Columbia university movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant columbia university movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, thought provoking, humorous, interesting, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with columbia university, drinking alcohol, cigarette smoking, friendship, husband wife relationship, flashback, professor, storytelling, kiss and sex plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as columbia university: Still Alice (2014), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), Kill Your Darlings (2013), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Infinitely Polar Bear (2014), Barry (2016), Antebellum (2020), People Places Things (2015), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Ghostbusters (1984).

List of columbia university movies

 7.5
 136K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, supportive spouse, columbia university, terminal illness, illness, family bonds, doctors, mental illness, professor, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, professor, love, wedding, literature, self discovery, friendship, starting over, university ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, paris france, manhattan new york city
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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: captivating, bleak, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, poet, friendship, youth, obsession, friends, sexual tension, coming of age, mental illness, writers, murder, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 2005, year 1944, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem ...
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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, ironic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thanksgiving, infidelity, sisters, dysfunctional family, family relations, audition, opera, midlife crisis, unfaithful husband, love, artist, hypochondriac ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, family relations, parents and children, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, youth, neighbor, trust, medication, poverty, girl ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, boston, new york
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 5.9
 7K
Barry (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A biopic of Barack Obama set during his time as a college student in New York City.
Audience: girls' night
Plot: president, u.s. president, racism, college student, columbia university, male objectification, jealous boyfriend, interracial relations, student, basketball game, letter writing, netflix
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 5.8
 27K
Antebellum (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.
Style: brutal, suspense, rough, disturbing, slasher ...
Plot: slavery, racism, brutality, captivity, humanity, freedom, rape, racial slur, african american, life is a bitch, injustice, oppression ...
Time: future
Place: new orleans, north carolina, virginia, washington d.c., louisiana
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Style: erotic, factual, sad, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: polyamory, lgbt, lesbian, lesbianism, psychologist, superheroine, bdsm, harvard, college professor, bisexual, perversity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945, year 1940, year 1941 ...
Place: new york, louisiana, france, england, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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People Places Things (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing being a parent to his young twin daughters and teaching a classroom full of college students, all the while trying to navigate the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who ...
Style: touching, humorous, sweet, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, teacher, love and romance, friendship, loneliness, girl, depression, character study, relationships, adolescence, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california, new zealand ...
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: meditative, atmospheric, clever, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician, music, homeless, loneliness, musician's life, character study, cat, aspiring singer, art, eccentricity, introspection, ambition ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
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 7.8
 416K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, light, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, chase, imagination, nerd, friendship, paranormal, scientist, library, possession, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: writers, world war two, recluse, name calling, writer's life, obsession, friendship, father son relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, isolation, friend ...
Time: year 1946, year 1939, year 2010, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, usa, new york, new hampshire
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The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution.
Style: cult film, underground film
Plot: counterculture, group sex, erotica, rape, self identity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), party, female nudity, college student, masturbation, drugs ...
Place: new york
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 6.1
 5K
Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: violence, suspicion, chase, promise, paranoia, professor, friendship, husband wife relationship, doctor, psychiatrist, courtroom, lecture ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 591K
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: superhero, spider man character, superhuman powers, double life, heroes, amnesia, adventure, transformation, good versus evil, fight, super powers, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 688
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, lgbt, love and romance, couples, parents and children, feminism, road not taken ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 8K
Project Nim (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sad, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: chimpanzee, survival, human animal relationship, character study, twists and turns, fish out of water, science, experiment gone awry, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, captivity, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new york
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The Misadventures of Margaret (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A timid, insecure popular author with an overly-attentive professor husband decide to write an erotic novel. With encouragement from her sister and a bi-sexual friend, she goes to France with the intent of doing research at an inn where a diary she ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, clever, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, convent, opposites attract, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, gender, writer's life, artists and showbiz, couples, family relations, screwball ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, france, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 115K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, organized crime, delivery, police corruption, chinese immigrant, twists and turns, bicycle, justice, conspiracy, life turned upside down, bicycle race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey, san francisco ...
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 6.2
 6K
Tadpole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, female pedophile, love and romance, adolescence, fall in love, friendship, love, obsession, thanksgiving, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 653K
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: sincere, entertaining, exciting, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, teenage hero, spider man character, superhuman powers, peter parker character, heroes, mad scientist, friendship, disguise, chase, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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 4.7
 215
Spanish Fly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman journalist, Zoe, knows better than to go into a story with her mind already made up. But that's exactly what she does when she heads off to Spain to write about its men and their macho take (as she sees it) on relationships. As she ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, erotic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: female nudity, voyeur, pregnancy, transvestism, journalism, subway, translator, wine, prostitute, sex, lesbian, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, new york, greece, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.4
 65K
Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, paranoia, dentist, revenge, nazi, violence, kidnapping, spy, chase, brother brother relationship, torture, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, uruguay, paris france, usa ...
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Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, bleak, romantic ...
Plot: love affair, couples, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, cons and scams, student life, destructive relationship, college, romance, lie, dancing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.9
 34K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: depressing, cynical, suspense, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, addiction, dysfunctional family, depression, existentialism, dark humor, teenage life, eccentric family, eccentricity, character study, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, new york, connecticut, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.7
 23K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sexy, sincere, erotic, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, teacher student sex, obsession, teachers and students, sexuality, infidelity, romance, love and romance, hedonism, adultery, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.7
 2K
Dreamchild (1985)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, touching, stylized
Plot: writers, artist, art, child, memory, dream, flashback, sexuality, female protagonist, love, older man teenage girl relationship, journalism ...
Time: victorian era, 1930s, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, england
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 6.2
 383
24 Nights (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Jonathan Parker was 4 years old, his mother's words and a chance encounter with a Salvation Army Kris Kringle instilled in him a lifelong belief in the legend of Santa Claus. Now 24 and his parents long passed away, Jonathan is a spacey, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, christmas, lgbtq, lgbt teen, looking for love, infidelity, college, drug abuse, redemption, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, arkansas, san francisco
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 5.9
 1K
The Other (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Adam is the son of a wealthy Egyptian-American family who is studying at UCLA and returns home for a brief vacation. Upon his arrival he meets beautiful reporter Hanane, with whom he begins an intense love affair, and eventually they marry. Trouble ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, biting, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, investigative journalism, terrorist, manipulation, politics, society, life is a bitch, journalism, globalization, injustice, militant, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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 6.7
 13K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: thought provoking, sexy, atmospheric, surreal, sincere ...
Plot: gay, poet, poetry, writers, literature, freedom, courtroom drama, art, lgbt, writer's life, twists and turns, courtroom ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, year 1955, post world war two, year 1957 ...
Place: san francisco, new jersey, idaho, colorado, arkansas ...
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