Summer Blockbuster Movies
Summer time and the livin’ is easy. Check out (literally and figuratively) our summer blockbuster movies.
Jaws. Celebrating its 40th year anniversary! Story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it.
E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial. A ten-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on Earth.
Shrek. A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.
Ghost Busters. A group of parapsychologists start a ghost removal service.
Animal House. Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campuses only other frat house is full of white, Anglo-Saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The Dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The Dean’s plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade.
Lion King. Simba begins life as an honored prince, son of the powerful King Mufasa. The cub’s happy childhood turns tragic when his evil uncle Scar murders Mufasa and drives Simba away from the kingdom. In exile, the young lion befriends the comically bumbling pair of Pumbaa the warthog and Timon the meerkat and lives a carefree jungle life. As he approaches adulthood, however, he is visited by the spirit of his father, who instructs him to defeat the nefarious Scar and reclaim his rightful throne.
Dark Knight. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs.
Also use the catalog to find The Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars, Grease, Independence Day, Marvel’s the Avengers, Guardians, Back to the Future, Die Hard, and more. Break out the popcorn and enjoy!
Sue Homant, Librarian