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Movies on the Beach

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Thursdays in July and August, bring a beach chair and a blanket, and enjoy free movies on the beach this summer in Cape May. No beach tags are required since this is a nighttime event.

Here is the 2018 movie lineup:

July 12 – Flubber (1997; PG)

A remake of the 1961 movie The Absent-Minded Professor, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and starring Robin Williams. Professor Phillip Brainard works to create a substance that’s a new source of energy and winds up inventing flubber, a substance that allows objects to fly through the air.

July 19 – X-Men Apocalypse (2016; PG-13)

The ninth installment of the X-Men franchise starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence. After the re-emergence of the world’s first mutant, the X-Men must unite to defeat his plan to annihilate the world civilization.

July 26 – Disney’s The Sword in the Stone (1963; G)

In this animated musical by Walt Disney Pictures, a 12-year-old orphan begins his path toward becoming King Arthur, the legendary ruler of British literature.

August 2 – The Sound of Music – Sing Along! (1965; G)

An Academy Award-winning musical starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. In 1930s Austria, a young woman leaves a convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

We don’t have details of what the sing-along involves, but if it’s been a while, you have some time brush up on the lyrics.

August 9 – JAWS (1975; PG)

Steven Spielberg’s 1975 thriller starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss. When a great white shark begins to terrorize the small island community of Amity, the local police chief seeks help from a marine biologist and a shark hunter.

JAWS is a popular event, so we recommend arriving well in advance of the movie.

August 16 – Trolls (2016; PG)

Starring the voice talents of voices of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden and Gwen Stefani. After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

August 23 – The Greatest Showman (2017; PG)

A musical inspired by P. T. Barnum and the talent of Barnum & Bailey Circus. The 105-minute film stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, and Michelle Williams.

August 30 – The Peanuts Movie (2015; G)

In this computer-animated comedy, Snoopy and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.


This event is co-sponsored by the City of Cape May and the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May. For more information, call 609-884-9565.


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