Top Gun takes flight in Kew Gardens tonight as part of The Beach BIA’s outdoor summer movie series

Top Gun, from 1986, stars Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis.

The 1986 movie Top Gun will be shown tonight (Wednesday, July 26) as part of  The Beach BIA’s summer outdoor movie nights in Kew Gardens park.

The movie will begin screening at sunset. Kew Gardens is located at 2075 Queen St. E., just west of Lee Avenue.

Tonight’s showing launches a double bill of Top Gun movies in the park as the 2022 version — Top Gun Maverick — will be shown next Wednesday, Aug. 2.

The movies in the park will continue every Wednesday night through until Aug. 30.

The movie schedule for the outdoor films at Kew Gardens for the remainder of this summer is as follows:

• Wednesday, July 26 – Top Gun.
• Wednesday, Aug. 2 – Top Gun Maverick.
• Wednesday, Aug. 9 – Wayne’s World.
• Wednesday, Aug. 17 – The Sandlot.
• Wednesday, Aug. 23 – Space Jam.
• Wednesday, Aug. 30 – The Sound of Music.

Those attending the movie nights at the park should bring their own lawnchairs or blankets for sitting on.

There will also be music, lawn games and snacks available at the outdoor movie nights in Kew Gardens.

For more information on the summer movie nights at Kew Gardens, and for other local activities that are being planned for the Queen Street East area of the Beach this summer, please pay a visit to The Beach BIA on Facebook at

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