The Best College Movies Ever Films
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The Best College Movies Ever

List Criteria: Films about / set in college or featuring university students, classes, dorms, etc.

Any true college student should watch each of these college movies at least once. However we recommend watching each movie several times in order to be able to quote them on command. Some are so classic they're being made into musicals. These are the best college movies ever and they feature things that every college student would understand: booze, ditching class and chasing the opposite sex. These are movies every college student should see at least once. If you are out of college and you miss it, these films about college life may just transport you back to your student days. These are the best college movies ever.

What is your favorite university film? Check out these college movie drinking game rules to add more fun to each movie. Also be sure to see Ranker's list of All College Movies.
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    National Lampoon's Animal House

    1978 More
    100
  2. 2
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    1984 More
    94
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    2003 More
    88
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    1986 More
    74
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    2000 More
    72
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    1985 More
    71
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    2002 More
    68
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    ranked low on reranks
    Good Will Hunting

    1997 More
    67
  9. 9
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    1993 More
    67
  10. 10
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    1999 More
    65
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    2010 More
    64
  12. 12
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    1998 More
    63
  13. 13
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    1994 More
    56
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    1985 More
    56
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    56
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    1993 More
    45
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    1998 More
    41
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    2008 More
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    37
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    34
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    1973 More
    33
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    2012 More
    33
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    2007 More
    31
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    1994 More
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    2003 More
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Me Without You

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    Love Story

    1970 More
    28
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    22 Jump Street

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    1949 More
    20
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    The Graduate

    1967 More
    20
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    2013 More
    17
    added by: PeteBoyle
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