Movie Mondays 2016

The weather is warming and summer is just around the corner, which means another summer of FREE films al fresco at Segerstrom Center’s FREE Movie Mondays, returning for its tenth season on the Arts Plaza. Local Movie-goers can look forward to gathering as a commmunity for casual evenings of fun activities, picnic dinners or specialties from popular food trucks and watching five fan-favorite films on consecutive Mondays.
 

 
Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs or other easily portable seating items, snacks and picnic suppers. Barbecues and similar food preparation are not permitted.
 

July 11 – Grease

As the winner of this year’s Audience Fan Favorite Poll, Grease fans are “hopelessly devoted” to this classic movie musical! Travel back to the 1950s and sing-a-long as John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John star in the biggest movie musical of all time.
 
 
PG, 1978, 110 minutes
 

July 18 – Selena

Selena Quintanilla was a major figure in Tejano music, a Grammy-winning recording artist, a beloved star in the American Southwest and Mexico, and seemed poised to cross over into mainstream popularity on the U.S. pop charts. In this biographical drama, Jennifer Lopez portrays the popular Texas-born Tejano singer with a long string of successes on the Latin charts.
 
PG, 1997, 131 minutes           
 

July 25 – Elf

Come celebrate Christmas in July with Buddy the Elf as he travels to New York City in search of his biological father (James Caan), spreading Christmas cheer along the way. As a human raised by elves and living in the North Pole, Buddy (Will Ferrell) can’t shake the feeling he doesn’t fit in with his fellow toy-making elves. Elf is a spirited, good-natured family comedy full of holiday spirit and Yuletide cheer.
 
PG, 2003, 93 minutes
 

August 1 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

It’s a 30 year celebration as Segerstrom Center and Ferris Bueller both made their debut in 1986! This American comedy from John Hughes follows a high school senior, Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), who skips school with his girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara) and best friend Cameron (Alan Ruck) on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago.
 
PG-13, 1986, 103 minutes
 

August 8 – Labyrinth

Fifteen-year-old Sarah resents her little brother and secretly wishes he would disappear. Her wish comes true when goblins kidnap the boy. To rescue her brother, she must sneak into the castle of the Goblin King, which is in the center of a fantastical labyrinth. But, the task is easier said than done, for the maze is filled with strange creatures and mind-bending puzzles, and nothing is really as it seems. George Lucas produced and Jim Henson directed this gothic fantasy that pits living and breathing actors Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie against a motley collection of Muppet monsters.

PG, 1986, 1 hour 42 minutes