Summer In The City: Movies to Beat the Heat

Even if you don't have expensive European vacations or fabulous cruises on your summer agenda, you can still travel to Amazon.com, the video store, your local library or Netflix to check out some of these summer recommendations. I've tried to list movies that either take place during the summer or will put you in a "Summer State of Mind."

Here's the list in alphabetical order:

* Amelie * American Graffiti * The Birds * Blue Crush * Body Heat * Bull Durham * The Burbs * Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid * Caddyshack * Cat on a Hot Tin Roof * Cinema Paradiso * Dead Calm * Dirty Dancing * Do the Right Thing * East of Eden * Emma * The Endless Summer * Gas, Food, Lodging * The Graduate * Great Expectations (new version) * The Great Outdoors * Il Postino * Indian Summer * It Happened One Night * Jaws * Keeping the Faith * L'Auberge Espagnole * The Last of Sheila * The Long Hot Summer * The Man in the Moon * Miss Firecracker * My Girl * National Lampoon's Vacation * On Golden Pond * Once Upon a Time In Mexico * The Palm Beach Story * The Parent Trap * Passion Fish * Rich in Love * Roman Holiday * The Sandlot * Say Anything * Scoop * sex, lies, and videotape * The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants * Speed * Stand By Me * Summer Stock * Two Family House *