Student life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant student life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, semi serious, light and feel good films and TV shows about / with student life, college, youth, college life, friendship, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, India and other countries.
student life
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student life movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as student life: Pitch Perfect (2012), So Undercover (2012), 3 Idiots (2009), Sydney White (2007), Community (2009), Greek (2007), Sorority Boys (2002), Monsters University (2013), Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002), Kill Your Darlings (2013).

List of student life movies

 7.2
 254K
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music band, friends, college life, contests and competitions, follow your dream, student life, training, student, rivalry, lifestyle, youth, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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 5.0
 18K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Molly Morris (Miley Cyrus) must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, undercover, secret agents, hidden identity, student life, working undercover, youth, private detective, fbi, disorder, social relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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 8.4
 294K
3 Idiots (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, touching, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: rebelliousness, student life, friends, student, college, teachers and students, romance, friendship, comedy of errors, bollywood, talented, anti conformity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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 6.3
 43K
Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: college, student life, college life, fall in love, youth, rivalry, friendship, popularity, student, romance, friends, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
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 8.5
 172K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, friends, college life, social relations, lifestyle change, odd, hardcase students, college, friendship, uptight character, mishap ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
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 7.6
 23K
Greek (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Casey Cartwright is poised to become the most powerful girl in the Greek system. Rusty, her little brother, is new on campus and he's the geek. But he sees Cyprus-Rhodes University as an opportunity to create a whole new identity.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student, student life, college, sorority, fraternity, college life, misfit, youth, dating, ex couple relations, siblings relations, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 13K
Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: cross dressing, college, student life, hidden identity, sorority, fish out of water, farce, fall in love, comedy of errors, gender bending, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Monsters University (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: university, college, friendship, odd couple, bully, monster, student life, teamwork, competition, teachers and students, underdog, disney ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, future
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Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Van Wilder has been attending college for far too many years and is scared to graduate, but Van’s father eventually realizes what is going on. When he stops paying his son's tuition fees, Van must come up with the money if he wants to stay in ...
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, party, college life, youth, opposites attract, student life, flirting, buddies, strong sexual content, sex, drinking, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: poet, friendship, obsession, youth, murder, writer's life, student life, mental illness, fascist, friends, confession, university ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 2005
Place: usa, campus, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
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 5.0
 20K
First Daughter (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Samantha MacKenzie, the daughter of the president of the United States, arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their presence and decides she wants to attend school just like a normal student. Her father ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, fall in love, college life, white house, unlikely couple, secret agents, love and romance, friendship, youth, first lady, student life, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, washington d.c., san francisco
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Student Services (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she answers a personal ad online by "Joe," 57, who ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, prostitute, lifestyle, student life, innocence lost, money problems, old man, deception, university, hotel room, college student, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, campus
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 4.9
 3K
Needle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this cunning mystery-horror hybrid, college student Ben inherits a curious old mechanical box that churns out voodoo dolls. When a shadowy figure starts using the box to murder Ben's friends, Ben must find the killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, bloody
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, danger, gory, murder, deadly, mystery, supernatural, youth, college, slasher, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, campus
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 7.0
 18K
The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, road movie, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: on the road, road trip, youth, college, student life, coming of age, romance, fall in love, couples, swimming pool, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, cross country
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Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, love affair, couples, crimes, student life, cons and scams, fall in love, love and romance, crime, dishonesty, college, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, realistic, intellectual, serious, talky ...
Plot: computers and web, ambition, rise to the top, programmer, computer genius, hacker, inventions and discoveries, social relations, creator, ego clash, betrayal, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, new york
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, legal, manipulations, teachers and students, court case, college, power relations, law student, murder mystery, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 4.3
 3K
The Pool (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they intend to throw the best party of their lives. The idea ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, psychopath, youth, swimming pool, murder, student life, mysterious character, serial killer, survival, party, gory, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: czech republic, europe
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American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rachel is a criminology student hoping to land a position as a teacher's assistant for professor Robert Starkman. She's sure this position will pave the way to an FBI career, and she's willing to do anything to obtain it -- including ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, college, fbi, student life, mind game, slasher, rivalry, blind ambition, competition, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
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 6.8
 10K
Hellcats (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, college, friends, teenage life, student life, ambition, social relations, love and romance, ex couple relations, team, college life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: campus, memphis, usa, southern usa
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Teacher's Pet (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Psychopath Debbie Strand escapes from a mental institution for the criminally insane and takes the identity of a co-ed she meets and dies out of fear of Debbie and sets herself up on a college campus where she once again begins killing students and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, college, female psychopath, stalking, femme fatale, hidden identity, crimes, student life, dangerous attraction, teachers and students, escaped mental patient, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
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 5.7
 2K
Falling Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A nursing student forced to quit school for family reasons winds up taking a job as a doorman in an elite apartment building in New York City, where he sparks to one of his residents.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, student life, opposites attract, rich and poor, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, fall in love, love and romance, concierge, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.9
 6K
Kristy (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back.
Style: serious, melancholic, cynical, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, college, youth, woman in danger, danger, survival, student life, college life, gang, murder, fear, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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Crimes of Fashion (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brooke, a plain but creative and hard-working student at the top fashion school in the nation, who has come a long way from her tough childhood spent going from one foster home to another as an orphan. She has always dreamed of becoming a fashion ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, fish out of water, student life, college life, college, family business, unlikely criminals, life turned upside down, dishonesty, youth, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus
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 5.3
 125K
Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: sexy, disturbing, humorous, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, juvenile delinquency, party, female friendship, best friends, teenage life, lifestyle, society, student life, sex, strong sexual content, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, california
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The Brotherhood (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The fraternity "Doma (House of) Tau Omega" has found a key to eternal youth without having to become blood-drinking vampires. Will they be able to recruit Chris, an innocent and perfect newcomer?
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: college, frat party, supernatural, vampire, friendship, fraternity, student life, danger, teenage life, secret society, initiation, eternal youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 16K
Son in Law (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Country girl Rebecca has spent most of her life on a farm in South Dakota, and, when she goes away to college in Los Angeles, Rebecca immediately feels out of place in the daunting urban setting. She is befriended by a savvy party animal named ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, thanksgiving, college, farm, culture clash, unlikely couple, opposites attract, countryside, goofy hero, disorder, romance, student life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles
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The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: rough, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Plot: masked killer, psychopath, serial killer, murder, perversion, stalking, countryside, college, investigation, mystery killer, gory, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: italy, southern italy, rome italy
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 5.8
 5K
Hell Night (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, ghost, college, gory, abandoned house, deadly, student life, college life, stalking, serial killer, psychopathic killer ...
Time: 80s
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 6.1
 58K
Larry Crowne (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: college, loss of job, romance, starting over, student life, teacher, college life, self discovery, teachers and students, power relations, petty job, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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