Pack a chair and a cooler for Fremont Outdoor Movies.

Hollywood has already kicked off a summer season that will feature everything from apocalypse comedies (This Is the End, The World's End) to apocalyptic box-office grosses (After Earth). But we don't need cushy chairs and $6 popcorn to have a good time. Outdoor movie season unofficially opens July 2 in Bellevue and the following week in the greater Seattle area.

New this summer: Fremont Outdoor Movies' lineup includes a "Stay Classy" party centered around the absurd humor of Anchorman, and the Alamo Drafthouse's somehow even more absurd singalong presentation of R. Kelly's music soap opera—or "hip hopera"—Trapped in the Closet. As always, a Big Lebowski–themed Dude Fest closes out August.

From the high camp of Three Dollar Bill Cinema's "I Need A Hero!" series to the family-friendly fare in Bellevue (which for some reason features the Oklahoma City Thunder's official movie, Thunderstruck), here's our regularly updated list of summer outdoor movies.

Fremont Outdoor Movies

July 13 Dumb and Dumber
July 20 Superbad 
July 27 Forgetting Sarah Marshall 
Aug 2 Risky Business
Aug 3 Alamo Drafthouse Presents Trapped in the Closet: Sing-A-Long (21+)  
Aug 10 The Avengers
Aug 17 Stay Classy: Anchorman Movie Party (21+, beer garden, live music)
Aug 24 The Dude Fest: Big Lebowski Party (21+, white Russian bar, costume contest, bowling)

Movies at Marymoor Park

July 10 Back to the Future
July 17 Pitch Perfect
July 24 The Incredibles
July 31 The Hunger Games
Aug 7 10 Things I Hate About You
Aug 14 Mary Poppins
Aug 21 Jurassic Park
Aug 28 The Goonies

Movies at the Mural (Seattle Center)

July 19 The Goonies (Bite of Seattle)
July 27
The Princess Bride
Aug 3 Hugo
Aug 10 The Avengers
Aug 17 The Help
Aug 24 Les Misérables

Three Dollar Bill Outdoor Cinema: "I Need a Hero!"

July 19 Hairspray
Aug 2 Galaxy Quest
Aug 9 Batman: The Movie
Aug 16 Conan the Destroyer

South Lake Union Block Party
Aug 9 Dirty Dancing

MOHAI's Movies in the Park

Aug 3
Singles
Aug 10 The Goonies
Aug 17 Say Anything
Aug 24 War Games

Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park

July 11 Moonrise Kingdom
July 18 Singin' in the Rain
July 25 Finding Nemo
Aug 1 Skyfall
Aug 8 The Sandlot
Aug 15 Raiders of the Lost Ark
Aug 22 Singles
Aug 29 The Princess Bride

Moonlight Cinema at Redhook Brewery

July 11 Grandma's Boy (21+)
July 18 Project X (21+)
July 25 Due Date (21+)
Aug 1 Road House (21+)
Aug 8 The Goonies
Aug 15 Pineapple Express (21+)
Aug 22 The Hurt Locker (21+)
Aug 29 Varsity Blues (21+)

West Seattle Outdoor Movies

July 11 Talladega Nights
July 20 Goldfinger
July 27 The Devil Wears Prada
Aug 3 The Muppets
Aug 10 The Avengers
Aug 17 Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
Aug 24 This Is Spinal Tap

Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movies

July 2 Hotel Transylvania
July 9 Thunderstruck
July 16 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
July 23 ParaNorman
July 30 Life of Pi
Aug 6 Parental Guidance
Aug 13 Chasing Mavericks
Aug 20 Won't Back Down

Carillon Point Outdoor Movie Nights

July 13 Skyfall
July 27 Brave
Aug 10 The Avengers
Aug 24 Puss in Boots
Sept 7 The Pirates: Band of Misfits

Auburn's Summer Sounds and Cinema

Aug 2 The Lorax
Aug 16 Puss in Boots

LeMay Car Museum "Drive-In"
July 13
The Flintstones (featured car: The Flintmobile)
Aug 17
The Lovebug

Movies at the Marina! (Shilshole Bay Marina)
Aug 16
Escape from Planet Earth
Aug 23 Dolphin Tale

Seattle Bike-In
Aug 24 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

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