutesHaving left San Diego for New York City, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), is living the high life with his wife Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) and son Walter Burgundy. However, when the boss decides to promote Veronica to full time lead anchor and fire Ron, everything changes. Now heading back to San Diego, Ron is washed up and working part time at Sea World. His shot at redemption though comes in the form of a man named Freddie Schapp, who’s an executive producer at the Global News Network, the world’s first 24 hour round the clock news channel. He hires Ron, who proceeds to reunite the news team of Champ, Brick, and Brian, and head back to New York City. While there Ron and his news team are given the graveyard shift and a challenge. Ron comes up with a radical new idea to transform the news and that puts him at the top of the game once again. But how long will Ron’s newfound fame last? And will Brick finally find true love?

June 25 – Saving Mr. Banks 2013 (9:00pm) Rated PG-13, 125 MinutesWhen Walt Disney‘s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. TraversMary Poppins (1964), he made them a promise – one that he didn’t realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. So for 20 years Disney would keep asking her to let him do it. Eventually when she’s financially strapped she considers it but won’t approve unless Disney does it as she wants it. So she goes to California and Disney and his team who work on bringing the character of Mary Poppins to life try to show her what they did. But she’s not easily impressed. Even Disney tries to understand what she wants.

July 9 – American Hustle  2013 (9:00pm) Rated R, 138 MinutesNominated for 10 Academy Awards and winner of 3 Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.

July 16 – On the Waterfront  1954 (9:00pm) Rated NR, 108 Minutes Winner of  8 Academy Awards including, Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Actress in a Supporting Role. “On the Waterfront” is basically the story of one man, Terry Malloy, a young dock worker with a little, and unsuccessful, experience as a boxer but not much intelligence or purpose. Friendly takes affectionate interest in Terry and tries to make things easy for him. He also takes advantage of Terry by involving him in the killing of an uncooperative docker. Unaware of their murderous intentions, Terry sets the trap for the man who is thrown from a roof top because he allowed himself to be interviewed by a crime investigating commission. Terry’s alienation from the crooked union leaders starts when he meets the dead man’s sister, Edie (Eva Marie Saint), and realizes the grief he has brought into her life. Brando’s moral dilemma was superbly drawn in the film, he’s an ordinary man finding the courage to stand up and be counted.

July 23 – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire  2013 (9:00pm)
Rated PG-13, 146 Minutes
The screening was cancelled due to inclement weather. Unfortunately, we are not able to
schedule a make up date for this film.

July 30 – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial  1982 (8:15pm) Rated PG, 115 MinutesFrom director Steven Speilberg, winner of 4 Academy Awards, including Best Visual Effect and 1 Golden Globe for Best Original score, A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world. The wish to go home again is strong in E.T., and after being able to communicate with Elliot and the others, E.T. starts building an improvised device to send a message home for his folks to come and pick him up. But before long, E.T. gets seriously sick, and because of his special connection to Elliot, the young boy suffers, too. The situation gets critical when the task force finally intervenes. By then, all help may already be too late, and there’s no alien spaceship in sight.

August 6 – Despicable Me 2 2013 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 98 MinutesNominated for 2 Academy Awards and 1 Golden Globe, including Best Animated Feature Film of the Year. While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. The Anti-Villain League decides it needs an insider’s help and recruits Gru in the investigation. Together with the eccentric AVL agent, Lucy Wilde, Gru concludes that his prime suspect is the presumed dead supervillain, El Macho, whose his teenage son is also making the moves on his eldest daughter, Margo. Seemingly blinded by his overprotectiveness of his children and his growing mutual attraction to Lucy, Gru seems on the wrong track even as his minions are being quietly kidnapped en masse for some malevolent purpose.

August 13 – The Lego Movie  2014 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 100 MinutesThe LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film which follows lead character, Emmet a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most “extraordinary person” and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business.

August 20 – Frozen  2013 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 102 MinutesWinner of 2 Academy Awards including Best Animated Feature Film of the Year and Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Picture, along with a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film. Anna, a fearless optimist, sets off on an epic journey – teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven – to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. From the outside Anna’s sister, Elsa looks poised, regal and reserved, but in reality, she lives in fear as she wrestles with a mighty secret-she was born with the power to create ice and snow. It’s a beautiful ability, but also extremely dangerous. Haunted by the moment her magic nearly killed her younger sister Anna, Elsa has isolated herself, spending every waking minute trying to suppress her growing powers. Her mounting emotions trigger the magic, accidentally setting off an eternal winter that she can’t stop. She fears she’s becoming a monster and that no one, not even her sister, can help her.

 

A Big Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors

Title Sponsors: Projected Images of Hudson County
and the Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs

GOLD Sponsors: The Applied Companies, United Water, BurgissCarePoint Health

SILVER Sponsors:  My Gym Hoboken & Muller Insurance

PLATINUM Sponsors: Carlos Bakery, Bijou Properties, Local Barre, CrossFit Hoboken,
Hoboken Family Alliance, Haven Savings Bank, Halstead Property New Jersey,
The Hoboken ReporterSingleton Galmann Realty, and Shop Rite of Hoboken,

Additional Support provided by: Capital One Bank, Walgreens,  The Guitar Bar, Guitar Bar Jr.,
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Mommies 24/7, Garden St. School of the Performing Arts,
Choice Properties, State Farm Insurance, Preschool of Rock,Hartshorn Portraiture,
and Haven Savings Bank.

These programs are made possible in part by funds from
The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State,
a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts,
administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs,
Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

To become a sponsor or for further information, please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.