Summer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant summer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, light, semi serious, touching, captivating and realistic films and TV shows about / with summer, friendship, youth, coming of age, teenager, love and romance, beach, family relations, teenage life and friends plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as summer: Call Me by Your Name (2017), Hot Summer Nights (2017), The Way Way Back (2013), Summer Camp Island (2018), Dead of Summer (2016), The Parent Trap (1961), Teen Beach Movie (2013), The Last Day of Summer (2007), Gravity Falls (2012), Summer of 85 (2020).

List of summer movies

Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, homoerotic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, gay relationship, summer, first love, gay love, teenage boy, homosexual, sexual tension, gay romance, homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
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Hot Summer Nights (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen winds up in over his head while dealing drugs with a rebellious partner and chasing the young man's enigmatic sister during the summer of 1991 that he spends in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, light, retro
Plot: summer, drug dealer, teenage protagonist, friendship, money, drug dealing, coming of age, kiss, party, gangster, gangsters, marijuana ...
Time: year 1991, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, wyoming, new york, boston, nevada ...
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The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenagers, loneliness, vacation, teenager, summer, shyness, teenage love, family problems, youth, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Summer Camp Island (2018)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Oscar and Hedgehog are dropped off at a strange summer camp, full of fantastical things ranging from magical camp counselors to sticky notes that are portals to other dimensions.
Style: 2d animation, exciting, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: summer, elephant, friendship, island, hedgehog, surrealism, camp, baseball, witch, child protagonist, camping, boy ...
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Dead of Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Clearwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses – and first kills. Clearwater’s ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, bleak, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer, summer camp, murder, camp counselor, investigation, lake, trapped, paranormal, demon, survivor, party, self sacrifice ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, summer camp, parents and children, family relations, family, mischievous children, family life, reunion, single parent, summer, love and romance, lookalikes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
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Teen Beach Movie (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Cowabunga! Catch a perfect wave of fun in the sun, splashed with excitement, surprises and budding romance. Life's a beach for surfers Brady (Ross Lynch) and McKenzie (Maia Mitchell) – until a rogue wave magically transports them inside the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, summer, rivalry, surfer, parallel world, time travel, self confidence, disorder, getting home, teenager, dancing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 21st century ...
Place: usa
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The Last Day of Summer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke Malloy is freaking out. He doesn't want tomorrow to come because tomorrow means starting Middle School...saying goodbye to summer break and hello to homework. And even worse, hello to getting picked on by Meat, the terrible torturer of new ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: summer, time loop, skateboarding, boy, introspection, hopes, young heroes, teenage life, friends, youth, imaginary, mischievous children ...
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 8.9
 80K
Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, Australia, UK, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, small town, twins, adventure, family relations, imaginary, monster, youth, mysterious place, siblings relations, disney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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 6.9
 5K
Summer of 85 (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. ...
Style: sincere, touching, non-linear, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: teenage boy, teenager, gay, lgbt teen, motorcycle, friendship, death, summer, friendship between men, jealousy, loss of friend, accidental death ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: normandy
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Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, summer, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, pool party, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, teenagers, beach, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 6.4
 20K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, tense, dark, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, panic, escape, death, summer, chaos, blood, mother daughter relationship, escapades, army ...
Place: usa
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The Last Summer (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Standing on the precipice of adulthood, a group of friends navigate new relationships, while reexamining others, during their final summer before college.
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, touching, humorous, sincere
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, coming of age, summer, couples, friendship, loneliness, teenager, virgin, high school student, sexual attraction ...
Place: chicago illinois
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Cockles and Muscles (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Crustaces et Coquillages is a fresh French comedy film with numerous surprise turnarounds and about the tolerance of a family of four. The family spend an idealistic summer vacation together where each of the family members gets involved in a new or ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, absurd, light ...
