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Summer Movie Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever experienced a day when all your children wanted to do was watch Movies?

Summer days have the greatest potential for really wonderful fun, but for whatever reason, some summer days, we'd like to sit in front of the TV and just watch for hours.

Watching movies will be more productive with this Summer Movie Scavenger Hunt list in hand. Have our Summer Movie Scavenger Hunt ready for when you are ready to go scavenging!


  • List of items

This list of Summer-related things you might see in a movie is a great idea for a family movie and family night that would guarantee to inspire your summer time!

The first person to check off all items wins!

Here's the list:

  • palm leaf

  • lemonade

  • shades

  • swimsuit

  • fairy lights

  • flip flops

  • hibiscus flower or picture

  • daisy flower or picture

  • water tumbler

  • travel backpack

  • polaroid camera

  • summer bracelet or anklet

  • swim trunks

  • sand

  • picture of a beach

  • cold drink

  • hat

  • denim shorts

  • floral outfit

  • skateboard

  • photo of a sea animal

  • any reggae instrument

  • music playing app

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You can now start looking for these in your Summer movies.

Click here to download a printable list.

Summer Movies

Here's a list of summer movies to choose from. The list includes options for adults and children.

National Lampoon's Vacation
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Christie Brinkley (Actors)

National Lampoon's Vacation

The original all-American road-trip disaster movie! The Griswolds just want to get to Wally World – but rip-offs, bad relatives, and a sexy blonde in a Ferrari are turning the vacation into an epic comic adventure!
The Way, Way Back
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney (Actors)

The Way, Way Back

An introverted teen's dreaded summer vacation is transformed when he lands a job with the screwball crew of a local water park.

Last Summer
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Noa Thomas, Gruffydd Weston, Rowan Jones (Actors)

The Last Summer

During a long hot summer in the rural paradise of 1970s West Wales, a courageous ten-year-old boy arms himself against the adult world to salvage the lives of his friends, convincing them to run away with him after a love triangle ends in murder.
Girls Trip
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate (Actors)

Girls Trip

Four friends (Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, and Queen Latifah) are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for the Essence Festival.
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Sara Paxton, Emma Roberts, Jojo (Actors)


Two 12-year-olds get more than they bargained for when they discover sassy mermaid Aquamarine lolling at the bottom of their beach club's pool, having come ashore to search for true love.
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Diane Michelle, Robin Williams, Jeff Daniels (Actors)


An overworked man abruptly loads his family into an RV en route to Colorado, hoping they won't discover he is actually going there to attend a business meeting.
(500) Days of Summer
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel (Actors)

(500) Days of Summer

An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.
The Parent Trap (1998)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Dennis Quaid, Lindsay Lohan, Natasha Richardson (Actors)

The Parent Trap

Identical twins switch places and reunite their parents.
Summer Catch
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jessica Biel, Fred Ward (Actors)

Summer Catch

Every summer, the most talented baseball players come to Cape Cod, to compete for a spot on one of the Cape's elite baseball teams, a steppingstone for a talented major leagues.
Hotel Transylvania 3
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez (Actors)

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Join Drac, Mavis and all of your favorite monsters for fun and adventure on the high seas as they embark on a monster cruise vacation!

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