Past Issues:

Hope You Like Sand Between Your Toes – 10 Summer Beach Movies


What better movie theme in the summer issue of Beaches|life than beach movies? These ten movies range in genres from musicals to horror, comedy to drama, and action to love stories. Yes, we have it all in these beach flicks. So cozy up on  the couch, or why not set up a projector outside under the stars, and enjoy the movies.

South Pacific (1958) Dir. Joshua Logan; Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr – onstage this summer in Toronto!

Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) Dir. William Asher; Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello

Summer of '42 (1971)Dir. Robert Mulligan; Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes

Jaws (1975) Dir. Steven Spielberg; Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

The Blue Lagoon (1980)Dir. Randal Kleiser; Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins

Splash (1984) Dir. Ron Howard; Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy

Beaches (1988) Dir. Garry Marshall; Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey

Point Break (1991) Dir. Kathryn Bigelow; Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey

The Birdcage (1996) Dir. Mike Nichols; Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane.

Cast Away (2000) Dir. Robert Zemeckis; Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt