Awesome summer movies from the decade of excess are chock full of simple fun we rarely see these days. Here are the Top Ten 80s Summer Films.

Top Ten Summer Movies of the 80s

10. WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S (1989) - Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman & Terry Kiser

9. BEACHES (1988) - Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey & John Heard

8. THE GREAT OUTDOORS (1988) - Starring: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy & Annette Bening

7. CADDYSHACK (1980) - Starring: Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Ted Knight & Rodney Dangerfield

6. DIRTY DANCING (1987) - Starring: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach & Jack Weston

5. SAY ANYTHING (1989) - Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye & John Mahoney

4. ONE CRAZY SUMMER (1986) - Starring: John Cusack, Demi Moore & Bobcat Goldthwait

3. SUMMER RENTAL (1985) - Starring: Karen Austin, John Candy, Joseph Lawrence & Rip Torn

2. SUMMER SCHOOL (1987) - Starring: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley & Robin Thomas Grossman

1. VACATION (1983) - Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Anthony Michael Hall & Randy Quaid

And there they are. The top ten summer movies of the '80s. Did we miss one or do you have memories of a summer story seeing one of these films? We'd love to hear about it - so make sure to comment below!