Best summer vacation movies

Best summer vacation movies
Best summer vacation movies. Filmmakers love the fabled family summer vacation as fodder for plot lines full of irresistibly comic possibilities. With the whole family in the car, the cottage or on the beach, what could go wrong? Here's a look at some of our favorite summer vacation movies.
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
Release date: 1962
Director: Henry Koster 
Cast: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara and 1950s teen idol Fabian
National Lampoon's Vacation
Release date: 1983
Director: Harold Ramis 
Cast: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Christie Brinkley 
Summer Rental
Release date: 1985
Director: Carl Reiner 
Cast: John Candy, Richard Crenna
The Great Outdoors
Release date: 1988
Director: Howard Deutch
Cast: John Candy, Dan Aykroyd, Annette Bening
On Golden Pond
Release date: 1981
Director: Mark Rydell 
Cast: Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Jane Fonda
Beach Party
Release date: 1963
Director: William Asher 
Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello
Back to the Beach
Release date: 1987
Director: Lyndall Hobbs

Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Lori Loughlin 
One Crazy Summer 
Release date: 1986
Director: Savage Steve Holland 
Cast: John Cusack, Demi Moore, Curtis Armstrong
The Inkwell
Release date: 1994

Director: Matty Rich, first film "Straight Out of Brooklyn"
Cast: Larenz Tate, Jada Pinkett Smith, Joe Morton
Summer Fling 
Release date: 1996
Director: David Keating
Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Catherine O'Hara, Christina Ricci, Jared Leto
Release date: 1986
Director: Eric Rohmer 
Cast: Marie Rivière, Vincent Gauthier 
Summer School 
Release date: 1987
Director: Carl Reiner 
Cast: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Courtney Thorne-Smith

Source: Special