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

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in "Grease"
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in the 1978 musical “Grease.”
(Paramount Pictures)

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:

Amazon’s A Night at the Drive-in
Vineland Drive-in, 443 Vineland Ave., City of Industry;
and Paramount Drive-in Theatres, 7770 Rosecrans Ave., Paramount
Free; promotional code required. Sign up at amazonscreenings.com

“Coming to America,” 8:30 p.m. (Vineland) and 8:45 p.m. (Paramount) Aug. 26
“Girls Trip,” 8:30 p.m. (Vineland) and 8:45 p.m. (Paramount) Aug. 26

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

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“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

Los Angeles Arts Society Drive-in Cinema
Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena
$20, $25 per car. eventbrite.com
“Jaws,” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28-29
“Back to the Future,” 8 p.m. Sept. 4-5
“Ghostbusters” (1983), 8 p.m. Sept. 6-7

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

“Unforgiven,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29

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

“The Sandlot,” 8 p.m. Aug. 26
“The Lion King” (2019), 7:45 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

“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
“Bohemian Rhapsody,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 3
“Superbad,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 4
“Pan’s Labyrinth,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 5
“Blade Runner,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 6
“10 Things I Hate About You,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 10
“The Greatest Showman,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 11
“Straight Outta Compton,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 12
“L.A. Confidential,” 8:15 p.m. Sept. 13

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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

Secret Movie Club
Parking lot, 951 S. Flower St., downtown L.A.
$23-$100; advance tickets required. secretmovieclub.com

“Repo Man,” 8:10 p.m. Aug. 27
“Drive,” 10:20 p.m. Aug. 27
“Mad Max: Fury Road,” 8:10 p.m. Aug. 28
“The Road Warrior,” 10:45 p.m. Aug. 28

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

“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

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“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

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

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

The Sunset Strip Presents Late Night Drive-In
The Andaz Hotel, 8401 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
$56.25 per car. loop1tickets.com

“Almost Famous,” 8 p.m. Aug. 28
“Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip,” 8 p.m. Aug. 29
“Wild in the Streets,” 8 p.m. Sept. 4
“The Talented Mr. Ripley” with “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” 8 p.m. Sept. 5
“Thunderbolt and Lightfoot,” 8 p.m. Sept. 11
“Catch Me If You Can,” 8 p.m. Sept. 12
“Blowup,” 8 p.m. Sept. 18
“Dead Calm,” 8 p.m. Sept. 19
“The Big Sleep” with “Double Indemnity,” 8 p.m. Sept. 25
“Truck Turner,” 8 p.m. Sept. 26
“Burn!,” 8 p.m. Oct. 2
“Breathless” (1983), 8 p.m. Oct. 3
“The Long Goodbye,” 8 p.m. Oct. 9
“The Man Who Fell to Earth,” 8 p.m. Oct. 10








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