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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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A Summer Place is listed (or ranked) 1 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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(500) Days of Summer is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Summer School is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Kings of Summer is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Summer Rental is listed (or ranked) 5 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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The Endless Summer is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Wet Hot American Summer is listed (or ranked) 7 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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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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One Crazy Summer is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Summer of '42 is listed (or ranked) 10 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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I Still Know What You Did Last... is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Smiles of a Summer Night is listed (or ranked) 12 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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The Long, Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Summer Wars is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Summer Holiday is listed (or ranked) 15 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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I Know What You Did Last Summe... is listed (or ranked) 16 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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A Brighter Summer Day is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Chang Chen, Elaine Jin, Han Chang
A Brighter Summer Day is a 1991 Taiwanese drama film directed by Edward Yang. The film is an extraordinarily large project for a Chinese-language film, not only for its duration of almost four ...more
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Corvette Summer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Ian McKellen, Mark Hamill, Danny Bonaduce
Corvette Summer is an American film, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1978 starring Mark Hamill and Annie Potts. It tells the story of a lonely, car-obsessed California teenager.
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One Deadly Summer is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Summer Storm is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Summer '04 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Summer '04 Martina Gedeck, Michael Benthin, Nicole Marischka
Summer '04 is a 2006 drama film written by Daniel Nocke and directed by Stefan Krohmer.
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Song of Summer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Ken Russell, Christopher Gable, David Collings
Song of Summer is a 1968 black-and-white television film written, produced and directed by Ken Russell for the BBC's Omnibus series which was first broadcast on 15 September 1968. It portrays ...more
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Summer and Smoke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Rita Moreno, Geraldine Page, Laurence Harvey
Summer and Smoke is a 1961 American drama film directed by Peter Glenville based on the Tennessee Williams play of the same name. The film starred Laurence Harvey and Geraldine Page with Rita ...more
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Summer Hours is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Juliette Binoche, Kyle Eastwood, Charles Berling
Summer Hours is a 2008 film directed by Olivier Assayas.
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Now That Summer is Gone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
comicspies1 added Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher
Now That Summer is Gone is a 1938 Merrie Melodies cartoon short about a lazy squirrel who gambles for winter nuts against the other squirrels instead of gathering them himself.