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Movies Under the Stars 2018

These FREE Outdoor Movie Screenings take place at Pier A Park,  located on First St. & Sinatra Dr.

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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.

Wed. June 27th: Due to a chance of Inclement Weather predicted for this evening, the screening of
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
has been cancelle
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Schedule for 2018

Wed. June 13 –  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 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 fabric of their love affair. 

Wed. June 20 –  Lady Bird (2017), 1h 34min., Rated R; Winner of 2 Golden Globe Awards including Best Picture Musical or Comedy & Best Actress Saoirse Ronan. Nominated for 5 Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Screenplay & Best Achievement in Directing by Greta Gerwig.  Also Starring Laurie Metcalf. Christine “Lady Bird” MacPherson is a high school senior from the “wrong side of the tracks.” She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character’s senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college.

Wed. June 27 –  Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), 1h 55 min., Rated R; Winner of 2 Oscars including Best Supporting Actress Frances McDormand and Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell. Nominated for 5 other Oscars including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor Woody Harrelson and Best Original Screenplay Martin McDonagh. Winner of 5 Golden Globe Awards including Best Picture Drama, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay. After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson), the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated.

Wed. July 11 –  Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), 2h 32 min., Rated PG; Nominated for 4 Academy Awards including Best Visual Effects and Best Original Score. Starring Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley. Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

Wed. July 18 – The Post (2017), 1h 58min., Rated PG-13; Nominated for
2 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress Meryl Streep and 6 Golden Globes including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Actor Tom Hanks and Best Director Steven Spielberg. A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

Wed. July 25 – The Greatest Showman (2017), 1h 45min., Rated PG. Nominated for 1 Oscar and 3 Golden Globes including Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy by Hugh Jackman. Also stars Michele Williams. Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells the story of visionary, P.T. Barnum, who rose from nothing to create a spectacle (The Barnum & Bailey Circus) that became a worldwide sensation.

Wed. August 1 –  The Isle of Dogs (2018), 1h 41 min. Rated PG-13. Directed by Wes Anderson. Featuring an all star cast: Bill Murray, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum, Tilda Swinton, Ed Norton, Yoko Ono, Greta Gerwig, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, Frances, McDormand, Liev Schreiber and more. Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.

 

Wed. August 8 – Ferdinand (2017), 1h 48 min., Rated PG; Nominated for an Academy Award: Best Animated Feature Film and 2 Golden Globes including Best Animated Motion Picture. Starring Kate McKinnon and Bobby Cannavale. After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
7pm – Activity for children provided by My Gym Hoboken

 

Wed. August 15 – Coco (2017), 1h 45 min., Rated PG; Winner of Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and Winner of 2 Golden Globes including Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song. Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. 

7pm – Activity for children provided by My Gym Hoboken

Pre-Movie Activities: 

  • Wed. Aug. 1, 7pm to 7:30pm – Live musical performance
    provided by Preschool of Rock
  • Wed. Aug. 8, 7pm to 7:30pm – Activities for children
    provided by My Gym Hoboken
  • Wed. Aug. 15, 7pm to 7:30pm – Activities for children
    provided by My Gym Hoboken
  • Schedules are subject to change. In case of heavy rain, film presentation will be canceled.

Subtitles will be projected on the movie screen upon request.
Assisted Listening devices available upon request with 3 weeks notice.
Call 201-420-2000 Ex. 5100 to reserve.  

A Big Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors for 2018

GOLD: Ironstate Development, BurgissSuez Water,
 Projected Images of Hudson County  

SILVER: My Gym HobokenMuller Insurance, Popular Bank and NY Waterway.

BRONZE:  Hoboken Radiology,Singleton Galmann Realty, Tenafly Pediatrics, Shop Rite of Hoboken, Hoboken Grace and Hoboken Family Alliance

Additional Support provided by: 10th & Willow Bar & GrillCapital One Bank, State Farm Insurance, Hudson Reporter, Walgreens, Cycle Bar & Local Barre.

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 please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2000 Ex. 5100.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Movie Schedule 2015

Wed. June 10 –  Ocean’s 11 (1960), 127 min., Unrated; In Celebration of the Sinatra Centennial, featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., & Peter Lawford. Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.

Wed. June 17 –  The Theory of Everything (2014), 123 min., Rated PG-13, Nominated for 5 Academy Awards, including best picture, actor & actress. Starring Academy Award & Golden Globe winner for best actor, Eddie Redmayne. Also starring Felicity Jones & Tom Prior. The story of the most brilliant & celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, & wife Jane Wilde, the arts student he fell in love with while studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected of Hawking, who was given just 2 years to live following the diagnosis of a fatal illness at age 21. He became galvanized by the love of  Jane Wilde and went on to be called the successor to Einstein.

