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, semi serious, serious, feel good and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with college, college life, youth, university, friendship, student life, love and romance, friends, social relations and disorder plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, India 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), Liberal Arts (2012), So Undercover (2012), The Dorm (2014), Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011), Oleanna (1994), Joy in the Morning (1965).

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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: college life, college, sorority, love and romance, friendship, makeover, friends, fall in love, rivalry, youth, coming of age, 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, college, friends, teenage life, team, college life, social relations, rivalry, lifestyle, youth, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: campus, usa, memphis, southern usa
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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: humorous, not serious, exciting, sexy, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, college, marijuana, love and romance, social relations, gory, supernatural romance, deadly, heroes, chaos and mayhem, drugs/alcohol, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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 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, melancholic, cynical, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, college, youth, woman in danger, danger, survival, college life, student life, gang, murder, fear, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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 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: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, older man younger woman relationship, dull life, age difference, college student, romance, college life, fall in love, love and romance, thirtysomething life, adulthood, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, ohio, usa, new jersey
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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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: undercover, college, hidden identity, secret agents, student life, private detective, working undercover, disorder, youth, social relations, lifestyle, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
Is relevant ?
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: college, ghost, supernatural, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, college life, social relations, body swapping, unlikely friendships, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa
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Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For three college guys, it’s senior year and the co-ed experience has left them high and dry. Their solution: A road trip to Mardi Gras, where beautiful babes are happy to lift their shirts and open containers are always welcome. But after ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, youth, teenage life, buddies, college life, college, disorder, lifestyle, spring break, seduction, male nudity, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, new orleans, usa
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, disturbing, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Plot: sexual harassment, false accusation, workplace, lawsuit, society, life is a bitch, teachers and students, power relations, legal, college, dishonesty, dialogue driven ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: campus, new jersey
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Joy in the Morning (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was raised in the slums. When Annie runs away to marry Carl while ...
Plot: college, wedding, elopement, pregnancy, young love, baby born, expectant father, pregnant wife, childbirth, gay friend, birth
Place: campus
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 3.0
 24
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, sexy, bloody, twist ending
Plot: house, fraternity, killer, bathtub, cigarette smoking, drinking, college, eating, university, camera, chase, dancing ...
Place: campus, illinois, chicago illinois, mcdonald's restaurant
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 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, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, mathematics, science, prodigy, student, paranoia, university, manic, parents and children, teacher student relationship, strong female lead, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, 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, college, femme fatale, haunted by the past, deadly, rivalry, destructive relationship, domestic disturbance, danger, youth, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, new england, usa
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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, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sex, love, revenge, police, suicide, college, party, prank, humiliation, student, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rhode island, campus, usa, connecticut, florida ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat, feel good
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, virgin, journal, looking for sex, fall in love, teenage life, partners, high school, coming of age, fish out of water, college life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus
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, friends, college life, social relations, lifestyle change, odd, hardcase students, friendship, college, uptight character, wisdom of life ...
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, first sex, love and romance, up and down relationship, lifestyle, high school, teenager ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, campus, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 4.6
 806
Brain Drain 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Alfonso, pursues the girl of his life to Harvard, determined to conquer her under the same friends and outlandish plans that his brother used in Oxford. But when you least expect it appears Martha, the girl he fell in love while at school. Sequel to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: university, friends, social relations, college life, college, prank, youth, love triangle, disorder, buddies, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, campus, harvard university
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 4.8
 779
Bonekickers (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bonekickers was a BBC drama about a team of archaeologists, set at the fictional Wessex University. It made its début on 8 July 2008 and ran for one series. It was written by Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes creators Matthew Graham and Ashley ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: archaeologist, investigation, escapades, mysterious character, religions or cults, dishonesty, adventurer, mystery, uncover truth, adventure, obsession, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, campus, europe
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Mysterious Ways (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Declan Dunn has a fascination with mystical phenomena that began when he was buried under an avalanche and given up for dead. After he miraculously survived, he committed his life to investigating miracles and the absolute proof of their existence. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: mysterious place, mystery, hopes, imaginary, uncover truth, miraculous event, psychiatrist, university, investigation, haunted by the past, life changing experience, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, oregon
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 821
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: aging, college, lifestyle, family problems, family life, couples, elderly, leaving home, unfulfillment, writer's life, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, campus, latin america
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 3K
Needle (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this cunning mystery-horror hybrid, college student Ben inherits a curious old mechanical box that churns out voodoo dolls. When a shadowy figure starts using the box to murder Ben's friends, Ben must find the killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, bloody
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, gory, murder, mystery, deadly, supernatural, youth, crimes, student life, curses spells and rituals, college, slasher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, campus
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 4K
Aarakshan (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The decision by India's supreme court to establish caste-based reservations for jobs in education causes conflict between a teacher and his mentor.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating
Plot: prejudice, teacher, mathematics, social activism, loan, demonstration, tutor, education, politics, social differences, society, family relations ...
Place: india, campus, asia
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Pyaar Impossible (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: romantic comedy in which a geek and the most sought-after college beauty are paired together by a twist of fate. And under all odds, an impossible love story begins.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, opposites attract, goofy hero, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, young lovers, youth, college life, impossible love, bollywood, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus, india, asia
Is relevant ?
 3.2
 553
Insecticidal (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Cami is a dedicated student of entomology that is researching insects in her sorority house. When her sorority sister Josi sprays insecticide on her bugs, Cami becomes upset. But sooner she learns that the insects had grown bigger and bigger and she ...
Style: offbeat, sexy, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: mutant, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, college life, friendship, college, danger, woman in danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, canada
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 453
On the Nose (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Brendan is a janitor at a university who has a fondness for gambling, especially betting on horse races. However, he doesn't have much skill at it, and poorly considered bets have drained the bank account he'd set aside for his ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, family relations, workplace situations, crimes, university, workplace, moral dilemma, introspection, comedy of errors, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Place: ireland, europe, campus
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Not Quite Human II (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: computer virus, college, social relations, power relations, youth, programmer, fall in love, friendship, coming of age, fish out of water, human nature, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: campus, usa, arizona
Is relevant ?
 3.7
 2K
Alpha House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When two freshmen pledges are accepted into the biggest party frat on campus, they think they have it all. That is, until the assistant dean forces the Alphas to share their house with a sorority or face expulsion from school. Not wanting to see ...
Style: realistic, sexy, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: college, battle of the sexes, disorder, buddies, college life, friends, social relations, rivalry, drinking game, drinking, sorority, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 34
Murder101 (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With a passion for solving crime, fueled by the unsolved murder of her father’s death at the hands of a mass murderer days before she was born, law student Fiona Reid sets about the task of catching a mass murderer.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, law student, law enforcement, danger, woman in danger, police investigation, college, amateur detective, college life, power relations, teachers and students, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
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Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, student film ...
Plot: racism, college, society, student life, interracial relations, college life, social relations, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, gay kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 2011, year 2012
Place: campus, usa, california
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