Can you guess the top summer movies through time?

Show us you prioritized popcorn every summer.

From the 1960s to the 1990s, the summer sun drove movie fans to pop kernels in theaters everywhere to catch the season's most sensational flick. Whether it was a comedy, horror, family, sci-fi adventure or drama, these movies made such a big splash, some are still being rebooted today.

Think you can guess the top movies through time, picking out the movies released in summer that made the most at the box office? Your summer's about to get real reel when you take the quiz below.
  1. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1964: A Hard Day's Night, Mary Poppins or Viva Las Vegas?
  2. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1969: Easy Rider, Midnight Cowboy or True Grit?
  3. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1973: American Graffiti, Jesus Christ Superstar or Live and Let Die?
  4. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1975: The Apple Dumpling Gang, Jaws or The Rocky Horror Picture Show?
  5. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1979: Alien, The Amityville Horror or The Muppet Movie?
  6. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1980: Smokey and the Bandit II, Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back or Superman II?
  7. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1985: Back to the Future, Cocoon or The Goonies?
  8. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1989: Batman, Ghostbusters 2 or Lethal Weapon 2?
  9. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1993: The Fugitive, Jurassic Park or Sleepless in Seattle?
  10. Which one was the biggest summer movie of 1998: Armageddon, Saving Private Ryan or There's Something About Mary?
Can you guess the top summer movies through time?

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Lacey 15 hours ago
Missed #8. Really thought a sequel to a popular film would outdo a new movie.
Joseph 1 day ago
9/10. Missed #5. Amityville Horror was bigger than Alien.
Lacey Joseph 15 hours ago
I guessed that one correctly and it surprised me, but Alien was not that popular on its initial run.
MissTheOldDays 1 day ago
You got 7 out of 10
You must've been sleeping like a log through some of these summer flicks.
MrBill 1 day ago
9/10; missed #2 - I thought it was "True Grit"
Stephen 4 days ago
You got 9 out of 10
In this 'ole wide world, there's no 'appier bloke than the star of the summer's biggest flick, but you might be a close second, movie fan!

Missed #5, would have thought Alien would have beat Amityville.
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