Favorite Summertime Moviesby ranksfornothin | created - 03 Jul 2017 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Summer, summer, suumertime! Here is a Ranks for Nothin' podcast fantasy draft style list of our Favorite Summertime Movies. Our friend Caleb Pena came by to chat with us while this list was developed for episode 029. Be sure to check out the Ranks for Nothin' Podcast for more ranked lists as well as general discussion about movies, TV, music, games, and more.
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1. Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off.
Votes: 42,636 | Gross: $30.22M
Sean's 1st Pick. (1st Overall.)
2. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy
Five siblings are left alone all summer when their mom leaves town and the evil babysitter bites the dust.
Votes: 23,994 | Gross: $25.20M
Mike's 1st Pick. (2nd Overall.)
3. Surf Ninjas (1993)
PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two boys learn from a mysterious warrior that they are the heirs to the throne of Patusan and set out to overthrow the current monarchy.
Votes: 6,931 | Gross: $4.92M
Caleb's 1st Pick. (3rd Overall.)
4. Point Break (1991)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers.
Votes: 131,074 | Gross: $43.22M
Caleb's 2nd Pick. (4th Overall.)
5. Stand by Me (1986)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Votes: 319,576 | Gross: $52.29M
Mike's 2nd Pick. (5th Overall.)
6. Dazed and Confused (1993)
R | 102 min | Comedy
The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.
Votes: 141,172 | Gross: $7.99M
Sean's 2nd Pick. (6th Overall.)
7. Heavy Weights (1995)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor.
Votes: 22,012 | Gross: $17.69M
Sean's 3rd Pick. (7th Overall.)
8. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc in a beach resort.
Votes: 486,562 | Gross: $260.00M
Mike's 3rd Pick. (8th Overall.)
9. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 478,703 | Gross: $306.17M
Caleb's 3rd Pick. (9th Overall.)