The Best Old Classic Movies To Watch During Summer Days
Feeling Nostalgic for the old good classic movies? If so, grab your popcorn, sit back and let’s bring up the good memories.
The kids are out of school and the weather is hotter than ever. Do you know what that means? It’s the start of summer and Hollywood’s most explosive, action-packed movies we all love are coming to a theater near you. But don’t forget about all those old classic blockbuster movies from summers past. From heart-pounding scenes of dinosaurs in our living room, to speeding busses, these mega-blockbusters are the perfect companion – along with the SURE Universal app and your favorite snack – to a hot summer night. And what’s best about these memorable movies is that the whole family can enjoy them, young and old. So, get comfortable in your living room, sit back and enjoy the best five summer throwback classic movies for a good time.
What does a 12-year old boy have in common with a 30-year old man? A love for toys! In the movie Big, stars Tom Hanks and David Moscow take to the screens for one of the biggest movies of 1988. When 12-year old Josh goes to Coney Island and makes a wish that he was big, he wakes up the next morning and is suddenly a 30-year old man. The movie follows Josh as a grownup in New York City where he gets a job at a toy company. Watch him play piano with his feet and have fun with this magical movie.
For some good ol’ fashioned slime action, the original Ghostbusters (1984) has that and more. With a slew of A-list actors including Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, Ghostbusters shows you what happens when paranormal activity goes awry. The Paranormal Removal Company headed up by Bill Murray, investigate strange actives in New York City. And it doesn’t end there. And this summer there’s an all-new Ghostbusting team in town. Take a look for yourself:
Full of action and grossing over $350M worldwide, Speed (1994) took you on a thrilling ride in the summer of 1994. With Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves turning in spectacular performances, this movie keeps going and going and going. Jack, played by Keanu Reeves, is a police officer that ends up angering a retired bomb squad team member. In classic revenge-style, he rigs a bomb on a bus to go off as soon as the bus hits 55 MPH. If the bus dips below that, the bomb goes off. If passengers leave the bus, the bomb goes off. Luckily Jack is on the bus to save the day.
4. Forrest Gump
Who doesn’t like a heartfelt and amazing movie like Forrest Gump (1994)? With ingenious cinematography you see Forrest Gump, who is played by Tom Hanks, meet JFK and Nixon. We watch simple-minded Forrest grow up and live an incredible life played out in football, Vietnam, a shrimping boat and in a house in Alabama. Take a ride with Forrest Gump and enjoy the simple, yet extraordinary life he lived.
5. Jurassic Park
“Hold on to your butts!” The dinosaurs are coming. Grossing over $900M, Jurassic Park (1993) was the movie to go see in the summer of 1993. Two paleontologists and a mathematician get a sneak peak of an island dinosaur-theme park. What’s different from other theme parks is that scientists populated this park with real living dinosaurs they created by using prehistoric DNA. Yes, there were real dinosaurs roaming the Earth again in 1993. The movie is action-packed and thrilling as you watch people try to co-exist with the largest reptiles ever to live on the planet.
Ready for a Throwback Movie Marathon?
It doesn’t matter if your children have never seen these movies. Once they start watching, they’ll want to watch them over and over again. And with your trusty SURE Universal app handy to control your TV (and your air conditioner), have fun this summer enjoying some killer blockbuster movies at home. Over to you – which classic movies are you looking forward to watching again this summer?