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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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  1. 19
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    ranked high on reranks Alyson Hannigan, Poppy Montgomery, Jason Segel

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rodney Dangerfield, Jason Hervey

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    added by sally Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk, Michelle Trachtenberg

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  4. 30
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    Brendan Fraser, Patrick Dempsey, Joe Pesci

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  5. 32
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    Eugene Levy, Robbie Amell, Rachel Skarsten

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  6. 34
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    often listed Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ali MacGraw

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  7. 29
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    Zoe Saldana, Nick Cannon, Orlando Jones

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  8. 22
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    Katie Holmes, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Douglas

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    ranked low on reranks & added by PeteBoyle Billy Crystal, Helen Mirren, Steve Buscemi

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  10. 8
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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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  11. 10
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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara

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  12. 24
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    Cameron Diaz, Laura Prepon, Jaime King

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  13. 37
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    added by Trioxin245 Shirley Temple, Clifton Webb, Alan Young

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  14. 12
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    Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Kathy Bates

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  15. 6
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    Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

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  16. 13
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    David Spade, Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau

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  17. 20
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    added by VFBundy Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid

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  18. 27
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    Lindsay Wagner, Edward Herrmann, John Houseman

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  19. 21
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    Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow

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  20. 2
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    John Goodman, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards

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  21. 23
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    Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan, Lark Voorhies

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  22. 33
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    Eugene Levy, Jessy Schram, Christopher McDonald

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  23. 14
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    Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Rob Lowe

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  24. 1
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    the people's #1 & most listed Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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  25. 5
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    Val Kilmer, Chevy Chase, Penny Baker

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  26. 31
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    Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Tori Amos

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  27. 25
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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss

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  28. 11
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    ranked low on reranks Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid

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    new! & added by sally Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

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  30. 18
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    Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne

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  31. 15
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    Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

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  32. 26
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    Jessica Biel, Ian Somerhalder, Kate Bosworth

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  33. 16
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    Blake Lively, Diora Baird, Jonah Hill

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  34. 17
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    often listed Brendan Fraser, Tiffani Thiessen, Carla Gugino

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  35. 40
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    added by sally Burt Reynolds, Seth Green, Dax Shepard

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  36. 3
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    Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

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  37. 7
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    Amy Smart, Andy Dick, Jimmy Kimmel

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  38. 9
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    Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Sophia Bush

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    added by teddybear1029 22 Jump Street

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  40. 35
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Me Without You

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