College The Funniest Comedy Movies About College  

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List Rules Vote up the most hilarious comedies about college life, including professors and uni students.

Keggers, toga parties, and pledging fraternities are just a few fun – and often funny – things about college. The top comedy movies about college feature scholastic competitions and new romantic relationships. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about college including everything from PCU to Revenge of the Nerds to Neighbors.

What films will you find on this best college comedy movies list? National Lampoon's Animal House has to be near the top. The Delta Tau Chi brothers wreak havoc across Faber College throughout this 1978 comedy film. John Belushi steals every scene he's in as the underachieving, yet crafty college student, Bluto. Adam Sandler's The Waterboy is another funny movie about college sports.

In Old School, Will Ferrell, Luke Wilson, and Vince Vaughn start a fraternity despite the fact that none of them are currently attending the university. Other good movies featured on this funny college films list include American Pie 2, How High, and Back to School.

Which college comedy do you think is the best? Give the funniest films a thumbs up and share some of your favorite scenes in the comments section.

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National Lampoon's Animal Hous... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis. The film was a direct spinoff from National Lampoon magazine. It is about a misfit group of fraternity ...more

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Revenge of the Nerds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
John Goodman, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards Revenge of the Nerds is a 1984 American comedy film about social life on a college campus. The film stars Robert Carradine and Anthony Edwards, with Curtis Armstrong, Ted McGinley, Julia ...more

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Old School is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell Old School is a 2003 American comedy film released by DreamWorks Pictures and The Montecito Picture Company and directed by Todd Phillips. The story was written by Court Crandall, and the film ...more

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Back to School is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Robert Downey Jr., Rodney Dangerfield, Sam Kinison Back to School is a 1986 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Terry Farrell, William Zabka, Ned Beatty, Sam Kinison, and Robert Downey, Jr. It was ...more

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The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more

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National Lampoon's Van Wilder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Sophia Bush National Lampoon's Van Wilder is a 2002 comedy film directed by Walt Becker that stars Ryan Reynolds as the title character. The film also stars Kal Penn, Tara Reid, and Daniel Cosgrove. It ...more

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American Pie 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth American Pie 2 is a 2001 American comedy film and the sequel to the 1999 film American Pie and the second film in the American Pie film series. It was written by Adam Herz and directed by James ...more

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Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen Neighbors is a 2014 American comedy film, directed by Nicholas Stoller and written by Andrew Cohen and Brendan O'Brien. The film stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, with Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, and ...more

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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. Featuring an ensemble cast, including Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Ester ...more

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Real Genius is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Val Kilmer, Chevy Chase, Deborah Foreman Real Genius is a 1985 satirical comedy film directed by Martha Coolidge. The film's screenplay was written by Neal Israel, Pat Proft, and Peter Torokvei. It stars Val Kilmer and Gabriel Jarret. ...more

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Road Trip is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Amy Smart, Andy Dick, Jimmy Kimmel Road Trip is a 2000 American road-comedy film written by Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong and directed by Phillips. The film, featuring an ensemble cast including Breckin Meyer, Seann William ...more

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Accepted is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Blake Lively, Jonah Hill, Diora Baird Accepted is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Steve Pink and written by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, and Mark Perez. The plot follows a group of high school graduates who create their own ...more

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PCU is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
David Spade, Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau filmography PCU is a 1994 American comedy film written by Adam Leff and Zak Penn and directed by Hart Bochner about college life at the fictional Port Chester University, and represents "an exaggerated ...more

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Slackers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Cameron Diaz, Laura Prepon, Jaime King Slackers is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Dewey Nicks and stars Jason Schwartzman, Devon Sawa, Jason Segel, and Michael Maronna.

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How High is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Jeffrey Jones, Tracy Morgan, Lark Voorhies How High is a 2001 stoner film starring Method Man and Redman, written by Dustin Lee Abraham, and director Jesse Dylan's debut feature film. Despite negative reviews from critics, the film ...more

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Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Nicholas Stoller. The film is a sequel to Neighbors, and follows the Radners (Rogen and Rose Byrne) having to outwit a new ...more

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College Road Trip is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Raven-Symoné, Martin Lawrence, Brenda Song College Road Trip is a 2008 American family comedy film directed by Roger Kumble and starring Martin Lawrence, Raven-Symoné, Brenda Song, Margo Harshman, and Donny Osmond. The film ...more

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Dead Man on Campus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Alyson Hannigan, Poppy Montgomery, Jason Segel Dead Man on Campus is a 1998 dark comedy film starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tom Everett Scott. It centers on the urban legend that a student gets straight As if his or her roommate commits ...more

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Sydney White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, John Schneider Sydney White also known as Sydney White and the Seven Dorks is a 2007 teen comedy film starring Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, and Matt Long, and based on the story of Snow White and the Seven

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American Pie Presents: Beta Ho... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Eugene Levy, Robbie Amell, Rachel Skarsten American Pie Presents: Beta House is a 2007 American teen comedy film released by Universal Pictures. It is the third spin-off in the American Pie film series and the sequel to American Pie ...more

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Sorority Boys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Brian Posehn, Michael Rosenbaum, Heather Matarazzo Sorority Boys is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Wallace Wolodarsky, about a group of college guys who dress up as women in order to prove their innocence for a crime they did not

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Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
Lauren Cohan, Kal Penn, Holly Davidson National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj is a 2006 sequel to the 2002 comedy National Lampoon's Van Wilder starring Kal Penn. Despite the film's title, Ryan Reynolds does not reprise the ...more

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Freshman Orientation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About College
John Goodman, Rachel Dratch, Marla Sokoloff Freshman Orientation is a 2004 romantic comedy film written and directed by Ryan Shiraki. PLOT: Clay's got the perfect plan to get the sexy sorority blonde of his dreams, but his scheme ...more