Summer vacation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant summer vacation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating, light and sincere films and TV shows about / with summer vacation, beach, friendship, teenage girl, summer, vacation, family relations, teenager, friends and youth plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as summer vacation: Under the Riccione Sun (2020), Little White Lies 2 (2019), Summertime (2016), Gravity Falls (2012), Non Non Biyori: Vacation (2018), French Fried Vacation (1978), Playing with Love (1977), Emil and the Detectives (2001), Ava (2017), Bad Blood (2012).

List of summer vacation movies

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, 3d animation
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: summer vacation, family relations, competition, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, theme park, disorder, amusement park, escapades, family, redhead girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
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Under the Riccione Sun (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While vacationing on the crowded beaches of Riccione, a group of teenagers becomes fast friends as they grapple with relationship issues and romance.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, buddy comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: virgin, summer vacation, blind character, blindness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, lifeguard, teenager, summer, failed expectations, male objectification, old man ...
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Little White Lies 2 (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The result of the small handkerchiefs "Petits mouchoirs", 7 years later. The band, which erupted, is found on the occasion of the anniversary surprise organized for Max.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, humorous, light, touching
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: summer vacation, old friends, friendship, understanding, buddies, secrets, family relations, past, meeting, surprise birthday party, conversation, debt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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Summertime (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gay couple living in San Francisco takes in two strangers traveling from Italy to start a new life in America, discovering each other and forming the most unlikely of relationships along the way.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, contemplative, light ...
Plot: summer vacation, gay, gay interest, lgbt, love, gay couple, friendship, summer, friends, love and romance, couples, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, italy, new york
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Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Twin brother and sister Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer helping their great uncle Stan run a tourist trap in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.
Style: exciting, offbeat, captivating, odd, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: friendship, supernatural, mysterious place, twins, small town, adventure, family relations, monster, imaginary, youth, siblings relations, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Term-time ends at Acme Looniversity and the Tiny Toon characters look forward to a summer filled with fun. Buster and Babs Bunny turn a water fight into a white-water rafting trip through the dangerous Deep South; Plucky Duck and Hamton Pig share ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, light, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer vacation, road trip, warner bros, friends, adventure, looney tunes, disorder, escapades, nothing goes right, cartoon pig, hitchhiker, vacation ...
Time: year 1992, 90s, 1990s
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Non Non Biyori: Vacation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The movie for Non Non Biyori series. Summer vacation is drawing to an end. When Suguru wins a free trip to Okinawa, all of the five students of Asahigaoka branch school are excited to end their vacation with a bang. Along with Hikage, Konomi, and ...
Style: sweet, light, humorous, 2d animation, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer vacation, friendship, beach, countryside, teenage girl, friendship between girls, vacation, seasickness, village, sea, airplane, summer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: okinawa japan, japan, okinawa
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French Fried Vacation (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: free love, friendship, beach, summer vacation, sexual relations, singleness, resort, youth, womanizer, lifestyle, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa
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Playing with Love (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura and Fabrizio have been meeting every summer in the forest by her parent's summer home. Fabrizio is a solitary boy with only his dog for company; Laura a sweet but unconfident child. This summer new aspects enter into their story as both ...
Style: banned film, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: underage sex, teenage sex, female nudity, love triangle, rape, teenage sexuality, seduction, lolita, submission, first love, teenage love, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s
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Emil and the Detectives (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The twelve-year-old Emil and his father are haunted by bad luck. To take a break from a series of family disasters, Emil is allowed to spend a few days with a friend of the family, the female priest Hummel in Berlin. In the train he runs across the ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: boy, stolen money, gang, summer vacation, friendship, single father, children, thief, unemployment, solidarity, amateur detective, kidnapping ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Ava (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. Her mother decides to act as if everything were normal so as to spend their best summer ever. Ava confronts the problem in her ...
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: nudism, underage sex, beach, 13 year old, female full frontal nudity, sex with teenager, summer vacation, dog, teenage girl, parent child relationship, summer, runaway teen ...
Time: 2010s
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Bad Blood (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bad Blood...The Hunger! For several College Students embarked on a summer of sun and fun find that their adventure turns eerily Macabre when dark and ancient forces propel them into a sinister Enclave peopled by Human, Night-Stalking, Ravenous, ...
Style: macabre, suspense, rough, scary, neo noir ...
Plot: trapped, forbidden love, murder, insanity, young love, human sacrifice, flesh eating, summer vacation, ritual sacrifice, stranded, sect, supernatural power ...
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In July (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love?
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, on the road, nothing goes right, fall in love, summer vacation, true love, teacher, travel, male female relationship, hitchhiker, disorder, summer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hamburg germany, istanbul turkey, europe, bulgaria, budapest ...
