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Summer Lovers (1982)




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Set upon a romantic Greek island, this drama chronicles the experiences of a pair of young American adults who go there for summer vacation. Their idyll is interrupted by a sexy archaeologist who has come there to work on a dig.


Peter Gallagher
as Michael Pappas
Daryl Hannah
as Cathy Feathersone
Barbara Rush
as Jean Feathersone
Carole Cook
as Barbara Foster
Henri Behar
as Phillippe
Peter Pye
as Joe Saunders
Janis Benjamin
as Trish Saunders
Richard Montgomery
as Boy at Camp Fire
Debbie Evans
as Stunt Woman
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Critic Reviews for Summer Lovers

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Kleiser wisely grasps that his setting is at least as important as his story and constructs his story to take maximum advantage of the fact.

April 27, 2018 | Full Review…

The result is a movie that doesn't really work as semi-erotic romance, and never quite gets itself together as a character study. It's as if Frankie and Annette were in therapy.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Hilariously bad. The best thing you can say about this film is that it establishes, once and for all, the themes and preoccupations of its writer-director.

November 10, 2021 | Full Review…

...just further proof that characters don't have to be interesting for movies to be made about them as long as they're white, young, and beautiful.

December 28, 2018 | Rating: 4/10 | Full Review…

... not your usual eighties sex romp.... takes an adult look at love, sex, and modern romance in the uninhibited world of the Greek islands.

March 30, 2017 | Full Review…

It's a good thing Summer Lovers is such a physical beauty, because there's not much occurring inside its handsome head.

September 12, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Summer Lovers

A strange romance movie, I saw it a very long time ago and I didn't care for it, but maybe I should see it again?

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