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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in oxford university ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic, touching, stylized and melancholic films and TV shows about / with friendship, love and romance, catastrophe, storytelling, death, husband wife relationship, mentor, adaptation, romance and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as oxford university: The Theory of Everything (2014), The Riot Club (2014), Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981), Oxford Blues (1984), Testament of Youth (2014), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Arabesque (1966), My Dog Skip (2000), WWE Capital Carnage (1998), The Best of Youth (2003).
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Miss Morison's Ghosts
Fantasy, Thriller
UK
103 min.
 7.0
Oxford Blues
Comedy, Drama, Sport
UK
97 min.
 5.3
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Comedy, Musical, Romance
UK, USA
114 min.
 7.2
Testament of Youth
Biography, Drama, History, War
UK, Denmark
129 min.
 7.3

List of movies set in oxford university

The Theory of Everything
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: touching, uplifting, factual, compassionate, emotional ...
Plot: disability, prodigy, genius, supportive spouse, love, life turned upside down, against the odds, adaptation, human spirit, life is a bitch, cambridge university, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: oxford university, england
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 6.0
 19K
The Riot Club
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: violence, social differences, university, mentor, college life, debauchery, student life, initiation, depression, british, nudity (topless - notable), working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, oxford university, campus, london ...
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Miss Morison's Ghosts
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two British women claim to have been thrown into a time warp where they saw Marie Antoinette as they were strolling through the gardens at Versailles Palace in France. After they tell their story to a psychic society, they find themselves the ...
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: paranormal, time travel, paranormal investigation
Place: oxford university, versailles
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 5.3
 3K
Oxford Blues
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young American hustler in Las Vegas spots a rich English Lady. Smitten, he pursues her to England, where his only chance of getting together with her is to enroll in Oxford and join the rowing team.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual
Plot: sport, underdog, college life, culture clash, against the odds, university, college, ambition, hopes, rowing, crew, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, usa, las vegas, oxford university
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Testament of Youth
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: war, romance, death, period piece, literature, hospital, wartime life, wartime, women, beautiful scenery, love and romance, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 18th century, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, flanders ...
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good
Plot: greek island, mediterranean, girl band, girlfriend, boyfriend, travel, father, pregnancy, death of mother, hotel, flashback, friendship ...
Time: year 1979
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, oxford university
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 6.5
 5K
Arabesque
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, clever ...
Plot: espionage, murder, spy, assassination, chase, gangsters, assassin, gangster, politics, spies, twists & turns, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, middle east, oxford university
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 7.1
 18K
My Dog Skip
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, small town, family, coming of age, childhood, segregation, americana, children, kids and family, animals, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, mississippi, oxford university
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WWE Capital Carnage
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Story: WWF Capital Carnage was a UK-only PPV event that took place on December 6, 1998 at the London Arena in London, England. The main event was a fatal four-way match between Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Undertaker, Mankind, and Kane. The WWF ...
Style: sexy
Plot: wrestling, feud, fire, canadian, husband wife relationship, beer, father son relationship, corporation, female nudity, bare breasts, african american, nightstick ...
Place: oxford university
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The Best of Youth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, epic ...
Plot: idealism, psychiatry, mental illness, hospital, society, death, politics, friendship, siblings relations, tragedy, sacrifice, destiny ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: italy, europe, lebanon, rome italy, new york ...
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The Mystic Masseur
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, India, Trinidad and Tobago, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Circa 1940 in Trinidad, still a British Colony, lives Ganesh Ramseyor, of East Indian origin, along with his wife, Leela. He longs to reach out to people, especially to Hindus, in order to promote the Hindu Faith, and be known as a writer. He does ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, harsh, talky ...
Plot: corruption, rise to the top, indians, book, village, friendship, love affair, magic realism, hip hop, writer's life, adaptation, fantasy world ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: latin america, india, oxford university
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The First Olympics: Athens 1896
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 237 min.
Story: This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, sport team, ambition, hopes, human spirit, against the odds, track and field, power relations, swimming, greek, cycling ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: greece, usa, oxford university, harvard university, paris france ...
