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Rose Bowl to Screen Drive-In Movies This Summer

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020 | 2:10 pm

The Rose Bowl in Pasadena will show movies drive-in style this summer, hosted by Tribeca Enterprises, IMAX and AT&T every weekend starting July 2.

The curated series will take place each weekend – Thursday through Sunday – throughout the summer, and includes new films, live comedy, and will at times feature special filmmaker and talent introductions, live stand-up comedy, and new teasers of upcoming film releases, Tribeca announced on its website.

“The Tribeca Drive-In is bringing the big screen to America’s backyard this summer to help get communities back together safely through a shared cinematic experience,” the announcement said. “Thirty-plus iconic movies, in cities from coast to coast, every weekend in July. With special screenings for healthcare and frontline workers and concessions from local businesses.”

Steven Spielberg’s 1975 thriller “Jaws” will kick off the series at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, July 2, “ET, The Extra-Terrestrial” and “The Neverending Story” on Friday, July 3; “The Wizard of Oz,” “INVASION,” “Apollo 13” and “Field of Dreams” on the Fourth of July; and “Space Jam,” “Gloves Off” and “Creed” on Sunday, July 5.

Other movies scheduled through July 26 include a slew of comedy films, “Superbad,” “Mean Girls,” “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure,” “Girls Trip,” “Bridesmaids,” “Meet the Parents,” and “Meet the Fockers”; and kids movies, such as “Inside Out,” Invasion,” “Lego Movie,” and “Spy Kids.”

Action movies like “Wonder Woman” and “The Dark Knight” are also listed on the schedule, and so are “Straight Outta Compton,” “Do The Right Thing,”“The Goonies,” and many more.

For a full list of films and screening times, visit

Tickets are $26.60 plus a $3.40 fee per vehicle and can be purchased in advance only through

Gates will open an hour before show time and parking spots will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The driver and each passenger must bring their face masks which are to be worn anytime a guest leaves the vehicle.

The vehicles will be at least six feet apart. Restrooms will be available on-site and will undergo extensive cleaning.

Concessions will also be available where guests will be asked to maintain social distancing while waiting in the service lines.

Guests must remain in their vehicles during the film and audio will be broadcast via FM radio.

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