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No matter if you’re looking to learn a bit more about life in college, looking to have a good laugh, or looking to reminisce on your past college days, there’s a college movie for you. We’ve compiled 20 of the best movies about college life. Some are comedy films, some drama and all show a well-rounded view on college from perspectives of the student.

1. Old School

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  • Year: 2003
  • Main Actors: Will Ferrell, Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: R

In this hilarious comedy, former college friends decide to relive their student days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater. They recruit a collection of other non-traditional students while trying to avoid eviction by the current student dean who holds a grudge against the friends.

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Here’s what you’ll learn about: Ups and downs of post-college life, fraternity and sorority life, college politics, party culture

2. Animal House

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  • Year: 1978
  • Main Actors: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: R

National Lampoon’s Animal House is a classic movie about college life. In this comedy, two fraternities go head to head: one being a group of misfits, and other other a group of homogenous, upper-middle-class preps.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Fraternity and sorority life, college politics, and a lot of party culture

3. House Bunny

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  • Year: 2008
  • Main Actors: Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Colin Hanks
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG-13

A Playboy bunny is kicked out of the mansion and must find new work and a place to stay. She gets a job managing an unpopular sorority and learns the values of what makes a sisterhood in a sorority.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Fraternity and sorority life, a bit of party culture

4. Legally Blonde

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  • Year: 2001
  • Main Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, Luke Wilson
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Rating: PG-13

In this cool, girl power movie about college life, an unlikely applicant gets accepted into law school at an Ivy League school. She proves that looks and gender aren’t everything and you can be successful if you work hard.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Law school, school admissions process, internships

5. Accepted

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  • Year: 2006
  • Main Actors: Justin Long, Blake Lively, Jonah Hill
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG-13

One of the funniest movies about college life, this comedy follows a group of high school grads who make up their own college when they get rejected from other schools. This new school is an alternative, student-led college which ends up standing up against college accreditation standards. Getting rejected from colleges you apply to can hurt, but that doesn’t mean you should give up — there will always be a right school for you. It might also be a good idea to apply to some of these colleges with the highest acceptance rates. Some might surprise you!

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College politics, college admissions process, group college dynamics, on-campus living, alternative colleges

6. Pitch Perfect

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  • Year: 2012
  • Main Actors: Rebel Wilson, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow
  • Genre: Comedy/Music/Romance
  • Rating: PG-13

In this film, a female college singing group goes head to head with a rival male singing group. An unassuming new recruit helps the a-capella group rebrand and find a new identity.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Student groups, student music groups

7. Monsters University

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  • Year: 2013
  • Main Voices: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi
  • Genre: Animation
  • Rating: G

Monsters University shows the story of an unlikely pair becoming inseparable best friends in college. Mike and Sulley work together to become heroes of the on-campus sporting competition. The two met on their first day of college, which for many, is an exciting but also nerve wracking time in a college career. For tips and how to have a great first day, check out our guide on what to expect on your first day of college.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: New college friendships, first day of college, fraternity and sorority life, on-campus living

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8. Good Will Hunting

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  • Year: 1997
  • Main Actors: Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon
  • Genre: Drama/Romance
  • Rating: R

A janitor at M.I.T turns out to be a mathematics genius. With the help of a physcologist, the young man struggles to find his identity and purpose, and creates important relationships and bonds along the way.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Professor/student relationships, college dating, student identity

9. The Social Network

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  • Year: 2010
  • Main Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
  • Genre: Biography/Drama
  • Rating: PG-13

A Harvard student and computer genius has an idea. What starts as a small and an interesting project turns this student into a billionaire in only 6 years. But becoming a self-made billionaire and creating something the entire world uses comes with a huge set of personal and legal issues.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Student entrepreneurship, computer programming, Ivy League school culture

10. The Internship

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  • Year: 2013
  • Main Actors: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rose Byrne
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG-13

Two men not-so-fresh out of college end up enrolled into an internship program where they compete with more recent graduates for a chance to work at a top company. This movie shows the intensity new grads encounter when trying to enter the workforce, but not all of the job search is full of strife — there are plenty of moments where you find how strong you can be.

