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20 Free Montreal Outdoor Movie Screenings You Should Go See With Friends This Summer

Everything is awesome (when you're watching a free movie).
20 Free Montreal Outdoor Movie Screenings You Should Go See With Friends This Summer

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We knew that there were tons of awesome things to do in Montreal this summer, but this just might be the coolest. As our friends at the Montreal Gazette have reported, there are going to be a bunch of free outdoor film screenings.  Here are the 10 ones we're most excited about.

1. For a Few Dollars More

  • What: Sequel to the spaghetti western A Fistful of Dollars, expect a lot of badass Clint Eastwood-action.
  • Where: Parc Dante
  • When: July 16th at 8:30 p.m.

2. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  • What: An iconic spaghetti western directed by Sergio Leone (same guy as above) and also starts Clint.
  • Where: Parc Dante
  • When: July 23rd at 8:30 p.m.

3. Cultures of Resistance

  • What: A documentary focusing on how art and music can facilitate social change.
  • Where: Place de la Paix
  • When: August 26th at 9:00 p.m.

4. Workingman's Death

  • What: Austrian-German documentary dealing with the intense struggles of the working class in several nations.
  • Where: Place de la Paix
  • When: September 2nd at 9:00 p.m.

5. Paris, Texas

  • What: An amnesiac seeks to repair his relationship with his family and track down his estranged wife.
  • Where: Place de la Paix
  • When: September 9th at 9:00 p.m.

6. Gabrielle

  • What: Two developmentally disabled individuals find love with each other in a community choir group.
  • Where: Parc Jean-Brillant
  • When: July 19th at 8:30 p.m.

7. The General

  • What: A silent film comedy-adventure from 1926 based on the memoirs of William Pittenger.
  • Where: Parc Jean-Brillant
  • When: July 26th at 8:30 p.m.

8. Belle et Sébastien

  • What: A boy and his dog friendship-film set in the Swiss Alps during WWII.
  • Where: Parc Jean-Brillant
  • When: August 9th at 8:30 p.m.

9. Jiro Dreams of Sushi

  • What: Documentary centered on a Japanese 85-year-old sushi master and his familial relationships.
  • Where: Parc Jean-Brillant
  • When: August 16th at 8:30 p.m.

10. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

  • What: The second hunger games. If you didn't see it in theaters, here's your chance to get up to speed before Mockinjay comes out.
  • Where: Parc Meades
  • When: July 16th 7:00 p.m.

11. Noah

  • What: The modern retelling of the biblical epic (literally) starring Russel Crowe.
  • Where: Parc St-Maxime
  • When: July 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

12. The Lego Movie

  • What: Basically the best adult-oriented kids movie in recent years. Everything is awesome in this film.
  • Where: Parc Centennial
  • When: July 30th at 7:00 p.m.

13. Mr. Peabody and Sherman

  • What: Based on the cartoon-classic of the same name, expect historical hijinx and hilarity.
  • Where: Parc Bellevue
  • When: August 6th at 7:00 p.m.

14. Rio 2

  • What: Sequel to the original, think Madagascar, but with birds.
  • Where: Recreation Centre Park
  • When: August 13th at 7:00 p.m.

15. The Other Woman

  • What: A recent rom-com starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, and Nicki Minaj...which should give you a pretty good idea of what to expect.
  • Where: Parc Pierre-Laporte
  • When: August 20th at 7:00 p.m.

16. Come Worry With Us

  • What: The story of two musicians and their struggle of being parents while making music in their MTL indy band Thee Silver Mt. Zion.
  • Where: Parc Laurier
  • When: July 23rd at 9:00 p.m.

17. Pussy Riot

  • What: Documentary following the court cases on the Russian feminist/anti-Putinist punk-rock protest group Pussy Riot.
  • Where: Parc Laurier
  • When: August 13th at 8:30 p.m.

18. The Corporation

  • What: A classic documentary focusing on the unique position of power corporations hold in modern society.
  • Where: Parc Laurier
  • When: August 20th at 8:30 p.m.

19. Stories We Tell

  • What: A Canadian-made documentary based on complex family dynamics.
  • Where: Park adjacent to Arena Saint Louis
  • When: August 23rd at 9 p.m.

20. Chasing Ice

  • What: A visually stunning documentary about the disappearing ice caps in the Arctic.
  • Where: Parc Molson
  • When: August 14th at 8:45 p.m..


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