Spend Rainy Summer Days Watching These 5 Movies

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Summer vacation is just around the corner, and it’s time to start creating those summer to-do lists. With the sun rising and hot, these lists might include going to the beach, camping, golfing, or just enjoying a warm day outside with your friends, but you can’t rely on the weather for all your activities. On wet, rainy days, a list of films is essential. Here are the top 5 summer movies perfect for those rainy days.

“Diaries” (2004)
One of the The most popular Romantic films of the last century – perhaps even of all time – “The Notebook” is the perfect movie to watch to cheer you up on a rainy summer day. Adapted from the bestselling Nicholas Sparks novel, the film features two star-crossed lovers, Noah (Ryan Gosling) and Ally (Rachel McAdams), on an intense journey of love and pain. The film takes place during the North Carolina summer, and the atmosphere provides the audience with similar feelings of light and warmth. These feelings sparkle when the main characters fall in love. It’s tearful, no matter how many times you watch the movie. It’s a great movie to keep you entertained and nostalgic during the summer.

“Wedding Crashers” (2005)
Another popular movie from the last century, “Wedding Crashers” is a funny movie starring the dynamic duo of Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. The story follows two notorious clique women who crash weddings to meet girls for one night until Wilson’s character meets a girl he falls in love with. This leads Wilson and Vaughn to follow Wilson’s and her family’s love interest to Maryland. In the woman’s house, the two men go through crazy situations that make you laugh hysterically. The movie shows some beautiful outdoor scenes that highlight the beauty of summer and make you laugh at the same time.

“grown ups” (2010)
A summer staple for many, this Adam Sandler movie is sure to get you laughing and in the summer mood. Grown Ups follows childhood friends as they take their families to their old summer home in New England. While at home, they participate in many classic summer activities, such as skipping rocks, going to a water park, campfire, and celebrating the Fourth of July. It’s a light watch, but perfect for a fun time and even gives you some inspiration for summer activities.

“gold weight” (2020)
Every four years, summer brings an international favourite: the Olympics. Millions of people look forward to seeing their favorite athletes compete in their events on one of the biggest stages in the sport. But due to the pandemic, the 2020 Olympics has been postponed for a year. The sudden change prompted the production of a HBO documentary, The Weight of Gold, which interviewed Olympic celebrities such as Michael Phelps and discussed how they have been affected by the pandemic. This touching documentary explores mental health in sports, which for a long time has gone unrecognized. Today, many are trying to draw attention to these topics. For example, Olympian Simone Biles stayed away from the Olympics because her mental state was not healthy enough to compete. “Weighing Gold” is a striking sports documentary associated with a landmark summer event.

Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Another documentary, “Buena Vista Social Club,” chronicles the life and experiences of the legendary Cuban music group, the Buena Vista Social Club. The documentary highlights the group that has grown in popularity by bringing the voices of Cuban culture to a wider audience. Filled with stunning Cuban landscapes, exciting music and great people, “Buena Vista Social Club” is a great way to get into the summer mood while also finding some music to add to your summer playlist.

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