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 Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    John Goodman, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards

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    Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rodney Dangerfield, Jason Hervey

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    Val Kilmer, Chevy Chase, Penny Baker

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    Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

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    Amy Smart, Andy Dick, Jimmy Kimmel

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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    Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Sophia Bush

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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara

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    Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid

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    Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Kathy Bates

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    David Spade, Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau

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    often listed Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Rob Lowe

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    Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

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    Blake Lively, Diora Baird, Jonah Hill

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    often listed Brendan Fraser, Tiffani Thiessen, Carla Gugino

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    Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne

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    Alyson Hannigan, Poppy Montgomery, Jason Segel

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    added by VFBundy Alyson Hannigan, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid

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    Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Katie Holmes, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Douglas

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    Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan, Lark Voorhies

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    Cameron Diaz, Laura Prepon, Jaime King

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

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

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    Jessica Biel, Ian Somerhalder, Kate Bosworth

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    Lindsay Wagner, Edward Herrmann, John Houseman

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    Zoe Saldana, Nick Cannon, Orlando Jones

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    Brendan Fraser, Patrick Dempsey, Joe Pesci

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    Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Tori Amos

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    Eugene Levy, Robbie Amell, Rachel Skarsten

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    Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ali MacGraw

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    often listed Eugene Levy, Jessy Schram, Christopher McDonald

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Me Without You

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

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    added by Trioxin245 Shirley Temple, Clifton Webb, Alan Young

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    added by sally Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk, Michelle Trachtenberg

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    added by sally Burt Reynolds, Seth Green, Dax Shepard

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