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    27 Movies Guaranteed To Get You Hyped For Summer

    It's never too early for a bit of summer lovin'.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what movie always helps to get them in the mood for summer. Here are some of the responses!

    1. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

    Fox Searchlight Pictures

    "The whole film gets me every time and I must have shown it to every one of my friends! The beginning, the motorway scene, the death, the pageant dance routine… What else speaks more about a family holiday?"


    2. Mamma Mia! (2008)

    Universal Pictures

    3. Lilo & Stitch (2002)

    Walt Disney

    "Hawaii looks gorgeous, and it's impossible to not want to go to the beach after watching the movie. Even more so if it's stinking hot."


    4. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

    Focus Features

    5. Blue Crush (2002)

    Universal Pictures

    "I always watch it when I'm ready for summer and it's getting near. Not that it isn't practically summer almost all year in Florida, but still."


    6. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Paramount Pictures

    7. Some Like It Hot (1959)

    Paramount Pictures

    "It's a classic for a reason! It's HILARIOUS, and the whole film is so much fun and outrageous but expertly crafted. It's so well made by legendary director Billy Wilder, and it's light and sunny with scenes on the beach and a yacht, and some great songs. It's such a summery film!"


    8. Wet Hot American Summer

    Focus Features


    9. Dazed and Confused (1993)

    Gramercy Pictures

    "I watch it every year on or close to the time and date it takes place: 1.05pm, May 28th. It's my favorite of all time, and such a great summer mood kickoff."


    10. Shrek (2001)



    11. Grease (1978)

    Paramount Pictures

    "The opening scene, "Summer Lovin'", going through an entire school year up until graduation pretty much compacts the entire school year and I feel like I went on the journey with them every time."


    12. The Parent Trap (1998)

    Walt Disney


    13. Aquamarine (2006)

    20th Century Fox

    "Aquamarine is my guilty pleasure summer movie. The whole "Last Splash" party perfectly embodies the bittersweet vibes of summer and good things coming to an end."


    14. The Sandlot (1993)

    20th Century Fox

    15. The Kings of Summer (2013)

    CBS Films

    "Summer is literally in the title and it's such a sunny, happy film."


    16. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

    20th Century Fox

    17. The Lion King (1994)

    Walt Disney

    18. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

    Paramount Pictures

    "I love that movie, and even though it's not my favorite, it's the perfect summer movie for me!"


    19. We're the Millers (2013)

    Warner Bros.

    20. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

    Summit Entertainment

    "I love any sort of teen movie that ends with the group of friends finishing school for the summer, like The Perks of Being a Wallflower."


    21. Almost Famous (2000)


    22. Stand By Me (1986)

    Columbia Pictures

    "WHAT a film."


    23. Dirty Dancing (1987)

    Vestron Pictures

    24. The Way, Way Back (2013)

    Fox Searchlight Pictures

    "It's one of the most moving and inspiring movies I've ever seen that no one seems to have heard of."


    25. Meatballs (1979)

    Paramount Pictures

    26. Pride and Prejudice (2005)

    Focus Features

    "It's perfect for just chilling with my friends in the summer surrounded by soda cans and popcorn so we can fangirl over Mr. Darcy together."

    – fnchdarcy

    27. Jurassic Park (1993)

    Universal Pictures

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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