In the car, under a glass dome or in the moonlight. Summer cinemas return to Madrid!


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Incandescent asphalt, drops of sweat on the back of the neck, constipated sponsored by the air conditioners, rolling plants as if it were the far west … anyone who has lived a summer in the capital knows what we are talking about - well, just as with the Western balls we have passed.

The solution? The only solution that will make you survive the Madrid summer? The optimism. Do not! Don't hate us yet! We also have a few plans in the shade or at nightfall: terraces, swimming pools, swamps and pools and the classic of the classics: the summer cinema!

Do not miss this selection of the best plans with popcorn and under the stars. Yes, in Madrid you can still see the stars - and the best titles on the big screen.

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Summer has arrived! And with him, the cinema under the stars! © Getty Images


Its 27, 000 square meters with capacity for 300 parking spaces and 100 sunbeds make it the largest drive-in in Europe.

The Autocine Madrid Race premieres location in the district of Fuencarral (Metro Plaza Castilla) and proposes a program that promises to liven up the hot nights of Madrid.

After the success of Grease, which was accompanied by classic cars and live music, the World is yours (from June 22 to 28), Resevoir Dogs (from June 29 to July 1), The Princess Bride (from 2 to July 4), Ant-Man and the wasp (from July 6 to 12) and Mamma Mia! Again and again (July 20-26).

As a gastronomic section, you can quench your appetite in the car (they take your food!) In the purest American style (popcorn, dogs, pizzas …) or in recreation areas. The hard part will be deciding why food truck start

The hammock area will remain until September (more if time permits). Every day at 10:30 p.m. (doors open at 8:30 p.m.) with a second session on Saturdays (check schedule). Java Island Street, 2. Price: from € 4.

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The biggest drive-in Europe is waiting for you! © Autocine Madrid Race


On June 29, the 5th edition of Cibeles de Cine will begin at the CentroCentro Crystal Gallery (Palacio de Ciebeles). Until September 9, classic and cult films will be screened in VOSE and through wireless headphones to achieve total immersion of the viewer.

We can also enjoy the most awarded successes of the international red carpet such as Three ads on the outskirts, Call me by your name, The shape of water, The invisible thread, Dog Island or Lady Bird.

Do you want more? The national cast also does not fall short, with titles such as The Call, Champions, Handia, Perfect Strangers, Summer 1993, Veronica or La Librería.

In the author cinema section , we find the documentary Faces and Places, The Florida Project, The Square, You Were Never Really Here or Loving Vincent.

Sundays will be reserved for Sunday Classics, with films such as: Casablanca, Holidays in Rome, Gilda, The indiscreet window or Rebel without a cause.

Are you a 80s fan? Travel to this interesting decade by the hand of Dark Crystal, Gremlins, Blade Runner, The Princess Bride, In Search of the Lost Ark, My Neighbor Totoro or The Endless Story.

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The Sundays Classics billboard includes the mythical Casablanca and many other cult titles © Getty Images

Do you belong to the fan club of the golfa session? Sign up for Cibeles Midnight Movies on Fridays and Saturdays! At 12 pm, titles such as Carrie, The Professional (Léon), The Army of Darkness, Ghost in the Shell or How to be John Malcovich will be screened.

Fashion lovers will not be able to resist going to the Fashion Fatale party , in honor of all the enfant terrible in history. In programming: the documentary McQueen and the neo-Gothic The Neon Demon. Tribute will also be paid to Hubert de Givenchy, with a breakfast session with diamonds followed by a colloquium with national fashion protagonists such as Lorenzo Caprile.

On the International LGTBI Pride Day, the Oscar-winning A Fantastic Woman will be screened and there will also be a night dedicated to female empowerment, with the exclusive preview of the film Mary Shelley, starring Elle Fanning.

In the Champions session, visibility will be given to the proposals of the Sports and Disability program promoted by FAMMA (Federation of Associations of People with Physical and Organic Disabilities of the Community of Madrid).

