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7 Funny College Movies All Students Should Watch ...

By Holly

Whether you're getting ready to attend college as a freshman or are already enrolled, there are funny college movies you should watch. Life is never like what we see on the big screen, but there are plenty of similarities. There's always going to be drama, comedy, and romance involved--which all of these films have plenty of. Here are some funny college movies that you should watch when you're all finished with your homework:

Table of contents:

  1. Accepted
  2. Legally blonde
  3. Back to school
  4. 21 and over
  5. Monsters university
  6. Animal house
  7. Neighbors

1 Accepted

Eventually, everyone worries about getting accepted to their dream school. Justin Long plays a kid who gets rejected from every college he applies to, so he decides to create his own university. He creates a fake website for the school, and then creates an entirely fake building from a piece of property he finds, all to trick his parents into believing he's a success. This is one of the funny college movies that you should watch at least once--but you'll probably want to watch it again.

2 Legally Blonde

This movie is about more than a pretty girl with high hopes. It's about a woman who proves that she can succeed in a courtroom, and that she doesn't need a man's love in order to be happy. While most comedies are all about getting a laugh, this movie sets an amazing example for girls everywhere.

3 Back to School

This movie is a classic, made in the eighties. It's about a man who enrolls in college alongside his son. Can you imagine your parents sitting next to you in class? It's not an ideal situation. Rodney Dangerfield plays the main character, whom you'll end up loving.

4 21 and over

This movie doesn't take place on a campus, but it's about a group of friends who are college-aged. While it's a comedy, it talks about the stress of school. Anyone who is enrolled in classes knows how much pressure there is to succeed. This film shows you that, with the help of your friends, you can make it through anything. It also tells you to follow your dreams, and not your parents' dreams.

5 Monsters University

Animated movies aren't only for kids. Even though this movie was made to appeal to a young audience, there's no reason why you shouldn't watch it. It portrays college life with surprising accuracy. While you won't find monsters walking around on campus, you will notice that many of the things that occur in the movie are true to the real college experience.

6 Animal House

This movie is all about frat life. It shows how crazy things can get, and that it's easy for things to get out of hand. The characters in the movie certainly aren't role models, but they're definitely entertaining.

7 Neighbors

This movie was recently released, and stars Zac Efron and Seth Rogen. Zac, along with the rest of his frat brothers, moves into a house next to Seth, his wife, and their new baby girl. The film shows the contrast between married life and college life, portraying the upsides and the downsides of each. It's hilarious, but it will also make you think about your future.

College life is filled with assignments and drama, but there's always time for some fun. Do you have school spirit? What's your favorite thing about your college experience?

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