Summertime in Muskoka means summer movies and this year we selected our Top 10 Summer Movies that are truly classics! Let us know your all-time favourite summer movies to watch by tweeting us @muskokabearwear!
Summer RentalJohn Candy takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong, and steadily get worse. They end up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and race him to regain his pride and family's respect.
The GooniesPirates, Treasure and one amazing classic Summer Adventure!
Dirty DancingSpending the summer in a holiday camp with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor Johnny Castle.
The SandlotLocal buddies fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the desirous lifeguard at the local pool, the snooty rival ball team, and the traveling fair. Beyond the fence at the back of the sandlot menaces a legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast in this Summer Kids Classic.
The Great OutdoorsA man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in.
National Lampoon's VacationChevy Chase is hilarious as Clark Griswold! His family's cross-country drive to Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.
JawsThis film coined the term "Summer Blockbuster", after it's release in 1975 it not only quickly became the highest grossing film of all time but made people deathly afraid to go to the beach. "We're going to need a bigger boat."
Stand by MeIt's the summer of 1959, four 12 year-old boys - Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern - are fast friends. After learning of the general location of the body of a local boy who has been missing for several days, they set off into woods to see it. Along the way, they learn about themselves, the meaning of friendship and the need to stand up for what is right.
MeatballsIn the movie that defined the "Summer Camp" comedy, explores the wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp.
Dazed and ConfusedThe adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976. It's on every critic's great Summer Classic films list!