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, psychological, suspense, captivating, thought provoking and light films and TV shows about / with university, college, teenager, coming of age, youth, friendship, storytelling, student, mentor and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as university: Good Will Hunting (1997), Legally Blonde (2001), Happy Death Day 2U (2019), Normal People (2020), Monsters University (2013), Thelma (2017), Kill Your Darlings (2013), Prozac Nation (2001), The Order (2019), The Riot Club (2014).

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: psychological, emotional, philosophical, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: mathematics, genius, prodigy, professor, life philosophy, life, philosophy, university, existentialism, human spirit, ambition, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, boston, massachusetts, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 215K
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, ridiculous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lawyer, sorority, girl power, college, blonde, fashion, law school, rivalry, university, court, law student, believe in yourself ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, massachusetts, usa, boston
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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: slasher, captivating, scary, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time loop, repeated event, university, time travel, paradox, suicide, masked killer, deja vu, serial killer, mystery killer, college, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 62K
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, melancholic, thought provoking ...
Plot: star crossed lovers, university, secret relationship, coming of age, love story, school, rich woman poor man, small town, sex scene, male nudity, female nudity, social misfits ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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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, funny, feel good, humorous, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, college, unlikely friendships, university, monster, fraternity, odd couple, student life, teamwork, foe turned friend, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 2010s, 2000s, future
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 32K
Thelma (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, 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 ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, university, supernatural power, first lesbian experience, lesbian relationship, epilepsy, teenage girl, lesbian attraction, female student, healing power ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
Place: oslo norway, eastern europe, sweden, scandinavia
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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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeology, archaeologist, adventurer, obsessive quest, heroic mission, save the world, library, friendship, friends, university ...
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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: captivating, bleak, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, poet, friendship, youth, sexual tension, obsession, friends, mental illness, coming of age, murder, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: 1940s, year 2005, year 1944, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 18K
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, emotional, disturbing, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, college, university, coming of age, introspection, dysfunctional family, youth, therapy, suicide attempt, adolescence, nude girl ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 28K
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, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: werewolf, black magic, adventure, friendship, hopes, society, youth, death, university, good versus evil, culture clash, magic ...
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 23K
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, disturbing, satirical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: student life, debauchery, university, rich, spoiled brat, violence, friends, social relations, society, eccentricity, stereotypes, capitalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1976, 1850s ...
Place: england, oxford university, london, california, 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: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: psychology, prison, university, human nature, prisoner, human experiment, confined, teachers and students, character study, student, experiment, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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Sing "Yesterday" for Me (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After college, Rikuo Uozumi, a boy without much ambition in life, takes on a job at a convenience store. The days pass by uneventfully for Rikuo until he meets his former girlfriend and classmate, but especially thanks to the unusual Haru Nonaka, ...
Style: touching, suspense, sentimental, suspenseful, seinen
Plot: university, ex girlfriend, romance, love triangle, childhood friend, photo studio, adulthood, high school friends, slice of life, student, friendship between men, love ...
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Meteor Garden (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary girl is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school - Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo.
Style: romantic, sweet, sincere, light, lyrical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, love hate relationship, chinese, romance, youth, love and romance, friendship, friends, looking for love, university, envy, university student ...
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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, sexy, erotic, romantic ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, gang rape, money problems, innocence lost, lust, escort, university, jealousy, student life, lifestyle, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 23K
Starter for 10 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, witty, melancholic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, university, politics, social differences, college, love triangle, unlikely friendships, happy ending, buddies, youth, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: england, europe, india
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2gether: The Series (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A student named Tine wants to get rid of a gay admirer. His friends recommend getting a pretend boyfriend – Sarawat. But Sarawat plays hard to get, until he finally agrees. The two become close and intense emotions soon erupt. Are they just ...
Style: light, feel good, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gay lead character, lgbt teen, coming out, gay, boys love, flirting, lgbt, university, pretend relationship, love affair, love and romance, couple relations ...
Place: bangkok thailand
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 18K
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, group of friends, lifestyle, teenage life, student life, social awkwardness, student, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, roommate, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
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The Oxford Murders (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Horror, 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, serious, tense, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: mathematics, teachers and students, serial killer, investigation, university, riddles and clues, murder, oxford, amateur detective, uncover truth, life is a bitch, obsession ...
Time: year 1993, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, oxford university, europe, united kingdom
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 76K
Raw (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Belgium, USA
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, disturbing, brutal, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, coming of age, sister sister relationship, cannibal, vegetarian, party, meat, teenage girl, school, female protagonist, university, sisters ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 2010s
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 56
Anzhelika (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: A miracle happens, Angelica, a student of journalism suddenly loses 50 kilograms overnight.
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: overweight, double life, dream girl, love and romance, obesity, university, fat girl, destiny, physical appearance, body transformation, changing lives, dream ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 4K
Golden Time (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, light
Plot: university, friendship, love, romance, japanese girl, youth, dream, obsession, accident, club, memory, ghost ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, paris france
Is relevant ?
 4.6
 2K
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: sex comedy, erotic, sexual, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, sorority, university, teenager, sex, erotica, cheerleading, exploitation, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), american football, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: london
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 6.8
 3K
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: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: feminism, female friendship, university, mysterious character, brother sister relationship, student, society, rivalry, female nudity, ambition, women, college ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, britain
Is relevant ?
American Animals (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, 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: suspense, realistic, cynical, talky, slang ...
Plot: heist, disguise, library, university, theft, travel, heist gone wrong, buddies, planning, partners, greed, robbery ...
Time: 2000s
Place: kentucky, pennsylvania, new york
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 2K
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, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: roommate, opposites attract, student, university, college, neighbor, friends, youth, student life, disorder, best friends, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
My ID is Gangnam Beauty (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This romantic comedy chronicles the life of Mirae, who has always believed that her life would be better if she were born more beautiful. After she goes under the knife, she comes out looking like the beautiful woman she has always dreamed of ...
Style: exciting, romantic, dorama, light, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: plastic surgery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, youth, mother daughter relationship, fall in love, dishonesty, rivalry, university, friendship, hopes, scheming ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 11K
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: slasher, suspense, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, chainsaw, sex maniac, psychopath, stalking, college, university, mystery killer, exploitation, sadistic psychopath, perversity ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1942
Place: boston, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 3K
Cheat (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Dr Leah Dale has always prided herself on her academic integrity so when final year student Rose, submits a suspiciously top-grade essay, Leah is quick to call her out. But there’s more going on than meets the eye as Rose takes ...
Style: psychological, intense, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: university, lecture, police investigation, theft, academy, dishonesty, lie, manipulation, infidelity, mental illness, frame up, femme fatale ...
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 35K
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: psychedelic, psychological, atmospheric, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: science, hallucination, experiment gone awry, obsession, drugs, surrealism, transformation, isolation, university, genetics, insanity, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 60s
Place: harvard university, california, africa, boston, new york ...
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