Moonlit Movies: Flashback Fridays

Presented by City of Greenbelt's Recreation Department and Old Greenbelt Theatre

Moonlit Movies: Flashback Fridays
Moonlit Movies are back! Outdoor movies have been a tradition in Greenbelt since 2014, and they continue this summer as a safe, fun way to get back to the movies! Moonlit Movies: Flashback Fridays” feature nostalgic favorites on Braden Field, behind the Youth Center. This is a partnership of the City of Greenbelt's Recreation Department and Old Greenbelt Theatre. Attendance is capped at 100 people. Each attendee (regardless of age) requires a ticket. Please, no pets. New this summer: $5 snack packs! Each snack pack includes a mini-popcorn, canned soda, and small candy. This may be added to your ticket purchase (select the “$5 Snack Pack” button) or ordered on-site (cash or credit). Want more variety? Pre-order your favorites here. Recreation and OGT staff will be at the entrance—behind home plate—to check you in. Masks use is suggested when you are not seated. Water-resistant picnic blankets are preferred to provide everyone with the best view. Chairs are allowed, the lower the better—circles will be spaced to give everyone the best view possible. Staff reserves the right to limit chair use to the back of the field. Select lights in the outfield will remain on so that guests can safely navigate. Bathrooms available (masks required). In the event of rain, movies will run at the same time on Saturdays.


Jurassic Park (1993)
(126 minutes PG-13) 1993 Steven Spielberg, director
In Steven Spielberg's massive blockbuster, paleontologists Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are among a select group chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While the park's mastermind, billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough), assures everyone that the facility is safe, they find out otherwise when various ferocious predators break free and go on the hunt. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
Beetlejuice (1988)
(93 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 13+) 1988 Tim Burton, director
After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes (Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones) and teen daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder) buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), a rambunctious spirit whose "help" quickly becomes dangerous for the Maitlands and innocent Lydia. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
The Princess Bride (1987)
(98 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 8+) 1987 Rob Reiner, director
Robin Wright and Cary Elwes star in this fairytale adventure about a beautiful princess and the gallant hero who rescues her from an evil villain. Directed by Rob Reiner, it's an enchanting classic the whole family will love! Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
Labyrinth (1986)
(101 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 8+) 1986 Jim Henson, director
Fifteen-year-old Sarah resents her baby brother Toby and secretly wishes that he will just disappear. Her wish comes true when goblins kidnap the boy. Feeling responsible and guilty about his abduction, she sets forth to retrieve him, and finds herself on the adventure of a lifetime. To rescue her brother, she must sneak into the castle of the Goblin King, which is in the center of a fantastical labyrinth. But, the task is easier said than done, for the maze is filled with strange creatures and mind-bending puzzles, and nothing is really as it seems. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
Brewster's Millions (1985)
(102 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 12+) 1985 Walter Hill, director
After losing his position as a minor-league pitcher, Montgomery Brewster (Richard Pryor) learns his great-uncle has left him $300 million. To inherit it, Brewster must spend $30 million in 30 days under a complicated set of rules that forbid him from donating too much to charity or retaining any new assets when the period is up. Unable to share details about the will's odd conditions with anyone, Brewster sets out to spend his money under the stern eye of paralegal Angela Drake (Lonette McKee). Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
WarGames (1983)
(110 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 11+) 1983 John Badham, director
High school student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) unwittingly hacks into a military supercomputer while searching for new video games. After starting a game of Global Thermonuclear War, Lightman leads the supercomputer to activate the nation's nuclear arsenal in response to his simulated threat as the Soviet Union. Once the clueless hacker comes to his senses, Lightman, with help from his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy), must find a way to alert the authorities to stop the onset of World War III. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
The Karate Kid (1984)
(122 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 11+) 1984 John G. Avildsen, director
Daniel (Ralph Macchio) moves to Southern California with his mother, Lucille (Randee Heller), but quickly finds himself the target of a group of bullies who study karate at the Cobra Kai dojo. Fortunately, Daniel befriends Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita), an unassuming repairman who just happens to be a martial arts master himself. Miyagi takes Daniel under his wing, training him in a more compassionate form of karate and preparing him to compete against the brutal Cobra Kai. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
(102 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 8+) 1999 Dean Parisot, director
The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of aliens turn to the ailing celebrities for help in their quest to overcome the oppressive regime in their solar system. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
The Sandlot (1993)
(101 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 8+) 1993 David M. Evans, director
When Scottie Smalls moves to a new neighborhood, he manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot. Together they go on a series of funny and touching adventures. The boys run into trouble when Smalls borrows a ball from his stepdad that gets hit over a fence. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.
Space Jam (1996)
(1 hr 27 min PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 7+) 1996 Joe Pytka, director

Swackhammer, an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain. When his gang, the Nerdlucks, heads to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, Bugs challenges them to a basketball game to determine their fate. The aliens agree, but they steal the powers of NBA basketball players, including Larry Bird and Charles Barkley, so Bugs gets some help from superstar Michael JordanHeld outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
(2 hr 32 min PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 7+) 2001 Chris Columbus, director

Harry Potter learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents' mysterious deaths. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.

Hocus Pocus (1993)
(1 hr 35 min PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 10+) 1993 Kenny Ortega, director

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.

The Addams Family (1991)
(1 hr 42 min PG-13; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 12+) 1991 Barry Sonnenfeld, director

When a man claiming to be Fester, the missing brother of Gomez Addams, arrives at the Addams' home, the family is thrilled. However, Morticia begins to suspect the man is a fraud, since he cannot recall details of Fester's life. With the help of lawyer Tully Alford, Fester manages to get the Addams clan evicted from their home. Gomez realizes the two men are conspiring to swindle the Addams fortune and that he must challenge Fester. Held outdoors at Braden Field. This event is ticketed. Click title of film for details on how to attend.

(1hr 42min PG) 1996 Danny Devito, director
This film adaptation of a Roald Dahl work tells the story of Matilda Wormwood, a gifted girl forced to put up with a crude, distant father and mother.
The Fox and the Hound
(1hr 23min G) 1981 Ted Berman, Richard Rich, director
A little fox named Tod, and Copper, a hound puppy, vow to be best buddies forever. But as Copper grows into a hunting dog, their unlikely friendship faces the ultimate test.
(1h 47min PG) 2011 Gore Verbinski, director
Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.
Beauty and the Beast
(1h 24min G) 1991 Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise, director
Can a young woman save a prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster?
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
(1h 40min G) 1971 Mel Stuart, director
A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.
A Knight's Tale
(2h 12min PG-13) 2001 Brian Helgeland, director
After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.
Star Trek: First Contact
(1h 51min PG-13) 1996 Jonathan Frakes, director
The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
(1h 43mi PG-13) 1986 John Hughes, director
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.
(2h 13min PG-13) 2011 Bennett Miller, director
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
13 Going on 30
(1 hr 37 min PG-13) 2004 Gary Winick, director
A girl who's sick of the social strictures of junior high is transformed into a grownup overnight. In this feel-good fairy tale, teenager Jenna (Christa B. Allen) wants a boyfriend, and when she's unable to find one, she fantasizes about being a well-adjusted adult. Suddenly, her secret desire becomes a reality, and she is transformed into a 30-year-old (Jennifer Garner). But adulthood isn't as easy as it looks.
(2 hrs 4 min PG) 1975 Steven Spielberg, director
*POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY, JUNE 12* When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature.
Black Panther
(2 hrs 14 min PG-13) 2018 Ryan Coogler, director
Presented in conjunction with Greenbelt's Black History and Culture Committee as part of this month's Juneteenth celebration. After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.
(1 hr 29 min PG-13) 2001 Ben Stiller, director
Propelled to the top of the fashion world by a photogenic gaze he calls "Blue Steel," dimwitted male model Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) thinks he's got a fourth consecutive win as Male Model of the Year in the bag. But, when his rival, Hansel (Owen Wilson), unexpectedly takes the crown, Derek is crushed. He becomes easy prey for fashion designer Jacobim Mugatu (Will Ferrell), who signs Derek to star in his "Derelicte" fashion show, then brainwashes him to kill Malaysia's prime minister.
Independence Day
(2 hrs 25 min PG-13) 1996 Roland Emmerich, director
In the epic adventure film "Independence Day," strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through the world's major cities. As these extraordinary events unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a force of incredible magnitude has arrived; its mission: total annihilation over the Fourth of July weekend. The last hope to stop the destruction is an unlikely group of people united by fate and unimaginable circumstances.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1 hr 55 min PG) 1981 Steven Spielberg, director
Dr. Indiana Jones, a renowned archeologist and expert in the occult, is hired by the U.S. Government to find the ark of the covenant, which is believed to still hold the Ten Commandments. Unfortunately, Hitler's agents are also after the ark. Indy and his ex-flame Marion escape from various close scrapes in a quest that takes them from Nepal to Cairo.
Back to the Future
(1 hr 56 min PG) 1985 Robert Zemeckis, director
In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is thrown back into the '50s when an experiment by his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) goes awry. Traveling through time in a modified DeLorean car, Marty encounters young versions of his parents (Crispin Glover, Lea Thompson), and must make sure that they fall in love or he'll cease to exist. Even more dauntingly, Marty has to return to his own time and save the life of Doc Brown.
Cool Runnings
(1 hr 37 min PG) 1993 Jon Turteltaub, director
Four Jamaican bobsledders dream of competing in the Winter Olympics, despite never having seen snow. With the help of a disgraced former champion desperate to redeem himself, the Jamaicans set out to become worthy of Olympic selection, and go all out for glory.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
(1 hr 44 min PG) 1988 Robert Zemeckis, director
Down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) gets hired by cartoon producer R.K. Maroon (Alan Tilvern) to investigate an adultery scandal involving Jessica Rabbit (Kathleen Turner), the sultry wife of Maroon's biggest star, Roger Rabbit (Charles Fleischer). But when Marvin Acme (Stubby Kaye), Jessica's alleged paramour and the owner of Toontown, is found murdered, the villainous Judge Doom (Christopher Lloyd) vows to catch and destroy Roger.