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10 Movies With Iconic Beach Scenes



Dreaming of sun, sea & sand?
With the weather heating up and our holidays in mind, we take a look at our favourite 10 movies with iconic beach scenes to get us in the mood for Summer…


THE BEACH


Filmed on the stunning Thai island Koh Phi Phi, ‘The Beach’ tells the story of an American backpacker, Leonardo DiCaprio, who joins a community of beach-dwelling utopia seekers.


PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN – ON STRANGER TIDES


Sea, sand, mermaids and Johnny Depp returning as rogue pirate Captain Jack Sparrow – ‘On Stranger Tides’ has everything you’d expect from the swashbuckling 4th installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.


AMERICAN PIE 2


After a year apart attending different schools, our favourite group of guys get together and rent a house on the beach for ‘the best Summer ever’ packed with wild parties, even wilder girls and an awkward trip to band camp.


DR. NO


This is the bikini that started it all. Over 50 years on and Swiss bombshell Ursula Andress is still at the top of our #WCW list. The part where she emerges from the sea in ‘Dr No’ remains one of the most iconic scenes in James Bond history.


SURF’S UP


Animated kids movie ‘Surf’s Up’ is a comical mockumentary on how penguins were actually the inventors of surfing. Look out for the voices of Shia LeBeouf, Zooey Deschanel & James Woods!


JAWS


Dubbed by critics as “Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece" and a cult classic, ‘Jaws’ is a film version of Peter Benchley’s best-selling novel about a killer white shark with a penchant for terrorising the beaches of Amity Island.


CASTAWAY


Most likely the one and only time in our lives where we’ll grieve over a lost volleyball, washed up Tom Hanks depicts a story of survival and tragedy that is played absolutely perfectly.


GREASE


Who can forget the opening scene to our favourite musical? Danny & Sandy are shown frolicking at the beach after the perfect Summer together – who knew Zuko had a soft side!


THE NOTEBOOK


As unlikely teenage lovers Noah & Allie have fun at the beach, she tells him she could have been a bird in another life, leading to Ryan Gosling’s notable reply “If you’re a bird, I’m a bird". Hankies at the ready for the rest of the movie.


FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL


Number 1 rule when your famous girlfriend dumps you? Try not to end up in the same Hawaiian hotel as her and her new British rocker boyfriend.


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