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, captivating, light, semi serious and touching films and TV shows about / with summer vacation, family relations, summer, beach, friendship, youth, coming of age, teenage girl, female nudity and boy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as summer vacation: Gravity Falls (2012), Little White Lies 2 (2019), Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000), Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017), Rosario + Vampire Capu2 (2008), French Fried Vacation (1978), Measure of a Man (2018), Ava (2017), Bad Blood (2012), In July (2000).

List of summer vacation movies

 8.9
 68K
Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: offbeat, captivating, exciting, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: supernatural, twins, friendship, imaginary, small town, family relations, youth, adventure, monster, small town life, siblings relations, mysterious place ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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Little White Lies 2 (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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, humorous, thought provoking, light, touching
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: summer vacation, friendship, old friends, buddies, past, meeting, family relations, secrets, surprise birthday party, gay joke, understanding, conversation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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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
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, summer vacation, competition, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder, theme park, family, escapades, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: friendship, misfit, summer camp, grudge, summer vacation, fighting the system, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, rebelliousness, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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: colourful, captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: witch, good versus evil, magic, magical power, happy ending, summer vacation, witchcraft, flower, flowers, girl, rescue, village ...
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Rosario + Vampire Capu2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Tskune accidentally gets on a bus to a school of monsters.
Style: surprise ending, ecchi, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, school, harem, supernatural, monster, witch, jealousy, transformation, split personality, female nudity, summer vacation, werewolf ...
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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, humorous, feel good, light, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: summer vacation, road trip, friends, adventure, looney tunes, disorder, escapades, nothing goes right, cartoon pig, cartoon rabbit, hitchhiker, vacation ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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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, resort, singleness, youth, womanizer, lifestyle, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa
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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: captivating, humorous, sincere, light
Plot: teenager, summer vacation, bullying, first love, coming of age, summer job, summer camp, self discovery, society, grownups, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa
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 6.7
 2K
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, thought provoking, disturbing, sentimental, captivating
Plot: nudism, underage sex, 13 year old, teenage girl, dog, beach, summer vacation, parent child relationship, summer, labia, mother daughter relationship, coping ...
Time: 2010s
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 5.5
 85
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, scary, rough, sinister
Plot: trapped, insanity, young love, murder, forbidden love, human sacrifice, flesh eating, summer vacation, ritual sacrifice, stranded, supernatural power, danger ...
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 7.7
 21K
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: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, true love, on the road, nothing goes right, fall in love, summer vacation, teacher, travel, male female relationship, magical ring, hitchhiker, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hamburg germany, europe, bulgaria, istanbul turkey, germany ...
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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: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, teenage love, loss of virginity, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain, catalonia ...
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 7.9
 137K
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, talky, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, writers, midlife crisis, hopes, romance, summer vacation, friends, relationship vs career, marriage, vacation, introspection, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
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 5.5
 3K
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, scenic, controversial, melancholic ...
Plot: 16 year old, summer vacation, sea, coming of age, female nudity, older man younger woman sex, seductress, oral sex, teenage girl, seaside, sex scene, skinny dipping ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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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: suspenseful, suspense, banned film, bleak, erotic ...
Plot: underage sex, love triangle, rape, teenage sex, teenage love, teenage sexuality, first love, female nudity, teenage girl, seduction, cave, torture ...
Time: 70s
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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, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, resort, vacation, family, summer vacation, siblings relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, silly humor, youth, disorder, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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 6.6
 3K
Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, touching
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, sexual identity, novelist, coming of age, summer vacation, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, friendship, roommate, female protagonist, spirituality ...
Time: year 1992, 20th century, 19th century, 1850s, 1990s ...
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina, illinois
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 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, teenage life, love affair, depression, couple relations, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
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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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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: captivating, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Plot: boy, thief, stolen money, gang, summer vacation, friendship, children, solidarity, amateur detective, unemployment, train ride, piggy bank ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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 6.3
 14K
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, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, couple relations, romance, summer vacation, travel ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
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Story of a Girl (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a compromising video of sixteen-year-old Deanna Lambert hits social media, her teenage life is changed forever. Overcoming bullies, hurtful school-yard taunts and the enduring rage and disappointment of her father, Deanna longs to escape a life ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, romantic, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: viral video, summer vacation, humiliation, family crisis, summer job, caucasian, 16 year old, bully, waitress, bullying, teenager, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Enchanted by the many female characters who surround him, Amin, a young screenwriter returning home for the holidays, pursues his philosophical quest while gathering inspiration for his screenplays. But when it comes to love, only destiny, only ...
Style: light, captivating, disturbing, humorous
Plot: love, coming of age, summer vacation, group of friends, beach, seduction, photographer, restaurant, taking a photograph, sex scene, small town, muslim ...
Time: year 1994, 1990s, 90s
Place: south of france
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Those Happy Days (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in 1992, a manager Vincent has to run a children's holiday camp for three weeks and to face the unexpected concerning the place, his colleagues, various problems linked to children about the rooms, trips, their belongings...
Plot: young love, summer vacation, summer camp, instructor, guitar, summer, camp, child, girl, bus, train, boy
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: france
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Percy, Buffalo Bill and I (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ulf think this is going to be an ordinary summer. Going to his grand parents and swim in the lake and tease his brother. But that's not the case, because this summer he will fall in love with Pia.
Style: sentimental, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, fall in love, romance, best friends, family life, family relations, escapades, youth, summer vacation, swimming, boy, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Recess: School's Out (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Recess: School's Out is a 2001 animated film based on the Disney television series Recess. This film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and was released theatrically nationwide on February 16, 2001.It's the most exciting time of year at ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: school, summer camp, elementary school, friendship, adventure, family, troublemaker, friends, young heroes, danger, mischievous children, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.3
 2K
Camp (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Off the grid and miles from civilization, Little Otter Family Camp has summer fun for everyone. Parents decompress over gin and tonics while their kids run wild, and teenage counselors fall in and out of love. Mackenzie Granger is the camp owner and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, teenage life, camp, supportive friend, friends, popularity, singer, youth, summer vacation, father son relationship, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
 2K
Skylab (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1979 and Albertine, 10, and all her family members have gathered in Brittany to celebrate the birthday of her grandmother. Everyone thinks that the Skylab space station from NASA will fall on their heads this summer. The meeting turns into a ...
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: nudist, nudist camp, family relations, family gatherings, disco, innocence lost, family life, parents and children, profanity, coming of age, youth, travel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, brittany
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Li'l Quinquin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 206 min.
Story: A murder mystery that opens with the discovery of human body parts stuffed inside a cow on the outskirts of a small channel town in northern France.
Style: tragicomedy, social, enigmatic, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: police investigation, village, crimes, society, farm, summer vacation, racial slur, first love, boy, children, killing spree, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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