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 2019 movie lineup:
July 11 – Ferdinand
2017, 1 hour 48 minutes, rated PG
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
July 18 – Avengers: Infinity War
2018, 2 hours 40 minutes, rated PG-13
The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
July 25 – Young Frankenstein
1974, 1 hour 46 minutes, rated PG
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. n).
August 1 – The Wizard of Oz (sing-a-long)
1939, 1 hour 52 minutes, rated PG
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.
August 8 – JAWS
1975, 2 hours 10 minutes, rated PG
Back again this year is 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.
(This one draws a big crowd, so plan to arrive early!)
August 15 – The Secret Life of Pets
2016, 1 hour 27 minutes, rated PG
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
August 22 – Sherlock Gnomes
2018, 1 hour 26 minutes, rated PG
Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.
August 29 – Mary Poppins Returns
2018, 2 hours 10 minutes, rated PG
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives.
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.