End of Summer Movie Watchlist

15 movies to bid farewell to the summer season.

As the sun begins to set on another glorious summer, it's time to say goodbye to lazy beach days and barbecues and welcome the cozy comforts of autumn. But before you pack away your swimwear and flip-flops, there's one more delightful summer tradition to savour – the end-of-summer movie watchlist. We've curated a list of 15 must-see films that will help you  keep the summer vibes alive a little longer.

  • The Beach Bum (2019)

  • Jaws (1975)

  • Call Me by Your Name (2017)

  • Stand by Me (1986)

  • Adventureland (2009)

  • Blue Crush (2002)

  • The Sandlot (1993)

  • Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

  • Midsommar (2019)

  • The Endless Summer (1966)

  • 500 Days of Summer (2009)

  • The Great Outdoors (1988)

  • Dirty Dancing (1987)

  • The Way, Way Back (2013)

  • Now and Then (1995)

Whether you're in the mood for romance, adventure, comedy, or a bit of nostalgia, there's something for everyone on this end-of-summer movie watchlist. So grab some popcorn, kick back, and enjoy these cinematic gems as you bid farewell to the sunny days of summer.

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