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List of Summer Reading That Also Makes Great Summer Watching

What will you be reading and watching this summer. The Big Awards team has put together our summer reading list that also include great watches!


Stand by Me (1986)

Directed by Rob Reiner. With Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell. After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Of Mice and Men (1992)

Directed by Gary Sinise. With John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston, Casey Siemaszko. Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.

Lord of the Flies (1963)

Directed by Peter Brook. With James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin. Shipwrecked on an island, the castaway boys eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational kids' attempts to prevent that.

Blade Runner (1982)

Directed by Ridley Scott. With Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos. Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to Earth seeking their maker.

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

Directed by Guy Hamilton. With Fred Ward, Joel Grey, Wilford Brimley, J.A. Preston. An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president.

Apollo 13 (1995)

Directed by Ron Howard. With Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise. Three astronauts must devise a strategy to return to Earth safely after their spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage.

Minority Report (2002)

Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton. In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Friday Night Lights (2004)

Directed by Peter Berg. With Billy Bob Thornton, Lucas Black, Derek Luke, Jay Hernandez. Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Directed by Robert Mulligan. With Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy. Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.