College freshman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant college freshman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, sexy and light films and TV shows about / with college freshman, college, youth, coming of age, college student, friends, runaway, catastrophe, mentor and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as college freshman: Animal House (1978), Palo Alto, CA (2007), Kill Your Darlings (2013), October Baby (2011), Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009), Going Greek (2001), Mistress America (2015), The Young Kieslowski (2014), Barely Legal (2011), Revenge of the Nerds (1984).

List of college freshman movies

 7.5
 112K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country:
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rivalry, youth, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, looking for sex, college freshman, sex, party, probation, college campus, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 6.5
 853
Palo Alto, CA (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On their last night of Thanksgiving break, four old friends, now all college freshmen, realize their small town has more meaning than they ever imagined.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, semi serious ...
Plot: thanksgiving, friends, coming of age, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, reunion, small town, homecoming, lifestyle, college, college student, college freshman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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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: bleak, captivating, serious, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: poet, obsession, youth, sexual tension, friendship, student life, mental illness, writer's life, lifestyle, murder, friends, gay ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem ...
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 6.7
 7K
October Baby (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: OCTOBER BABY is the coming of age story of a beautiful and naive college freshman who discovers that her entire life is a lie and sets out on a road trip with a host of misfits to discover herself and the answers she craves.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: asthma, self discovery, abortion, journey, adoption, life turned upside down, hopes, best friends, parents and children, coming of age, youth, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It is freshman year at Coolidge College and Van Wilder is ready to party. To his dismay, all the girls have taken a vow of chastity and the dean rules the school. Van embarks on a crusade to land the campus hottie, Kaitlin, and liberate his school ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, not serious, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, sex education, youth, teenage love, looking for sex, couples, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, graduation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.7
 1K
Going Greek (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loner freshman Jake Taylor is forced to join the wildest fraternity on campus when the frat brothers refuse to accept his geeky cousin/roommate unless Jake agrees to pledge with him. As the semester progresses, Jake struggles to maintain his grades ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, opposites attract, power relations, college life, teenage love, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, underdog, romance, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
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Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, depressing, witty ...
Plot: betrayal, chess, friendship, eccentric family, prank, follow your dream, hopes, family relations, disorder, female protagonist, unlikely friendships, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
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The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: young lovers, pregnancy, youth, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, disorder, college, life turned upside down, love and romance, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 3.2
 3K
Barely Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sue, Cheryl and Lexi are three college freshmen who have been best friends since they were born on the same day. They do something special every year for their birthday, but on their eighteenth, they set out to lose their virginity.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, sex comedy ...
Plot: 18 year old, college, loss of virginity, best friends, looking for sex, teenage love, virginity, friends, teenage life, cheating, sexploitation, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, student life, teenage life, youth, misfit, rivalry, disorder, friends, nerds, underdog, vandalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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 6.5
 18K
Less Than Zero (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: drug addiction, drug abuse, hedonism, friendship, college, prostitute, coming of age, cocaine, decadence, addiction, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, palm springs california ...
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Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country:
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, quest, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, disorder, on the road, college life, teenage life, friendship, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Boy Who Had Everything (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In '60's-era Australia, a college freshman must navigate freshman hazing, a distant mother, and a shaky relationship with his girlfriend.
Plot: argument, alcoholic mother, man crying, man undressing, crying man, crying, college dropout, foot race, runner, running, race, university ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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 6.3
 184
Fraternity Row (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Thomas J. Tobin's 1977 drama about college freshmen subjected to fraternity hazing stars Gregory Harrison, Peter Fox, Scott Newman, Nancy Morgan and Wendy Phillips.
Plot: college, college campus, sorority, fraternity, initiation, accidental death, mockery, oar, mccarthyism, college freshman
Time: year 1954, 1950s, 50s
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 5.5
 144
Lost Dream (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Roberts is about to graduate from a prestigious private college. The son of a corrupt Congressman, Perry has lost faith in all the things he held true - his family, girlfriend, and the American Dream. He finds himself emotionally bereft and ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, touching
Plot: self discovery, class differences, self destruction, friendship, rebellion, self destructing, frustration, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drug abuse, freedom, conformity, independence ...
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 6.7
 12K
Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, exciting, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, jews, existentialism, adolescence, war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1951, year 1955, 20th century
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
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The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams - a kooky, lonely misfit with no family and no place to go, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, college life, couple relations, introspection, opposites attract, unlikely couple, misfit, young lovers, coming of age, student life, broken heart, bus ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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 7.7
 3K
Undergrads (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, college, friendship, lifestyle, student life, college life, looking for love, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, youth, computer genius, teenager ...
Time: 2000s
Place: canada
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 7.1
 278K
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, music band, female protagonist, young people, contests and competitions, competition, youth, singing competition, friends, performance, college life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, chaos, robot, evil alien, military, androids and robots, man versus machine, good versus evil, alien, artifact, chaos and mayhem, human existence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: egypt, washington d.c., paris france, new jersey, virginia ...
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 6.2
 46K
Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: modern fairy tale, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: popularity, college, romance, student life, youth, sorority, college life, rivalry, fall in love, society, friendship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
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 6.0
 7K
School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, soul music, friends, r&b, interracial relations, college life, social differences, university, contests and competitions, buddies, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta, new jersey, new york
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The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Style: stylized, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, drug abuse, love triangle, virginity, rape, defloration, virgin, college life, romance, lifestyle, youth, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, amsterdam, paris france, barcelona spain, florence italy ...
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 6.8
 7K
Prefontaine (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a ...
Style: serious, sincere, rough, talky, factual ...
Plot: olympics, runner, sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, human spirit, hopes, lifestyle, college, olympic gold medalist, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1972 ...
Place: oregon, usa, munich germany, montreal, finland ...
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gender, artificial insemination, family relations, lesbianism, control freak, argument, parenthood, gays and lesbians, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, sincere, romantic, sweet, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, family relations, romance, dysfunctional marriage, family feud, social differences, rich and poor, americana, society, obsession, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, illinois, philadelphia
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 6.4
 19K
The Freshman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: gangsters, parody, fish out of water, college, extinction, taxi driver, affection, menu, godfather, dinner, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rachel is a criminology student hoping to land a position as a teacher's assistant for professor Robert Starkman. She's sure this position will pave the way to an FBI career, and she's willing to do anything to obtain it -- including ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, obsession, fbi, slasher, student life, mind game, rivalry, blind ambition, competition, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
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 4.7
 283
In the Blood (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassidy is a senior at a NYC college and he's trying to balance the demands of school, his role as big brother to Jessica, a freshman at the same school and his role as best buddy to horn-dog Mike with his emerging feelings of attraction to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, college, coming out, psychopath, couples, survival, student life, who done it, supernatural, youth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.4
 4K
Brotherhood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Adam Buckley finds himself in the middle of a convenience store robbery during his last night as a pledge for a college fraternity. When the initiation ritual goes horribly wrong, and every move proves disastrous, Adam is forced to confront a new ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, one night, stolen money, hostage, prank, crime gone awry, crimes, youth, buddies, friends, college, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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