Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

Free open-air screenings ahead of the festival. View the schedule here

View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: American Dreams, American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema 1975-1990, American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema, Animation, Best Of British, Black Box, Documentaries, European Classics, European Perspectives, Film Fest Junior, Focus On Canada, Galas, Night Moves, Shorts, The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema 1980-1985, Unlocking The Archives, World Perspectives

Thor: Ragnarok Thor: Ragnarok
Thor: Ragnarok and Top Gun
Big (Country: US; Year: 1988; Director: Penny Marshall; Writer: Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg; Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz)
A 13-year-old boy makes a wish at a fairground and becomes a man overnight.
Big Trouble In Little China (Country: US; Year: 1986; Director: John Carpenter; Writer: Gary Goldman, David Z. Weinstein, W.D. Richter; Stars: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong, Victor Wong, Kate Burton, Donald Li, Carter Wong, Peter Kwong, James Pax, Suzee Pai, Chao Li Chi, Jeff Imada, Rummel Mor, Craig Ng)
A trucker gets drawn into an ancient mystical battle in Chinatown.
Casablanca (Country: US; Year: 1942; Director: Michael Curtiz; Writer: Julius Epstein, Philip Epstein, Howard Koch, based on the play Everybody Comes To Rick's by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison; Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Conrad Veidt, Dooley Wilson, Marcel Dalio)
A reunion between former lovers forces a bar owner to make an impossible choice amid the incivility of war.
Ghostbusters (Ghost Busters) (Country: US; Year: 1984; Director: Ivan Reitman; Writer: Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis; Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts, William Atherton, Ernie Hudson, David Margulies, Steven Tash, Jennifer Runyon)
Who ya gonna call?
The Greatest Showman (Country: UK, US; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Gracey; Writer: Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon; Stars: Hugh Jackman. Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Keala Settle, Sam Humphrey, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eric Anderson )
Musical celebration of PT Barnum's life as salesman, circus promoter, freak show entrepreneur, producer and show biz risk taker in 19th century America
The Incredibles The Incredibles
The Incredibles and Ghostbusters
The Incredibles (Country: US; Year: 2004; Director: Brad Bird; Writer: Brad Bird; Stars: voices of Craig T Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L Jackson, Jason Lee, Dominique Louis, Teddy Newton, Jean Sincere, Spencer Fox, Sarah Vowell, Wallace Shawn), Official Site
The family life of superheroes, living incognito in the 'burbs, while saving the city from destruction.
Jason And The Argonauts (Jason And The Golden Fleece) (Country: UK, US; Year: 1963; Director: Don Chaffey; Writer: Jan Read, Beverley Cross; Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith, Niall MacGinnis, Michael Gwynn, Douglas Wilmer, Jack Gwillim, Honor Blackman)
The young hero Jason takes a crew of Greece's most impressive warriors in pursuit of the legendary golden fleece.
Moulin Rouge! (Country: Australia; Year: 2001; Director: Baz Luhrmann; Writer: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce; Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, Garry McDonald, Jacek Koman)
Modern romantic musical based around the mythology of a famous Parisian nightclub in 1900. On re-release.
Paddington (Country: UK, France; Year: 2014; Director: Paul King; Writer: Paul King and Hamish McColl, based on the books by Michael Bond; Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Nicole Kidman, Peter Capaldi, Jim Broadbent)
A small bear from darkest Peru tries to adjust to life in London.
Paddington 2 (Country: UK, France; Year: 2017; Director: Paul King; Writer: Simon Farnaby, Paul King, based on the books by Michael Bond; Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Samuel Joslin, Madeleine Harris, Tom Conti, Noah Taylor, Ben Miller, Eileen Atkins, Joanna Lumley, voices of Ben Whishaw, Imelda Staunton, Michael Gambon)
Paddington gets into a scrape over his Aunt Lucy's birthday present.
Casablanca Casablanca
Casablanca and Big
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Rian Johnson; Writer: Rian Johnson, George Lucas; Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher, Kelly Marie Tran, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Billie Lourd, Andy serkis, Laura Dern, Benicio Del Toro)
Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.
Thor: Ragnarok (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Taika Waititi; Writer: Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost, based on the comics by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack KIrby; Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Idris Elba, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins, Benedict Cumberbatch, Clancy Brown)
Imprisoned, Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally.
Top Gun (Country: US; Year: 1986; Director: Tony Scott; Writer: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr; Stars: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer)
A trainee fighter pilot romances his instructor.
Wonder Woman (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Patty Jenkins; Writer: Allan Heinberg, Zack Snyder; Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock)
An Amazon princess ventures into the outside world to try and end a war.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Country: US; Year: 1998; Director: Robert Zemeckis; Writer: Gary K Wolf, Jeffrey Price, Peter S Seaman; Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer, Kathleen Turner, Stubby Kaye)
When a cartoon rabbit is accused of murder, his only hope is an animation-loathing gumshoe.

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