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The Best Summer Camp Movies

These Summer camp movies are great to watch during Summer or any time of year. In addition to the camp movies on Netflix you can watch, these titles feature feel-good movies, comedies, musicals, and romance.

 

   

What are you going to find in Summer camp movies:

  • practical jokes
  • camp directors
  • bug spray

Alright, now on to the list!

Summer Camp Movies

Addams Family Values
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd (Actors)
  • Barry Sonnenfeld (Director) - Paul Rudnick (Writer) - Scott Rudin (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Addams Family Values

Rated PG-13

The sequel to The Addams Family. Starring Christopher Lloyd. A serial killer marries Uncle Fester intending to murder him for his inheritance, while teenagers Wednesday and Pugsley are sent to summer camp.

Heavyweights
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jerry Stiller, Jeffrey Tambor, Paul Feig (Actors)
  • Steven Brill (Director) - Steven Brill (Writer) - Roger Birnbaum (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Heavyweights

Rated PG

The film centers around a fat camp for kids (whose goal is weight loss) that is taken over by a fitness guru named Tony Perkis. Starring Ben Stiller.

Meatballs
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch (Actors)
  • Ivan Reitman (Director) - Len Blum (Writer) - John Dunning (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Meatballs

Rated PG

This cult classic was Bill Murray’s first film appearance in a starring role. Tripper Harrison is the head counselor of a group of new counselors-in-training (CITs) at Camp North Star, a cut-rate summer camp. Camp director Morty Melnick falls victim to Tripper’s practical jokes mainly by being taken from his cabin in the middle of the night and relocated to an unusual place.

Moonrise Kingdom
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray (Actors)
  • Wes Anderson (Director) - Wes Anderson (Writer) - Wes Anderson (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Rated PG-13

It Takes Two
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, Mary Kate Olsen (Actors)
  • Andy Tennant (Director) - Deborah Dean Davis (Writer) - James Orr (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

It Takes Two

Rated PG

Starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Two unrelated young girls who happen to look identical meet by chance.  The identical strangers long for the other’s life and decide to switch places. While Amanda enjoys Alyssa’s wealthy lifestyle and Alyssa gets to experience being a kid at summer camp.

Parents, check out Common Sense Media’s reviews of the Best Summer Camp Movies.

Friday the 13th
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Adrienne King, Betsy Palmer, Harry Crosby (Actors)
  • Sean Cunningham (Director) - Ron Kurz (Writer) - Steve Miner (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Friday the 13th

Rated R

The film (starring Kevin Bacon) tells the story of a group of teenage camp counselors who are murdered one by one by an unknown killer while attempting to re-open an abandoned summer camp.

Wet Hot American Summer
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd (Actors)
  • David Wain (Director) - Michael Showalter (Writer) - Howard Bernstein (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Wet Hot American Summer

Rated R

Starring Bradley Cooper and Paul Rudd. Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, “Wet Hot American Summer” follows a group of counselors who are each trying to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.

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The entire summer of pent-up sexual frustrations, unresolved post-traumatic stress, pending separations, and of course, the talent show, all weigh heavily on the minds and groins of counselors and campers alike.

Camp Cool Kids
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Connor Rosen, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Michael Gross (Actors)
  • Lisa Arnold (Director)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

 

Heavyweights
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jerry Stiller, Jeffrey Tambor, Paul Feig (Actors)
  • Steven Brill (Director) - Steven Brill (Writer) - Roger Birnbaum (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

 

Bunks
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Dylan Schmid, Aidan Shipley, Emilia McCarthy (Actors)
  • Tibor Takacs (Director) - Brian Irving (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

 

Moonrise Kingdom
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray (Actors)
  • Wes Anderson (Director) - Wes Anderson (Writer) - Wes Anderson (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

 

Once I Was A Beehive
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Paris Warner, Lisa Valentine Clark, Hailey Smith (Actors)
  • Maclain Nelson (Director) - Maclain Nelson (Writer) - Maclain Nelson (Producer)
  • English, Spanish (Playback Language)
  • English, Spanish (Subtitles)

 

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