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
Directed by: Ronald F. MaxwellLittle Darlings is a 1980 teen film starring Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol and featuring... more
Directed by: Sean S. CunninghamFriday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by... more
Directed by: Steven BrillHeavyweights is a 1995 comedy film directed by Steven Brill and co-written by Brill with Judd... more
Directed by: Jonathan PrinceCamp Nowhere is a 1994 film directed by Jonathan Prince, written by Andrew Kurtzman and Eliot... more
Directed by: Michael A. SimpsonSleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland also known as Nightmare Vacation III is a 1989... more
Directed by: David WainWet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a... more
Directed by: Robert HiltzikReturn to Sleepaway Camp is a 2008 horror film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik. A... more
Directed by: John R. Cherry IIIErnest Goes to Camp is a 1987 comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim... more
Directed by: Nancy MeyersThe Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and... more
Directed by: James B. RogersAmerican Pie 2 is a 2001 American comedy film and the sequel to the 1999 film American Pie and... more
Directed by: Tony MaylamThe Burning is a 1981 slasher film directed by Tony Maylam and written by Peter Lawrence and... more
Directed by: Robert Hiltzik, Jim MarkovicSleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor is the fourth entry in the Sleepaway Camp series. The film... more
Directed by: Robert HiltzikSleepaway Camp is a 1983 exploitation slasher film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik who... more
Directed by: Harry WinerSpaceCamp is a 1986 American space adventure film based on a book by Patrick Bailey and Larry... more
Directed by: Mike BinderIndian Summer is a 1993 comedy drama film written and directed by Mike Binder. The movie was... more
Directed by: Steve RashAmerican Pie Presents: Band Camp is a 2005 direct-to-DVD comedy film. It is the first... more
Directed by: Larry ElikannPoison Ivy is a 1985 comedy television movie starring Michael J. Fox, directed by Larry... more
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Directed by: Andy TennantIt Takes Two is a 1995 film starring Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg and Mary-Kate and Ashley... more
Directed by: David SwiftThe Parent Trap is a 1961 Walt Disney film. It stars Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara and Brian... more
Directed by: Ken WiederhornMeatballs Part II is a 1984 film that was a sequel to the 1979 movie Meatballs. The film... more
Directed by: Wes AndersonMoonrise Kingdom is a 2012 American film directed by Wes Anderson, written by Anderson and... more
Directed by: Matthew DiamondCamp Rock is a 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie directed by Matthew Diamond and starring... more
Directed by: Daniel WatersHappy Campers is a 2001 comedy film from New Line Cinema about college freshmen and summer... more
Directed by: Greg BeemanBushwhacked is a 1995 comedy, action and adventure film starring Daniel Stern, Jon Polito,... more