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, romantic, intense and touching films and TV shows about / with harvard, college, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, redemption, friendship, culture clash and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as harvard: Good Will Hunting (1997), A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Social Network (2010), Legally Blonde (2001), Candy Jar (2018), Legal Seduction (2002), The Kissing Booth (2018), Altered States (1980), The Gumshoe Kid (1990), Spartan (2004).

List of harvard movies

Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama
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, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, professor, human spirit, ambition, genius, teachers and students, university, doctors and patients, social differences, psychologist, harvard ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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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, touching, cerebral, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, prodigy, paranoia, mathematics, obsession, genius, inventions and discoveries, mentally unstable, imagination, insanity, hallucinations, schizophrenia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, campus, new jersey ...
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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: realistic, talky, clever, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: computers and web, rise to the top, ambition, inventions and discoveries, programmer, social relations, ego clash, college, computer genius, obsession, corporate world, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, california, harvard university, massachusetts, new york
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 6.2
 155K
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, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: self discovery, beauty salon, rivalry, university, fish out of water, girl power, law school, blonde, intern, ambition, feminism, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts, california
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 5.8
 3K
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: rivalry, high school, interracial romance, french fries, debate, death, harvard, single mother, milkshake, road accident, dead father
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: lesbian, polyamory, sexual perversion, censorship, bdsm, taboo, infidelity, sadism, teacher student relationship, college professor, polygamy, sorority ...
Time: year 1945, year 1941, year 1947, year 1940, year 1972 ...
Place: harvard university, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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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: 69 sex position, sex on couch, vulva, whipped cream, large breasts, sex in kitchen, cunnilingus, labia, nipples, arrow, orgasm, anal sex ...
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The Kissing Booth (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school student is forced to confront her secret crush at a kissing booth.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, first love, teenage life, love and romance, high school hunk, forbidden love, womanizer, opposites attract, first kiss, prom, friendship between teens, secret ...
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 6.9
 28K
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: suspense, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, science, genetics, obsession, isolation, university, metamorphosis, ritual, psychologist, college, danger, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: campus, new york, africa, california, boston ...
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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, car chase, father son relationship, harvard, mafia, female nudity, witness, uncle nephew relationship, taking a shower, gypsy, hitman, topless ...
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 6.6
 28K
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, sex slavery, secret service, secret agent, politics, race against time, rescue, undercover, sniper, secret agents, illegal prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: chapel, african american woman, african american man, navy, art, car, church, sailor, frustration, education, youth, dinner ...
Time: year 1961, year 1989
Place: illinois, united states, harvard university, campus, kenya ...
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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: sitcom, girl, comedian, joke, parody, musician, running, mob boss, argument, social satire, celebrity, sexual humor ...
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: clever, serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Plot: law school, college, teachers and students, college life, student life, ambition, power relations, social relations, coming of age, legal, youth, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, campus
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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: talky, realistic, serious, captivating, clever ...
Plot: college, law student, studying, paper airplane, self discovery, chase, teachers and students, mentor protege relationship, coming of age, college life, student life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, usa, california
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 4.9
 4K
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: sexual, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, college, mafia, drug abuse, college life, basketball, gangsters, love triangle, cheerleader, sex, comedy of errors, cons and scams ...
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, serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blindness, disability, golf, wrestler, swimming pool, shower, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, one-night stand, athlete's life, musician's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts
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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, sexual, realistic, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college life, love triangle, idealism, polyamory, school, student life, dull life, college, coming of age, love and romance, youth, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
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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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, political drama
Plot: politics, state affairs, couples, romance, usa president, family relations, head of state, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, democrat, governor ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 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: harvard, landlady, single father, teenage mother
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 5.4
 2K
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: college, odd couple, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, college life, teenage life, misfit, partners, disorder, prodigy, student life, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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 6.7
 12K
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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, college, college student, law school, graduation, homeless, college life, bum, social relations, coming of age, human nature, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa, campus, harvard university
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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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: swimming, sport, abusive father, dysfunctional family, swimmer, domestic violence, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, parents and children ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia, harvard university
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, money, crime, buddies, unlikely criminals, fool, uncle, house, crime gone awry, couple relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
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 7.4
 3K
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: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: white house, vietnam war, political corruption, head of state, assassination attempt, war, idealism, political unrest, battles, campaign, politics, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1966, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, saigon, pentagon
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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, sweet, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, little boy, obnoxious boss, relationship vs career, dysfunctional family, social differences, love and romance, marital problem, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
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 6.9
 26K
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, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, tragic love, college, terminal illness, trying to get pregnant, class differences, romance, cancer, graduation, loss of daughter, social differences, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: campus, harvard university
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 6.4
 22K
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, revenge, serial killer, prison, neo noir, death row, mystery, psychopath, electric chair, crime, swamp, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, new jersey
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 6.0
 22K
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: sentimental, touching, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, school, family, contests and competitions, love, mother daughter relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new england, new jersey
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 6.3
 48K
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, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug abuse, buddies, youth, farce, college, drug dealing, marijuana, goofy hero, cannabis, pot, pimp ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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