For the little ones there will be workshops and movies like My Neighbor Totoro, Coco, or Peter Rabbit. Still wanting more? Live-painting shows, urban street-art safaris in Malasaña as well as music parties and Latin dances complete the program.

From June 29 to September 9. Monday to Thursday and Sunday: 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays: 20h to 02.30. Plaza de Cibeles, 1. Price: from € 6; Monday, spectator day: € 5.

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The Fashion Fatale party will pay tribute to fashion by screening Breakfast with Diamonds, The Neon Demon and the McQueen documentary © Getty Images


From the organizers of Brunch -In the park, the six night sessions of Cinema -In the park arrive at Parque Tierno Galván . Starting at 8 pm, the evening begins with a delicious opening in the food trucks.

You can watch the live broadcast of Madame Butterfly from the Royal Theater (June 30) or mark a Sing Along with Grease (July 8) and La La Land (July 15).

Do not leave at the end of the movie, the bar area does not close until 1h. and a cocktail can be the incentive to continue humming (or singing loudly) the movie's soundtrack.

Until July 15th. Saturdays at 10pm. (door opening at 8:00 p.m.). Tierno Galván Park (Meneses, 4). Price: From € 11.

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The Solar Maravillas returns this year with a most desirable schedule: The pink rate of Macarena Hernández Trompet, Requirements to be a normal person of Leticia Dolera or the great Budapest hotel of Wes Anderson are part of the billboard of this corner of Malasaña, in which there will also be colloquies on the projected films.

Until September 13. Every Thursday from 10pm. Calle Antonio Grilo, 8. Price: free admission until capacity is reached.

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The complete billboard of the Solar Maravillas Summer Cinema © Facebook Solar Maravillas


The neighborhood of Las Letras is a classic, but a classic of those that are slowly reinventing themselves with hotels that look like art galleries, shops where you can find lifelong products, restaurants where you can delight in every bite …

… and the summer cinema of the Lope de Vega House Museum, which this year is dedicated to both musical adaptations of classics and feature films in which baroque music becomes an absolute protagonist.

In the program of this eighth edition we can enjoy Mrs. Francisquita de Ladislao Vajda (film adaptation of the zarzuela based on The Discreet Lover of Vega ), The Red Violin by François Girard, Every morning in the world of Alain Corneau or Works of lost love of Kenneth Branagh (musical adaptation of Shakespeare's play).

Every Wednesday in July at 10pm. Cervantes, 11. Free admission (tickets can be collected on the same day of the screening from 9:50 p.m. until the start of the movie. They will be delivered in strict order of arrival at the museum (maximum 2 tickets per person) .


The Summer Cinema Circuit of the Community of Madrid premieres its 19th edition in the squares and public spaces of 44 municipalities. It also has two locations in the capital: the El Águila Complex and the Paco Rabal Cultural Center terrace and the Lope de Vega House Museum.

From July 2 to 8, the Horror Film Series starts at the El Águila Complex, where lovers of this genre can watch movies such as The Night of the Walking Dead, Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Shining and Psychosis.

In the party square of the Goyeneche palace we can enjoy two films set in the 18th century that will serve to contextualize the time when the Nuevo Baztán factory complex was built: Perfume (July 27) and Goya in Bordeaux (28 of July).

Spanish cinema will occupy 40% of the cartel, with titles such as: Mishap, The Bar, The Invisible Guardian, Late for Anger or A monster comes to see me. There will also be sections dedicated to the classics - such as Blade Runner, The Wizard of Oz or The Shining - to international cinema - Hidden figures, Land of God and Perfume, among others - and to the little ones - Pets, Baby boss or Sing !

Until 3 September. Different dates, times and addresses.

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The Magnetic Terrace, one of the classics of Madrid's summer © Facebook La Casa Encendida


With the arrival of summer, the terrace of La Casa Encendida is once again transformed into the Magnetic Terrace offering concerts and open-air cinema sessions.

