Summer Rental

Summer Rental

"Life is a beach."
  • PG13
  • 1985
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 6.3  (13,858)
  • 38

Summer Rental stars John Candy as a vacationing family man who yearns to have the vacation of a lifetime. He and the kin settle into a beach rental home. There, they collectively discover that life on the beach can have its moments of both pleasure and pain. The movie culminates in a boat race between his family and a trash-talking local who has a few tricks up his sleeve. As the two competitors hit the water, viewers can easily see that the race serves as a symbol for a man's courage and his drive to earn his family's respect.

Summer Rental
Summer Rental
Summer Rental

Trailer - 1 min 14 sec

Description
Summer Rental stars John Candy as a vacationing family man who yearns to have the vacation of a lifetime. He and the kin settle into a beach rental home. There, they collectively discover that life on the beach can have its moments of both pleasure and pain. The movie culminates in a boat race between his family and a trash-talking local who has a few tricks up his sleeve. As the two competitors hit the water, viewers can easily see that the race serves as a symbol for a man's courage and his drive to earn his family's respect.

Summer Rental is a 1985 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 38.

Summer Rental is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Summer Rental for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1985
  • MPAA Rating
    PG13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 27 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (13,858)
  • Metascore
    38