The line-up for this summer’s Movies on the River has been announced

There are outdoor screenings and then there’s Time Out’s Movies on the River, a unique cinematic experience with crowd-pleasing films on a boat, backdropped by a spectacular cityscape – Tower Bridge, the South Bank and all.

Returning this summer, Movies on the River’s August line-up has just been announced and it’s a feast of cinematic favourites, old and new. 

The metaphorical champagne is smashed on the hull on August 1 with a screening of ‘Dirty Dancing’, followed by the likes of ‘Aftersun’, ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘Rye Lane’, ‘Elvis’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name’, among many others.

Here’s the line-up in full:

Tue 1 Aug – ‘Dirty Dancing’
Wed 2 Aug – ‘Mamma Mia!’
Thu 3 Aug – ‘Top Gun’
Fri 4 Aug – ‘Notting Hill’
Sat 5 Aug – ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Tue 8 Aug – ‘Rye Lane’
Wed 9 Aug – ‘Grease’
Thu 10 Aug – ‘Aftersun’
Fri 11 Aug – ‘Elvis’
Sat 12 Aug – ‘Bridesmaids’

Tue 15 Aug – ‘Dirty Dancing’
Wed 16 Aug – ‘M3gan’
Thu 17 Aug – ‘The Big Lebowski’
Fri 18 Aug – ‘Top Gun: Maverick’
Sat 19 Aug – ‘Call Me by Your Name’

Tue 22 Aug – ‘Mean Girls’
Wed 23 Aug – ‘Rye Lane’
Thu 24 Aug – ‘La La Land’
Fri 25 Aug – ‘Little Women’ (2019)
Sat 26 Aug – ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

Movies on the River kicks off on Tuesday, August 1 and runs five nights a week until August 26. Just hop on at Tower Pier at 8pm for a pre-sunset sail on the river, then settle in for the screening, before disembarking at 10-11pm.

City Cruises are providing the vessel and Häagen-Dazs are aboard as sponsors, so expect free ice creams and an Insta-friendly photo booth. 

Head to the official site to book tickets.

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