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The Habana Outpost 2016 free summer movie schedule is here!

We can't wait to be here with Kelso beers and good friends. via Facebook
We can’t wait to be here with Kelso beers and good friends. via Facebook

Of all the free outdoor movie series in Brooklyn every summer, the one at Fort Greene’s Habana Outpost (757 Fulton St.) remains my personal favorite. Maybe it’s the convenience of cheap alcohol and foodstuffs (CORN PORN) next door, or the colorful decor of the courtyard that sits right on the street. Or maybe it’s just the rebellious feeling that watching a movie projected onto the side of a building wall offers to an otherwise waning weirdness in present-day Fort Greene.

Whatever the reason, the Habana Outpost movie series is, IMO, the one to get pumped about. This year’s movie selection is tops, as per usual: all pre-2000 classics, with cult New Yawk flicks like The Warriors and Ghostbusters alongside lesser-known gems like John Hughes’ Weird Science and Warren Beatty’s Bulworth. So between this, the Summer Screen series at McCarren Park and the movies in Brooklyn Bridge Park, the coming season is already jam-packed with excuses to leave your house. Stay tuned for our ultimate guide to all the outdoor movies in BK this summer! And in the meantime, mark these dates on your calendar. 

May 1: The Warriors (1979)

May 8: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

May 15: Game of Death (1978)

May 22: West Side Story (1985)

May 29: Coming to America (1988)

June 5: Weird Science (1985)

June 12: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953)

June 19: Flashdance (1953)

June 26: Trading Places (1983)

July 3: Rocky (1976)

July 10: Wayne’s World (1992)

July 17: Road House (1989)

July 24: Saturday Night Fever (1977)

July 31: Jaws II (1978)

August 7: Risky Business (1983)

August 14: Viva Las Vegas (1964)

August 21: The Last Dragon (1985)

August 28: House Party (1990)

September 4: The Karate Kid (1984)

September 11: ¡Three Amigos! (1986)

September 18: Bulworth (1998)

September 25: New Jack City (1991)

October 2: Bloodsport (1988)

October 9: Shaft (1971)

October 16: Cobra (1986)

October 23: Ghostbusters (1984)

October 30: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)


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