Sunburns, frizzy hair and temperatures soaring above 100 degrees can only signal one thing: summer. And while the sunny months ahead are a chance to finally take that beach vacation, the unbearable humidity and (let’s face it) uncontrollable sweating can admittedly put a literal damper on those summer plans.
But if there’s one cliché that holds true about this season, it’s that the months between May and August tend to be pretty, well, steamy. And there’s a whole host of hot summer love movies to prove it, ranging from the classic Dirty Dancing to everyone’s favorite tearjerker, The Notebook.
Click through the gallery above to see our favorite summer lovin’ flicks, and be sure to add them to your Netflix queue the next time it’s just too hot to set foot outdoors.