Monday, June 12 | Doors: 6:30 p.m., Pre-show: 7 p.m., Movie: 8:30 p.m.
Before the newest Indy adventure hits theaters this summer, revisit the original and best chapter of this epic saga. Dr. Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), a renowned archeologist and expert in the occult, is hired by the U.S. Government to find the ark of the covenant, which is believed to still hold the Ten Commandments. Unfortunately, Hitler’s agents are also after the ark, leading Indy and his ex-flame Marion (Karen Allen) to escape from various close scrapes in a globetrotting quest to beat the Nazis to the ark and possibly save the world.
Monday, June 19 | Doors: 6:30 p.m., Pre-show: 7 p.m., Movie: 8:30 p.m.
After the death of his father, T’Challa (the late, great Chadwick Boseman) returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.
Featuring a pre-show performance by Aquile
Thursday, July 6 | Doors: 6:30 p.m., Pre-show: 7 p.m., Movie: 8:30 p.m.
Steven Spielberg’s thrilling classic set the bar for summer blockbusters, and you can catch it on the big screen at Red Rocks, plenty of distance from water!
When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but the mayor overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature.
Featuring a pre-show performance by Dressy Bessy!
Monday, July 10 | Doors: 6:30 p.m., Pre-show: 7 p.m., Movie: 8:30 p.m.
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose”. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.
Featuring a pre-show performance by Rocket Surgeons
Monday, July 24 | Doors: 6:30 p.m., Pre-show: 7 p.m., Movie: 8:30 p.m.
ABBA fans unite and get ready to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the ultimate romantic-comedy musical! Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter’s wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother’s past (Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård) in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day.
Featuring a pre-show performance by Claire Heywood
Monday, August 21 | Doors: 6:30 p.m., Pre-show: 7 p.m., Movie: 8:30 p.m.
Following the events of Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) returns to battle Jabba the Hut and Darth Vader in an effort to save his comrades in the Rebel Alliance and triumph over the Galactic Empire. Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) reaffirm their love and team with Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams), the Ewoks and the androids C-3PO and R2-D2 to aid in the disruption of the Dark Side and their hopeful defeat of the evil emperor.
Before watching Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, join National Geographic Live on a cosmic adventure through the Milky Way and see how it measures up to a galaxy far, far away. Journey into the cosmos with aerospace engineer Tracy Drain who works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and discover where science and Star Wars meet. Suit up for thrilling stories and a behind-the-scenes peek at how modern space missions are reflected in your favorite space fantasy film series. The fantasies aren’t as impossible as you might think.
Film on the Rocks has been Colorado’s essential summer event for over 20 years. In 2021, we started the season off with 21 drive-in shows throughout June and July. Then, we headed back inside of the amphitheatre to host 3 sold-out shows featuring live performances and movies under the stars at the iconic Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre. The summer series combines some of the best in culture, views, and cult classics. It’s a movie experience like no other.
🎟 General Admission: $20 + fees
🎟 VIP: $35 + fees
🎟 20-49 Guests: $19 per person
🎟 50-100 Guests: $18 per person
🎟 100+ Guests: $17 per person
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Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre has been the home of Film on the Rocks for over 20 years. Below are some resources that will help you plan your visit and make the best of your Film on the Rocks experience.
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This awareness of accessibility is the reason why, even today, Film on the Rocks tickets remain some of the most affordable on the eclectic Red Rocks calendar. Similarly, Film on the Rocks gives local artists and performers an opportunity to play on the iconic Red Rocks stage and connect with Colorado audiences.
Denver Film has worked with representatives from Colorado’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities over the past three years to ensure that Film on the Rocks is accessible for all attendees.