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The ultimate guide to classic movies at L.A. drive-ins, pop-ups and rooftops

Joaquin Phoenix in "Joker"
Joaquin Phoenix in the 2019 drama “Joker.”
(Nikos Tavernise / Warner Bros.)

Craving a favorite flick on the big screen? Here’s our latest rundown of classic movies coming soon to a drive-in, pop-up or rooftop near you:

Drive-in at the Park
Castaic Lake Park, Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic
$30 per car; advance purchase required. driveinatthepark.com

“The Bodyguard,” 8:20 p.m. Sept. 4-5
“Dirty Dancing,” 8:20 p.m. Sept. 18-19
“Men in Black,” 8:20 p.m. Sept. 25-26

The Method Fest Independent Film Festival
Westfield Fashion Square, 14006 Riverside Drive, L.A.
$20 per person; advance tickets required. filmfreeway.com

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“Unforgiven,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29

Movies in Your Car at Seaside Cinema
Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 Harbor Blvd., Ventura
$29 per car; advance purchase required. concertsinyourcar.com

“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” 8 p.m. Aug. 22
“Frozen II,” 7:45 p.m. Aug. 24
“Edward Scissorhands,” 8 p.m. Aug. 25
“The Sandlot,” 8 p.m. Aug. 26
“The Lion King” (2019), 7 p.m. Aug. 31
“Die Hard,” 8 p.m. Sept. 1
“My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” 8 p.m. Sept. 2
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 8 p.m. Sept. 23

Rooftop Movies at the Montalbán
1615 Vine St., Hollywood
$30 per person; reservations required. themontalban.com

“Dirty Dancing,” 8:15 p.m. Aug. 21
“Joker,” 8:15 p.m. Aug. 22
“The Goonies,” 8:15 p.m. Aug. 23
“Fight Club,” 8:15 p.m. Aug. 28
“Grease,” 8:15 p.m. Aug. 29
“Do the Right Thing,” 8:15 p.m. Aug. 30

San Fernando Valley Summer Drive-in Nights
Westfield Fashion Square, 14006 Riverside Drive, Sherman Oaks
$20-$95; ages 3 and under free; advance purchase required. myvalleypass.squarespace.com

“Clueless,” 8 p.m. Sept. 11
“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” 11 p.m. Sept. 11
“Batman,” 8 p.m. Sept. 13
“Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” 11 p.m. Sept. 13
“Pet Sematary” (1989), 10 p.m. Oct. 16
“Labyrinth,” 7 p.m. Oct. 17
“Child’s Play” (1988), 10 p.m. Oct. 17
“Casper” (1982), 7 p.m. Oct. 23
“Poltergeist” (1982), 10 p.m. Oct. 23
“Hotel Transylvania,” 7 p.m. Oct. 24
“Scream,” 10 p.m. Oct. 24

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Sony Pictures Drive-in Experience
3933-3969 Madison Ave., Culver City
$25 per car; advance tickets required. sonypictures.com/drivein

“Bloodshot,” 8 p.m. Aug. 21
“Don’t Breathe,” Aug. 22
“Spider-Man: Homecoming,” 8 p.m. Aug. 28
“Spider-Man: Far From Home,” 8 p.m. Aug. 29
“Baby Driver,” 8 p.m. Aug. 30
“Men in Black,” 8 p.m. Sept. 4
“Bad Boys for Life,” 8 p.m. Sept. 5
“Jumanji: The Next Level,” 8 p.m. Sept. 6

Street Food Cinema at American Jewish University/Brandeis Bardin Campus
1101 Pepper Tree Lane, Simi Valley
$20 per car plus $8 per person; ages 3 and under free; advance tickets required. streetfoodcinema.com

“The Big Lebowski,” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29
“The Breakfast Club,” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 30
“Zootopia,” 8 p.m. Sept. 4
“Labyrinth,” 8 p.m. Sept. 5
“La La Land,” 8 p.m. Sept. 6
“Bridesmaids,” 8 p.m. Sept. 11
“Purple Rain,” 8 p.m. Sept. 13

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Street Food Cinema at King Gillette Ranch
26800 Mulholland Highway, Malibu
$20 per car plus $8 per person; ages 3 and under free; advance tickets required. streetfoodcinema.com

“Coco,” 8 p.m. Sept. 18
“Get Out,” 8 p.m. Sept 19
“La La Land,” 8 p.m. Sept 20

Summer Weekend Drive-in at the Roadium
The Roadium Open Air Market, 2500 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance
$25 per car; tickets also available on-site. eventbrite.com

“Beethoven,” 7 p.m. Aug. 21-22
“Twister,” 7 p.m. Aug. 28-29
“Grease,” 7 p.m. Sept. 4-5
“The Lion King” (2019), 7 p.m. Sept. 11

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Turo at the Movies
Sears parking lot, 236 N. Central Ave., Glendale.
Free, for local healthcare professionals and their guests only. Register via email at turodrivein@turo.com

“Back to the Future,” 8:15 p.m. Aug. 20










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