Who doesn’t love a good college movie? Following the hijinks of students on campus can be inspiring, touching or just plain hilarious. Whether you’re still looking forward to college or fondly remembering your glory days, there is no shortage of college flicks to keep you in the mood.
Since the point of college is to provide you with an education that will (fingers crossed) eventually provide you with a great career and salary, we thought it was time to see which college movies get an “A” for money-making. Here are the 23 top-grossing college movies of all time.
Note: To define a “college movie,” we looked at a couple of simple criteria. Does it mostly take place on a college campus? Is the main character dealing with issues around education and college? We’re looking for the college experience here. Financial numbers are taken from IMDPpro.com. We adjusted those figures for inflation and ranked the movies accordingly.