We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

In this photo-filled viewing guide, Turner Classic Movies presents a festival of sunshine classics — movies that capture the spirit of the most carefree season of the year through epic beach parties, road trips, baseball diamonds, summer camp, or some intangible mood that brought the heat.

Packed with reviews, behind-the-scenes stories, and a trove of images, Turner Classic Movies Summer Movies takes an in-depth look at thirty films from the silent era to the present that reflect the full range of how summer has been depicted on screen, both by Hollywood and by international filmmakers. Featured titles:
Lonesome (1928)
You’re Only Young Once (1937)
Moon Over Miami (1941)
State Fair (1945)
Key Largo (1948)
Summer Stock (1950)
Mr. Hulot’s Holiday (1953)
Rear Window (1954)
Summertime (1955)
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Picnic (1955)
Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
Gidget (1959)
The Parent Trap (1961)
The Music Man (1962)
The Endless Summer (1964)
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
The Graduate (1967)
Jaws (1975)
Breaking Away (1979)
Caddyshack (1980)
On Golden Pond (1981)
National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)
A Room with a View (1985)
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
A League of Their Own (1992)
Before Sunrise (1995)
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Call Me by Your Name (2017)