Movies Under the Stars

2022 Friday Night Movies Under the Stars

August 5, 12, 26; Free
Food Trucks arrive at 7:00 pm, Movie begins at 8:00 pm
Water Tower Recreation Center

Water Tower Recreation Center is located at 209 East Hartwell Lane, Phila., Pa.

The neighborhood drive in movie theater experience is reinvented and perfect for those lazy summer nights. We show popular films on the lawn of the Water Tower Recreation Center projected from a 28 foot screen. Bring your family, friends, blankets and lawn chairs. Each week we will also have delicious food to enjoy at the food truck, which arrives at 7:00 pm and delicious treats from the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club Snack Bar. The film begins as sunset, around 8:00 pm.

Interested in becoming a Movie Night Sponsor? Contact Anne McNiff at

August 5, Encanto - PG

Encanto follows a multigenerational Colombian family, the Madrigals, led by a matriarch (Botero) whose children and grandchildren—except for Mirabel Madrigal (Beatriz)—receive magical gifts from a miracle that helps them serve the people in their rural community called the Encanto. When Mirabel learns that the family is losing their magic, she sets out to find out what is happening, and save her family and their magical house.    

Food Truck - Tai Jai Dee - Authentic Thai Food

August 12 – Knives Out  - PG13

Knives Out follows a master detective investigating the death of the patriarch of a wealthy, dysfunctional family. The film features an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, and Christopher Plummer.

Food Truck -  Pitruco Pizza is a brick oven pizza place specializing in 12” Neopolitan style personal-sized pizzas made from scratch to order. Delicious options include margherita, soppressata, radicchio annd eggplant.  They also offer San Pellegrino and soda.

August 26 – The Goonies - PG

A band of kids living in the "Goon Docks" neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon, attempt to save their homes from foreclosure and, in doing so, they discover an old treasure map that takes them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willy, a legendary 17th-century pirate. During the adventure, they are chased by a family of criminals who want the treasure for themselves.

Food Truck - T&N Homemade Kitchen.

If it rains the film will be canceled. We will post a decision on facebook, on our website and have a message on our voice mail at 215-248-8810..