missoula outdoor cinema


We’re excited to offer this awesome lineup of classics, date night movies, family friendly films, and more for the 14th annual Missoula Outdoor Cinema (MOC) season! This event is FREE to the public, but we encourage a $5 donation to help us cover the cost of the movies and to support this great Missoula summertime activity.

Movies show at sunset at the Head Start school (1001 Worden Ave.) on the Northside (map below). For more information on volunteer opportunities, history of the MOC, and important rules (no alcohol or dogs!), please see our MOC page. Hope you enjoy the show!

Mad Max
(2015) (R)
Saturday, July 2
2 hours

Sunset – 9:34pm

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.

Triplets of Belleville
(2003) (PG-13)
Saturday, July 9
1 hour 18 minutes

Sunset – 9:30pm

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters–an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire–to rescue him.

Back to the Future (voted Fan Favorite!)
(1985) (PG)
Saturday, July 16
1 hour 56 minutes

Sunset – 9:25pm

A young man is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

Smoke Signals
(1998) (PG-13)
Saturday, July 23
1 hour 29 minutes

Sunset – 9:18pm

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family (and his tough son Victor), and Victor hasn’t seen his father for 10 years. When Victor hears Arnold has died, Thomas offers him funding for the trip to get Arnold’s remains, but only if Thomas will also go with him. Thomas and Victor hit the road.

Meaning of Life (Monty Python)
(1983) (R)
Saturday, July 30
1 hour 47 minutes

Sunset- 9:10pm

The Monty Python comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

(2013) (PG)
Saturday, August 6
1 hour 39 minutes

Sunset – 9:00pm

When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Grand Budapest Hotel
(2014) (R)
Saturday, August 13
1 hour 42 minutes

Sunset – 8:49pm

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
(1993) (PG-13)
Saturday, August 20
1 hour 58 minutes

Sunset – 8:37pm

After his father’s death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life.

(2001) (R)
Saturday, August 27
2 hours 9 minutes

Sunset – 8:24pm

Amelie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.


Pitch Perfect
(2012) (PG-13)
Saturday, September 3
1 hour 52 minutes

Sunset – 8:10pm

Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school’s all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.


Movies are shown at the Headstart Playground on the Northside: