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There's nothing better on a hot summer day than to cool off in the AC and watch a flick.2

If you're looking to beat the heat and see something great, then these 21 blockbuster releases by purpleclover.com are ones to invest some time (and cold air) on this summer!

1. Jaws (1975)

water sport, wind wave, sports, ocean, sea,

Hollywood's seminal summer blockbuster is a maritime version of everyone's "boogeyman under the bed" nightmare, forever ruining romps in the surf for beach lovers worldwide.

Way to go, Steven Spielberg.

2. Star Wars (1977)

Star Wars (1977)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, three relatively unknown actorsβ€”Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Fordβ€”save the universe with the groundbreaking sensation that, 40 years later, still ranks as a must-see cinematic achievement.

(Although we refuse to call it by its new name, "Star Wars: Episode IVβ€”A New Hope.")

3. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

head, interaction,

Steven Spielberg once again stakes his claim on summer, this time with the heart-touching tale of an abandoned alien who just wants to phone home.

E.T.'s huge, expressive eyes and glowing fingertip make him almost as irresistible as 7-year-old Drew Barrymore in her first major role.

Not to mention Henry Thomas as the 10-year-old earthling who bonds with E.T.

but has to let him go in the end.

Ouch.

4. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

hair, hairstyle, flower,

Future U.S.

Senator John "Bluto" Blutarsky (John Belushi) co-hosts a toga party for the ages, and crusty Dean Wormer (John Vernon) offers indispensable words of advice moments before a chubby frat boy pukes all over him: "Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son." Thank you, sir!2

May I have another?

5. Alien (1979)

biology, head, organ, jaw, seafood,

Puking on the dean in "Animal House" is nothing compared to what pops out of John Hurt's gut in this space monster thriller.2

Fortunately, Sigourney Weaver is on board to single-handedly fight off disaster in her underwear.

Ripley rules!

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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