Harvard movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant harvard movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, touching, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with harvard, college, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, redemption, chase, friendship and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
harvard movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as harvard: Good Will Hunting (1997), The Social Network (2010), A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Firm (1993), Candy Jar (2018), Legal Seduction (2002), Altered States (1980), The Gumshoe Kid (1990), Spartan (2004), Southside with You (2016).

List of harvard movies

Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, genius, mathematics, professor, human spirit, ambition, life philosophy, psychologist, university, teachers and students, philosophy, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, boston, 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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A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he ...
Style: psychological, captivating, cerebral, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, mathematics, prodigy, genius, schizophrenia, hallucinations, imagination, insanity, obsession, inventions and discoveries, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, campus, boston, massachusetts, washington d.c. ...
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The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: law firm, moral dilemma, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, crimes, fighting the system, blackmail, seduction, murder, ambition, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, harvard university, louisiana ...
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Candy Jar (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.
Plot: high school, rivalry, interracial romance, dead father, french fries, harvard, debate, death, single mother, road accident, milkshake
Place: georgia
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, submission, sexual perversion, censorship, lesbianism, women's rights, candle, seduction, pain, publisher ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1940, year 1985, year 1972 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
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Legal Seduction (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Gidget starts her first day at a prestigious law firm, she is unprepared for the cold reception she gets from Gregory, heir to the family business. A stodgy lawyer with none of Gidget's spirit for fun, Gregory makes her new job miserable ...
Plot: vulva, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, breast suckling, coitus, erotica, female nudity, woman on top, 69 sex position, sex on couch, male nudity, male full rear nudity ...
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Altered States (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, science, genetics, isolation, experiment gone awry, psychologist, university, danger, genetically altered, transformation, mad scientist, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: campus, california, mexico, africa, new york ...
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The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job.
Plot: detective agency, mafia, hitman, topless, private investigator, taking a shower, uncle nephew relationship, gypsy, female nudity, clumsiness, love interest, father son relationship ...
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Spartan (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: sex slavery, secret service, kidnapping, investigation, rescue, race against time, sniper, undercover, secret agent, politics, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dubai
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Southside with You (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chronicles a single day in the summer of 1989 when the future president of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
Style: romantic
Plot: ice cream, intern, meeting, poor, american history, young love, first kiss, civil rights movement, exhibition, law student, senator, reverend ...
Time: year 1961, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., united states, chicago illinois, illinois, america ...
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Harvard Court (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 6 min.
Story: An original comedy web series which draw viewers into "Harvard Court," a dreamy and absurd rendering of a gated community of misfits in Hollywood, California.
Plot: french, harvard, restaurant, mob boss, celebrity, argument, sexual humor, running, social satire, festival, narcissist, bungalow ...
Place: california
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The Paper Chase (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Critically lauded drama about the life and pressures of a group of students at a prestigious Eastern law school, with a strict and domineering contract-law professor named Charles Kingsfield, who alternately inspires and terrifies the students.
Style: serious, witty, clever, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: college, law school, social activist, power relations, social relations, legal, teachers and students, student life, college life, youth, ambition, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, campus, massachusetts, usa
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The Paper Chase (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.
Style: realistic, talky, clever, uplifting, tense ...
Plot: college, paper airplane, law student, chase, coming of age, student life, twentysomething life, love and romance, fall in love, college life, power relations, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, usa, california
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Harvard Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: College has always been a time for experimentation, sexual, cultural and otherwise. "Harvard Man" plays out against a background of love, sex, basketball, crime and experimentation. Action and philosophy in young people's quest to ...
Style: stylized, sexual, tense, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, college, drug abuse, mafia, college life, cheerleader, love triangle, basketball, gangsters, crime, crimes, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa, las vegas
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If You Could See What I Hear (1982)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A light comedy/love story based on the life of blind musician Tom Sullivan.
Style: touching, captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disability, blindness, wrestler, shower, swimming pool, golf, hopes, couples, musician's life, ambition, misfit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, ireland
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A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college life, love triangle, chase, school, college, friendship, dull life, friends, lifestyle, lottery, society, idealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, political drama
Plot: politics, family relations, parents and children, romance, state affairs, couple relations, democrat, couples, head of state, forbidden love, usa president, male female relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 30s, 20s, 1920s ...
Place: new york, boston, usa
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Freshman Father (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When high school sweethearts John (Seeley) and Kathy (Irvin) find out Kathy is pregnant, they decide to get married and move to Cambridge so John can fulfill his scholarship to Harvard. But faced with the harsh reality of their situation, Kathy ...
Plot: landlady, harvard, single father, teenage mother
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HairBrained (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 14 year old genius gets rejected by Harvard and ends up at a much lower ranked school where he makes friends with a mature student.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: college, partners, teenage life, friends, social relations, youth, college life, prodigy, disorder, misfit, student life, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
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With Honors (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, college, law school, graduation, college student, self discovery, ambition, human nature, youth, father son relationship, unlikely friendships, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: massachusetts, usa, campus, harvard university, new jersey
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Swimming Upstream (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young man aspiring for recognition of his talents battles against his estranged father's sentiment towards him as the father deals with his own demons.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: swimming, sport, domestic violence, swimmer, dysfunctional family, athlete's life, ambition, self discovery, lifestyle, rivalry, underdog, family life ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia, harvard university, sydney australia
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Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, crime, money, dishonesty, couples, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, misfit partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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Path to War (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way our country goes to war--as seen from inside the LBJ ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: white house, vietnam war, political corruption, military, battles, politics, administration, state affairs, war, heroes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1968, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, pentagon, saigon
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The Nanny Diaries (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, family relations, social differences, little boy, parents and children, relationship vs career, obnoxious boss, love and romance, dysfunctional family, fish out of water, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, harvard university, manhattan new york city ...
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Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, tragic love, class differences, romance, college, terminal illness, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: campus, harvard university
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Legally Blonde (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: beauty salon, rivalry, self discovery, intern, girl power, blonde, university, fish out of water, law school, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, college student, trial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, massachusetts, los angeles, california
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Just Cause (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prison, electric chair, death row, police brutality, psychopath, neo noir, swamp, revenge, crime, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, new jersey
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Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, competition, contests and competitions, family, school, love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new england, new jersey
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How High (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but Silas and Jamal take it in a stride ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug abuse, youth, buddies, farce, drug dealing, college, goofy hero, marijuana, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, usa, boston
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