A list of the best summer camp movies ever made, ranked by film fans' votes. This list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about summer camp are at the top of the list. If there are any great films you think we missed, please feel free to add them yourself.
The films on this list are the most famous summer camp movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already if you're a fan of the often-funny sleepaway camp movies.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best summer camp movies?" and "What is the greatest summer camp movie of all time?" and contains items like Camp and Sleepaway Camp 3.
Various bits of information are included with these popular summer camp movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. So whether you're watching these movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these are some good summer camp movies to enjoy. Then check out our list of classic summer movies.
Directed by: Ivan ReitmanMeatballs is a 1979 Canadian comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. It is noted for Bill... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Ronald F. MaxwellLittle Darlings is a 1980 teen film starring Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol and featuring... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Sean S. CunninghamFriday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Steven BrillHeavyweights is a 1995 comedy film directed by Steven Brill and co-written by Brill with Judd... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Michael A. SimpsonSleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland also known as Nightmare Vacation III is a 1989... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Jonathan PrinceCamp Nowhere is a 1994 film directed by Jonathan Prince, written by Andrew Kurtzman and Eliot... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Robert HiltzikReturn to Sleepaway Camp is a 2008 horror film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik. A... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: David WainWet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: John R. Cherry IIIErnest Goes to Camp is a 1987 comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Nancy MeyersThe Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Tony MaylamThe Burning is a 1981 slasher film directed by Tony Maylam and written by Peter Lawrence and... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: James B. RogersAmerican Pie 2 is a 2001 American comedy film and the sequel to the 1999 film American Pie and... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Robert Hiltzik, Jim MarkovicSleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor is the fourth entry in the Sleepaway Camp series. The film... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Robert HiltzikSleepaway Camp is a 1983 exploitation slasher film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik who... more on Wikipedia
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Directed by: Robert Hiltzik
Directed by: Harry WinerSpaceCamp is a 1986 American space adventure film based on a book by Patrick Bailey and Larry... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Mike BinderIndian Summer is a 1993 comedy drama film written and directed by Mike Binder. The movie was... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Adam DeVine, Jeffrey Tambor, Gillian JacobsMagic Camp is a 2020 American comedy family film directed by Mark Waters. Andy Tuckerman (Adam... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Steve RashAmerican Pie Presents: Band Camp is a 2005 direct-to-DVD comedy film. It is the first... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Larry ElikannPoison Ivy is a 1985 comedy television movie starring Michael J. Fox, directed by Larry... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: David SwiftThe Parent Trap is a 1961 Walt Disney film. It stars Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara and Brian... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Joseph RubenGorp is a 1980 American comedy film starring Michael Lembeck and Dennis Quaid, and featuring... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Ken WiederhornMeatballs Part II is a 1984 film that was a sequel to the 1979 movie Meatballs. The film... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Wes AndersonMoonrise Kingdom is a 2012 American film directed by Wes Anderson, written by Anderson and... more on Wikipedia