College movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant college movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, light, semi serious, clever and harsh films and TV shows about / with college, college life, youth, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, mentor, dialogue, stereotypes and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as college: Accepted (2006), Monsters University (2013), 21 & Over (2013), The Prince and Me (2004), Sydney White (2007), Animal House (1978), Blue Mountain State (2010), Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), Happy Death Day (2017), So Undercover (2012).

List of college movies

 6.5
 114K
Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, croquet, sprinkler system, urban legend, rejection, bully, party, student, college life, cons and scams, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, yale university, ohio, harvard university
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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: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: college, university, friendship, odd couple, bully, monster, teamwork, competition, student life, teachers and students, underdog, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, future
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 5.9
 67K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, youth, college, college life, young people, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, birthday, buddies, plan gone awry, debauchery, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, medical school
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The Prince and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, college, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, eligible bachelor, couples, college life, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, denmark, medical school, australia, san francisco
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 6.3
 42K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, student life, fall in love, friendship, youth, social misfits, romance, rivalry, popularity, friends, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
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 7.6
 101K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, funny, witty, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rebelliousness, college freshman, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, sex, rivalry, youth, probation, beer, revenge, party ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
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Blue Mountain State (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three incoming freshmen attending Midwestern college football powerhouse Blue Mountain State must quickly adapt to college life and juggle football, girls, classes and nonstop hazing.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, college, sport, strong sexual content, friends, looking for sex, sport team, sexual activity, american football, college life, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, serial killer, urban legend, teenage life, murder, gory, psychopath, who done it, rivalry, movie business, masked killer ...
Time: 90s
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Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: college, mystery killer, time loop, murder, roommate, masked killer, dying repeatedly, repeated scene, birthday, hospital, surprise birthday party, sorority ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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 5.0
 17K
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, college, secret agents, student life, lifestyle, hidden identity, private detective, working undercover, fbi, college life, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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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, funny, sexy, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, opposites attract, flirting, buddies, student life, youth, strong sexual content, sex, party, college life, drinking, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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 5.9
 20K
100 Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This sexy, teen-comedy is about a freshman, Matthew, at college who meets his dream girl in a dorm elevator during a blackout. He never sees her face, but instantly falls in love. In the morning, the power is restored, but the "dream girl" ...
Style: humorous, sexy, talky, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: elevator, college, youth, love and romance, cross dressing, battle of the sexes, romance, fall in love, college life, sex, teen sex comedy, voyeur ...
Time: 90s
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Try Seventeen (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Jones has opted not to go to college and is instead renting a room in a boarding house to work on his writing skills. Soon, Jones finds himself dividing his time between two women: a young actress named Lisa and a photographer named Jane. ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, coming of age, road trip, love triangle, romance, parents and children, teenage life, fall in love, youth, looking for love, adolescence, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, obsession, stalking, female psychopath, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, student life, crimes, hidden identity, unrequited love, escaped mental patient, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
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 7.0
 306K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, undercover, parody, drug dealing, high school, youth, arrest, dimwit, verbal byplay, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
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 5.0
 19K
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: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, white house, secret agents, unlikely couple, first lady, fall in love, love and romance, youth, friendship, student life, daughter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, washington d.c., san francisco
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The House Bunny (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: college life, college, love and romance, friendship, sorority, friends, makeover, coming of age, fall in love, rivalry, youth, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, los angeles, usa, new jersey
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 6.3
 16K
Prozac Nation (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth is on the verge of losing her grip on life after she leaves her emotionally fraught home to start college. Quickly, her life takes a turn for the worse: She clashes with her roommate and decides her boyfriend, Rafe, is her sole salvation. ...
Style: psychological, cynical, clever, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: college, mental illness, depression, university, drugs/alcohol, therapy, introspection, insomnia, suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, writer's life, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
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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, based on true events, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: computers and web, rise to the top, ambition, programmer, inventions and discoveries, social relations, ego clash, computer genius, creator, college, social network, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, california, harvard university, massachusetts, new york
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 4.1
 1K
The Cook (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Over a long holiday weekend, unable to escape the confines of their sorority house, a handful of unsuspecting girls are left behind to enjoy the quiet sanctuary. The normal house staff has taken off for the weekend, leaving the girls to fend for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: college, serial killer, voyeurism, cook, college life, gory, buddies, urban, sorority, slasher, social misfits, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.6
 12K
College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: college, fraternity, frat party, college life, drugs/alcohol, buddies, prank, girlfriend, sexuality, celebration, looking for sex, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rivalry, male friendship, sport team, ambition, sport, youth, athlete's life, buddies, contests and competitions, college life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
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 4.3
 2K
H.O.T.S. (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four girls spurned by the popular Sorority on campus decide to start their own and steal all the men on campus away from the house that rejected them.
Style: humorous, sexual, erotic, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, university, sorority, high school, rivalry, nudity (topless - notable), best friends, buddies, goofy hero, school, contests and competitions, looking for sex ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: london
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Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: college, pot, teen suicide, buddies, crimes, love and romance, partners, youth, disorder, friends, college life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: campus
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 7.1
 30K
Scream Queens (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The super-charged comedy-horror series is a modern take on the classic whodunit with a killer cast. 
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, college, danger, investigation, woman in danger, blood, sorority, rich girl, flirting, text message ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa
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 6.1
 56K
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: college, loss of job, classroom, scooter, economics, romance, teacher, self discovery, teachers and students, love, cell phone, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, cheerleading, college life, friends, student life, sport, teenage life, ambition, youth, social relations, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: campus, memphis, usa, southern usa
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 6.6
 24K
Back to School (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, switching roles, clothing store, bribe, fish out of water, verbal byplay, parents and children, college life, youth, family relations, disorder, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1940, future
Place: usa, campus
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An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It's all extreme sports and a life of freedom as Max sets off for college -- but Goofy misses Max so much he loses his job and goes to finish college alongside Max and his friends. But as Goofy tries to get closer to Max, both must go to the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, sport, skateboarding, school, coming of age, goofy hero, family, parents and children, father son conflict, parent child relationship, college life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 4.1
 785
The Dorm (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Vivian begins college as a shy, self-consciousness freshman, but she begins a complete transformation after becoming a dorm mate of the popular Sarah.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: college, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, danger, youth, college life, social relations, body swapping, fall in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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