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, inspirational, psychological and clever films and TV shows about / with university, college, youth, friendship, mentor, student, brutality, storytelling, catastrophe and dialogue 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), Good Will Hunting (1997), Legally Blonde (2001), Metamorphosis (1990), Pieces (1982), American Animals (2018), Thelma (2017), Student Services (2010), Prozac Nation (2001), Splatter University (1984).

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, 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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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, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, professor, genius, human spirit, university, ambition, philosophy, teachers and students, life philosophy, doctors and patients, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, university, adventurer, save the world, friendship, good versus evil, friends, heroic mission, chase, escapades ...
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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: self discovery, beauty salon, rivalry, university, law school, girl power, blonde, fish out of water, intern, feminism, teachers and students, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts, california
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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, metamorphosis, monster, violence, experiment gone awry, dna testing, serum, disorder, mad scientist, aging, danger ...
Time: 80s
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Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Puerto Rico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, university, murder, killer, perversity, stalker, chainsaw, slasher, stalking, psychopath, mystery killer, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
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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, slang, cynical, realistic, talky
Plot: heist, disguise, university, library, unreliable narrator, book, heist gone wrong, buddies, travel, theft, greed, storytelling ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, kentucky
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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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian, father daughter relationship, university, obsessive love, sexual obsession, obsession, christianity, lesbian relationship, hysteria, faith, disappearance, teenage girl ...
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, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, prostitute, student life, hotel room, innocence lost, deception, university, old man, college student, money problems, lifestyle, misogynist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, campus
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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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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: serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, university, serial killer, murder, maniac, knife, violence, sex, slasher, crimes, gory ...
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: 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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University. The New Dorm (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Story: New mini-series about students' adventures at guesthouse.
Style: humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: university, student, friends, group of friends, youth, friendship, relationships, sisterhood, love affair, neighbor neighbor relationship, relationship problems, teacher student relationship
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, social
Plot: university, college, beach, beer, school, college life, youth, computers and web, psychopath, battles, party, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, latin america
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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: serious, sexual, realistic, stylized, touching ...
Plot: university, vietnam war, youth, innocence lost, college, sexuality, high school life, high school, politics, love and romance, society, sailor uniform ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967
Place: japan, tokyo
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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, road movie ...
Plot: poet, friendship, murder, obsession, youth, friends, writer's life, university, bohemian life, columbia university, gays and lesbians, student life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: usa, campus, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem ...
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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: rivalry, ambition, breakdance, dancing, music, hip hop, leadership, teenage love, romance, university, competition, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, atlanta georgia
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, womanizer, love triangle, relationships, love affair, introspection, love and romance, university, teachers and students, troubled marriage, love story, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, mexico, california, los angeles, new york
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: university, party, student life, school, buddies, commune, friendship, lecture, romance, love and romance, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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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, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, debauchery, initiation, college life, society, youth, power relations, social relations, friends, social differences, rivalry, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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, serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: surgery, racism, interracial relations, university, prejudice, laboratory, salesman, patient, ambition, hopes, society, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, south africa
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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, fbi, forensics, riddles and clues, crimes, teamwork, search, victim, policewoman, killings, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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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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Pokrov Gates (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Stories from the lives of the tenants of the Moscow's communal apartment: Kostik, who is a college student, lives with his aunt while studying; Arkady Velyurov who is a performing artist; Khobotovs, who are a divorced couple; and Sava, who is ...
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, entertaining
Plot: love, biker, wedding, artist, farce, husband wife relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, time warp, poet, boy, university, doctor ...
Time: 1950s
Place: russia
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Dark Matter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: university, american dream, prodigy, college, social misfits, student life, inventions and discoveries, injustice, society, immigrants, college life, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai, beijing china
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Flubber (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: mad scientist, family, university, inventor, wedding, inventions and discoveries, bankruptcy, goofy hero, slime, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, university, athlete's life, twins, contests and competitions, siblings relations, ambition, youth, family relations, follow your dream, mistaken identity, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Clique (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: In the first year of uni, childhood best friends Holly and Georgia find themselves drawn to an elite clique. When Holly begins to suspect darkness lurks beneath the glamour, she will do anything to save her soulmate.
Style: psychological, suspense
Plot: university, feminism, illegal immigrant, student, pressure, mysterious character, female friendship, women, driver, brother sister relationship, flashback, bbc ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, britain
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Upstairs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Joe, Matt, Sarah and Francine are four college students. The girls are roommates downstairs while the boys are roommates... Upstairs. This bunch could not be more different. You'll find out not only their choice of majors, but by their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sitcom, opposites attract, roommate, student, friends, neighbor, college, university, pilot, apartment, adolescence vs adulthood, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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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: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: politics, marijuana, coming of age, social differences, university, working class, sex, party, student, costume, fight, theft ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, india
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