A list of the area’s outdoor summer movie series

Join unlikely heroes, frightening villians, first class comedians and crowds of families with blankets and snacks at one of the free movie screenings in the DC area. A variety of locations will host movie series all summer long. (Facebook Photo)

Alex Beall, special to wtop.com

WASHINGTON — The weather’s warm, the kids are almost out of school and everyone is looking for something to do. This summer, forget spending money at the movie theater. Grab a blanket and check out a free outdoor movie screening the whole family will love.

Here is a list of just some of the outdoor film series offered in the area.

NoMa Summer Screen

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Loree Grand Field, Second and L Streets, NE

June 5 – “The Princess Bride”

June 12 – “The Italian Job”

June 19 – “The Goonies”

June 26 – “The Breakfast Club”

July 3 – “The Fugitive”

July 10 – “Bridesmaids”

July 17 – “Moonrise Kingdom”

July 24 – “True Grit”

July 31 – “Hunger Games”

August 7 – “Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid”

August 14 – “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

NoMa Family Film Night

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Sursum Corda

June 18 – “How to Train Your Dragon”

July 9 – “Despicable Me”

July 23 – “Toy Story 3″

August 6 – “Happy Feet”

Bethesda Outdoor Movie Series

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Woodmont Triangle, Corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues

July 23 – “The Princess Bride”

July 24 – “Rear Window”

July 25 – “Back to the Future”

July 26 – “The Hunger Games”

July 27 – “Life of Pi”

Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway

June 7 – “Risky Business”

June 14 – “Can’t Buy Me Love”

June 21 – “Easy A”

June 28 – “10 Things I Hate About You”

July 5 – “Bring It On”

July 12 – “Pretty in Pink”

July 19 – “She’s All That”

July 26 – “Fame”

August 2 – “Can’t Hardly Wait”

August 9 – “Sixteen Candles”

August 16 – “High School Musical 3: Senior Year”

August 23 – “American Graffiti”

August 30 – “Grease”

Capitol Riverfront Thursday Movies

When: Sundown

Where: Canal Park

June 6 – “Green Lantern”

June 13 – “Iron Man”

June 20 – “Batman and Robin”

June 27 – “The Hulk”

July 11 – “Batman Begins”

July 18 – “Thor”

July 25 – “The Dark Knight”

August 1 – “The Avengers”

August 8 – “The Dark Knight Rises”

Crystal City Screen Movie Festival

When: Sundown

Where: The green space at 1851 S. Bell St.

June 3 – “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial”

June 10 – “The Social Network”

June 17 – “The King’s Speech”

June 24 – “Crash”

July 1 – “American Beauty”

July 8 – “The Blind Side”

July 15 – “Moneyball”

July 22 – “A Beautiful Mind”

July 29 – “Forrest Gump”

August 5 – “The Help”

August 12 – “Jaws”

August 19 – “Inception”

August 26 – “Jurassic Park”

Movies on the Potomac

When: Sundown

Where: The Plaza at National Harbor

June 2 – “Brave”

June 9 – “The Lorax”

June 16 – “Madagascar 3″

June 23 – “Hotel Transylvania”

June 30 – “Rise of the Guardians”

July 7 – “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial”

July 14 – “Back to the Future”

July 21 – “Ghostbusters”

July 28 – “The Goonies”

August 4 – “Mighty Ducks”

August 11 – “Little Big League”

August 18 – “Dreamer”

August 25 – “Thunderstruck”

September 1 – “Remember the Titans”

Movies on the Square

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Rockville Town Square

June 12 – “The Lorax”

June 19 – “Skyfall”

June 26 – “The Dark Knight Rises”

July 3 – “Life of Pi”

July 10 – “The Hunger Games”

July 17 – “Men in Black 3″

July 24 – “Wreck-It Ralph”

July 31 – “Big”

August 7 – “The Avengers”

August 14 – “Les Miserables”

August 21 – “Hotel Transylvania”

Jane Austen Film Festival

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Dumbarton House

June 12 – “Becoming Jane”

July 10 – “Mansfield Park”

August 7 – “Pride & Prejudice”

Movies in the Garden at the Heurich House Museum, presented by The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District and Heurich House Museum

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave., NW

June 7 – “Casablanca”

June 14 – “Rear Window”

June 21 – “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” (begins at 9 p.m.)

June 28 – “Some Like it Hot”

July 5 – “Yankee Doodle Dandy”

July 12 – “The Philadelphia Story”

Screen on the Green

When: Sundown

Where: National Mall

July 22 – “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”

July 29 – “Norma Rae”

August 5 – “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”

August 12 – “Tootsie”

There are a variety of other film festivals this summer in the D.C. area. DC Outdoor Films has a full schedule of free movie screenings.

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