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What’s playing at the drive-in: ‘Bad Hair,’ ‘Hocus Pocus’ and more

Elle Lorraine in "Bad Hair"
Elle Lorraine stars in the new 1980s-set horror satire “Bad Hair.”
(Tobin Yellan / Hulu)

Craving a flick on the big screen? Here’s our latest rundown of new and classic movies playing at drive-ins, pop-ups or rooftops near you. We’ll update as new titles and showtimes are added.

AFI Fest 2020
Rose Bowl Stadium, Lot F, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena
$40 per vehicle, maximum four people per car; advance purchase required. fest.afi.com

“One Night in Miami,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19

Carson Drive-In Flix
Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 S. Avalon Ave., Carson
$45 per car; advance purchase required. atomtickets.com

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“Transformers,” 6 p.m. Oct. 22
“War of the Worlds” (2005), 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22
“Thor,” 6 p.m. Oct. 23
“Gladiator,” 9 p.m. Oct. 23
“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water,” 3 p.m. Oct. 24
“Shrek,” 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24
“Iron Man,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24
“Madagascar,” 3 p.m. Oct. 25
“How to Train Your Dragon,” 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25
“Captain America: First Avenger,” 8 p.m. Oct. 25

Cinemauto
Parking lot, 713 N. Hill St., Chinatown, downtown L.A.
$60-$160 (includes meal options). cinemauto.net

“The Love Witch” and selected shorts, 6 p.m. Oct. 17

Kids in the Spotlight Night at the Drive-In Fundraiser
Sears parking lot, 236 N. Central Ave., Glendale
$40 per car; advance purchase required. kitsinc.networkforgood.com

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Five short films written and created by foster youth, 7 p.m. Nov. 5

L.A. Zoo Drive-In Movies
5333 Zoo Drive, L.A.
$40-$140; advance purchase required. lazoo.org

“Dr. Doolittle” (1998), 8 p.m. Oct. 16
“Zootopia,” 8 p.m. Oct. 17
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” 8 p.m. Oct. 18
“The Proposal” (2009), 8 p.m. Oct. 23
“The Lorax,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24
“Lake Placid,” 8 p.m. Oct. 25
“Clue,” 8 p.m. Oct. 29
“Goosebumps,” 8 p.m. Oct. 30
“The Addams Family” (2019), 8 p.m. Oct. 31
“Poltergeist” (1982), 8 p.m. Nov. 1

Legion Drive-in/The Hollywood Legion Theater at Post 43
2035 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood
$65 per car; $80 per truck or SUV; advance tickets required. hollywoodlegiontheater.com

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“Alien,” 7 p.m. Oct. 15
“The Thing” (1982), 7 p.m. Oct. 16
“The Karate Kid” (1984), 7 p.m. Oct. 17
“Stand by Me,” 7 p.m. Oct. 18
“Rosemary’s Baby,” 7 p.m. Oct. 20
“Stevie Nicks — 24 Karat Gold The Concert,” 8 p.m. Oct. 21-25
“The Omen” (1976), 7 p.m. Oct. 27
“Marathon Man,” 7 p.m. Oct. 28
“Get Out,” 7 p.m. Oct. 29
Universal Monster Nite triple-bill: “Son of Dracula,” “The Creature from the Black Lagoon” and “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein,” 7 p.m. Oct. 30
“Psycho” (1960), 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Los Angeles Arts Society Drive-in Cinema
Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena
$25-$50 per car. eventbrite.com

“The Corpse Bride,” 7 p.m. Oct. 15-18
“Scream,” 10 p.m. Oct. 15-18
8th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival, 7 p.m. Oct. 22
“Frankenstein” (1931), 7 p.m. Oct. 23
“A Nightmare on Elm Street,” 10 p.m. Oct. 23-24
“Bride of Frankenstein,” 7 p.m. Oct. 24-25
“Friday the 13th” (1980), 12:30 a.m. Oct. 24, 10 p.m. Oct. 25
“Halloween” (1978), 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and 31, Nov. 1
“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (1974), 10 p.m. Oct. 29-Nov. 1

Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre
10798 Ramona Ave., Montclair
$10; kids ages 5-9, $1; under age 5, free. missiontiki.com

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“Alone,” 9:40 p.m. Oct. 16-20
“Honest Thief,” 7:30 p.m. and 12:20 a.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-20
“The Kid Detective,” 9:30 p.m. OCt. 16-20
“Love and Monsters,” 7:30 and 11:45 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-20
“On the Rocks,” 9:35 p.m. Oct. 16-20
“Tenet,” 9:25 p.m. Oct. 16-20
“The War With Grandpa,” 7:40 and 11:35 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:40 p.m. Oct. 18-20
“Yellow Rose,” 7:35 and 11:35 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:35 p.m. Oct. 18-20

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

“Scream,” 7 p.m. Oct. 26
“Hotel Transylvania,” 7 p.m. Oct. 27
“The Silence of the Lambs,” 7 p.m. Oct. 28
“Halloween” (1978), 7 p.m. Oct. 29
“The Biggest Little Farm,” 6 p.m. Nov. 1

Paramount Drive-In Theatres
7770 Rosecrans Ave., Paramount
$10; ages 5-8, $4; under age 5, free. paramountdrivein.com

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“Honest Thief,” 10:55 p.m. Oct. 16-20, 22
“Tenet,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-20, 22
“The War With Grandpa,” 10:55 p.m. Oct. 16-20, 22

Recent Spanish Cinema 2020
Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre, 10798 Ramona Ave., Montclair
$17-$42; advance purchase required. eventbrite.com

