SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE: 31 Best Movies About Summer That'll Make You Crave the Sunshine
March 20, 2023
"Ever since the first summer blockbuster, Jaws, premiered in June 1975, movies debuting in the summertime have just hit differently. A lot can happen during one summer: A person can fall in (or out of) love with someone, a mystery can be solved, or a kid can come of age. There's just something magical about summertime, both on and off the big screen.
To get you pumped for the season, we've compiled some of the best movies about summer — spanning many different genres, including comedy, drama, musical, and horror — that will keep you entertained from Memorial Day to Labor Day. In the movies below, characters travel all over the globe on vacations, getaways, or just inner journeys. They make out, make up, or break things off with their crushes. Friendships are tested and relationships stand on precarious ground. Check out our list of the best movies about summer, and get ready to turn up the heat this season!
5Summer of '03 (2018)
This hilarious coming-of-age movie stars The Kissing Booth's Joey King as Jamie, a teen whose life is turned upside down one summer when her dying grandmother spills some serious tea."