University movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant university movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, clever, semi serious and inspirational films and TV shows about / with university, college, youth, friendship, destiny, student, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
university movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as university: Monsters University (2013), Pieces (1982), Legally Blonde (2001), Good Will Hunting (1997), Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013), Sing a Song of Sex (1967), Splatter University (1984), H.O.T.S. (1979), Metamorphosis (1990), Love and Other Catastrophes (1996).

List of university movies

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, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: university, college, friendship, odd couple, bully, monster, teamwork, competition, student life, teachers and students, underdog, family ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, future
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Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, mystery killer, slasher, danger, psychopath, perversity, killer, stalking, chainsaw, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, obsessive quest, adventurer, university, save the world, friendship, friends, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, chase ...
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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, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: beauty salon, rivalry, self discovery, intern, girl power, university, fish out of water, law school, blonde, trial, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts, california
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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, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, professor, human spirit, ambition, life philosophy, psychologist, genius, university, teachers and students, philosophy, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After their overenthusiastic RA is imprisoned in Mexico, a group of college freshmen are plunged into their first semester under a renegade Resident Advisor, Dean "The Dean" Slater. The boys battle viral video stigma, psychotic ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, social
Plot: college, university, school, beach, beer, youth, college life, psychopath, computers and web, battles, ensemble, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, latin america, mexico
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Sing a Song of Sex (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four sexually hungry high school students preparing for their university entrance exams meet up with an inebriated teacher singing bawdy drinking songs. This encounter sets them on a less than academic path.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, stylized, serious ...
Plot: university, youth, vietnam war, love and romance, college, politics, innocence lost, society, high school life, high school, sexuality, japanese culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: japan, tokyo
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Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: realistic, scary, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: university, college, school, serial killer, murder, slasher, sex, violence, knife, maniac, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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: erotic, sexual, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, university, rivalry, sorority, high school, student life, teachers and students, goofy hero, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: london
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Metamorphosis (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A geneticists working on a drug to stop ageing tries it upon himself with horrendous consequences.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: university, college, monster, violence, metamorphosis, disorder, experiment gone awry, danger, supernatural, aging, mad scientist, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate.
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: university, college, lifestyle, love triangle, fall in love, college life, romance, youth, sexual relations, couple relations, roommate, school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: campus, australia, melbourne, ireland
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American Animals (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania University, Lipka comes up with the idea to steal the rarest and most valuable books from the ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, cynical, slang, talky
Plot: heist, disguise, university, library, unreliable narrator, book, theft, heist gone wrong, travel, arrest, buddies, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: kentucky, pennsylvania
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Thelma (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, father daughter relationship, university, sexual obsession, obsession, obsessive love, hysteria, teenage girl, faith, epilepsy, supernatural power ...
Place: oslo norway
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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, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, prostitute, lifestyle, student life, innocence lost, university, deception, hotel room, old man, money problems, college student, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, campus
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Prozac Nation (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
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, clever, cynical, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, college, depression, university, introspection, insomnia, drugs/alcohol, therapy, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, journalism, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
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Undeclared (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: College freshman Steve Karp, his girlfriend and their fellow dorm-mates embark on one the greatest experiences of their lives...unfortunately for Steve, his lonely and recently divorced father is tagging along for the ride.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: college, sexual relations, looking for sex, coming of age, university, adolescence vs adulthood, roommate, student life, college life, best friends, youth, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, campus
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Starter for 10 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching "University Challenge," a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: politics, party, marijuana, coming of age, social differences, student, university, buddies, youth, love and romance, couple relations, working class ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, india
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Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, mathematics, science, prodigy, student, paranoia, university, manic, parents and children, teacher student relationship, strong female lead, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, london ...
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University. The New Dorm (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Story: New mini-series about students' adventures at guesthouse.
Style: realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: student, university, friends, group of friends, relationships, sisterhood, friendship, love affair, youth, teacher student relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, relationship problems
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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, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: poet, friendship, murder, obsession, youth, friends, writer's life, university, bohemian life, mental illness, drinking, postcard ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 2005
Place: usa, campus, new york, chicago illinois, harlem ...
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The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, debauchery, initiation, friends, power relations, college life, society, youth, social relations, friendship, student life, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1850s, year 1976, 1700s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, campus, london ...
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Something the Lord Made (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: surgery, racism, university, prejudice, interracial relations, laboratory, patient, salesman, human spirit, fame, african american, ambition ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa, south africa
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13 Semesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Momo leaves his small home town to go to university, he is full of enthusiasm and confidence, but slowly the pressures of study and campus living begin to grind him down. Half way through his course he finds himself at a crossroads with both ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: university, party, love and romance, romance, school, mathematics, lifestyle, buddies, youth, student life, friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Some Kind Of Beautiful (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: By day, Richard Haig is a successful and well-respected English professor at renowned Trinity College in Cambridge. By night, Richard indulges his own romantic fantasies with a steady stream of beautiful undergraduates. But Richard has grown tired ...
Style: romantic, sweet, satirical, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: relationships, womanizer, romance, love triangle, introspection, love and romance, love affair, teachers and students, university, troubled marriage, father son relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, mexico, california, los angeles, new york
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Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: music, rivalry, ambition, dancing, leadership, breakdance, teenage love, romance, hip hop, competition, university, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
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Pledge This! (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At popular South Beach University, filthy rich super-snob Victoria English is the absolute queen of leading Greek student club, Sigma Sigma. In order to achieve her crowning ambition, winning FHM Magazine's annual best sorority, she must ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, sexual
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, sorority, leadership, friendship, fish out of water, college life, teenage love, buddies, love and romance, teenage life, disorder, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, florida, france, usa, miami
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: fbi, police investigation, forensics, partners against crime, riddles and clues, teamwork, victim, crimes, search, policewoman, killings, expert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: brutal, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: time loop, repeated event, serial killer, characters killed one by one, suicide, alarm, paradox, masked killer, blonde, slasher, deja vu, university ...
Time: contemporary
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A Very Peculiar Practice (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A young and idealistic Doctor Stephen Daker arrives at Lowlands University to work at the Health Centre, but has to cope with an eccentric set of colleagues.
Style: surreal, realistic, dark humor, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: university, power relations, social misfits, doctors and patients, misfit, society, polish, teachers and students, nun, professor, college, doctor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: medical school, europe, england
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White Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two roommates discover that the family of one of their girlfriends is populated with vampires.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, prostitute, university, pregnancy, cannibalism, snow, breakup, college, ghost, transvestism, dealing with death, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
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