Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer  

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Some of the most iconic horror movies are set during summer, so we're ranking the best of them. Do you have a favorite summer horror movie? Scary movies that take place during summer often include cabins, camping, and fishing- things that are usually fun, but are terrifying when there is a killer on the loose. Iconic horror movies that take place in the summer include Jaws and Friday the 13th, but what are some of the other scariest summer movies out there?

There is of course I Know What You Did Last Summer, the 1997 film that despite being panned by critics was an enormous box office success that spawned several sequels. Other great choices for scary summer horror movies include The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects, the pseudo-sequel to House of 1000 Corpses.

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Jaws is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Friday the 13th Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

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I Know What You Did Last Summe... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

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Sleepaway Camp is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Sleepaway Camp Mike Kellin, Katherine Kamhi, Robert Earl Jones

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The Devil's Rejects is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
The Devil's Rejects Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo, Ginger Lynn

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Piranha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Piranha Keenan Wynn, John Sayles, Barbara Steele

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Jeepers Creepers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
The Hills Have Eyes Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, John Steadman

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The Ruins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
The Ruins Jena Malone, Bar Paly, Laura Ramsey

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The Hills Have Eyes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
The Hills Have Eyes Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine

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Sleepaway Camp 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Sleepaway Camp 2 Walter Gotell, Renée Estevez, Pamela Springsteen

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Tourist Trap is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Tourist Trap Tanya Roberts, Chuck Connors, Keith McDermott

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The Burning is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
The Burning Holly Hunter, Jason Alexander, Fisher Stevens

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Eden Lake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Eden Lake Michael Fassbender, Kelly Reilly, Jack O'Connell

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Club Dread is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Club Dread Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel, Lindsay Price

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Just Before Dawn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Just Before Dawn George Kennedy, Jamie Rose, Chris Lemmon

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Sleepaway Camp 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Sleepaway Camp 3 Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver, Tracy Griffith

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Summer Camp Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Summer Camp Nightmare Chuck Connors

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Anthropophagous is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Anthropophagous Tisa Farrow, Serena Grandi, George Eastman

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Killing Ground is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Killing Ground Harriet Dyer, Ian Meadows, Aaron Pedersen

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Turistas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Turistas Olivia Wilde, Josh Duhamel, Melissa George

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Long Weekend is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Long Weekend Briony Behets, John Hargreaves, Michael Aitkens

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Escape from Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Escape from Tomorrow Annet Mahendru, Amy Lucas, Kimberly Ables Jindra

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Twisted Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer

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High Tension is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
High Tension Cécile de France, Philippe Nahon, Maïwenn Besco

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Summer Camp is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Summer Camp Adrian Kinski, Bryan McCain, Erik Kovac

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A Perfect Getaway is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
A Perfect Getaway Milla Jovovich, Chris Hemsworth, Timothy Olyphant

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Madman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Madman Gaylen Ross, Harriet Bass, Seth Jones

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Primal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer
Primal Wil Traval, Lindsay Farris, Zoe Tuckwell-Smith