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7 Seattle-Area Spots To Catch Free Outdoor Flicks This Summer

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Did you miss Gravity when it was in theaters and you've been hearing non-stop ever since about how that's the only way to watch it? Have you been jonesing to watch Jurassic Park or Ferris Bueller's Day Off for the 578th time? Is the only way you can get the kids to leave the house if you promise that they're going to get to watch The Lego Movie or Despicable Me 2? If you answer yes to even one of those questions, Seattle and the surrounding area is here to help this summer thanks to a whole bunch of outdoor movie events. Find the one closest to you on our map below, load up the car with blankets, chairs and food and get ready to have an awesome night out, whether it's with the family or just a bunch of guys dressed up like Dude Lebowski.

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1. Fremont Outdoor Movies

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3501 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103

FOM kicks off their 2014 season with a screening of The Royal Tenenbaums on July 12. Other cult classic & fan favorite showings include Ghostbusters, Jurassic Park, Dazed & Confused and, of course, The Big Lebowski.

2. Movies at Marymoor Park

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6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast
Redmond, WA 98052

Running every Wednesday from July 9 to August 27, the season kicks off with Frozen and also features showings of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Finding Nemo and The Princess Bride.

3. Seattle Center Movies at the Mural

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305 Harrison St
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 684-7200
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Experience free movies by moonlight at Seattle Center all summer starting on Saturday, July 26 with The Princess Bride, following every Saturday through August with Gravity, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Great Gatsby and Star Trek Into Darkness.

4. PEMCO Movies at Magnuson Park

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7400 Sand Point Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98115

2014 is the fourth season of the Seattle outdoor cinema at Magnuson Park. Events run weekly on Thursdays evenings from July 10 – Aug. 28, 2014. Showing include Grease, The Lego Movie, Gravity, Jurassic Park and Pitch Perfect.

5. Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movies

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10201 Northeast 4th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004

Between July 1 and August 19, there are tons of family-friendly movies to watch in Downtown Bellevue Park, including Despicable Me 2, Epic, The Lego Movie & 42.

6. Outdoor Movie Night at Carillon Point

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4100 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033

Watch movies outdoors in Kirkland here four times in July and August. Showings include Thor: The Dark World, Despicable Me 2, The Lego Movie & Ender's Game.

7. West Seattle Outdoor Movies

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4410 California Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98116

They haven't announced their line-up yet but you can be sure they'll have plenty of crowd pleasers while raising a lot of money for charity. Over 1,500 people attended last year and over $1,900 was raised to help others.

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1. Fremont Outdoor Movies

3501 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103

FOM kicks off their 2014 season with a screening of The Royal Tenenbaums on July 12. Other cult classic & fan favorite showings include Ghostbusters, Jurassic Park, Dazed & Confused and, of course, The Big Lebowski.

3501 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103

2. Movies at Marymoor Park

6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast, Redmond, WA 98052

Running every Wednesday from July 9 to August 27, the season kicks off with Frozen and also features showings of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Finding Nemo and The Princess Bride.

6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast
Redmond, WA 98052

3. Seattle Center Movies at the Mural

305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109

Experience free movies by moonlight at Seattle Center all summer starting on Saturday, July 26 with The Princess Bride, following every Saturday through August with Gravity, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Great Gatsby and Star Trek Into Darkness.

305 Harrison St
Seattle, WA 98109

4. PEMCO Movies at Magnuson Park

7400 Sand Point Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98115

2014 is the fourth season of the Seattle outdoor cinema at Magnuson Park. Events run weekly on Thursdays evenings from July 10 – Aug. 28, 2014. Showing include Grease, The Lego Movie, Gravity, Jurassic Park and Pitch Perfect.

7400 Sand Point Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98115

5. Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movies

10201 Northeast 4th Street, Bellevue, WA 98004

Between July 1 and August 19, there are tons of family-friendly movies to watch in Downtown Bellevue Park, including Despicable Me 2, Epic, The Lego Movie & 42.

10201 Northeast 4th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004

6. Outdoor Movie Night at Carillon Point

4100 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033

Watch movies outdoors in Kirkland here four times in July and August. Showings include Thor: The Dark World, Despicable Me 2, The Lego Movie & Ender's Game.

4100 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033

7. West Seattle Outdoor Movies

4410 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116

They haven't announced their line-up yet but you can be sure they'll have plenty of crowd pleasers while raising a lot of money for charity. Over 1,500 people attended last year and over $1,900 was raised to help others.

4410 California Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98116