Knowing well that it is time to leave for college as summer comes to an end, why not pack your device with a collection of popular Funny College Movies? These Top 10 Movies About College, have been critically praised by viewers as well as movie critics, thus can add fun to your dull afternoon when you will be wondering around what to do, as the party is off for now. So waste no time and glide through the selection to enjoy the Best College Campus Movie.
Top Ten College Movies
Know the top ten college movies to drive away the monotony that academic life at times tends to offer.
1. 22 Jump Street
Casting the same main stars from 21 Jump Street, its sequel 22 Jump Street has hit the theatre on 4th June and 13th June 2014 in New York City and the USA, only to earn $268 million at box office. The action comedy had received widespread positive responses from audiences and critics alike.
Starring Paul Rudd and Tina Fey, the Admission is a 2013 rom-com drama that has afforded a position among the top 10 college movies with its heart warming story line. It is the adaption of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s novel with the similar title. Admission is directed by Paul Weitz where Tina shoulders the role of Portia Nathan, an admission department employee of Princeton University while Paul represents John Pressman, a funkily life-affirming teacher in a separate institute. It is the chemistry between the two that the movie had garnered a lot of attention.
Accepted is a comedy movie revolving around the life of a high – school goer who fakes up the existence of a false university to fool his parents as he gets rejected from every school. The 18th August 2006 release is high on drama and each character stands tall to justify the hilariously ridiculous plot. Accepted was directed by Steve Pink and was shoot out in California and Los Angeles. During its opening week it was not only at fifth position at the US box office but had also earned $10,023,835.
4. Monsters University
The only animation film to hit the record of best college movies, the Monster University is heart-melting about two rival monsters who meet in college only to end up as best friends. Produced by Pixar Animation Studios, the movie was released on 21st June 2013 in the United States. Showered with positive reviews, Monsters University was a box off hit grossing $743 million and winning one Annie Awards and one Hollywood Film Awards.
5. An Education
Offering the perfect dramatic shape to Lynn Barber’s bestselling memoir of the similar name, An Education is a 95 minutes coming-of-age movie release on 30th October, 2009 and 5th February 2010 in the United Kingdom and the United States, respectively. Though the movie portrayed the sophisticated seduction of a middle-aged man with a teenager it was a huge success due to its wonderfully entertaining and romantic plot. It didn’t carry any pinch of pain or anger and had been awarded with Cinematography award and the Audience Choice award.
6. Smart People
Another funny college movie that gained popularity during 2008 is Noam Murro directed Smart People. The movie has been rated as aptly amusing and fairly intelligent. The film narrates the tale of a widowed parent cum professor (Dennis Quaid), his overachieving high school daughter and the alienated college son. Though Dennis can be compared to a specialist in Victorian literature, his character has a portion to the frisky comedy that the film carries.
7. Sydney White
Amanda Bynes playing the most matured role as the lead character, Sydney White retells the fairytale story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with a contemporary twist. Despite being an adaption of the fable, the ridiculousness of the story has every detail perfectly scripted to depict the brain-dead campus comedy. Furthermore, it carries strong message of accepting all sorts of people and not to be quaking in fear of the elite class. At its open week, Sydney White was spotted at No. 6 at the U.S. Box office earning $5,196,380.
8. The House Bunny
Though The House Bunny can be compared as a mash-up of films that we all have already seen somewhere or sometimes, it has got something that has makes its narration unique from the rest. Listed among the best college campus movies, the American rom-com, directed by Fred Wolf was released on 22nd August 2008. Even the lead cast – Anna Faris received a lot of praises for her appropriate role of an aspiring Playboy Playmate.
9. Good Will Hunting
Written by Damon and Affleck, the Good Will Hunting is a critically acclaimed and internationally successful film that went out to earn more than $225 million. The drama film was opened in theatre on 5th December, 1997 and has won two awards for best supporting actor and best original screenplay along with nine Academy Award nominations. Unlike the others, here it screens the perfect relation between a doctor and his 20 years old school going, mathematic lover patient. The complete movie was filmed in parts of Toronto and Greater Boston.
10. The Social Network
The last one to be included into the list of top ten college movies is none other than The Social Network, released on 1st October, 2010. Staying true to its title, the movie depicted how the most popular social media networking site – Facebook was conceived by its founder while he was in university. As soon as it started screen, it got flooded with critical appreciations for acting, editing and directing. Moreover, the movie was awarded with eight nominations, winning three at the 83rd Academy awards along with various other accolades.