Wed. June 24 –  The Imitation Game (2014), 114 min., Rated PG-13
Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including best picture, actor & director. Winner best adapted screenplay. Nominated for 5 Golden Globes, including best picture & actor. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley & Matthew Goode. Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Wed. July 8 –  Saving Mr. Banks (2013), 125 min., Rated PG-13
Starring Golden Globe nominee for Best Actress, Emma Thompson. Also starring Tom Hanks. In Walt Disney’s 20 year quest to obtain the rights to Mary Poppins, he comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling, P.L.Travers reluctantly agrees to go to L.A. to hear Disney’s plans, but the prickly author doesn’t budge. It is only when he reaches into his own childhood that Walt discovers the truth about the ghosts that haunt her, and together they set Mary Poppins free to ultimately make one of the most endearing films in cinematic history. 

Wed. July 15 –  Birdman (2014), 119 min., Rated R; Winner of 4 Oscars, including Best Picture. Starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis,
& Edward Norton. Micheal Keaton plays former “Birdman” Riggen Thompson, who is trying to shake the association of himself with the Birdman, by branching out artisticly and directing starring in and co producing his very own Broadway show. Throughout the film Riggen battles the voice of the Birdman to make sure that he can pull of this play despite the many troubles encountered during the preview showings. With an an eccentric cast of characters including a pretentious actor and Riggen’s fresh out of rehab daughter, he is able to confront his demons and put on a show no one will forget.

Wed. July 22 –  The Manchurian Candidate (1962), 126 min. Directed by John Frankenheimer,
Starring Frank Sinatra, 
Lawrence Harvey, Angela Landsbury &  Janet Leigh

The premise of the film is the brainwashing of the son of a prominent right-wing political family as an unwitting assassin in an international communist conspiracy. Major Bennett Marco, Sergeant Raymond Shaw, and the rest of their infantry platoon are kidnapped during the Korean War in 1952. They are taken to Manchuria, and are brainwashed to believe that Shaw saved their lives in combat — for which Congress awards him the Medal of Honor. Years after the war, Marco, now back in the United States working as an intelligence officer, begins suffering the recurring nightmare of Shaw murdering two of his comrades, all while clinically observed by Chinese and Sovietintelligence officials. When Marco learns that another soldier from the platoon also has been suffering the same nightmare, he sets to uncovering the mystery and its meaning.  

Wed. July 29 –  Big Hero 6 (2014), 102 min., Rated PG; Academy Award Winner for Best Animated Feature Film.
From Walt Disney Animation Studios, an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada. When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called “Big Hero 6.” 

Wed. August 5 –  Cinderella (1950), 74 min. Original animated feature. Unfortunately, the 2015 live action, feature film Cinderella was pulled from circulation.  In its place, we will be showing the Disney animated version from 1950. Cinderella is living happily with her mother & father until her mother dies. Cinderella’s father remarries a cold, cruel woman who has two nasty daughters. When the father dies, Cinderella’s wicked stepmother turns her into a virtual servant in her own house. Meanwhile, the King of the kingdom, determines that his son, the Prince, should find a suitable bride & invites every eligible maiden in the kingdom to a fancy dress ball, where his son will be able to choose his bride. Cinderella has no suitable party dress for a ball, but her friends, the mice & the birds, lend a hand in making her one, a dress the evil stepsisters immediately tear apart on the evening of the ball. At this point, enter the Fairy Godmother, the pumpkin carriage, the royal ball, the stroke of midnight, the glass slipper, & the rest, as they say, is fairy tale history.
7pm – My Gym Hoboken will start the night with a free demo for children!

Wed. August 12 – How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014), 102 min., Rated PGStars Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill and more. When Hiccup and toothles discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
7pm – Preschool of Rock will start the night with a musical performance for the whole family!
Wed. August 19 – Frozen (2013), 102 min., Rated PG
Stars Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff. The newly crowned Queen Elsa, who secretly was born with the power to create ice and snow,  accidentally sets off an eternal winter that she can’t stop, fears she’s becoming a monster that no one can stop. Her sister, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to find her sister and save the kingdom of Arendelle from the eternal winter.

 

Schedules are subject to change.
In case of heavy rain, film presentation will be canceled.
Assisted listening devices available upon request with 3 weeks advance notice.

For further information call Geri Fallo (201) 420-2207.

 

A Big Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors for 2015

Title Sponsor: Astrahealth Centers

GOLD: The Applied Companies, BurgissUnited Water, and Projected Images of Hudson County

SILVER: My Gym Hoboken, Muller Insurance & Bright Horizons

BRONZE: Bijou Properties, CarePoint HealthHalstead Property New Jersey, Hoboken Family Alliance, Hoboken RadiologySingleton Galmann Realty, & Shop Rite of Hoboken

Additional Support provided by: Brasserie de Paris, Walgreens, Capital One Bank, Haven Savings Bank, Keller Williams City Life Realty, Rush Cycling, Hudson Reporter, Monroe Street Movement Space, State Farm Insurance & the Hoboken Elks Lodge 74

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 please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.