Plot: erotica, infidelity, family relations, summer, friendship, holiday, love and romance, adultery, love affair, parents and children, eccentric family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cote d'azur, portugal, mediterranean sea, provence
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 4.7
 5K
MILF (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three best friends in their forties start a relationship with younger men while on vacation.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: milf, older woman younger man relationship, sex scene, nightclub, seduction, summer, female friendship, holiday, flirting, friendship, police, comedy of errors ...
Place: south of france
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 7.2
 7K
Summer 1993 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: countryside, death of mother, summer, childhood, family, orphan, family relations, cousin cousin relationship, little girl, niece, mother daughter relationship, childhood trauma ...
Time: year 1993, 1990s, 90s
Place: barcelona, catalonia, spain, barcelona spain, europe
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 5.6
 867
Summertime (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 25-year-old Iiris and Karoliina have been best friends since childhood. Karoliina has been travelling and living abroad for some years now, but is coming back home for the summer as Karoliina has gotten them a job as waitresses in Hanko, the best ...
Style: light, humorous, bleak
Audience: chick flick
Plot: summer, romance, adultery, student, friendship, love, infidelity, fall in love, unfaithful husband, beach, love and romance, female director ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
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 5.5
 522
Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate, she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sincere, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, summer, teenage girl, friendship, girl, childhood, friends, romance, youth, love and romance, love, society ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
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Air: The Motion Picture (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A long time ago, a winged maiden was held prisoner in a castle - cursed never to experience love, lest she die. Centuries later, in a sleepy coastal town, a young girl relives this agony.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, gloomy, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, summer, fall in love, teenage love, imaginary, romance, tragic love, impossible love, social relations, youth, teenage life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: first love, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage love, female friendship, friendship, self discovery, letter, jeans, summer, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south carolina, greece, mexico, california
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My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: psychological, sincere, melancholic, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, countryside, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
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Happy Campers (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Chaos and rampant hormones reign when teenage counselors are left in charge during their summer-camp director's absence.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: camp, summer camp, love, college, summer, teenager, teenage life, youth, buddies, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen romance, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 2K
Beaver Falls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beaver Falls is a British comedy-drama that follows a trio of Oxford Brookes University graduates who managed to deceitfully get jobs at Beaver Falls, an elitist American summer camp for the beautiful teenage offspring of California's rich and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, summer, friendship, coming of age, youth, popularity, social relations, teasing, camp counselor, fish out of water, summer camp, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on Michael Chabon's novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: college, gangsters, gays and lesbians, summer, friends, couples, youth, lifestyle, buddies, romance, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 138K
Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: stylized, sexy, disturbing, humorous, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, juvenile delinquency, youth, female friendship, teenage life, best friends, lifestyle, society, danger, strong sexual content, satire, cocaine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, california
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 5.5
 2K
Summertime (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: A modern love story set during the summer on Italy’s Adriatic Coast. An undeniable attraction brings together Ale and Summer, who come from very different worlds. For both, these holidays will be an unforgettable journey that will take them far ...
Style: captivating, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: shy girl, friendship, romance, summer, beach, love, couples, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship, job, chance meeting, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 2K
Summer Villa (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although a successful romance novelist, Terry Russell hasn't had luck in her own love life. After a disastrous first date with cocky, hot-shot New York chef Matthew Everston, she retreats to her friend's French villa for the summer to ...
Style: atmospheric, inspirational, romanticism, light, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: villa, novelist, summer, chef, female writer, romance, love story, creative block, love and romance, romantic rivalry, mother and daughter, summertime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france, southern france, france
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 475K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, suspense, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, supernatural horror, fear, killer clown, monster, clown, asthma, small town, death of brother, stephen king, inhaler, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, year 1989
Place: maine
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 2K
Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, friends, summer, love, teenager, cruelty, seagull, teenage love, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
The Giants (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brothers Danny and Zak, 15 and 13 & 3/4 are spending the summer in their deceased grandfather's house, waiting in vain for their mother, who is otherwise busy, and running low on cash. To make some money they decide to rent out the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealer, friendship, teenager, youth, teenage life, brother brother relationship, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, when the parents are away, rebellion, rebelliousness, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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