Summer Movie Watch List

Arizona summers can get really, really hot. Stay inside while the sun is out with a movie marathon! This week the Liv Avenida Blog has five movies for you to watch this summer while the weather’s hot.


Say Anything…(1989)

Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack), a high school slacker, has fallen hard for his school’s valedictorian, Diane Court (Ione Skye). Diane is due to leave for a fellowship in London in the fall; Lloyd is hoping to break into kickboxing, “the sport of the future.” Diane’s father (John Mahoney) disapproves of her new relationship, while a federal investigation threatens to tear their lives apart.


(500) Days of Summer (2009)

Tom (Joseph-Gordon Levitt) is desperately sorting through his memories of Summer (Zooey Deschanel) in an attempt to find out where it all went wrong and how he can get her back. Winning her back turns out to be much harder than he thought it’d be.


Almost Famous (2000)

William Miller (Patrick Fugit) gets the chance to write a feature on the up-and-coming band, Stillwater. While on the road, he learns the band’s complicated secrets, gets mixed up in a few of their schemes and falls in love with the ethereal Penny Lane (Kate Hudson), a Band-Aid. Philip Seymour Hoffman plays William’s road-weary mentor, Lester Bangs, who coaches him on life, love, and being cool.


Roman Holiday (1953)

Princess Ann (Audrey Hepburn) plays hooky for a day and ditches her royal responsibilities to spend a day sightseeing around Rome with an American journalist, Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck). Bradley is posing as a salesman and hoping to get the story of his life.


Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is an expert at ditching school. Determined to have one last day of glory before graduation, he heads out on the town with his girlfriend (Mia Sara) and best friend (Alan Ruck). While out, he tries to keep his sister (Jennifer Grey), his father (Lyman Ward), and the nosy Dean of Students (Jeffrey Jones) from finding out where he really is.


What are your favorite movies to watch during the summer? Let us know in the comments!