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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. Then check out our list of the best summer movies of all time.

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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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The Kings of Summer is listed (or ranked) 3 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 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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Summer Hours is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Indian Summer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Diane Lane, Bill Paxton, Alan Arkin
Indian Summer is a 1993 comedy drama film written and directed by Mike Binder. The movie was filmed and set on-location at Camp Tamakwa, a summer camp located in Ontario, Canada, where Binder ...more
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Pick-up Summer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Helene Udy, Carl Marotte, Michael Zelniker
Pick-up Summer is a 1980 comedy film written by Richard Zelniker and directed by George Mihalka.
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Summer Interlude is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Alf Kjellin, Julia Cæsar, Annalisa Ericson
Summer Interlude is a 1951 Swedish drama film co-written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film opened to highly positive reviews from critics.
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Summer Stock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Phil Silvers
Summer Stock, known as If You Feel Like Singing in the UK, is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical made in 1950. The film was directed by Charles Walters and stars Judy Garland and Gene Kelly and ...more
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The Comrades of Summer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Joe Mantegna, Michael Lerner, Jay Brazeau
The Comrades of Summer is a made-for-TV movie from 1992 featuring Joe Mantegna. It was directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, written by Robert Rodat and aired on HBO on July 11, 1992.
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The Endless Summer II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Kelly Slater, Laird Hamilton, Pat O'Connell
The Endless Summer II is a 1994 film directed by Bruce Brown and is a sequel to his 1966 film The Endless Summer. In The Endless Summer II, surfers Pat O'Connell and Robert "Wingnut" ...more
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Five Summer Stories is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Five Summer Stories is a 1972 surf film by Jim Freeman and Greg MacGillivray, starring David Nuuhiwa, Eddie Aikau, Gerry Lopez, and Sam Hawk. Its VHS re-release was in 1994, followed by a DVD ...more
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Summer Holiday is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Sammi Cheng, Richie Ren, Vincent Kok
Summer Holiday is a Hong Kong film released in 2000, directed by Jingle Ma and starring Richie Ren and Sammi Cheng. It earned HKD 21 million, which was ranked 2nd best-selling local film after ...more
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How the Garcia Girls Spent The... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
America Ferrera, Elizabeth Peña, Steven Bauer
How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer is a 2005 American comedy film starring America Ferrera. It was not released on DVD until May 16, 2008. The film won the Silver George for the Best Film ...more
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Summer School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Lance Henriksen, Tony D. Czech, Adam Hendrickson
Summer School is an independent horror film created by Minnesota-based production company Random Creatureface Films. Summer School, having spent the first two years after its release showing at ...more
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Erika's Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Mercy Rooney, Erica Gavin, Lynn Harris
Brief soft-core movie about a photographer/exploiter of young nude models.
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The Last Summer of la Boyita is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Paula Siero, Pochi Ducasse, Guillermo Pfening
"Julia Solomonoff recovers somewhat from her disastrous second feature, "Sisters," with the more grounded if underdeveloped coming-of-age tale "The Last Summer of La ...more
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A Summer at Grandpa’s is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Edward Yang, Mei Fang, Lai-Yin Yang
A Summer at Grandpa's is a 1984 film directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. This film is inspired by screenwriter Chu Tien-wen's childhood memories, and the first part of Hou's coming-of-age trilogy, ...more
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Now That Summer is Gone is listed (or ranked) 19 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.
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The Long, Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Suddenly, Last Summer is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Wet Hot American Summer is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Summer Rental is listed (or ranked) 23 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) 24 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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Summer of '42 is listed (or ranked) 25 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