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Here’s what you’ll learn about: Post-grad life, internships, group work and community building, competition in the job market

11. Revenge of the Nerds

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  • Year: 1984
  • Main Actors: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: R

Two nerdy college freshmen set off for college. When they arrive, they find a less-than-accepting atmosphere with jocks making fun of them, and difficulties getting the girls they want. But these two nerds find revenge by using their smarts and ingenuity to get back at the jocks.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Life as a freshman, fraternities and sororities, college cliques, college dating and college friendships

12. Rudy

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  • Year: 1993
  • Main Actors: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Betty
  • Genre: Biography, Sport
  • Rating: PG

This inspiring college film is all about achieving your dreams, in spite of what other people say can’t be done. Rudy comes from a small town where people tend to stay put. He has always wanted to play college sports but was told he is too small, and not athletic or smart enough. Nonetheless, he sets out to prove everyone wrong.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College sports, achieving goals, application processes

13. Real Genius

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  • Year: 1985
  • Main Actors: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG

A teenage genius enters college early and goes to a school that is well known for its science programs. This student, along with his roomate, develop a high-powered laser for a class project but soon realize that their college professor plans to steal their idea.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College science, group projects, on-campus living, early college attendance

14. Waterboy

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  • Year: 1998
  • Main Actors: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG-13

The Waterboy starts out as just that — a college football waterboy, who is very attached and close with his mother. But through help from his couch and other teammates, he discovers he has talent for football. But this waterboy must navigate the struggles of trying to please yourself, your teammates, and your family while in college.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College sports, family relationships during college, disabilities in college

15. Van Wilder

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  • Year: 2002
  • Main Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: R

Van Wilder is living a great life in college — he is popular, hosts amazing parties, even has an exchange student as a personal assistant. So why should he graduate? He doesn’t. Instead, he becomes a professional student partier until his father finds out he’s been paying for these seven years of college and Van Wilder must figure out another way to keep on partying.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College dating, college parties, fraternities and sororities

16. Mona Lisa Smile

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  • Year: 2003
  • Main Actors: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13

Set in a 1950s prestigious all-girls school, a group of young women in an art history class are challenged by their professor. The female art professor recognizes great potential in her students and encourages them to see life through new, progressive eyes. In this historical movie, you’ll learn quite a bit about college life and women’s struggles in college during the 1950s.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College in the 1950s, women’s roles in the 1950s, art history, women in college, student-professor relationships

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17. Save the Last Dance 2

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  • Year: 2006
  • Main Actors: Izabella Miko, Columbus Short, Jacqueline Bisset
  • Genre: Drama, Music
  • Rating: PG-13

Sara continues her dreams of dancing and being a ballerina star, but this time she joins Juilliard — a prestigious performing arts school in New York. She sets off to achieve high goals against all odds, and with the help of friends, she finds herself, despite being in an entirely new environment.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College dancing, college dating, college cliques, performing arts colleges

18. Life of the Party

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  • Year: 2018
  • Main Actors: Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falone
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG-13

A middle-aged mother finds out she is being divorced and decides to go back to school. She ends up at the same college as her daughter. You will laugh and find inspiration in this funny movie that proves that you can find yourself at any age. If you’re thinking about going back to school later on, you are not alone! Many adults are finding that the next best step for them is to get a college degree. Check out tips here on going back to school.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Family relationships while in college, going back to school, on-campus living

19. Syndey White

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  • Year: 2007
  • Main Actors: Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, Matt Long
  • Genre: Comedy/Drama/Romance
  • Rating: PG-13

In this charming tale, a remake of the classic Snow White, a freshman attempts to pledge her mother’s sorority. But when she finds out that sorority life isn’t the sisterhood she had in mind, she goes off to live with seven misfits who live outside the greek community.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: Fraternity and sorority life, college politics, off-campus living, college dating

20. Drumline

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  • Year: 2002
  • Main Actors: Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana, Orlando Jones
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Rating: PG-13

A Harlem drummer gets recruited to play for a big southern university. In this funny and creative storyline, you’ll also get to know a bit more about cultural differences between the northern U.S. and the southern U.S.