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A Walk on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, coming of age, love affair, hippie, family relations, summer vacation, bittersweet, adultery, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, usa, woodstock, new york state, california
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Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, teenage love, friendship between boys, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, gay, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
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Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, meditative, philosophical, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, writers, midlife crisis, hopes, romance, hotel room, summer vacation, friends, relationship vs career, marriage, introspection, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
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An Easy Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Naïma has just turned 16. This summer, she will have to decide what she wants from life if she doesn’t want to miss out. Then her cousin Sofia arrives, with an amazing body and a dangerously seductive lifestyle. Naïma desires only to follow her ...
Style: erotic, realistic, controversial, scenic, meditative ...
Plot: bare breasts, seductress, 16 year old, oral sex, seaside, summer vacation, older man younger woman sex, yacht, sea, coming of age, muslim girl, skinny dipping ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Is It Fall Yet? continues the series' running plot from where it left off at the end of season four. In the final episode of season four ("Dye! Dye, My Darling!"), Daria Morgendorffer kisses Tom Sloane, the boyfriend of Daria's ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: misfit, friendship, summer camp, grudge, fighting the system, parents and children, teenage life, rebelliousness, social misfits, lifestyle, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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A Fairly Odd Summer (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Get ready for the oddest summer yet! Timmy Turner and his fairies are going on a summer vacation to Hawaii. But, unfortunately for Timmy, something tells us this won’t be a very relaxing holiday. With all the magic in Fairy World at stake and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: summer vacation, friends, family, imaginary, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, villain, villain turns good, vacation, fairy, volcano, surrealism ...
Place: hawaii
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The Anderssons in Greece (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sune is back! Together with his little brother Håkan Bråkan, big sister Anna, mother Karin and dad Rudolf, Sune embarks on a summer holiday trip to Greece. As every summer before, the family plans to spend their vacation in Myggträsk. Then the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, resort, beach resort, vacation, family, summer vacation, child protagonist, nothing goes right, siblings relations, parents and children, family vacation, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, friendship, orphan, best friends, orphanage, male friendship, rivalry, youth, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, tasmania, england, london ...
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My Extraordinary Summer With Tess (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As the youngest of the family, Sam is haunted by the notion that someday he could become the last remaining survivor, all alone. On a family vacation at the beach, he meets the unconventional Tess, who carries her own secrets around with her and ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: summer vacation, holiday, adventure, teenager, family relations, kids and family, parents and children, love and romance, father daughter relationship, teenage love, family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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Bunyan and Babe (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Travis and his sister, Whitney, visit their grandparents for the summer and fall through a magical portal which transports him to the world of American hero Paul Bunyan and his big, blue, talking ox, Babe.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, thought provoking, sincere
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, lumberjack, bull, surrealism, legend, myth, sibling relationship, summer vacation, magic, portal, land developer, grandparents ...
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42plus (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the beautiful, efficient and successful Christine, 42, arrives at their summer beach home with her husband and teenage daughter, a young hitchhiker catches her eye. What follows is the story of a woman who frees herself, tears her life into ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, romantic, intense
Plot: summer vacation, relationships, cheating, infidelity, troubled marriage, age difference, older woman younger man relationship, adultery, family relations, sex scene, social differences, friendship ...
Place: italy
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Measure of a Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bullied teen experiences a turning point summer in which he learns to stand up for himself.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere
Plot: bullying, summer job, first love, summer vacation, coming of age, teenager, summer camp, teenage boy, self discovery, society, grownups, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa
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Toxic Shark (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tropical singles retreat takes a terrifying turn when guests realize a poisonous shark is infesting the surrounding water. Not only will it rip apart its victims, but it also uses projectile acid to hunt - in and out of the water.
Style: suspense, absurd, idiotic, suspenseful, intense
Plot: killer shark, shark, toxic waste, mutant, infected, summer vacation, animal horror, shark attack, beach, survival, vacation, dangerous animal ...
Place: puerto rico
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Twelve Mile Road (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A divorced farmer takes in his troubled teenage daughter for the summer, a summer which changes the lives of the two of them, and their friends and family.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: troubled teen, family relations, farmer, teenage life, family problems, estrangement, youth, parents and children, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, elderly, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and a strange flower. Mary finds herself at Endor College -- a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there ...
Style: entertaining, colourful, captivating, light
Plot: witch, witchcraft, good versus evil, magic, magical power, happy ending, girl, rescue, village, adventure, friendship, summer vacation ...
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Rosario + Vampire (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Tskune accidentally gets on a bus to a school of monsters.
Style: ecchi, surprise ending, exciting, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: school, jealousy, harem, vampire, monster, female nudity, witch, magic, split personality, fantasy world, supernatural, high school ...
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Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, sailing, disorder, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
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