The Best Movies About Summer

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Films about summer and summertime. Vote up the best summer movies.

It’s summertime – the feeling is easy, it's the perfect temperature, time is spent laying on the beach all afternoon, followed by roasting marshmallows over a campfire and staring at the stars at night. Who doesn't love a good summer movie?! It’s no wonder so many famous movies have been set in the summer! What are the best movies about summer? Vote up the best summer themed films below and see where your favorites rank!

The movies on this list all have a summertime theme in one way or another. Many of these movies revolve around water, either a beach or a lake, and some feature the camps kids go to during these relaxing months or the family vacations many people take. A number of these fun summer movies have remained all-time classics as well and sit high on our list of best movies of all time.

This list features the best summer movies, including Weekend at Bernie’s, Meatballs, Almost Famous, A Streetcar Named Desire, Independence Day, Jaws, Stand by Me, and The Seven Year Itch. Vote up the great summertime films below to see which one gets to the top of the  list.

Photo: Jaws / Universal Pictures
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