Movies Under the Stars – Entertainment all Summer Long!
Outdoor movies are a great way to enjoy the summer and Fairfax County is the place to be!
Several community venues offer great attractions all summer long!
Every Friday until September 4th, this great area in Merrifield offers great dining beforehand and these classic films:
JUNE – “Movies that make grown adults cry”
- Rudy, June 5
- Miracle, June 12
- Father of the Bride, June 19
- Angels in the Outfield, June 26
JULY – “Food & Film”
- Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, July 3
- Eat Pray Love, July 10
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, July 17
- Frozen, July 24
- Ratatouille, July 31
August/September – “Blockbusters”
- Despicable Me 2, August 7
- Cinderella, August 14
- Captain America (2014), August 21
- The Hundred Foot Journey, August 28
- The Lego Movie, September 4
Fairfax County Park presents Starlight Cinema at Trinity Park in Centreville. These movie nights are designed to bring the community together and nurture community spirit. The 2015 season provides five movies, free for the public to enjoy. Movies selected are chosen to appeal to the whole community—films that parents can bring their children to, but adults can also enjoy. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal. Feel free to bring a picnic, blanket, and chairs and enjoy the movies.
AUGUST 1 “The Sting”
Universal Pictures. Directed by George Roy Hill. Cast: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning, Ray Walston, Eileen Brennan. Rated PG; 129 minutes; 1973
AUGUST 8 “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
Animated Feature. DreamWorks Animation. Directed by Dean DeBlois. Voices by: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler. Rating PG; 102 minutes; 2014
AUGUST 15 “Frozen”
Animated Feature. Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee. Voices by: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk. Rated PG; 108 minutes; 2013
AUGUST 22 “Big Hero 6”
Animated Feature. Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Chris Williams, Don Hall. Voices by: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Génesis Rodríguez. Rated PG; 102 minutes; 2014
AUGUST 29 “Paddington”
Live Action/Animated Feature. The Weinstein Company. Directed by Paul King. Voices by: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi. Rated PG; 95 minutes; 2014