Movies and TV shows set in campus

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in campus ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, melancholic, clever and talky films and TV shows about / with college, youth, college life, life philosophy, dialogue, catastrophe, friendship, storytelling, love and romance and student plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as campus: The House Bunny (2008), Hellcats (2010), The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014), Kristy (2014), The Dorm (2014), Liberal Arts (2012), Oleanna (1994), Prank Week (2017), Proof (2005), Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008).

List of movies set in campus

The House Bunny (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: college life, college, love and romance, friendship, sorority, friends, makeover, coming of age, fall in love, rivalry, youth, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, los angeles, usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 10K
Hellcats (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, college, college life, friends, student life, sport, teenage life, ambition, youth, social relations, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: campus, memphis, usa, southern usa
Is relevant ?
The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a sorority girl falls in love with a zombie, it's only a matter of time before a zombie apocalypse is unleashed on campus. The sorority girl discovers that weed is the cure. Now, she must smoke out the whole school before it's too ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sexy, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, marijuana, college, gory, drugs/alcohol, supernatural romance, nerd, chaos and mayhem, deadly, love and romance, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 6K
Kristy (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, college, survival, woman in danger, outcast, target, mask, fight, gang, fear, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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 4.1
 813
The Dorm (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Vivian begins college as a shy, self-consciousness freshman, but she begins a complete transformation after becoming a dorm mate of the popular Sarah.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: college, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, danger, youth, college life, social relations, body swapping, fall in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 34K
Liberal Arts (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, older man younger woman relationship, dull life, age difference, college student, romance, fall in love, love and romance, college life, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, ohio, usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 3K
Oleanna (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A two character movie, involving a college professor, John, who is confronted by a female student, Carol, who is failing his course. The two spend a long time talking to each other, during which time John says a few things that can be taken the ...
Style: talky, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: sexual harassment, false accusation, college, power relations, teachers and students, dishonesty, legal, society, life is a bitch, workplace, lawsuit, dialogue driven ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: campus, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 3.0
 22
Prank Week (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A campus urban legend myth comes true when fraternity brothers start to get killed off one by one by the infamous serial killer who used to live in the fraternity house 25 years ago.
Style: wild, surprise ending, bloody, sexy, twist ending
Plot: killer, fraternity, house, watching a video, pet, slasher, summer, college campus, dead, maniac, room, cigarette ...
Place: campus, mcdonald's restaurant, illinois, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 41K
Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, psychological, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, prodigy, mathematics, science, student, paranoia, university, manic, parents and children, teacher student relationship, insanity, strong female lead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, wisconsin, chicago illinois, london ...
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Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: mind game, college life, femme fatale, college, high school, student life, woman in danger, rivalry, youth, domestic disturbance, manipulations, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, new england, usa
Is relevant ?
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, police, revenge, sex, love, suicide, prank, humiliation, college, student, party, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, campus, connecticut, usa, new england ...
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Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, virgin, journal, looking for sex, buddies, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, high school life, teenage life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus
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 5.0
 18K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Molly Morris (Miley Cyrus) must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: undercover, college, secret agents, student life, hidden identity, private detective, working undercover, social relations, lifestyle, disorder, youth, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 172K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, student life, college life, social relations, friends, hardcase students, lifestyle change, odd, uptight character, college, joke, sarcasm ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
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Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, friendship, youth, college life, social relations, love and romance, first sex, up and down relationship, lifestyle, high school, rich kid ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, campus, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 315K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, undercover, parody, drug dealing, high school, youth, arrest, dimwit, verbal byplay, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 16K
Undeclared (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: College freshman Steve Karp, his girlfriend and their fellow dorm-mates embark on one the greatest experiences of their lives...unfortunately for Steve, his lonely and recently divorced father is tagging along for the ride.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: college, looking for sex, sexual relations, university, coming of age, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, student life, youth, roommate, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 2000s
Place: california, campus
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 116K
Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, croquet, sprinkler system, urban legend, rejection, bully, party, student, college life, cons and scams, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, yale university, ohio, harvard university
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The Great Debaters (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: racism, college, contests and competitions, underdog, debate, professor, student, radical, labor union, poet, letter, sheriff ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, campus, harvard university, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, sport, football, american football, university, comeback, recruit, coach, survivor, grief, student, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, campus, virginia, west virginia, california ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 74K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, experiment gone awry, memory, medical student, suicide, supernatural, nightmare, deadly, supernatural ability, obsession, hallucinations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, future
Place: medical school, campus, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 7K
Secret (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ye Xiang Lun is a music student majoring in piano who just transferred to Tamkang, a school famous for its musically talented students, especially those who play piano. On his first day of school, he hears a mysterious melody being played, and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, emotional, sincere, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: college, true love, time travel, graduation, changing the past or future, romance, fall in love, music, hopes, imaginary, love and romance, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: asia, campus, taiwan
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The Shape of Things (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.
Style: talky, clever, dark humor, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: college, makeover, friends, betrayal, friendship, vandalism, artist, artists and showbiz, love and romance, seduction, love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 2K
Undergrads (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Undergrads is an animated television series centered on the lives of four college undergraduate freshmen. Originally broadcast on MTV during 2001, only thirteen episodes were created. It has since been shown on Comedy Central in the United States, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friendship, virginity, buddies, college life, young adult, student life, friends, looking for love, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, computers and web ...
Place: canada, campus
Is relevant ?
Co-Ed Confidential (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Co-Ed Confidential is a softcore pornographic cable program that is Cinemax's erotic remake of National Lampoon's Animal House, it is shown on Cinemax After Dark. The series made its premiere in 2007 and has currently had four seasons and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, erotic, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, couple relations, looking for sex, wooing, college life, student life, youth, couples, disorder, love and romance, college graduate, erotica ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 10K
Norwegian Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's, high school student Toru Watanabe loses his only friend Kizuki after he commits suicide. Toru, now looking for a new life, enters a university in Tokyo. By chance, Toru meets Kizuki's ex-girlfriend Naoko in the ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: young man, teenager, reading, folk, young lovers, romance, rock, introspection, love affair, college, haunted by the past, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: asia, campus, japan, tokyo
Is relevant ?
Damsels in Distress (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed ...
Style: humorous, talky, stylized, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: college, makeover, verbal byplay, best friends, looking for love, female friendship, young adult, college life, social relations, friends, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, new england, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 7K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, drugs/alcohol, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, single parent, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 29K
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: suspense, surreal, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: science, genetics, obsession, isolation, experiment gone awry, metamorphosis, ritual, university, psychologist, college, danger, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: campus, new york, boston, africa, mexico ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 27K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, young lovers, college, terminal illness, trying to get pregnant, class differences, romance, cancer, graduation, loss of daughter, social differences, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: campus, harvard university
Is relevant ?