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, suspense, psychological, sexy and captivating films and TV shows about / with university, college, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, student, storytelling, catastrophe, friendship and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
university movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as university: Good Will Hunting (1997), Monsters University (2013), Happy Death Day 2U (2019), Prozac Nation (2001), Thelma (2017), Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013), Splatter University (1984), Legally Blonde (2001), The Order (2019), Longhorns (2011).

List of university 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: philosophical, psychological, sentimental, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, genius, university, life philosophy, existentialism, philosophy, professor, ambition, dedicated educator, human spirit, psychiatrist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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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: light, feel good, humorous, funny, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, university, college, teamwork, odd couple, monster, disney, student life, bully, fraternity, unlikely friendships, foe turned friend ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, 80s, 90s ...
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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: captivating, semi serious, brutal, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: time loop, university, slasher, repeated event, paradox, blonde, serial killer, slasher killer, suicide, masked killer, characters killed one by one, deja vu ...
Time: contemporary
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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, disturbing, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, college, introspection, university, therapy, youth, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, obsession, journalism, writers ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
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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: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, university, lesbian relationship, lgbt, epilepsy, first lesbian experience, father daughter relationship, hysteria, teenage girl, female student, obsessive love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: oslo norway
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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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, social
Plot: university, college, school, college life, youth, ensemble, party, beer, beach, novice, battles, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, mexico, latin america
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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: scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, mental institution, school, violence, mystery, youth, deadly, crimes, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
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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, light, funny, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: blonde, self discovery, rivalry, sorority, girl power, beauty salon, law school, university, fish out of water, intern, lawyer, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, usa, california, boston
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The Order (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: black magic, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, youth, danger, university, society, culture clash, death, hopes, werewolf ...
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Longhorns (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A sexually active Texas college guy begins to reevaluate his practice of mutual masturbation with straight buddies after he meets an unapologetically gay fellow student.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: gay, university, best friends, youth, buddies, self discovery, lust, sexual relations, couples, closeted gay, americana, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: texas, austin texas
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Fresh Meat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far: university!
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, student life, dormitory, teenage life, lifestyle, student, youth, social awkwardness, adolescence vs adulthood, young people, social relations, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
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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, humorous, entertaining, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, archaeology, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, university ...
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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, mystery killer, university, psychopath, danger, stalking, woman in danger, chainsaw, slasher, killer, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
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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, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, gang rape, innocence lost, money problems, student life, lifestyle, sexual relations, deception, university, jealousy, lust, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.
Style: thought provoking, tense, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: psychology, prison, human nature, university, confined, teachers and students, experiment, student, prison life, experiment gone awry, disorder, human experiment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: spoiled brat, debauchery, university, student life, friends, social relations, society, social differences, alcohol, eccentricity, stereotypes, initiation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 1850s, 1700s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, london, california
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Normal People (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 339 min.
TV show
Story: Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
Style: affectionate, romantic, touching, thought provoking, social ...
Plot: university, coming of age, star crossed lovers, school, secret relationship, love story, social misfits, male nudity, female nudity, small town, couple relations, social differences ...
Place: ireland
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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, light, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: university, party, student life, romance, buddies, youth, friendship, mathematics, lifestyle, lecture, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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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, captivating, serious, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: poet, obsession, youth, friendship, student life, sexual tension, mental illness, writer's life, lifestyle, murder, friends, gay ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 2005, year 1944 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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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: stylized, touching, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: university, youth, vietnam war, love and romance, politics, society, high school life, innocence lost, college, high school, sexuality, japanese new wave ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: japan, tokyo
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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: sexy, erotic, sexual, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, nudity (topless - notable), university, sorority, rivalry, dormitory, high school, fighting the system, school, teachers and students, sexual relations, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: london
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Metamorphosis (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A geneticists working on a drug to stop ageing tries it upon himself with horrendous consequences.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious
Plot: university, nudity (full frontal - brief), college, monster, violence, explorer, graphic violence, metamorphosis, mad scientist, aging, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
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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: uplifting, sincere, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, prejudice, surgery, racism, university, patient, racial prejudice, human spirit, blacks and whites, african american, talented, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, nashville tennessee, south africa
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Clique (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, captivating, tense
Plot: university, feminism, student, female friendship, ambition, mysterious character, pressure, brother sister relationship, women, society, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, britain
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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: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, university, college, college life, fall in love, lifestyle, romance, youth, couple relations, sexual relations, roommate, campus ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia, ireland
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Anatomy (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical school, university, dissection, amateur detective, slasher, gory, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, crimes, teenage life, professor ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe
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Raw (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Justine’s family everyone is a vet and a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a gifted teen ready to take on her first year in vet school, where her older sister also studies. There, she gets no time to settle: hazing starts right away. Justine is forced ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, brutal, twists and turns ...
Plot: cannibalism, sister sister relationship, meat, vegetarian, university, coming of age, female student, party, cannibal, incestuous overtones, defloration, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: france
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The Oxford Murders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: mathematics, teachers and students, riddles and clues, investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, life is a bitch, university, serial killer, oxford, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1993
Place: england, europe, oxford university
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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: cynical, based on true events, slang, realistic, talky
Plot: disguise, heist, unreliable narrator, university, library, book, arrest, travel, theft, buddies, partners, planning ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, kentucky, new york
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Upstairs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: student, opposites attract, roommate, friends, college, university, apartment, neighbor, student life, youth, college life, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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