Free movies shown in Riverview Park this summer


By Abbey Reighard

Movie buffs can watch their favorite films in the grass under the stars, free of charge.

Riverview and Highland parks are two of the seven parks in Pittsburgh that will be showing films as part of the Cinema in the Parks nights hosted by Citiparks.

The films shown are family friendly, rated G, PG or PG-13. The movies will range from older classics to newer releases and start at dusk, between 8:30 and 9 p.m.

The films in Riverview Park, shown on Saturday nights, include:

June 14 – Man of Steel (PG-13)

June 21 – Iron Man 3 (PG-13)

June 28 – Gravity (PG-13)

July 5 – Last Vegas (PG-13)

July 12 – Thor: The Dark World (PG-13)

July 19 – Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13)

July 26 – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13)

August 2 – 42 (PG-13)

August 9 – The Great Gatsby (PG-13)

August 16 – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13)

August 23 – All Is Lost (PG-13)

August 30 – Oblivion (PG-13)

The films shown in Highland Park, shown on Mondays, include:

Monday, June 16 – Monsters University (G)

Monday, July 21 – Big Miracle (PG)

Monday, August 18 – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)

The other five parks holding Cinema in the Parks nights include Arsenal Park, Brookline Memorial Park, Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park and West End-Elliot Overlook and Grandview Park.

For more information on Cinema in the Parks, call 412-255-2493 or visit

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