This year, the programming will revolve around the American filmmaker Gus Van Sant, whose exhibition can be seen at La Casa Encendida until September 16.

The summer cycle 'Carta Blanca a Gus Van Sant' will take us on a tour of the films that have most influenced his filmography. Thus, on June 30, Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, by Chantal Akerman, and then the Van Sant movie that drinks directly from her, Last Days, will be screened .

We can also go to the projection of Blue Velvet, by David Lynch, The Tree of Life, by Terrence Malick or The Moon by Bernardo Bertolucci, all of them a source of inspiration for Gus Van Sant, who was present at The Magnetic Terrace last 23 June in the international preview of his latest movie Don't worry, you won't get far on foot.

And to liven up the sunsets on Sundays, outdoor concerts also return , with music that will bring us a confluence between the experimental, the electronic, the atmospheric and the ritual.

From June 23 to August 26. Saturdays and Sundays (different schedules). Ronda de Valencia, 2. Price: € 3 (cinema) and € 5 (concerts).


On Sundays of July they come with a plan in the heights: Jameson Video Club, on the rooftop ABC Sky. The large screen of this roof will host a selection of the most prestigious titles of HBO Spain, such as the movie The Wizard of Lies; the already mythical series Game of Thrones; the first episode of the first season of the award-winning The Tale of the Maid or Westworld; Open Wounds, the new series of this platform; Two great series in the history of TV, The Wire and Los Soprano.

To complete this attractive poster, the movie Fahrenheit 451, based on Ray Bradbury's novel, or Last Days, inspired by the last days of Kurt Cobain's life .

In addition, there will be very 90's games and activities, such as table football, Nintendo 64 or ping-pong tables.

Until July 29, Sundays from 8 pm. The entrance includes access to the roof, games, activities, music and a glass of Jameson, in addition to the screening of the corresponding film or series. Rooftop ABC Sky (Serrano 61).

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The summer cinemas are FINALLY here © Jameson Video Club


The French cinema will occupy the patio of the French Institute of Madrid showing films in French with Spanish subtitles.

In this year's poster we find titles such as: Lola Pater, preview (Nadir Moknèche), Our life in Burgundy (Cédric Klapisch), A Week in Corsica (Jean-François Richet), with Vicent Cassel, Pear Cake with Lavender ( Eric Besnard), French Riviera.

Until July 20. Different dates and times. Marqués de la Ensenada, 12. Price: online advance sale: € 4 and at the box office on the day of the session (card payment only): € 5.


From June 29, Villa Summers will fill the capital with its varied and appetizing schedule. Exhibitions, theaters, workshops, concerts and, of course, summer cinema.

The 17 districts of Madrid will host films for young and old. The Villaverde cartel will include titles such as The Illustrious Citizen, The Life of Calabado or The Bookstore.

In Arganzuela we can see The other side of hope, Last days in Havana or We all want something.

You can check the programming of your neighborhood here.

Until September 2nd. Different dates, times and addresses.

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Cinema in the neighborhoods: a fresh plan sprinkled with popcorn! © Facebook Intermediae (Contemporary Creation)


Atelier Gray Goose arrives at the terraces of the VP Plaza España and the H10 Puerta de Alcalá with a most intense summer agenda, with outdoor cinema sessions programmed by Filmin, concerts linked to the seventh art and cocktails to take at any time of the day.

The proposed films come with a French flavor, with titles such as: Two days in Paris, Rediscover love or Summer story.

Be sure to try the refreshing cocktails inspired by the French Riviera and the exclusive ' Madrid Loves Me', with Gray Goose St. Germain, violet, lemon and sparkling syrup.

Every Tuesday from July to September (Hotel VP Plaza España) and every Monday from July to August (Hotel H10 Puerta de Alcalá).

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The terrace of the VP Plaza España is full of cinema © Atelier Gray Goose

* This article was published on June 25, 2018 and updated on July 20, 2018.