“El Dia de la Bestia (The Day of the Beast)” with “Perdita Durango (Dance With the Devil),” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22

Regency Theatres’ the Plant Drive-in
7876 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys
$30 per car; regencymovies.com

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“Casper,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16
“Starship Troopers,” 9:45 p.m. Oct. 16
“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17
“Shaun of the Dead,” 9:45 p.m. Oct. 17
“Christine,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18
“Psycho,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22
“Coco,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23
“Friday the 13th,” 9:45 p.m. Oct. 23
“Frankenstein,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24
“Dracula,” 9:45 p.m. Oct. 24
“Army of Darkness,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25
“Gremlins,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29
“A Nightmare on Elm Street,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30
“The Thing” (1982), 9:45 p.m. Oct. 30
“Halloween” (2018), 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31
“An American Werewolf in London,” 9:45 p.m. Oct. 31
“Stand by Me,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1

Rubidoux Drive-In
3770 Opal St., Riverside
$10; kids ages 5-9, $1; under age 5, free. rubidouxswapmeet.com

“Honest Thief,” 7:30 p.m. and 12:10 a.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-22
“The Kid Detective,” 7:30 and 11:35 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-22
“On the Rocks,” 9:15 p.m. Oct. 16-22
“Possessor,” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16-22
“Tenet,” 9:20 p.m. Oct. 16-22
“The War With Grandpa,” 7:30 and 11:10 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-22

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

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“Pet Sematary” (1989), 10 p.m. Oct. 16
“Child’s Play” (1988), 10 p.m. Oct. 17
“Poltergeist” (1982), 10 p.m. Oct. 23

Screamfest Horror Film Festival/Van Nuys
The Plant Drive-in, 7876 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys
$20; advance purchase required. screamfestla.com

“Thirst” plus selected shorts, 7 p.m. Oct. 15

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Secret Movie Club/Glendale
Sears Parking Lot, 211 W. California Ave., Glendale
$23-$37; advance tickets required. secretmovieclub.com

“Get Out,” 7:15 p.m. Oct. 16
“The Cabin in the Woods,” 9:45 p.m. Oct. 16
“The Exorcist,” 7:15 p.m. Oct. 17
“The Conjuring,” 10:05 p.m. Oct. 17
“A Nightmare on Elm Street,” 7:15 p.m. Oct. 23
“A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 23
“Ghostbusters” (1984), 7 p.m. Oct. 24
“Beetlejuice,” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 24
“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 7 p.m. Oct. 25
“Friday the 13th,” 7:15 p.m. Oct. 30
“Friday the 13th Part V: The Final Chapter” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 30
“Coco,” 7 p.m. Nov. 1

Spooky Sundays at the Hollywood Roosevelt Drive-In Theatre
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
$55-$120; advance purchase required. eventbrite.com

“Ghostbusters” (1984), 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18
“The Exorcist,” 9:15 p.m. Oct. 18
“The Addams Family” (1991), 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25
“Halloween II,” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 25

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Starlite Movies
Brea Mall, 1065 Brea Mall, Brea
$35 per car; advance purchase required. starlitemovienight.com

“Gremlins,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16
“Hocus Pocus,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Oct. 31
“Coraline,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18
“Monster House,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22
“The Addams Family” (2019), 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23
“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Nov. 1
“The Corpse Bride,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25
“Coco,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29
“Beetlejuice,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30

Street Food Cinema/Arcadia
Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia
$20 per car plus $8 per person; ages 3 and under free; advance tickets required. streetfoodcinema.com

“Hocus Pocus,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24
“Beetlejuice,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30
“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31
“Coco,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1

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Summer Weekend Drive-in at the Roadium
The Roadium Open Air Market, 2500 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance
$25, $30 per car; tickets also available on-site. eventbrite.com

“A Nightmare on Elm Street,” 7 p.m. Oct. 29
“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31
“Ratatouille,” 7 p.m. Nov. 14
“Toy Story,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21
“The Polar Express,” 6 p.m. Dec. 11

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

“Idiocracy,” 8 p.m. Oct. 16
“The Hills Have Eyes” (1977), 8 p.m. Oct. 23
“Halloween” (1978), 8 p.m. Oct. 24
“Suspiria” (1977), 8 p.m. Oct. 29
“An American Werewolf in London,” 8 p.m. Oct. 30
“Young Frankenstein” with “Dead Alive,” 8 p.m. Oct. 31

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Van Buren Drive-In Theatre
3035 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside
$10; kids ages 5-9, $1; under age 5, free. vanburendriveintheatre.com

“Honest Thief,” 7:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19
“The Kid Detective,” 9:45 p.m. Oct. 16-19
“Love and Monsters,” 7:30 and 11:45 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19
“On the Rocks,” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16-19
“Tenet,” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16-19
“The War With Grandpa,” 7:30 and 11:30 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19

Vineland Drive-In Theatre
443 N. Vineland Ave., Industry
$4, $10; children under age 5, free. vinelanddriveintheater.com

“Bad Hair,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 10 p.m. Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-20, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 21
“Honest Thief,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Oct. 17, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 18-21
“The Kid Detective,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-21
“The Opening Act,” 10:15 p.m. Oct. 16, 10 p.m. Oct. 17, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 19
“Possessor,” 10:15 p.m. Oct. 16, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 18-20
“Stevie Nicks — 24 Karat Gold The Concert,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21
“Tar,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 21
“2 Hearts,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-19, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21
“The War With Grandpa,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-21
“Yellow Rose,” 10:15 p.m. Oct. 16, 10 p.m. Oct. 17, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 18-21

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Updates:

12:05 PM, Oct. 16, 2020: This post has been updated with new showtimes at the Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre.


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