Hope Breakfast Movie Challenge: Summer Flicks – Hope 103.2

Hope Breakfast Movie Challenge: Summer Flicks

Movies to get you in the mood for summer fun, whether you're looking forward to the beach, camping or a road trip.

Listen: Russ Matthews chats to Hope Breakfast's Ally Barnes about films with summer vibes

By Ally BarnesFriday 3 Dec 2021Hope BreakfastMoviesReading Time: 1 minute

Summer is here. Good luck finding a park at the beach!

Our movie guy, Russ Matthew from Reel Dialogue has a great list of Summer movies to get you in the mood:

Beach flicks

  • The Way, Way Back
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Lilo & Stitch

Reel Dialogue pick: Surf’s Up (Binge)

Synopsis: A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.


Camping flicks (that aren’t horror films)

  • Comedy – RV 
  • Family Fun – The Parent Trap
  • Quirky Wes Anderson – Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Reel Dialogue pick: City Slickers (Stan, Prime)

Synopsis: On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest.


Road-trip flicks

  • The Blues Brothers
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Rain Man
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Straight Story

Reel Dialogue pick: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Apple)

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Synopsis: In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. Coen Brothers, George Clooney, Foggy Mountain Boys.


Get more great movie recommendations and reviews here.

Listen to the full review chat on Hope Breakfast in the player above.