The best American comedies about students

Student life is one of the most fun periods in the life of every person. In order to somehow escape from boring activities, young guys arrange unforgettable parties that turn into unexpected adventures.

And if today is not such a day for you – do not be discouraged! After all, we have created for you a list of the best American college comedies, watching which you will feel the full student life.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Legally Blonde (2001)

Ellie Woods is a pretty fashion merchandising student and president of a popular student sorority. A girl is desperate after her boyfriend Warner doesn’t propose to her during a romantic dinner as she expected.

Instead, the young man announces that he is going to study at Harvard Law School and plans to marry a more serious person. Pulling herself together, Ellie decides to follow her lover to one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Original title:
Legally Blonde

Cast:
Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.3

Age limit:
12+


Boys Like It (2008)

The beautiful Anna Faris once again surprises fans with her comedy acting skills, this time as the lead character in a wonderful American college film. Shelley Darlington is a Playboy model who spent half of her life in the luxurious house of a popular publication. She used to live in a big way, spending days lounging by the pool with cute model guys.

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But one day, a fading star has to say goodbye to a beautiful life and career, leaving the famous house. Not having a penny behind him, Shelley settles in the women’s hostel of a local college as a manager. Intellectuals promise to teach their new friend the tricks of everyday life, if in return she helps change the image of quiet students.

Original title:
The House Bunny

Cast:
Anna Faris, Colin Hanks, Emma Stone

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.8, IMDb – 5.5

Age limit:
16+


Pitch Perfect (2012)

If you ever plan on directing your own musical, it’s best to do so at a school or university. The film is one of the most successful musical comedies along with Glee and Grease.

At the University of Barden, selections for musical groups begin, and newcomer Beka Mitchell enters one of such groups. After the last shame at the competitions, the Barden Bells team became of no interest to anyone, but the main character is determined to fix this. Beka will try to return the group to its former glory, and at the same time, unexpectedly for herself, she can make a new friendship.

Original title:
Pitch Perfect

Starring :
Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.2, IMDb – 7.2

Age limit:
12+


We were accepted (2006)

A wonderful American comedy about college and student life that will create a fun atmosphere for a pleasant evening alone or in company. A selective humor and uncomplicated plot will please even the most whimsical viewer.

It’s amazing how far teenagers are willing to go to hide their mistakes from their parents. This is exactly what Bartleby Gaines did, who was rejected from another college. In order not to upset his parents, the guy decides to open his own fake college and invites all the brothers in misfortune to it. At first, everything goes like clockwork, but what happens if the truth does leak out?

Original title:
Accepted

Cast:
Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Adam Hershman

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 6.4

Age limit:
16+


Party King (2001)

Ryan Reynolds is not only known for his role in the Deadpool franchise. The actor has been acting in films of the comedy genre for a long time and quite successfully. One of these was this popular film.

Vance Wilder, nicknamed “Van”, has been missing his graduate degree for years, and all because the guy likes being a carefree student with all the charms of college life. And when the hero’s father informs him that he no longer intends to pay for such “study”, the guy faces a difficult choice: to find funds to continue paying for his stay in college on his own, or, finally, to receive a long-awaited graduation diploma.

Original title:
Van Wilder

Cast:
Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson

Country:
Germany, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 6.4

Age limit:
16+


Undercover Agent (2012)

Another fun American comedy about students with a gripping plot. A film about the real spies among ordinary teenagers! Molly lives with her father, who is a former police officer. Life with a former law enforcement officer makes itself felt, because the daughter is a real detective. Together with their father, they earn their living by revealing the infidelity of unfaithful spouses.

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So one day an FBI agent comes to Molly, and for a tidy sum he offers to become an undercover agent. On assignment, the heroine needs to go to college and join a popular women’s club. But it will not be so easy to do this, given that Molly is completely alien to fashion and glamour.

Original title:
So Undercover

Cast:
Miley Cyrus, Jeremy Piven, Mike O’Malley

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.8, IMDb – 5.0

Age limit:
12+


Sydney White (2007)

Once Sydney’s mother was the president of the fashion student body in college, and now the girl decides to follow in her footsteps. Entering the same educational institution, Sidney tries to become a member of Kappa Phi Nu, but the new bitchy head of the sisterhood does everything to get rid of the new one.

As a result, the main character of this student comedy has to settle in a dilapidated house of losers, who are going to be demolished. Sydney will have to enlist the support of new friends and try to fight back her offenders, and in the meantime, perhaps find love.

Original title:
Sydney White

Cast:
Amanda Bynes, Sarah Paxton, Matt Long

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 6.2

Age limit:
16+


Neighbours. On the warpath (2014)

The fraternity drinking bouts are legendary and will be remembered for a lifetime. But how do the neighbors who live near the house of carefree merry fellows feel? This is known firsthand by Mac and Kelly Radner, who are “fortunate” to raise their little daughter in the neighborhood of the noisy fraternity Delta Psi Beta.

The leaders of the fraternity seek to make history by throwing the biggest student party ever, while their neighbors will try their best to stop it. The motion picture will give you a sea of ​​humor that will help you relax and escape from the gray days. And even though this is just another American film about students, the plot of the comedy turned out to be quite interesting and unique.

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Original title:
Neighbors

Starring :
Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.0, IMDb – 6.3

Age limit:
18+


College (2007)

After Kevin’s girlfriend dumps him for being too boring, Kevin’s comrades invite him to a student party. The guys convince Kevin that having fun among other pretty students will help him to distract himself. To prove to his former lover that he is absolutely not boring, the guy goes to the frat house. The heroes could not even think that a seemingly ordinary college party would become an unforgettable adventure for them.

The plot of the film reveals the essence of student life in America, the memories of which warm the soul for many years. Light humor and an uncomplicated plot involve viewers in viewing, from which it is impossible to tear oneself away.

Original title:
College

Cast:
Drake Bell, Kevin Coveys, Andrew Caldwell

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.3, IMDb – 4.6

Age limit:
16+


Eurotrip (2004)

An amazing teen comedy about friendship and love, in which a group of friends decide to go on their last trip together before going to college.

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After graduating from high school, Scott Thomas is suddenly abandoned by his lover. In desperation, the guy pours his heart out to an old pen pal from Germany, to which he receives a consoling letter with romantic hints in response. The astonished hero decides to break off an old friendship, but soon finds out that his foreign friend is actually a pretty girl. In order to correct such a stupid mistake, Scott and his friends go to Europe, where incredible adventures await the company.

Original Title :
EuroTrip

Cast:
Scott Mechlowitz, Jacob Pitts, Christine Crook

Country:
USA, Czech Republic

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 6.6

Age limit:
16+


Do you know other funny American comedies about students? Add to the list in the comments!

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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