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1. 3 Idiots (2009)

PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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67 Metascore

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 319,020 | Gross: $6.53M

2. Spring Breakers (2012)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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63 Metascore

Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine

Votes: 131,371 | Gross: $14.12M

3. Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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26 Metascore

The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate.

Director: Walt Becker | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson, Kal Penn

Votes: 100,674 | Gross: $21.01M

4. Rudy (1993)

PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.5
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71 Metascore

Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.

Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Greta Lind

Votes: 53,128 | Gross: $22.75M

5. The Roommate (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

4.8
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23 Metascore

When college freshman Sara arrives on campus for the first time, she befriends her roommate, Rebecca, unaware that the girl is becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Director: Christian E. Christiansen | Stars: Minka Kelly, Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet, Aly Michalka

Votes: 34,497 | Gross: $37.30M

6. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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65 Metascore

During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 30,578 | Gross: $4.05M

7. Carnal Knowledge (1971)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

Chronicling the lifelong sexual development of two men who meet and befriend one another in college.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Art Garfunkel, Ann-Margret

Votes: 10,729 | Gross: $28.62M

8. The Prince and Me (2004)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.9
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47 Metascore

At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Julia Stiles, Luke Mably, Miranda Richardson, Ben Miller

Votes: 36,448 | Gross: $28.18M

9. Sydney White (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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45 Metascore

A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.

Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, Matt Long, Jack Carpenter

Votes: 44,821 | Gross: $11.89M

10. Milf (2010 Video)

Unrated | 88 min | Comedy

3.8
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A group of nerdy college guys who can't seem to connect with girls their own age discover the excitement of hooking up with sexy older women.

Director: Scott Wheeler | Stars: Jack Cullison, Philip Marlatt, Joseph Booton, Ramon Camacho

Votes: 5,161

11. The Young Ones (1982–1984)

410 min | Comedy

8.1
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The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan

Votes: 12,778

12. D.E.B.S. (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.2
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42 Metascore

Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

Director: Angela Robinson | Stars: Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster, Devon Aoki, Jill Ritchie

Votes: 14,288 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Pumpkin (2002)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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46 Metascore

A sorority girl finds her life falling apart after she develops romantic feelings for a mentally-challenged man.

Directors: Anthony Abrams, Adam Larson Broder | Stars: Christina Ricci, Hank Harris, Brenda Blethyn, Dominique Swain

Votes: 8,300 | Gross: $0.31M

14. Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Zack, Screech, and Slater are all college students now. They are struggling to adapt to college life and facing rough times, sometimes thanks in part to R.A. Mike Rogers and Prof. Jeremiah ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Dustin Diamond, Mario Lopez

Votes: 3,984

15. My All-American (2015)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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34 Metascore

Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.

Director: Angelo Pizzo | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Sarah Bolger

Votes: 5,486 | Gross: $2.25M

16. Dorm Daze (2003)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

4.6
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Set during a crazy afternoon in the lives of a dozen college students at a co-ed dorm that starts with the arrival of two very different women with the same name of Dominique.

Directors: David Hillenbrand, Scott Hillenbrand | Stars: Tatyana Ali, Boti Bliss, Gable Carr, Patrick Cavanaugh

Votes: 7,512 | Gross: $0.06M

17. Soul Man (1986)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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33 Metascore

To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones

Votes: 7,277 | Gross: $27.82M

18. The Program (1993)

R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: James Caan, Halle Berry, Omar Epps, Craig Sheffer

Votes: 8,714 | Gross: $23.00M

19. First Daughter (2004)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.0
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31 Metascore

The daughter of the U.S. President heads off to college where she falls for a graduate student with a secret.

Director: Forest Whitaker | Stars: Katie Holmes, Marc Blucas, Michael Keaton, Amerie

Votes: 20,397 | Gross: $9.06M

20. Jocks (1986)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

3.8
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The coach of a college tennis team is given an ultimatum: put together a winning team, or else.