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 4.1
 553
Honest
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: crime, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, heist, strong sexual content, criminal heroes, crimes, physical appearance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, oxford university
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 6.9
 342
Four Minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Story: Sir Roger Bannister's historic running of the sub-four-minute mile is celebrated in Four Minutes, an inspiring and respectably authentic TV movie about breaking the most famous barrier in the history of sports.
Plot: sport, pipe smoking, river, bridge, piano, classroom, pub, movie theatre, theatre audience, megaphone, coach, surgery ...
Time: year 1954, year 1947, year 1946, year 1949, 1940s ...
Place: mount everest, helsinki finland, oxford university
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Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Candid and poignant drama about the comedian Frankie Howerd and the relationship with his long-term, long-suffering manager, and gay partner, Dennis Heymer. Despite his overtly camp persona, Howerd kept his companionship with Heymer under wraps for ...
Plot: gay couple, gay, gay kiss, hand job, depression, homosexual, wig, argument, promiscuity, repressed homosexual, lsd
Place: oxford university
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X-Men: First Class
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, intense, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vengeance, cold war, mutant, friendship, teleportation, revenge, genetics, good versus evil, chase, nuclear war, military ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future, 1960s, year 1962 ...
Place: poland, usa, mine, battleship, switzerland ...
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 7.7
 29K
The Red Violin
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: surprise ending, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, classical music, justice, obsession, music, obsessive quest, multiple storylines, storytelling, mozart, beautiful scenery, state affairs, destiny ...
Time: 18th century
Place: shanghai, oxford university, montreal, beijing china
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The Oxford Murders
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France
Duration: 104 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, twists and turns, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mathematics, crime, serial killer, murder mystery, mystery, male nudity, obsession, guilt, nudity (topless - notable), plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: england, europe, campus, oxford university
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New York Minute
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Top student Jane Ryan heads to Manhattan for a college-scholarship competition. Her rebellious twin Roxy Ryan goes along to crash a video shoot. But anything can happen - and does - in a romp involving a pursuing truant officer, a smuggler, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night
Plot: farce, twins, high school, chase, urban, nothing goes right, teenager, fashion, single father, youth, disorder, sisters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, oxford university
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 5.3
 2K
Lost Horizon
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: danger, escapades, clergy, adventure, airplane, romance, on the run, hijacking, rescue, kidnapping, revolution, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: asia, china, himalaya, oxford university, southeast asia
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The Human Stain
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: hidden identity, prejudice, secrets, loneliness, death, redemption, runaway, love affair, romance, race issues, small town, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1944
Place: new england, new jersey, usa, oxford university, massachusetts
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The Great Gatsby
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, obsession, couples, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, yale university, oxford university, chicago illinois
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The Governess
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, murder, judaism, nanny, death, male nudity, period piece, obsession, photographer, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, paris france ...
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The Golden Compass
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, witch, family, parallel universe, fantasy world, transformation, alternate reality, orphan, children, storytelling, young heroes ...
Place: england, oxford university
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The Ghost Writer
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, island, political corruption, cia, betrayal, paranoia, corruption, torture, death, politics, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, london, england, massachusetts ...
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 7.3
 121K
An Education
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Style: witty, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, adolescence, romance, virginity, love affair, teacher, teaching the ways of the world, school, age difference, love and romance, betrayal, art ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: england, london, europe, california, france ...
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Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, clever ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, aristocracy, couple relations, infidelity, romance, catholicism, mistress, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: venice, oxford university, england
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American Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years before. Ashby finds he enjoys their company, particularly that of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: self discovery, love affair, romance, love and romance, couples, love triangle, adoption, family relations, mountain, american abroad, holiday, shyness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: england, europe, switzerland, alps, oxford university
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 5.5
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Blind Revenge
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jane appears to be ideal: attractive, intelligent, unruffled by her employer's abrupt eccentricities. But, gradually, we come aware that Jane has another agenda. Incrementally, Sir Paul's familiar surroundings are altered. His housekeeper ...
Style: serious, disturbing, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, mysterious character, mind game, estate, boss and employee, haunted by the past, danger, power relations, golden years, elderly, rivalry, gain trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, oxford university
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 6.0
 1K
Savannah
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, stylized
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, society, friends, fall in love, love and romance, signal, flower, jail cell, shotgun, sheriff, pregnancy ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1954, year 1918
Place: usa, russia, oxford university
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