31 Movies for August

This post should have gone up on Thursday, but as you all know by now we’re busy turning our house with 20-year-old “white” carpet into a much cleaner, nicer, and more beautiful place to live.  Which includes more than you might think.  (Anyone who’s undergone some remodeling knows what I’m talking about).

Anyways, all of this remodeling, getting ready to move, and wedding planning has certainly negatively impacted my ability to just sitdownandwrite.  Hopefully after the Honeymoon things will calm down some more and I’ll be back to business as usual.  But until then, I’ve still managed to jot down a few things here and there, to share with you all.  Like another list of movies!

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There’s a distinctive feeling that drapes itself across us all as summer begins to wind down.  The other day, as I was cleaning out my closet, I found myself whispering sweet-nothings to my sweaters, “Just a few more months and I promise, I’ll wear you every day!  Oh how I’ve missed you so…” Yes, even though it’s still the beginning of August, the hint of Fall is already in the air.  But it’s not here yet!  So here’s a great list of Summer movies to help you make the most of what time we have left!  (And stay entertained while you sit in the air conditioning on days when it’s still hot enough to melt!).

31 Movies for August 1.  Legally Blonde
2.  Dan in Real Life
3.  My Girl
4.  (National Lampoon’s) European Vacation
5.  Beach Girls
6.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
7.  Raising Arizona
8.  It was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown
9.  Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown
10.  Divine Secrets of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood
11.  Thelma & Louise
12.  Field of Dreams
13.  Crazy in Alabama
14.  Dirty Dancing
15.  Big Fish
16.  Iron Man, Thor, X-Men, Transformers, or any other superhero action movie
17.  (Indiana Jones and the) Raiders of the Lost Ark
18.  The Parent Trap (The original, of course!!)
19.  The Wackness
20.  How The West Was Fun
21.  Play the Game
22.  Garden State
23.  What About Bob?
24.  Little Miss Sunshine
25.  Overboard
26. Romancing the Stone
27.  Foul Play
28.  Back to The Future
29.  Rear Window
30.  The Seven Year Itch
31.  Dog Day Afternoon

For more information on how I choose the movies for each list, and to find out which ones are family-friendly, please visit my Frequently Asked Questions page, here.

Happy Viewing!!

What kind of movies do you enjoy watching as Summer fades into Fall?  Have you seen any of the movies on the list?  Which ones did you like?  Which ones didn’t you like?  What important Summer movies have I missed??

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