Movies on Deck 2024

LST 393’s 2024 Friday Night "Movies On Deck"

Movies on Deck is back for its 18th season, and it will be a blockbuster summer.

The Friday night film series is shown on USS LST 393’s huge screen on the top deck starting right after sunset, around 10 p.m. There is no charge to attend “Movies on Deck” screenings, although donations to help support the restoration and veterans museum are always welcome. Moviegoers should bring their own chairs; popcorn, soda and snacks are available for sale.

The series will kick off with “Top Gun: Maverick” on June 14. The film is a sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun. Tom Cruise reprises his starring role as the naval aviator Maverick.

"Superman" will be screened July 12. Superman is a 1978 superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero Superman, played by Christopher Reeve. The film is sponsiored by the Muskegon area District Library.

The series wraps up Aug. 2 with “Airplane”, a 1980 American disaster comedy film written and directed by Jim Abrahams. It stars Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty and features Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Lorna Patterson.

LST 393 is located at the Mart Dock adjacent to Heritage Landing county park on the downtown Muskegon waterfront. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday with the last tour starting at 4. Special guided tours are available and group events can be scheduled by calling 730-1477.

Date Title Sponsor
14 June 2024 Top Gun Maverick
12 July 2024 22:00 to 23:30 Superman Muskegon Area District Library
2 August 2024 Airplane!