Movies and TV shows set in oxford university

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, interesting, dramatic, touching and clever films and TV shows about / with dialogue, friendship, catastrophe, love and romance, romance, death, storytelling, mentor, adaptation and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as oxford university: Testament of Youth (2014), X-Men: First Class (2011), Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981), Oxford Blues (1984), The Riot Club (2014), The Theory of Everything (2014), The Rachel Papers (1989), Arabesque (1966), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), My Dog Skip (2000).

List of movies set in oxford university

Testament of Youth (2014)
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: touching, captivating, serious, based on memoir, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: war, life is a bitch, wartime life, love affair, love and romance, nurse, poetry, nursing, aspiring writer, compassion, war injury, army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, 18th century, 19th century
Place: oxford university, england, london, europe, flanders ...
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X-Men: First Class (2011)
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, cia, teenage superhero, cold war, save the day, vengeance, supernatural power, superhuman, adventure ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1944 ...
Place: battleship, oxford university, usa, mine, poland ...
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Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981)
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 investigation, time travel, paranormal
Place: oxford university, versailles
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 5.3
 3K
Oxford Blues (1984)
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: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sport, college, rowing, crew, self discovery, culture clash, youth, college life, power relations, society, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: oxford university, europe, las vegas, england, usa
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 6.0
 19K
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: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, initiation, debauchery, student life, youth, college life, society, social relations, power relations, friends, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 1700s, 1850s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, campus, london ...
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The Theory of Everything (2014)
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: uplifting, touching, compassionate, factual, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, disability, supportive spouse, human spirit, against the odds, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, love, adaptation, cambridge university, husband wife relationship, genius ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: oxford university, england
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The Rachel Papers (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an 'older' woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful Rachel, and Charles puts his 'master-of-seduction' ...
Style: sexy, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, infatuation, romance, coming of age, sex, parents and children, fall in love, obsession, gang, youth, opposites attract, power relations ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: europe, england, oxford university
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 6.5
 6K
Arabesque (1966)
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, realistic, serious, psychedelic ...
Plot: espionage, murder, spy, political intrigue, professor, assassination, chase, gangsters, danger, intrigue, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, middle east
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
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, sincere, scenic, sentimental, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, mother daughter relationship, dating, holiday, girl band, pregnant woman, boyfriend, reunion, female friendship, blonde woman, grandmother, invitation ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, oxford university
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 7.1
 18K
My Dog Skip (2000)
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: small town, dog, friendship, coming of age, americana, baseball, childhood memory, family, society, lifestyle, small town life, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: mississippi, usa, oxford university
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WWE Capital Carnage (1998)
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, porn star, zombie, vampire, gold, women's wrestling, blonde bombshell, professional wrestling, braless, maniac, corporate executive, jerk ...
Place: oxford university
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The Best of Youth (2003)
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, teacher, police brutality, letter, army, musician, corruption, cafe, suicide, interrogation, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, norway, palermo italy ...
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The Mystic Masseur (2001)
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: realistic, serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: politics, village, ambition, rise and fall, society, celebrity culture, friendship, love affair, love and romance, state affairs, village life, rise to the top ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: latin america, india, oxford university, canada
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The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984)
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, realistic, serious
Plot: swimming, greek, track and field, money raising, hopes, contests and competitions, power relations, sport team, ambition, against the odds, cycling, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: greece, usa, athens greece, italy, paris france ...
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 4.0
 556
Honest (2000)
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, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, family relations, crime, siblings relations, gender, physical appearance, dishonesty, strong sexual content, safecracker, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, east end london, oxford university
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 6.9
 346
Four Minutes (2005)
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, wheelchair, newsreel footage, bathtub, cigar smoking, drinking, running, roommate, telephone call, drink, teacher, father son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1949, year 1946, year 1947 ...
Place: oxford university, helsinki finland, mount everest
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Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me (2008)
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: homosexual, gay couple, repressed homosexual, lsd, promiscuity, gay, gay kiss, wig, argument, hand job, depression, mother son relationship
Place: oxford university
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 7.7
 30K
The Red Violin (1998)
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: serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional, enigmatic ...
Plot: monk, musician, monastery, auction, violin, romance, collector, obsessive quest, obsession, classical music, husband wife relationship, orphan ...
Time: 18th century
Place: beijing china, shanghai, oxford university, montreal, vienna
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The Oxford Murders (2008)
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, tense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: mathematics, murder, riddles and clues, teachers and students, investigation, crime, mathematician, mass child killing, symbol, triangle, life is a bitch, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: england, europe, campus, oxford university
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New York Minute (2004)
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: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: twins, siblings relations, friendship, teenage life, youth, music video, twin sister, disorder, city life, nothing goes right, friends, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, oxford university, new jersey
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 5.3
 2K
Lost Horizon (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, 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: feel good, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: airplane, utopia, revolution, hijacking, kidnapping, rescue, showbiz, danger, heroes, on the run, love and romance, adventure ...
Place: himalaya, asia, china, southeast asia, oxford university
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The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, 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: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: tennis, haunted by the past, dishonesty, loss of child, hidden identity, society, self destructing, disorder, love affair, couples, loneliness, seduction ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1944
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, massachusetts, oxford university
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The Great Gatsby (2000)
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: sentimental, gloomy, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, society, lifestyle, social differences, love triangle, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, oxford university, yale university
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The Governess (1998)
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, society, egg, loss of virginity, infidelity, nanny, murder, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, paris france ...
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The Golden Compass (2007)
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, magical, fantasy world, adventure, orphan, journey, experiment, kidnapping, witch, best friends, adventurer, chosen one ...
Place: england, oxford university
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
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, captivating, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: cia, investigation, betrayal, politician, suspicion, secret, island, torture, death, assistant, writer's life, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, yale university, oxford university ...
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 7.3
 122K
An Education (2009)
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: realistic, twists and turns, stylized, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, age difference, love and romance, older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, coming of age, youth, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, betrayal, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1961
Place: england, london, europe, france, paris france ...
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Brideshead Revisited (1981)
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: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, aristocracy, mistress, catholicism, social climbing, family relations, power relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, romance, siblings relations, bohemian life ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: england, oxford university, venice
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American Friends (1991)
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: touching, feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, romance, love and romance, couples, love affair, self discovery, love triangle, adoption, shyness, oxford, mountain, american abroad ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: england, switzerland, europe, alps, oxford university
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 5.5
 417
Blind Revenge (2009)
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: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: boss and employee, mysterious character, gain trust, golden years, mind game, femme fatale, elderly, estate, rivalry, power relations, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, oxford university
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