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For the first performance of our two-show series on all things summer in cinema, we explored summer as a time of transformation and explosions!​

Here’s the complete playlist from the show on June 11, 2021:

  1. Grease

  2. Jaws

  3. Top Gun

  4. Wet Hot American Summer

  5. Independence Day

  6. Mamma Mia!

  7. Dazed and Confused

  8. How Stella Got Her Groove Back

  9. Point Break

  10. Dirty Dancing

  11. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Summertime (music video)

  12. Star Wars

  13. The Brady Bunch

  14. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

  15. The Sandlot

  16. The Blue Lagoon

  17. Back to the Beach

  18. Raiders of the Lost Ark

  19. Stand By Me (Niederman pick!)

  20. Call Me By Your Name

  21. One Crazy Summer (audience pick!)

  22. Little Miss Sunshine

  23. The Empire Strikes Back

On Friday, June 18, WFL! dove deep into the sequels, prequels, reboots and franchises that make summer so big, loud and fun. Then we pulled it in, and looked at the moments when summertime cinema wears its heart on its sleeve.

  1. Guns n’ Roses – You Could Be Mine (from T2) – music video

  2. Back to the Future Part II

  3. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

  4. Jurassic World

  5. Batman & Robin

  6. Furious 7

  7. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

  8. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

  9. Toy Story 2

  10. Bumblebee

  11. Avengers: Endgame

  12. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

  13. Lil Nas X (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus) – Old Town Road (music video)

  14. Do the Right Thing

  15. I Know What You Did Last Summer

  16. Midsommar

  17. (500) Days of Summer

  18. Speed 2: Cruise Control (audience pick)

  19. Booksmart

  20. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (audience pick)

  21. The Karate Kid

  22. Seinfeld – The Summer of George! (Niederman pick)

  23. The Goonies

  24. Woodstock – Jimi Hendrix – The Star Spangled Banner