Here’s what you’ll learn about: College bands, college dance teams, college sports, college dating

Conclusion

Whether you are looking forward to college soon, looking to reminisce about your college days or you’re currently in college and looking to let some steam off with these movies, you’ll be sure to find something funny and inspirational in these 20 movies about college life.

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20 Must See Movies About College Life | University of the People? ›

20 Must See Movies About College Life
  • Old School. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2003. ...
  • Animal House. Photo: IMDB. Year: 1978. ...
  • House Bunny. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2008. ...
  • Legally Blonde. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2001. ...
  • Accepted. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2006. ...
  • Pitch Perfect. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2012. ...
  • Monsters University. Photo: IMDB. ...
  • Good Will Hunting. Photo: IMDB.

What is one movie everyone should see? ›

1. "The Godfather" (1972) "The Godfather" (and its sequel) is just one of those perfect movies. The story, casting, and direction all work together to create onscreen magic.

Which college has the best life? ›

Read on to check out the full list.
  1. University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin/Facebook.
  2. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. ...
  3. University of Wisconsin. ...
  4. University of Georgia. ...
  5. Yale University. ...
  6. University of Southern California. ...
  7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ...
  8. University of California at Los Angeles. ...
Sep 7, 2016

Is watching movies good for students? ›

Movies can help develop children's cognitive skills, such as forming long-term memory, maintaining focus, developing logic, reasoning, visual and auditory processes. Movies bring up many conversation scenes that can help introduce children to a lot of vocabulary and pronunciation.

Where was the movie College filmed? ›

Many of the scenes of the actors at university are filmed on the campus of Tulane University in New Orleans and Grace King High School in Metairie on January 2007.

What are the top 10 movies right now? ›

30 Most Popular Movies Right Now
  • #1. Jurassic World Dominion (2022) 30% #1. ...
  • #2. Top Gun: Maverick (2022) 97% #2. ...
  • #3. Hustle (2022) 92% #3. ...
  • #4. Morbius (2022) 16% #4. ...
  • #5. What Is a Woman? (2022) #5. ...
  • #6. Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) 95% #6. ...
  • #7. Top Gun (1986) 57% #7. ...
  • #8. Jurassic World (2015) 71% #8.

What is the best movie of all time top 10? ›

Top 100 Greatest Movies of All Time (The Ultimate List)
  • The Godfather (1972) R | 175 min | Crime, Drama. ...
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994) R | 142 min | Drama. ...
  • Schindler's List (1993) ...
  • Raging Bull (1980) ...
  • Casablanca (1942) ...
  • Citizen Kane (1941) ...
  • Gone with the Wind (1939) ...
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Which college has happiest students? ›

Top 25 Happiest Colleges
  • Princeton University.
  • Brown University.
  • Vanderbilt University.
  • College of William and Mary.
  • Kansas State University.
  • University of Iowa.
  • Fairfield University.
  • University of California, Berkeley.
Apr 10, 2022

What college has the unhappiest students? ›

Xavier University of Louisiana has been named the unhappiest university campus in America, keeping the unwanted title for a second consecutive year.

What is the most fun college? ›

The 20 Most Fun Colleges In America
  1. #1 Clemson University. Clemson, South Carolina.
  2. #2 Penn State University. State College, Pennsylvania. ...
  3. #3 Syracuse University. Syracuse, New York. ...
  4. #4 Tulane University. ...
  5. #5 University of Iowa. ...
  6. #6 Virginia Tech University. ...
  7. #7 Kansas State University. ...
  8. #8 Florida State University. ...
Aug 6, 2014

Do movies educate us? ›

Movies are great resource for visual learners because they enable them to understand concepts without the barriers that hinder learning. Just like books, movies allow students insight into the lives of different characters, how their perspective differs and how they handle certain situations.

Why are movies important for college students? ›

Providing Motivation and Inspiration

Watching the right movies can help to provide students with valuable inspiration and motivation, which can be hugely beneficial when it comes to keeping your goals in mind and aiming as high as possible with your academic achievements.

Can you show PG 13 movies in high school? ›

In many cases, PG-13- and R-rated movies may be shown to middle school and high school students unless parents specifically request that their children be excluded from the viewing.

