Film 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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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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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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I Know What You Did Last Summe... is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Summer School is listed (or ranked) 5 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 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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I Still Know What You Did Last... is listed (or ranked) 7 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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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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Smiles of a Summer Night is listed (or ranked) 9 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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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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Wet Hot American Summer is listed (or ranked) 11 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) 12 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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Summer Holiday is listed (or ranked) 13 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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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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Corvette Summer is listed (or ranked) 15 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 and the theft ...more

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The Long, Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 16 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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One Crazy Summer is listed (or ranked) 17 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 Catch is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Judy Moody and the Not Bummer ... is listed (or ranked) 19 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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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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Summer of Sam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Adrien Brody Summer of Sam is a 1999 American crime thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam serial murders. It was directed and produced by Spike Lee and stars John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, ...more

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Summer with Monika is listed (or ranked) 22 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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One Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Aaron Brandt

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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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Summer Storm is listed (or ranked) 25 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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A Brighter Summer Day is listed (or ranked) 26 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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The Last Day of Summer is listed (or ranked) 27 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.

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Summer '04 is listed (or ranked) 28 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) 29 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) 30 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 Lovers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Daryl Hannah, Peter Gallagher, Barbara Rush Summer Lovers is a 1982 film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, starring Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah and Valerie Quennessen, and filmed on location on the island of Santorini, Greece. The ...more

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Her Summer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Shane Simmons, Christy Sullivan, Justin Marxen Her Summer is a 2004 film written and directed by Bryan Woods and produced by Bluebox Limited.

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Red Hook Summer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Spike Lee, Nate Parker, James Ransone Red Hook Summer is a 2012 film written and directed by Spike Lee.

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Summer Magic is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Burl Ives, Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire Summer Magic is a 1963 Walt Disney Productions film starring Hayley Mills, Burl Ives, and Dorothy McGuire in a story about a Boston widow and her children taking up residence in a small town in ...more

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Aloha Summer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Tia Carrere, Ally Walker, Lorie Griffin Aloha Summer is a 1988 comedy-drama film about a group of teenagers and their experiences one summer in Hawaii. The film was directed by Tommy Lee Wallace and stars Chris Makepeace, Yuji ...more

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A Swingin' Summer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Raquel Welch, William Wellman Jr., James Stacy A Swingin' Summer is a 1965 comedy film in the beach party genre. It was directed and co-written by Robert Sparr. Raquel Welch stars in her first featured film role and makes her singing debut ...more

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Demon Summer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Ashleigh Holeman, Laura Robbins, Cory Maidens

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I'll Always Know What You Did ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Brooke Nevin, Torrey DeVitto, David Paetkau I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer is a 2006 American horror film. Released direct-to-video, the film is the third and final installment of the I Know What You Did Last Summer series, but ...more

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The Endless Summer II is listed (or ranked) 39 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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The Last Summer of la Boyita is listed (or ranked) 40 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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Five Summer Stories is listed (or ranked) 41 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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A Summer at Grandpa’s is listed (or ranked) 42 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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Summer Holiday is listed (or ranked) 43 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) 44 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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The Comrades of Summer is listed (or ranked) 45 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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Summer Interlude is listed (or ranked) 46 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 Hours is listed (or ranked) 47 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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Pick-up Summer is listed (or ranked) 48 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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Erika's Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 49 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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Slutty Summer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Summer in the Title
Casper Andreas, Michael Rogers, Jesse Archer Slutty Summer is a 2004 romantic comedy film written and directed by Casper Andreas. It stars Casper Andreas, Jesse Archer, and Christos Klapsis. The film was premiered at the New York Lesbian ...more