The popular outdoor movie series Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video is back this summer at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre for five weeks beginning July 30.

Moviegoers are invited to picnic on the Mural Amphitheatre’s gently sloping lawn with the Space Needle as a backdrop .

Food and beverages will be available in the Seattle Center Armory Food & Events Hall, as well as at food carts on the Seattle Center grounds prior to the start of each showing.

This year’s series features five film favorites, both classic and contemporary, suitable for all ages — shown on a 40-foot state-of-the-art screen. Each screening will be preceded by a short film created by students at Cornish College of the Arts. Movies begin at dusk, usually about 9 p.m. 

The Princess Bride, July 30: This beloved classic blending comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. Rated PG; runs 1 hour and 38 minutes.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings, Aug. 6: In this Marvel film from 2021, Shang-Chi, the master of weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. Rated PG-13; runs 2 hours and 12 minutes. 

The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Aug. 13 (9:30 p.m.): Two drag-queens and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. Rated R; runs 1 hour and 44 minutes.

Labyrinth, Aug. 20: Sixteen-year-old Sarah is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth.  Featuring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, this cult 1980s classic features fantastical creatures from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and conceptual design by Brian Froud. Rated PG; runs 1 hour and 41 minutes.

In the Heights, Aug. 27: The scent of a Cafecito cCaliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the bodega owner who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines, and sings about a better life in this film version of the popular Broadway musical. Rated PG-13; runs 2 hours and 23 minutes.

The film series is presented by Prime Video with support from official sponsors including Coors Light, Ticketmaster, T-Mobile and Truly.

Seating is first-come, first-served, and for information on cancellations due to rain, call Seattle Center Customer Service at 684-7200 or visit seattlecenter.com after 2 p.m. on the day of the event.

For additional information about Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video visit seattlecenter.com. 

Seattle Center is celebrating 60 years with all that is “New, Now, and Next” as Seattle’s hub for arts, sports, community events, and cultural festivals. Originally built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the dynamic 74-acre campus has transformed over the years to respond to, reflect, and represent the region’s ever-broadening community. Seattle Center and its iconic International Fountain are often referred to as the “Heart of Seattle,” serving as a treasured community gathering place where the local, regional, national, and international visitors come together every day. Today more than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations reside on the grounds, along with a diverse variety of public programs and thousands of events attracting more than 12 million visitors each year.