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The Best Movies With Summer in the Title

Updated October 9, 2019 1.1k votes 220 voters 32.6k views100 items

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with summer in the name? This list ranks the best movies with summer in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with summer in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with summer in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with summer in the title includes movies like (500) Days of Summer, I Know What You Did Last Summer, and Wet Hot American Summer. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word summer in it. Then check out our list of the best summer movies of all time.

  • 1

    The Long, Hot Summer

    Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury
    The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. The screenplay was written by...  more
  • 2

    A Summer Place

    Sandra Dee, Troy Donahue
    A Summer Place is a 1959 romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sloan...  more
  • 3

    Suddenly, Last Summer

    Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn
    Suddenly, Last Summer is a 1959 American Southern Gothic mystery film based on the play of the...  more
  • 4

    The Kings of Summer

    Alison Brie, Megan Mullally
    The Kings of Summer is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Three...  more
  • 5

    Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

    Heather Graham, Jaleel White
    Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer is a 2011 comedy film written by Megan McDonald and Kathy...  more
  • 6

    Summer School

    Kirstie Alley, Mark Harmon
    Summer School is a 1987 comedy film directed by Carl Reiner. It stars Mark Harmon as a high...  more

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  • 7

    (500) Days of Summer

    Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly
    (500) Days of Summer is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film by first time director Marc...  more

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  • 8

    Smiles of a Summer Night

    Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck
    Smiles of a Summer Night is a 1955 Swedish comedy film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was the...  more

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  • 9

    One Crazy Summer

    Demi Moore, John Cusack
    One Crazy Summer is a 1986 romantic comedy film written and directed by Savage Steve Holland,...  more

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  • 10

    Summer Rental

    John Candy, Joey Lawrence
    Summer Rental is a 1985 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner and starring John Candy. The...  more

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  • 11

    Summer of '42

    Jennifer O'Neill, Jerry Houser
    Summer of '42 is a 1971 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film based on the memoirs of...  more

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  • 12

    Summer Holiday

    Cliff Richard, Ron Moody
    Summer Holiday is a British CinemaScope and Technicolor musical film featuring singer Cliff...  more
  • 13

    Summer with Monika

    Harriet Andersson, Sigge Fürst
    Summer with Monika is a 1953 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It sparked controversy...  more
  • 14

    One Deadly Summer

    Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon
    One Deadly Summer is a French film directed by Jean Becker. Isabelle Adjani won a César award...  more
  • 15

    Summer Storm

    Robert Stadlober, Alicja Bachleda-Curus
    Summer Storm is a 2004 German coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner,...  more
  • 16

    Summer and Smoke

    Rita Moreno, Geraldine Page
    Summer and Smoke is a 1961 American drama film directed by Peter Glenville based on the...  more
  • 17

    Pick-up Summer

    Helene Udy, Carl Marotte
    Pick-up Summer is a 1980 comedy film written by Richard Zelniker and directed by George...  more
  • 18

    Summer Catch

    Jessica Biel, Brittany Murphy
    Summer Catch is a 2001 romantic comedy film starring Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jessica Biel and...  more

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  • 19

    Song of Summer

    Ken Russell, Christopher Gable
    Song of Summer is a 1968 black-and-white television film written, produced and directed by Ken...  more
  • 20

    Summer of Sam

    Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito
    Summer of Sam is a 1999 American thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam. It was directed...  more
  • 21

    A Brighter Summer Day

    Chang Chen, Elaine Jin
    A Brighter Summer Day is a 1991 Taiwanese drama film directed by Edward Yang. The film is an...  more
  • 22

    I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer

    Brooke Nevin, Torrey DeVitto
    I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer is a 2006 American horror film. Released...  more
  • 23

    I Know What You Did Last Summer

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar
    I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film based on the 1973 novel of the...  more

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  • 24

    Summer Wars

    Riisa Naka, Ichirō Nagai
    Summer Wars is a 2009 Japanese animated science fiction film directed by Mamoru Hosoda,...  more

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  • 25

    Summer Lovers

    Daryl Hannah, Peter Gallagher
    Summer Lovers is a 1982 film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, starring Peter Gallagher,...  more

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