Director: Steve Carver | Stars: Scott Strader, Perry Lang, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 632

21. Slackers (2002)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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12 Metascore

When geeky Ethan discovers three fellow students scamming the examination system, he blackmails them to win over the college's most popular girl.

Director: Dewey Nicks | Stars: Devon Sawa, Robert B. Martin Jr., Jason Segel, Michael C. Maronna

Votes: 13,508 | Gross: $4.81M

22. Undressed (1999–2002)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Anthology series examines the diverse sexual relationships involving the different genders, races, sexual orientations, and fetishes of high schoolers, college students, and post-college roommates.

Stars: Serah D'Laine, Scott Hamm, Gina May, Bree Turner

Votes: 1,129

23. Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

4.3
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After a mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college, Danielle "Daisy" Brooks nevertheless decides to escape her small town life ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Hreno | Stars: Miriam McDonald, Shawna Waldron, Ryan Kennedy, Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe

Votes: 1,893

24. Bring It On: Again (2004 Video)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Sport

4.5
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When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.

Director: Damon Santostefano | Stars: Anne Judson-Yager, Bree Turner, Kevin Cooney, Faune Chambers Watkins

Votes: 9,345

25. The In Crowd (2000)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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14 Metascore

A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Lori Heuring, Susan Ward, Matthew Settle, Nathan Bexton

Votes: 4,159 | Gross: $5.22M

26. 2001 Maniacs (2005)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

5.3
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Eight college students travelling to Florida for Spring Break stumble into a remote town in Georgia, where they are set upon by the residents.

Director: Tim Sullivan | Stars: Robert Englund, Lin Shaye, Giuseppe Andrews, Jay Gillespie

Votes: 11,643

27. The Group (1966)

Approved | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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In June 1933, eight young women, who are close friends and members of the upper-class group at South Tower College, graduate and start their adult lives. The film documents the years ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Candice Bergen, Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman, Shirley Knight

Votes: 1,284 | Gross: $6.54M

28. Flock of Dudes (2016)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

5.3
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36 Metascore

A 30-something year old decides to "break up" with his best buds in order to finally grow up.

Director: Bob Castrone | Stars: Chris D'Elia, Bryan Greenberg, Eric André, Brett Gelman

Votes: 882

29. Drive, He Said (I) (1971)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: William Tepper, Karen Black, Michael Margotta, Bruce Dern

Votes: 1,259 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Carmilla (2014–2016)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
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Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on ... See full summary »

Stars: Elise Bauman, Natasha Negovanlis, Annie Briggs, Kaitlyn Alexander

Votes: 2,775

31. Sotus the Series (2016– )

Drama, Romance

8.1
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It started with a bickering. Then it became more heated. When Kongpob, a first year student at the Faculty of Engineering and Arthit, a third year at the same faculty meet each other, they ... See full summary »

Stars: Prachaya Ruangroj, Perawat Sangpotirat, Chanagun Arpornsutinan, Teerapat Lohanan

Votes: 482

32. House Party 2 (1991)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.3
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When Kid's college money is stolen by a crooked music promoter, Play's solution is to stage the 'mutha' of all pajama parties. Starring Kid 'n Play and Martin Lawrence.

Directors: George Jackson, Doug McHenry | Stars: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence, Bowlegged Lou

Votes: 5,787 | Gross: $19.28M

33. Adam and Eve (2005)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.5
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Adam and Eve start dating in college. Eve wants to remain a virgin until...? Neither Adam's nor Eve's roomies understand them.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Cameron Douglas, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Chad Lindberg, Jake Hoffman

Votes: 2,650

34. The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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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... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Wendell Burton, Tim McIntire, Anita Alberts

Votes: 1,766 | Gross: $13.98M

35. New York (2009)

Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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35 Metascore

A contemporary story of 3 friends discovering a new world set against the larger than life New York City. But one day the world around them changed.

Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 9,792 | Gross: $0.98M

36. Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music

5.1
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A college co-ed tries to balance her time writing songs and dealing with her publisher who tries to pursue her.

Director: Sidney Miller | Stars: Mary Ann Mobley, Joan O'Brien, Nancy Sinatra, Chris Noel

Votes: 344

37. Listen to Me (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

Director: Douglas Day Stewart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, Roy Scheider, Amanda Peterson

Votes: 983 | Gross: $4.30M

38. Division III: Football's Finest (2011)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.6
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After the sudden death of the head coach of a small Divison III football program, Athletic Director Roy Goodwyn hires ex-convict Rick Vice in a desperate attempt to get the Bluecocks' back to a winning season.

Director: Marshall Cook | Stars: Andy Dick, Marshall Cook, Michael Jace, Mo Collins

Votes: 1,464

39. Rock and Roll Fantasy (1992)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

3.3
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Sorority keeps a rock star hidden while his manager tries to kill him

Director: David Michael Latt | Stars: Attila, April Lerman, Kim Little, Mark Stulce

Votes: 165

40. Harvard Man (2001)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

4.9
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49 Metascore

A basketball player strikes a deal with the mob to fix a basketball game.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Adrian Grenier, Joey Lauren Adams, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 4,094 | Gross: $0.06M

41. Take Her, She's Mine (1963)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

6.4
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A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Sandra Dee, Audrey Meadows, Robert Morley

Votes: 1,082

42. Class of '96 (1993– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Seven students make their way through their freshman year at Hazelhurst College.

Stars: Jason Gedrick, Megan Ward, Brandon Douglas, Perry Moore

Votes: 161

43. Palm Springs Weekend (1963)

Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Set in Palm Springs, California during a long, fun-filled weekend where several Los Angeles college students flock to spring break, centering on Jim who finds romance with Bunny, the ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Troy Donahue, Connie Stevens, Ty Hardin, Stefanie Powers

Votes: 777

44. Requiem (2006)

93 min | Drama, Horror

6.9
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82 Metascore

An epileptic girl suffers a breakdown during her first year at university, then decides to seek help from a priest in battling the troubles associated with her strict upbringing.

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: Sandra Hüller, Burghart Klaußner, Imogen Kogge, Anna Blomeier

Votes: 5,436 | Gross: $0.01M

45. Confessions of Sorority Girls (1994 TV Movie)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Attractive but warped college co-ed Sabrina resorts to lying, cheating, blackmailing, seduction and manipulation to get what she wants.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jamie Luner, Alyssa Milano, Brian Bloom, Sadie Stratton

Votes: 500

46. 2 Moons: The Series (2017– )

45 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Adapted from the BL Novel "Two Moons" by Chiffon_cake, Wayo Panitchayasawad (Yo) is a freshman at a university that his long time love, Phana Kongthanin (Pha), is a second-year student at. ... See full summary »

Stars: Suradet Piniwat, Suradej Pinnirat, Thanit Itthipat, Khemmonta Varodom

Votes: 231

47. Porn 'n Chicken (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

4.7
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Director: Lawrence Trilling | Stars: Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Angela Goethals, Alex Burns, Geoffrey Arend

Votes: 667

48. Night Fright (1967)

Unrated | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.6
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A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community.

Director: James A. Sullivan | Stars: John Agar, Carol Gilley, Ralph Baker Jr., Dorothy Davis

Votes: 704

49. Johnny Trouble (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Katherine Chandler lives in an apartment house that has been purchased by the local college for a boy's dormitory. She refuses to vacate, certain that her son, who was a wild boy and ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, Cecil Kellaway, Stuart Whitman, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 117

50. The Impossible Years (1968)

G | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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The eldest daughter of a Professor of Psychology at a large conservative university causes havoc, and great embarrassment, for her father with her free-willed and uninhibited lifestyle.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: David Niven, Lola Albright, Chad Everett, Ozzie Nelson

Votes: 549



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