What college was Dawson's Creek filmed at? ›

University of North Carolina Wilmington: 'Dawson's Creek'

The coming-of-age story of a teenage boy named Dawson Leery and his group of friends was shot in Wilmington, North Carolina, which stood in for the fictional coastal town of Capeside, Massachusetts.

What is the movie College about? ›

What movie is being filmed at Clayton State University? ›

Home Safe (2022)

What is number 1 movie on Netflix? ›

Red Notice

What is the #1 movie right now 2021? ›

Domestic Box Office For 2021
RankReleaseRunning Time
1Spider-Man: No Way Home-
2Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings-
3Venom: Let There Be Carnage-
4Black Widow-
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Which movie has the best story? ›

51 Movies with an amazing storyline!!
  • Forrest Gump (1994) PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance. ...
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy. ...
  • The Godfather (1972) R | 175 min | Crime, Drama. ...
  • The Green Mile (1999) ...
  • Schindler's List (1993) ...
  • Inception (2010) ...
  • Back to the Future (1985) ...
  • Saw (2004)

What film won the most Oscars? ›

As of September 2021, three films tied for most Academy Award wins of all time. "Ben-Hur" (1959), "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003), and "Titanic" (1997) each received 11 Oscars. The musical with the most Oscar wins was "West Side Story" (1961), with ten trophies.

What is the most beautiful college campus? ›

Most Beautiful College Campuses in the US
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA.
  • Berry College, Mount Berry, GA.
  • Kenyon College, Gambier, OH.
  • Duke University, Durham, NC.
  • Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN.

What college has the nicest dorm? ›

Here are 25 of the best college dorms in America, according to reviews and ratings on college information site Niche.
  1. High Point University. ...
  2. Washington University in St Louis. ...
  3. Johnson University. ...
  4. Saginaw Valley State University. ...
  5. Union University. ...
  6. Grand Canyon University. ...
  7. Indiana Wesleyan University. ...
  8. Stevenson University.
Aug 5, 2021

What college has the most school spirit? ›

1. Syracuse University — Students at 'Cuse bleed orange. Their school spirit is felt far and wide, and it is always evident at jam-packed football and basketball games.

What college has the hardest academics? ›

Top 10 Hardest Colleges to Get Into
SchoolLocationSAT Middle 50%
1. Columbia UniversityNew York City, NY1510-1560
2. Stanford UniversityStanford, CA1470-1570
3. Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA1470-1570*
4. Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA1510-1580
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Oct 11, 2021

Which is best school life or college life? ›

From childhood to teenage, school tries to prepare you for your life as an adult. Whereas in college, the teachers teach adults how to transition from a teenager to a professional of corporate life. Believe it or not, our life as a school student is actually more disciplined than it can ever be as a college student.

Are Harvard students happy? ›

On a five-point scale, Harvard students' overall satisfaction is 3.95, compared to an average of 4.16 from the 30 other schools surveyed by the Consortium on Financing Higher Education, which includes all eight Ivies, along with top research institutions and small liberal arts schools.

Which country has the best college experience? ›

  • #8 - France. 🌍 ...
  • #7 - The Netherlands. 🌍 Ranked #4 in Europe. ...
  • #6 - United Kingdom. 🌍 Ranked #3 in Europe. ...
  • #5 -Switzerland. 🌍 Ranked #2 in Europe. ...
  • #4 - United States. 🌍 Ranked #2 in North America. ...
  • #3 - Germany. 🌍 Ranked #1 in Europe. ...
  • #2 - Canada. 🌍 Ranked #1 in North America. ...
  • #1 - Australia. 🎓 To access higher-quality teaching.
Jan 4, 2022

Which movie is based on education? ›

1. Freedom Writers (2007) Based on the true story of Erin Gruwell, A young teacher that inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

What should I watch for education? ›

10 Educational Movies Every Teacher Should See
  • Dangerous Minds. Dangerous Minds, made in the 20th century, this movie revolves around a teacher who displays dedication in teaching those who hail from an under-privileged school. ...
  • Stand and Deliver. ...
  • Lean on Me. ...
  • The Karate Kid. ...
  • Election. ...
  • The Mighty. ...
  • Stand By Me.
Nov 3, 2016

Why movies are better for learning? ›

They help students easily understand and recall all the events that they are being taught. This is simply because of one thing; films eliminate the imagination factor that comes with theoretically learning of historical events.

