In a few weeks Mayor Dawn Zimmer and The City of Hoboken will be doing their Seasonal Summer series Movies under the Stars. The location is Pier A Park in Hoboken which is located on First St. and Frank Sinatra Drive in Hoboken.
Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around at 8:15 pm in August, unless otherwise noted below. For the best seating, come early and bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair. You may bring a picnic, but alcohol consumption is not permitted and subject to a fine.
Hoboken Movies Under the Stars Schedule for 2013
June 12 - Skyfall (9:00pm) 2012, Rated PG-13, 143 minutes
Winner of 2 Academy Awards, including Best Song by Adele and Best Sound Editing
Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem . James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country’s most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.
June 19 – Lincoln 2012 (9:00pm) Rated PG-13, 150 minutes
Directed by Steven Spielberg, Nominated for 12 Academy Awards including Best Picture, and winner of 2, including Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis, also stars: Sally Field, David Strathairn, Tommy Lee Jones, James Spader & Hal Holbrook. In 1865, as the American Civil War winds toward conclusion, U.S. president Abraham Lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from the United States.
June 26 – Les Miserables 2012 (9:00pm) Rated PG-13, 158 Minutes
Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture; winner of 2 Oscars, including Best Makeup & Hair Styling, Best Sound Mixing and Best Supporting Actress Anne Hathaway. Also starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Sacha Baron Cohen & Helena Bonham Carter. In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.
July 10 – Silver Linings Playbook 2012 (9:00pm) Rated R, 122 Minutes
Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and winner of 1 Oscar, Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence. Also starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro; After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
July 17 – Argo 2012 (9:00pm) Rated R, 120 Minutes
Winner of 3 Academy Awards 2012 including Best Picture & Adapted Screenplay;
also Nominated for 7 Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actor Alan Arkin; also Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, and Tate Donovan. A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.
July 31 – Life of Pi 2012 (9:00pm) Rated PG, 127 Minutes
Nominated for 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture. Winner of 4 Oscars including Best Cinematography and Best Director. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Adil Hussain; A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
August 7 – Mary Poppins 1964 (8:15pm) Rated G, 139 Minutes
Nominated for 13 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and winner of 5 Oscars, including Best Actress Julie Andrews and Best Music. Also starring Dick Van Dyke, Ed Wynn and Glynis Johns; Mary Poppins is pretty, punctual and “practically perfect in every way.” When she takes the position of nanny at the Banks household, the often-neglected children are a little unsure of her unusual ways. But “With a Spoonful of Sugar,” her magic, wit and wisdom are easy to swallow — and prove to be just the right medicine for the ailing family.
August 14 – The Croods 2013 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 98 Minutes
Starring Nicholas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Cloris Leachman; The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures — and their outlook is changed forever.
August 21 – Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted 2012 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 93 Minutes
Starring Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith; Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style.
If you arrive early, we have scheduled live entertainment before some of the movie features. Start times listed below…
- Wed. June 19, 7pm – musical performance by North of Somewhere,
alternative rock trio from northern New Jersey
- Wed. July 10, 7pm (raindate July 17th) - Circus Under the Stars,
presented by Aerial Acrobat Entertainment, A unique & dazzling variety show
filled with high flying acrobatics, ground acts & super silly characters.
- Wed. Aug. 7th, 7pm – Preschool of Rock, musical performance for the whole family
- Wed. Aug. 7th, 7:30pm – My Gym Hoboken, free demo
Schedules are subject to change. In case of heavy rain, film presentation will be canceled. Canceled films will be rescheduled on Aug. 14 and Aug. 21 beginning at approx. 9:30pm following the regularly scheduled film at 8:00pm or 8:15pm. Check back for updates at this link: http://www.hobokennj.org/departments/human-services/cultural-affairs/movies-under-the-stars/
Title Sponsors: Projected Images of Hudson County and the Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs
Gold Sponsors: The Applied Companies, United Water, Burgiss, Hoboken University Medical Center
Silver Sponsors: Bijou Properties, Hoboken Family Alliance, Muller Insurance, My Gym Hoboken, State Farm Insurance, Shop Rite of Hoboken
Additional Support provided by:
Singleton Galmann Realty, Wells Fargo, Riverside Realty, Haven Savings Bank, Devotion Yoga, Romparoo, Garden Street School of Performing Arts
This program is made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of The National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive and The Board of Chosen Freeholders.
To become a sponsor or for further information, please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.