As I began to compile a list in my head, I realized that my perfect movies and my favorite movies were mutually exclusive, a curious occurence. My favorite movies often have a nostalgic element to them. There are awkward moments, bad filming choices, but I love them all the same. Perhaps we can admire and appreciate that which is perfect, but only truly love that which is flawed.
So, for all you summer movie viewers looking for either the perfect movie, or its slightly awkward cousin, here are my suggestions: