The United States Navy Memorial

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Movies on the Memorial


If you’re looking for fun outdoors, the perfect date night, or a chance to decompress, the Navy Memorial has you covered. Pack some snacks, grab a blanket, and relax under the stars with the Lone Sailor this summer at Movies on the Memorial – a series of outdoor film screenings that celebrate our rich maritime heritage.

We have selected the ultimate lineup for film lovers, history buffs, and naval enthusiasts to enjoy on our spacious outdoor plaza. Be captivated by a wide array of Navy-themed films, from classics like The Caine Mutiny to Hollywood favorites like Top Gun.

Movies will begin at dusk, but we encourage you to arrive early to get a prime spot on the Granite Sea. Concessions will be sold in the Navy Memorial Visitor Center.

Memorial Day to Labor Day
​Every Thursday at dusk

7 June | GAME 5: Stanley Cup Finals
14 June | The Hunt for Red October (1990)
21 June | In the Navy (1941)
28 June | Top Gun (1986)
5 July | The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
12 July | A Few Good Men (1992)
19 July | Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
26 July | Midway (1976)
2 August | The Sullivans (1944)
9 August | Crimson Tide (1995)
16 August | The Caine Mutiny (1954)
23 August | Pearl Harbor (2001)
30 August | Men of Honor (2000)

In the case of rain, movies will be shown inside the Arleigh & Roberta Burke Theater at 8:00pm, conveniently located in our adjacent Visitor Center. To learn more, contact Robert Parker at or 202-380-0723.

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