Are movies good for you? ›

Some studies show that watching movies can make you more productive and help with your mental wellbeing. A study conducted by researchers at University College London and Vue Cinema found that people who watched movies experienced improved mental focus and fixation towards the movie.

How do movies shape our lives? ›

Sitcoms and comedy shows make us laugh, psychological thrillers help us see the world from new perspectives, and historical films help us understand where we've come from as a people. Every video and every film can reflect society and transform opinions.

Why film is important in our life? ›

Films encourage us to take action. Our favourite characters, superheroes, teach us life lessons. They give us ideas and inspiration to do everything for the better instead of just sitting around, waiting for things to go their way.

Can schools play Disney movies? ›

Under the "Face-to-Face Teaching Exemption," copyrighted movies may be shown in a K-12 school setting without copyright permission only if all criteria are met: A teacher or instructor is present, engaged in face-to-face teaching activities. The institution must be an accredited, nonprofit educational institution.

Are teachers allowed to show movies? ›

The TEACH Act amendment to the Copyright Act, codified at § 110(2), permits the performance of a reasonable and limited portion of films in an online classroom. Instructors may also rely upon fair use for showing films in an online course, although showing an entire film online may or may not constitute fair use.

Are PG movies allowed in school? ›

In order for your child to be able to watch a PG rated movie, a permission slip must be signed by the parent. Please complete the form and return to school with your child. This form will be kept on file for the school year.

Where does Pacey go to college? ›

Since Pacey chose not to attend college, Seasons 5 and 6 would've been about him staying in his hometown and making a life for himself there. The other characters would visit during holidays and on weekends. Most importantly, Dawson's movie set fiascos would be stories we'd hear about but wouldn't have to sit through.

Was Dawson's Creek Cancelled? ›

The series ended on May 14, 2003. Along with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dawson's Creek became the flagship show for The WB and launched its main cast to international stardom. The show placed at No. 90 on Entertainment Weekly's "New TV Classics" list in 2007.

Where was Joey's college filmed? ›

The series has filmed at locations in and around Duke University since July. "Dawson's Creek," in its fifth season on The WB, has followed its main characters as they left Capeside to start college. Duke's campus is the setting for Worthington, a fictitious New England university where Joey is a freshman.

What movies take place at college? ›

20 Must See Movies About College Life
  • Old School. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2003. ...
  • Animal House. Photo: IMDB. Year: 1978. ...
  • House Bunny. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2008. ...
  • Legally Blonde. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2001. ...
  • Accepted. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2006. ...
  • Pitch Perfect. Photo: IMDB. Year: 2012. ...
  • Monsters University. Photo: IMDB. ...
  • Good Will Hunting. Photo: IMDB.

Where can I watch college? ›

Watch College Streaming Online | Hulu (Free Trial)

Why is college rated R? ›

MPAA explanation: pervasive crude and sexual content, nudity, language, drug and alcohol abuse.

What is a movie that everyone likes? ›

Classics like Shawshank Redemption, Friday, and Clueless transcend boundaries created by generation and race and are still as loved today as the day they hit theaters – maybe even more so.

What's a movie that everyone knows? ›

25 Movies Nearly Everyone Has Seen
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939) PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy. ...
  • Star Wars (1977) PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy. ...
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) ...
  • Jurassic Park (1993) ...
  • Toy Story (1995) ...
  • Jaws (1975) ...
  • Titanic (1997) ...
  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

What movie should everyone watch at least once? ›

29 Movies Everyone Needs To Watch At Least Once In Their Life
  1. The Princess Bride. 20th Century Studios. ...
  2. Forrest Gump. Paramount Pictures. ...
  3. Airplane. Paramount Pictures. ...
  4. The Shawshank Redemption. Castle Rock Entertainment. ...
  5. Schindler's List. Universal Pictures. ...
  6. Spirited Away. Studio Ghibli. ...
  7. 12 Angry Men. ...
  8. The Green Mile.
Apr 15, 2020

