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The Best Movies About Dating In College

List RulesVote up your favorite films about dating in college.

There's a time and a place for everything and it's called college. Now it's time to vote up the best movies about college dating. College is the place where you're supposed to let go and experiment. You're away from home for the first time, no more curfews, no more checking in, no more monitoring. It's a time to let loose and go crazy in an environment where you're not always required to have a chaperone. What could go wrong? You'll have to watch these college movies about dating to find out.

This dating in college movie list has a mix of the best movies about dating in college, from college rom coms to heartfelt dramas. So vote for the greatest dating in college movies and don't forget to add anything that's missing!

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  • 1
    Matt Damon, Robin Williams
    20
    4

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Will Hunting (Matt Damon) has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau  ...more
  • 2
    Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson
    17
    4

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Luketic

    Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) has it all. She wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But there is one thing stopping him (Matthew Davis) from proposing: She is too blond. Elle  ...more
  • 3
    Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin
    17
    5

    Released2012

    Directed byJason Moore

    College student Beca (Anna Kendrick) knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals  ...more
  • 4
    Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart
    11
    3

    Released2009

    Directed byGreg Mottola

    It's the summer of 1987, and recent college grad James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg) can't wait to begin his long-anticipated dream trip to Europe. Unfortunately, James' plans come to a screeching halt  ...more
  • 5
    Blake Lively, Jonah Hill
    10
    2

    Released2006

    Directed bySteve Pink

    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 fake  ...more
  • 6
    Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan
    10
    4

    Released2006

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    Step Up is a 2006 American romantic dance film directed by Anne Fletcher starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum. Set in Baltimore, Maryland, the film follows the tale of the disadvantaged  ...more
  • 7
    Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum
    11
    5

    Released2014

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

    Although they made their way through high school successfully, an investigation at a local college brings big changes for undercover officers Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill). When  ...more
  • 8

    The To Do List

    Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons
    11
    7

    Released2013

    Directed byMaggie Carey

    It's 1993, and high-school valedictorian Brandy Klark (Aubrey Plaza) decides she needs to shed her uptight image before college. She puts together a list of all the activities -- including sex -- she
  • 9
    Amy Smart, Andy Dick
    7
    2

    Released2000

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    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 Scott,  ...more
  • 10
    Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin
    18
    20

    Released2019

    Directed byJenny Gage

    Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin  ...more
  • 11
    Melissa McCarthy, Molly Gordon
    6
    3

    Released2018

    Directed byBen Falcone

    Life of the Party is a 2018 comedy film directed by Ben Falcone. After a surprise divorce from her husband (Matt Walsh), forty-something mom Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) decides to attend the same  ...more
  • 12
    Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard
    5
    2

    Released2017

    Directed byChristopher B. Landon

    Happy Death Day is a 2017 American slasher film directed by Christopher B. Landon. A college student (Jessica Rothe) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying  ...more
  • 13
    James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder
    7
    5

    Released2002

    Directed byRoger Avary

    Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, "Rules" centers around Partrick Bateman's younger brother and his college friends bizarre mating rituals that mix sex, drugs, music and mayhem in a  ...more
  • 14
    Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft
    6
    3

    Released1967

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) has just finished college and, back at his parents' house, he's trying to avoid the one question everyone keeps asking: What does he want to do with his life? An  ...more
  • 15
    Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid
    5
    3

    Released2002

    Directed byWalt Becker

    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 features  ...more
  • 16
    Method Man, Redman
    5
    4

    Released2001

    Directed byJesse Dylan

    Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are  ...more
  • 17
    Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana
    4
    2

    Released2002

    Directed byCharles Stone

    Set against the high-energy, high-stakes world of show-style marching bands, "Drumline" is a fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university,  ...more
  • 18
    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi
    4
    2

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Landis

    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 members  ...more
  • 19
    Jeff Bennett, Vicki Lewis
    4
    2

    Released2000

    Directed byDouglas McCarthy

    In this animated family film, the aptly named Goofy (Bill Farmer) is deeply proud of his college-bound son, Max (Jason Marsden). For his part, Max, who is more cool and collected than his frantic and  ...more
  • 20
    Katie Holmes, Marc Blucas
    4
    3

    Released2004

    Directed byForest Whitaker

    Samantha MacKenzie (Katie Holmes), the daughter of the president of the United States (Michael Keaton), arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their  ...more
  • 21

    Honey 3: Dare to Dance

    Cassie Ventura, Kenny Wormald
    4
    3
  • 22
    Anna Faris, Colin Hanks
    5
    5

    Released2008

    Directed byFred Wolf

    Sexpot Shelley Darlington (Anna Faris) lives comfortably at the Playboy Mansion, until a jealous rival gets her tossed out on her tail. With nowhere else to go, she winds up at Zeta Alpha Zeta  ...more
  • 23
    Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards
    5
    5

    Released1984

    Directed byJeff Kanew

    Geeky college students Gilbert (Anthony Edwards) and Lewis (Robert Carradine) are evicted from their dormitory when the Alpha Betas -- who recently burned down their own fraternity house by accident  ...more
  • 24
    Alyssa Milano, Tia Carrere
    3
    3

    Released1992

    Directed byJimmy Zeilinger

    Little Sister is a 1992 American comedy film written and directed by Jimmy Zeilinger. Starring Jonathan Silverman and Alyssa Milano, the film was released in the UK under the title Mister Sister.  ...more
  • 25
    Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire
    2
    2

    Released2000

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

    Grady (Michael Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even  ...more