7 Feel Good Movies That Will Make Summer Last Forever

Whether you’re stuck at home, on a rainy vacation or just missed out on that much-needed dose of Vitamin D this year, we’ve got the perfect fix for you. Escape your real life for just a few hours with a little help from the best feel-good summer movies that will transport you to a different world.  From surfer movies to the all-time classic The Parent Trap, these are our seven favourites…

1. Chasing Mavericks

When 15-year-old Jay discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams…

2. The Parent Trap

Surely you’ve seen The Parent Trap hundreds of times, but we think it never gets old! Identical twins Annie and Hallie (played by Lindsay Lohan), separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later accidentally meet each other for the first time at summer camp and things go crazy…

3. The Lizzie McGuire Movie

Who wouldn’t want to jet off to Rome, fall in love, and be mistaken for an Italian pop star? Hilary Duff makes you want to book your next trip to Italy right away.

4. Blue Crush

Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her surfboard. Living in a beach shack with three roommates including her rebellious younger sister, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves – until pro quarterback Matt Tollman comes along…

5. Soul Surfer

This movie shows that everything is possible as long as you believe in yourself! It is based on a true story and about teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton who overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack…

6. Crazy Rich Asians

If you haven’t watched Crazy Rich Asians yet it’s about time! Native New Yorker Rachel meets her longtime boyfriend Nick’s family in Singapore for the first time. Excited about visiting Asia, she is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life, for example that his family is one of the richest in the country…

7. Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah’s traveling to the same resort as her ex – and she’s bringing along her new boyfriend…