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Experience Outdoor Cinema with Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video

Movies at the Mural

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Free movies at Seattle Center in August

SEATTLE – Seattle Center Movies at the Mural, presented by Prime Video, offers a stellar line-up of free feature films outdoors each summer. Beginning on Friday, July 28, guests can picnic on the gently sloping Mural Amphitheatre Lawn, in front of a state-of-the-art 40-foot screen, with the Space Needle looming above. The series features classic and contemporary popular movies, appropriate for all ages.

The five family-friendly films begin at 9 p.m. on Friday, July 28 – August 25. They include The Princess Bride (an annual tradition), Clueless, Jaws, Dreamgirls, and Wakanda Forever. In addition to these features, a short film created by Cornish College of the Arts students precedes each movie.

July 28: The Princess Bride, rated PG, run time: 1 hour 38 minutes

This beloved classic blending comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy celebrates its 35th anniversary this year.  Follow peasant farmhand Westley as he battles three bumbling outlaws and a nefarious prince to win the hand of his one true love, a young woman named Buttercup.  This Movies at the Mural popular staple comes complete with all the fencing, chasing, escapes, silly accents and rodents of unusual size you’d expect. 

August 4: Clueless, rated PG-13, run time: 1 hour 37 minutes

Cher and Dionne are best friends who live in Beverly Hills. They are popular, rich, pretty, and charming. One day, they spot a new girl at school and decide to make her over. They are successful, but in the process, Cher realizes that she might need a spiritual makeover of her own.

August 11: Jaws, rated PG, run time: 2 hours 4 minutes

When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community off Cape Cod, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down. But can they outsmart the ultimate aquatic man-eater, and escape from its massive jaws?

August 18: Dreamgirls, rated PG-13, run time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Based on the 1981 Broadway musical, Dreamgirls is a story of greed, tough hate, and romance. Three young women desire to become pop stars and get their wish when they’re picked to be backup singers for the legendary James “Thunder” Early. The make-or-break opportunity leads to a rift between the trio as one of them rises to star status, and another gets fired.

August 25: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, rated PG-13, run time: 2 hours 41 minutes

Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect the kingdom of Wakanda from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for their nation.

Seating at Movies at the Mural is first-come, first-served, so arrive early, spread out a blanket on the Mural Amphitheatre lawn, bring along a picnic or purchase dinner from a selection of Seattle Center Armory food merchants. Low back chairs, blankets and bean bags are recommended. Large bags, large coolers/ice chests, umbrellas and video and audio recorders are not allowed. Please leave pets at home.

Movies at the Mural is an outdoor cinema experience you will not want to miss. For information on the series and inquiries regarding rain cancellations, call Seattle Center at (206) 684-7200 or visit

About Movies at the Mural

The community gathers for free movies shown under the stars on a 40-foot screen at the Mural Amphitheatre on 5 Friday evenings in July and August. Movies at the Mural presented by Prime Video, supported in part by Coors Light, T-Mobile, Ticketmaster, and Truly Hard Seltzer offers drama, adventure, nostalgia, and outdoor fun.

About Seattle Center

Connect to the extraordinary at Seattle Center, an active civic, arts, and family gathering place in the core of our city and region. Seattle Center’s 74-acre campus, centered around the International Fountain, is part of the Uptown Arts & Cultural District and home to Climate Pledge Arena; more than 30 cultural, educational, sports, and entertainment organizations; and a broad range of public and community programs. In everything it does, Seattle Center’s mission is to create exceptional events, experiences, and environments which delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities.

In 2023 Seattle Center is expanding its role to provide maintenance and public safety services for Seattle’s new Waterfront Park, a series of new public spaces on Seattle’s downtown waterfront between Pioneer Square and the Seattle Aquarium. Seattle Center will support managing these new waterfront public spaces in partnership with the non-profit Friends of Waterfront Seattle, which offers the community a range of recreational and cultural programming.  Thanks to the support of Official Seattle Center Partners – Alaska Airlines, The Climate Pledge, Coors Light, Pepsi, Premera, Symetra, T-Mobile, and WaFd Bank – Seattle Center is the #1 arts and entertainment destination in the Pacific Northwest with 12 million annual visitors, generating $1.864 billion in business activity and more than $631 million in labor income annually.