2016 Summer Outdoor Movie Schedule


When is it?
Every Thursday evening starting on July 7 through August 18 (weather permitting)

Where is it?
Knowlton Park Amphitheater, State Street, Downtown Ellsworth. Parking is limited so plan on walking, ride sharing or biking.

How much does it cost?
It's FREE!! But, if you would like to make a donation for movie licensing and equipment upkeep, we would be delighted.

What should I bring? 
Bring the whole family, comfy lawn chairs or a blanket, a flashlight and some insect repellent. Please leave doggies at home. Iguanas welcome.

How Do I Know If a Movie Has Been Cancelled Due to Bad Weather?
Easy! Check out our facebook page.

2016 Outdoor Movie Schedule

Thursday, July 7 at  8:36pm
The Peanuts Movie

DREAM BIG AND LAUGH ALONG with good ol Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved Peanuts gang as you ve never seen them before in a brand-new feature film from the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of Ice Age.

Join everyone s favorite eternal optimist, Charlie Brown, as he embarks on a heroic quest, while his beagle pal Snoopy takes to the skies to pursue his archnemesis, the Red Baron. It s a hilarious and heartwarming adventure that proves every underdog has his day!

Rated G

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Thursday, July 14 at 8:32 PM
Shaun the Sheep

All is well at Mossy Bottom Farm, except for the fact that the animals will do anything to get out of work. So, Shaun the sheep and his scheming friends devise a plan to put their master to sleep.

However, the ruse backfires when the poor farmer finds himself transported to the big city, having lost his memory. Now, it's up to Sean, Timmy the lamb, Shirley the ewe and the rest of the gang to travel to the metropolis and get him back, while not landing in even more trouble themselves.

Rated PG

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Thursday, July 21 at 8:27 PM
Inside Out

Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley's emotions -- led by Joy (Amy Poehler) -- try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event.

However, the stress of the move brings Sadness (Phyllis Smith) to the forefront. When Joy and Sadness are inadvertently swept into the far reaches of Riley's mind, the only emotions left in Headquarters are Anger, Fear and Disgust.

Rated PG

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Thursday, July 28 at 8:20 PM
The Good Dinosaur

Luckily for young Arlo, his parents (Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand) and his two siblings, the mighty dinosaurs were not wiped out 65 million years ago. When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo (Raymond Ochoa) downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home.

Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot (Jack Bright), a Neanderthal boy who offers his help and friendship. Together, the unlikely duo embark on an epic adventure to reunite Arlo with his beloved family.
Rated PG

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Thursday, August 4 at 8:11 PM
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a defector named Finn crash-lands on a desert planet, he meets Rey (Daisy Ridley), a tough scavenger whose droid contains a top-secret map. Together, the young duo joins forces with Han Solo (Harrison Ford) to make sure the Resistance receives the intelligence concerning the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), the last of the Jedi Knights.

(We added a PG-13 movie this year as something for older kids in the audience. Parents should decide whether it's appropriate for young kids.)

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Thursday, August 11 at 8:01 PM

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law.

Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), a wily fox who makes her job even harder.

Rated PG

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Thursday, August 18 at 7:50 PM

Upset about moving from the big city to a small town, young Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets his beautiful neighbor Hannah (Odeya Rush). The teen is surprised to learn that Hannah's mysterious father is R.L. Stine (Jack Black), the famous author of the best-selling "Goosebumps" series.

When Zach accidentally unleashes the monsters from the fantastic tales, it's up to Stine, his daughter and Cooper to return the beasts back to the books where they belong.

Rated PG

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