The Best Beach Movies

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The Best Beach Movies

Gidget, 1959

Who: Sandra Dee, James Darren and Cliff Robertson What: A teenager discovers her love for surfing and romance at the beach during an unforgettable summer.

Blue Hawaii, 1961

Who: Elvis Presley What: Happy to be back in Hawaii, soldier Chad Gates (played by Elvis Presley) was released from the army and decided to work as a tour guide at his girlfriend's agency.

Endless Summer, 1966

Who: Robert August, Michael Hynson and Lord "Tally Ho" Blears What: Writer/director Bruce Brown follows two young surfer who travel the world in search of the perfect wave in this classic documentary film.

Jaws, 1975

Who: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss What: A small island community of Amity is terrorized by a giant great white shark.

The Blue Lagoon, 1980

Who: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins and Leo McKern What: Two young children are shipwrecked on a deserted island and grow up without the supervision of adults.

Beaches, 1988

Who: Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey What: A story about a lifelong friendship, Bette Midler, who plays Cecillia Bloom — a famous singer, reunites with her childhood friend Hillary, who is terminally ill. They share their last moments together at Hillary's beach house.

Lord of the Flies, 1990

Who: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh and Danuel Pipoly What: Based on the nobel-prize winner by William Golding, a group of boys are stuck on a deserted island and turn into savages when they try to govern themselves.

Point Break, 1991

Who: Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze and Gary Busey What: FBI agent Bodhi, played by Keanu Reeves, goes undercover as a carefree beach bum in order to expose a group of bank robber surfers.

Cast Away, 2000

Who: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt and Paul Sanchez What: After a devastating plane crash on a deserted island, a FedEx executive must find a way to survive and escape the island.

Y Tu Mama Tambien, 2001

Who: Maribel Verdu, Gael Garcia Bernal and Ana Lopez Mercado What: In this coming-of-age film which takes place in Mexico, two young boys and a woman in an impulsive road trip in search of a mysterious secluded beach.

Blue Crush, 2002

Who: Kate Bosworth What: In her breakout role as Anne Marie Chadwick — a dedicated and talented surfer — Kate Bosworth discovers there's more to life than just surfing when she falls for a football player while preparing for an important competition.

Nights in Rodanthe, 2008

Who: Diane Lane and Richard Gere What: In this romantic drama that takes place on a beach in North Carolina, a doctor, played by Richard Gere, finds love with the owner of a small inn.