Entertainment The Best Movies With Summer in the Title  

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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.
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(500) Days of Summer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz
(500) Days of Summer is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film by first time director Marc Webb. On January 8, Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) meets Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel), his ...more

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11 5
The Kings of Summer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Alison Brie, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman
The Kings of Summer is a 2013 comedy film written by Chris Galletta and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

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13 8
A Summer Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Sandra Dee, Troy Donahue, Arthur Kennedy
A Summer Place is a 1959 romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sloan Wilson. Delmer Daves directed the movie, which stars Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Troy Donahue, and ...more

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9 5
Summer School is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Kirstie Alley, Mark Harmon, Shawnee Smith
Summer School is a 1987 comedy film directed by Carl Reiner. It stars Mark Harmon as a high school gym teacher who is forced to teach a remedial English class during the summer. It co-stars ...more

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9 5
I Know What You Did Last Summe... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche
I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Lois Duncan. The film changes many aspects of the book, which was not a slasher novel. ...more

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8 4
I Still Know What You Did Last... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1998 slasher film and a sequel to the 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Directed by Danny Cannon, the film was written by Trey Callaway, and ...more

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8 4
The Endless Summer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Bruce Brown, Miki Dora, Robert August
The Endless Summer is a seminal 1966 surf movie. Filmmaker/narrator Bruce Brown follows two surfers, Mike Hynson and Robert August, on a surfing trip around the world. Despite the balmy climate ...more

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7 4
Suddenly, Last Summer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift
Suddenly, Last Summer is a 1959 American Southern Gothic mystery film based on the play of the same title by Tennessee Williams. The film was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Sam ...more

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7 4
Wet Hot American Summer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler
Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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6 3
Smiles of a Summer Night is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson
Smiles of a Summer Night is a 1955 Swedish comedy film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was the first of Bergman's films to bring the director international success, due to its exposure at the ...more

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5 2
Summer Wars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Riisa Naka, Ichirō Nagai, Sakiko Tamagawa
Summer Wars is a 2009 Japanese animated science fiction film directed by Mamoru Hosoda, animated by Madhouse and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film's voice cast includes Ryunosuke ...more

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9 7
Summer of '42 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Jennifer O'Neill, Jerry Houser, Christopher Norris
Summer of '42 is a 1971 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film based on the memoirs of screenwriter Herman Raucher. It tells the story of how Raucher, in his early teens on his 1942 summer ...more

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6 4
Summer Rental is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
John Candy, Joey Lawrence, Rip Torn
Summer Rental is a 1985 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner and starring John Candy. The film's screenplay was written by Mark Reisman and Jeremy Stevens. An original music score was composed ...more

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4 2
Summer Holiday is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Cliff Richard, Ron Moody, Una Stubbs
Summer Holiday is a British CinemaScope and Technicolor musical film featuring singer Cliff Richard. The film was directed by Peter Yates, produced by Kenneth Harper. The original screenplay was ...more

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4 2
The Long, Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury, Orson Welles
The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. The screenplay was written by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr., based in part on three works by William Faulkner: the 1931 ...more

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9 8
One Crazy Summer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Demi Moore, John Cusack, Jeremy Piven
One Crazy Summer is a 1986 romantic comedy film written and directed by Savage Steve Holland, and starring John Cusack, Demi Moore, Bobcat Goldthwait, Curtis Armstrong, and Joel Murray. The ...more

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7 6
Summer Catch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Jessica Biel, Brittany Murphy, Freddie Prinze
Summer Catch is a 2001 romantic comedy film starring Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jessica Biel and Matthew Lillard. The film was directed by Mike Tollin, marking his feature film directorial debut. The ...more

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7 6
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Heather Graham, Jaleel White, Hunter King
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer is a 2011 comedy film written by Megan McDonald and Kathy Waugh and directed by John Schultz.

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6 5
Summer of Sam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Adrien Brody
Summer of Sam is a 1999 American thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam. It was directed and produced by Spike Lee and stars John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, and Jennifer

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6 5
My Summer of Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Emily Blunt, Paddy Constantine, Dean Andrews
My Summer of Love is a 2004 British drama film directed by Pawel Pawlikowski and co-written by Pawlikowski and Michael Wynne. Based on the novel of the same name by Helen Cross, the film ...more

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5 4
Summer with Monika is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Harriet Andersson, Sigge Fürst, Åke Grönberg
Summer with Monika is a 1953 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It sparked controversy abroad for its frank depiction of nudity and, along with the film One Summer of Happiness from the ...more

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5 4
One Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Aaron Brandt

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4 3
Summer Storm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Robert Stadlober, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Jürgen Tonkel
Summer Storm is a 2004 German coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner, starring Robert Stadlober, Kostja Ullmann, Alicja Bachleda-Curuś, and Miriam Morgenstern. The story ...more

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4 3
One Deadly Summer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon
One Deadly Summer is a French film directed by Jean Becker. Isabelle Adjani won a César award for her performance in this film. The film was a massive hit in France gaining 5,137,040 ...more

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4 3
The Last Day of Summer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
James Woods, Jennette McCurdy, Bailee Madison
The Last Day of Summer is a TV movie broadcast by Nickelodeon. It premiered on July 20, 2007. The film is inspired by the 1993 film Groundhog Day.