by Rachel W. / Jul 01, 2021

30 MUST-WATCH SUMMER MOVIES

Man and woman crawling towards each other

After barely getting a taste of the summer sun, I’m already looking forward to spending some time indoors. Cuddling up under blankets in a cool, dark room while watching a classic summer flick is the perfect summer night to me! I don't know about you, but it’s always a struggle actually choosing a movie after flipping through so many options. Luckily for you, I’ve narrowed down some of the best feel-good summer movies out there for you to choose from. Don't forget the popcorn!


ROMANCE

Dirty Dancing (1987)
Before Sunrise (1995)
Before Sunset (2004)
The Notebook (2004)
50 First Dates (2004)
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Call Me By Your Name (2017)


ACTION/ADVENTURE

The Goonies (1985)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Independence Day (1996)


COMING-OF-AGE

Risky Business (1983)
Now and Then (1995)
Almost Famous (2000)
The Way, Way Back (2013)


MUSICAL

Grease (1978)
Mamma Mia (2008)


DRAMADIES

Roman Holiday (1953)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
Say Anything (1989)
The Sandlot (1993)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Dr. Dolittle (1998)
The Parent Trap (1998)
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Girls Trip (2017)
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)


THRILLER

Jaws (1975)
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)