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Join the Intrepid Museum for its eighth annual Summer Movie Series. Enjoy FREE feature films on the flight deck, under the stars!
Each film will be introduced by a special guest, including Star Trek screenwriter Nicholas Meyer and David Baranek, Topgun instructor, former naval aviator and pilot in the film.

You’re welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets.

Access to the flight deck will begin at 7pm, and the program begins at sunset, weather permitting. Admission tickets
(free of charge) will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis before the screening. Space is limited.

For questions, please contact publicprograms@intrepidmuseum.org or (212) 245-0072.


  • There is no smoking in the Museum complex.
  • One ticket per person.
  • You must be in line to receive a ticket. All new arrivals must join the back of the line.
  • Access to the flight deck will begin at 7pm, and ticket holders will be allowed entry to the Museum complex.
    Be sure all members of your party are in line by 7pm.
  • Standing wait times for movies can exceed two hours.
  • If the event is canceled due to weather, an announcement will be posted on the Museum’s Facebook and Twitter
    pages by 4:00pm on the day of the event.
Museum members enjoy priority admission in our members-only line. Become a member today to enjoy this and many
other benefits.
  • Members at the Individual, Student or Dual level receive priority admission for two people.
  • Members at the Family level and above receive priority admission for six people.
Why not take a guided tour while you wait for the movie to start? Tours of the submarine Growler or the Concorde will begin at 6:00pm, and tours of the Space Shuttle Pavilion will begin at 6:00pm and 6:15pm. Tours cost $20 for adults and $15 for seniors
and children.

Purchasing a guided tour will allow guests priority access to the movie after your tour is completed. Tours are nonrefundable and
take place rain or shine.
Concorde: A Supersonic Story: View Schedule
Silent Service: The Story of the USS Growler: View Schedule
Space Shuttle Enterprise: Up Close and In Depth: View Schedule
To purchase a tour, please choose your date below:

Friday, May 27, 2016 View Schedule
Thursday, July 7, 2016 View Schedule
Thursday, July 14, 2016 View Schedule
Thursday, July 21, 2016 View Schedule
Friday, July 29, 2016 View Schedule
Friday, August 5, 2016 View Schedule
Thursday, August 11, 2016 View Schedule
The Intrepid Museum strives to make all public programs accessible for people with disabilities. To request American Sign Language interpretation for the introduction to the film, a social narrative, wheelchair seating or special assistance, please contact access@intrepidmuseum.org or call 646-381-5182 at least two weeks prior to the event.
2016 Summer Movie Series Schedule
Friday, May 27
PG, 110 minutes

Maverick is one of the best daredevil pilots in his class at the Miramar Naval Air Station. He and his partner, Goose, battle Russian fighter pilots over international waters. With incredible stunts and memorable aerial photography, this action-packed story was one of the most popular films in the 1980s.

Introduced by David Baranek, Topgun instructor, former naval aviator and pilot in the film.

Dave Baranek’s 20-year career in the U.S. Navy began with assignments to F-14 Tomcat squadrons and the Navy’s elite fighter training academy known as Topgun. Later, he was assigned to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the U.S. Seventh Fleet. At one point, he commanded an F-14 Tomcat fighter squadron, making him responsible for nearly 300 people and 14 aircraft worth about $700 million. He completed his career with 2,499.7 F-14 Tomcat flight hours and 688 carrier landings. He also logged 461.8 flight hours in the F-5F Tiger II. While serving as an air-to-air combat instructor at Topgun in 1985, he flew the aerial sequences used in the film Topgun. He also served as a dialogue advisor and took some of the few available photographs of the black F-5 fighters in flight. He retired from the Navy in 1999 and now works as a defense contractor.
Thursday, July 14
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
PG, 119 minutes

Because of inclement weather, tonight’s screening of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Admiral James T. Kirk and his exiled crew travel back in time to the 20th century to retrieve now-extinct humpback whales—the only creatures that can communicate with an alien probe threatening Earth.

Introduced by Jordan Hoffman, host of CBS’ Engage: The OFFICIAL Star Trek Podcast

Jordan Hoffman is the host of CBS’s Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast. He has also hosted the panel One Trek Mind at Star Trek conventions on both sides of the Atlantic. By day, he is a film critic whose work can be read in the Guardian, Vanity Fair and the New York Daily News.

Thursday, July 21
Galaxy Quest
PG, 102 minutes

When aliens call upon the cast of a sci-fi television series to save them from attack, has-been actors must rise to the challenge and play their roles once again—but this time, the mission is real.

Introduced by the film’s director Dean Parisot

Dean Parisot is an award-winning film and television director, known for Galaxy Quest, RED 2 and Fun with Dick and Jane. He won an Oscar for his short film The Appointments of Dennis Jennings. His prolific credits as a television director include episodes of Monk, Northern Exposure and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Friday, July 29
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
PG, 113 minutes

Admiral James T. Kirk and the crew of Enterprise find themselves in a showdown with the outlaw Khan Noonien Singh, an old enemy intent on revenge and armed with the ultimate weapon: the Genesis Device.

Introduced by the film’s director Nicholas Meyer.

Nicholas Meyer is anaward-winning screenwriter, author and director. Meyer directed Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, and he wrote the screenplays for The Undiscovered Country and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.  He will be a consulting producer and writer for CBS’s new Star Trek series launching in 2017.

Friday, August 5
Big Hero 6
PG, 102 minutes

Young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada teams up with his robot companion Baymax and some tech-savvy friends to save their city from a criminal plot, in Disney’s animated adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series.

Introduced by Jake Varley of the Columbia University Robotics

Jake Varley is starting his fourth year as a PhD student in the Columbia University Robotics Group. He earned a BS from MIT in 2013. His research focuses on applying machine learning techniques to enable robots to accomplish object manipulation tasks. After graduation, Jake plans on becoming a professor.

Thursday, August 11
Star Trek (2009)
PG-13, 127 minutes

Young, brash James T. Kirk and cool, logical Spock must move past their rivalry to defeat a time-traveling Romulan, whose mission of vengeance threatens to destroy all mankind.

Speaker information coming soon.