What is considered the best movie of all time? ›

Best movies of all time
  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Film. Science fiction. ...
  2. The Godfather (1972) Film. Thrillers. ...
  3. Citizen Kane (1941) Film. ...
  4. Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) Film. ...
  5. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Film. ...
  6. La Dolce Vita (1960) Film. ...
  7. Seven Samurai (1954) Film. ...
  8. In the Mood for Love (2000) Film.
Jun 1, 2022

What to watch when you don't know what to watch? ›

best movies to watch when you don't know what to watch
  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006) PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama. ...
  • The Age of Adaline (2015) ...
  • The Ugly Truth (2009) ...
  • The Prince and Me (2004) ...
  • Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) ...
  • Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004) ...
  • A Royal Night Out (2015) ...
  • Love, Rosie (2014)

Where can I watch old movies? ›

How to Watch Classic Movies: The 10 Best Apps and Sites
  1. Turner Classic Movies. ...
  2. Pluto TV. ...
  3. Shout Factory. ...
  4. The Criterion Channel. ...
  5. Library of Congress: National Streaming Room. ...
  6. Netflix. ...
  7. Old Movies---Oldies but Goldies. ...
  8. The Film Detective.
Oct 23, 2009

How do you find a movie name you don't know? ›

Name The Actors

One of the easiest ways to find a movie title is by searching the actors who were in it. You can look up an actor's Wikipedia or IMDb page to check their filmography, and you should find the movie you're looking for there.

What is the most uncommon movie? ›

Top 100 Uncommon Movies
  • Avatar (2009) PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy. ...
  • Fire (1996) ...
  • Exam (2009) ...
  • The Social Network (2010) ...
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) ...
  • Casablanca (1942) ...
  • The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) ...
  • Schindler's List (1993)

What is a sleeper hit movie? ›

In the entertainment industry, a sleeper hit is a film, television series, music release, video game, or some other entertainment product that was initially unsuccessful on release but became a success later on.

How can I watch rare movies? ›

Ten Places to Find Rare Movies That Will Help You Get Over the Closure of Vidiots
  1. A Video Store Named Desire. 11631 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. ...
  2. Brand Library & Art Center. 1601 West Mountain St., Glendale. ...
  3. Cinefile. ...
  4. Eddie Brandt's Saturday Matinee. ...
  5. Odyssey Video. ...
  6. Video Hut. ...
  7. Video Journeys. ...
  8. Video Paradiso.
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Which movies should everyone watch? ›

Here are 49 comedies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime.
  • "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" Jim Carrey in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective." Warner Bros. ...
  • "Airplane!" ...
  • "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" ...
  • "Bridesmaids" ...
  • "Animal House" ...
  • "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" ...
  • "Clueless" ...
  • "The Big Lebowski"
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Who is the best actor in the world? ›

25 Greatest Actors Of All Time
  • Gian Maria Volonte.
  • Dustin Hoffman.
  • Al Pacino.
  • Tom Hanks.
  • Gary Oldman.
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • Joaquin Phoenix.
Feb 19, 2022

What are the top 10 movies in the last 5 years? ›

Best Films of the Last 5 Years (2015-2019)
  • The Revenant (2015) R | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Drama. ...
  • The Invisible Guest (2016) TV-MA | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery. ...
  • Green Book (2018) PG-13 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama. ...
  • Hacksaw Ridge (2016) ...
  • Molly's Game (2017) ...
  • Logan (2017) ...
  • The Accountant (2016) ...
  • Lion (2016)

What film won the most Oscars? ›

As of September 2021, three films tied for most Academy Award wins of all time. "Ben-Hur" (1959), "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003), and "Titanic" (1997) each received 11 Oscars. The musical with the most Oscar wins was "West Side Story" (1961), with ten trophies.

What is the greatest movie of all time and why? ›

The 100 Greatest Films of All Time
  • Vertigo. Alfred Hitchcock, USA 1958. ...
  • Citizen Kane. Orson Welles, USA 1941. ...
  • Tokyo Story. Ozu Yasujiro, Japan 1953. ...
  • La Règle du jeu. Jean Renoir, France 1939. ...
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans. F.W. Murnau, USA 1927. ...
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...
  • The Searchers. ...
  • Man with a Movie Camera.
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