Films in Focus: Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation: Here are some movies to watch to get you ready for Summer Vacation! Some are for adults, some are for kids, and some are for families! So there is something for everyone!

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle. (DVD DIRTY DANCING)

 

High School Musical 2 (2007)

School’s out for summer and the East High Wildcats are ready to make it the time of their lives after landing jobs in a wealthy country club owned by Sharpay and Ryan’s family. (DVD HIGH SCHOOL 2)

 

Jaws (1975)

When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down. (DVD JAWS)

 

Monte Carlo (2011)

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress. (DVD MONTE CARLO)

 

National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

The Griswold family’s cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. (NATIONAL VACATION)

 

The Parent Trap (1998)

Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together. (DVD PARENT TRAP)

 

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly. (DVD SISTERHOOD)

 

Stand By Me (1986)

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (DVD STAND BY ME)

 

Teen Beach Movie (2013)

Two surfing lovers, whose doomed relationship is nearing to a close, find themselves swept into a a dimension traversing wave that sends them into a beach movie musical in the 60’s. (DVD TEEN)

 

Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends. (DVD WET)

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