Most Popular College Freshman Movies and TV Shows
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1. Pitch Perfect (2012)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.
Votes: 256,831 | Gross: $65.00M
3. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
R | 109 min | Comedy
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Votes: 105,133 | Gross: $0.20M
4. Boy Erased (2018)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Votes: 18,985 | Gross: $6.79M
5. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Votes: 365,231 | Gross: $402.11M
6. Three Identical Strangers (2018)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.
Votes: 15,555 | Gross: $12.32M
7. Less Than Zero (1987)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
Votes: 16,899 | Gross: $12.40M
9. Kill Your Darlings (2013)
R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs.
Votes: 32,656 | Gross: $1.03M
10. The Rules of Attraction (2002)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Votes: 47,621 | Gross: $6.53M
11. American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002 Video)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
A girl named Rachael Newman has developed a taste for murder and will stand at nothing to become a college professor's assistant.
12. Pledge (2018)
Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of college freshmen pledge an exclusive fraternity but soon realize there's more at stake than they could have ever imagined.
13. Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–1994)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance
Zack, Screech, and Slater are all college students now. They are struggling to adapt to college life and facing rough times, sometimes thanks in part to R.A. Mike Rogers and Prof. Jeremiah ... See full summary »
14. Undeclared (2001–2003)
22 min | Comedy
College freshman Steve Karp, his girlfriend and their fellow dormmates embark on one the greatest experiences of their lives. Unfortunately for Steve, his lonely and recently divorced father is tagging along for the ride.
15. Indignation (2016)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.
Votes: 10,573 | Gross: $3.40M
16. Midnight Madness (1980)
PG | 112 min | Comedy
Leon planned "the great all-nighter" by picking college students to participate in an all-night long scavenger hunt. The 5 teams are given clues to solve, leading them to the next clue, ... See full summary »
17. The Freshman (1990)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime
An N.Y.C. film school student accepts a job with a local mobster who resembles a famous cinema godfather and who takes the young man under his wing, after demanding total loyalty.
Votes: 17,537 | Gross: $21.46M
20. The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
M | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams... See full summary »
Votes: 1,693 | Gross: $13.98M
22. Carmilla (2014–2016)
4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on ... See full summary »
24. Daddy Long Legs (1955)
Approved | 126 min | Musical, Romance
On a trip to France, millionaire Jervis Pendleton sees an 18 year old girl in an orphanage. Enchanted with her, but mindful of the difference in their ages, he sponsors her to college in ... See full summary »
27. Dil Dosti Etc (2007)
112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Delhi-based fellow-collegians-cum-hostelers, Sanjay Mishra, and Apurv, challenge each other to win the University elections and sleep with three different girls respectively before the ... See full summary »
28. Palo Alto, CA (2007)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
On their last night of Thanksgiving break, four old friends, now all college freshmen, realize their small town has more meaning than they ever imagined.
29. Brotherhood (I) (2010)
R | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Adam Buckley finds himself in the middle of a convenience store robbery during his last night as a pledge for a college fraternity. When the initiation ritual goes horribly wrong, and every... See full summary »
31. A Friend of Dorothy (1994)
33 min | Drama, Short
Winston arrives at NYU as a freshman, knowing he's gay and wondering where that fact will lead him. He falls hard for Tom, his temporary roommate who's soon to leave for L.A., and it's a ... See full summary »
36. In the Blood (2006)
Not Rated | 82 min | Horror, Thriller
Cassidy is a senior at a NYC college and he's trying to balance the demands of school, his role as big brother to Jessica, a freshman at the same school and his role as best buddy to ... See full summary »
38. The Boy Who Had Everything (1985)
R | 94 min | Drama
In '60's-era Australia, a college freshman must navigate freshman hazing, a distant mother, and a shaky relationship with his girlfriend.
Action, Comedy | Announced
An innocent young college freshman from the Midwest finds herself in the target of the Mafia.
Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
TV-14 | Drama, Romance
Paolo (Ejay Falcon) is a certified cynic when it comes to love. He refused to be like his mother (Irma Adlawan) who kept on loving his father (Rey 'PJ' Abellana) despite the latter's ... See full summary »
One Bad Choice (2015– )
TV-14 | 41 min | Drama
When faced with the possibility of dropping out of college, a studious girl solves her tuition problems through the adult industry.
Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sport
Julie Taylor prepares to go away to college. Mrs. Taylor digs into her new job as the guidance counselor at East Dillon and Coach Taylor poaches a basketball player for his team as the East... See full summary »
The Investigators (2000– )
Stalkers in the Shadows
Documentary, Crime, Drama
Two contrasting stalking cases of the famed criminal prosecutor Rhonda Saunders: one detailing the 2002 investigation of Anna Nicole Smith's ex-boyfriend-turned-stalker, Mark Hatten, and ... See full summary »
Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
The Right Hand of the Father
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sport
Vince's dad gets out on parole. A video of Maura drunk at the party with several Lions team members gets posted on the Internet. Mrs Taylor tries to take corrective action during school ... See full summary »