Highest-Rated Movies about 'Graduate Student', Sort by Popularity


Call Me by Your Name (2017), The Big Sick (2017), A Walk in the Clouds (1995), With Honors (1994), Candyman (1992), Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001), Getting Straight (1970), How to Make an American Quilt (1995) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Graduate Student movies.


Call Me by Your Name (2017)

In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.

gay man, teenager, young woman, friend, graduate student, father, dreamy

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The Big Sick (2017)

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

comedian, graduate student, young woman, parent, muslim, charming, emotional

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A Walk in the Clouds (1995)

A married soldier returning from World War II poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor.

veteran, graduate student, wife, father, grandfather, brother, emotional

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With Honors (1994)

Convinced his thesis will have him graduate with honors from Harvard University, a stuffy student finds himself at the mercy of a homeless man's demands when he holds the papers hostage.

graduate student, homeless person, friend, roommate, professor, touching, emotional

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Candyman (1992)

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

graduate student, professor, ghost, detective, friend, neighbor, shocking

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Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)

Based on the actual events of one of the most horrific cases of child abuse ever to be documented, this haunting drama tells the tale of a young girl that was locked in a room for over 12 years.

teen girl, linguist, teacher, graduate student, mother, brother, emotional

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Getting Straight (1970)

A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.

graduate student, student, activist, teacher, administrator, unrestrained, offbeat

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How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.

graduate student, fiancé, grandmother, mother, friend, touching, charming

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The Last Supper (1995)

After accidentally killing an obnoxious dinner guest, graduate students (Cameron Diaz, Ron Eldard, Annabeth Gish) decide to murder other people they deem undesirable.

graduate student, racist, homophobe, misogynist, friend, sheriff, dark

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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)

One year after meeting, Tom proposes to his girlfriend, Violet, but unexpected events keep tripping them up as they look to walk down the aisle together.

fiancé, chef, academic, best friend, professor, graduate student, hilarious

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Project X (1987)

An Air Force pilot joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".

pilot, graduate student, chimpanzee, scientist, military officer, engaging, heartwarming

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Anatomie (2000)

Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to ...

medical student, graduate student, boyfriend, professor, corpse, killer, frightening

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Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)

After connecting with the shy Madeline, a jazz trumpeter embarks on a quest for a more gregarious paramour, but through a series of twists and turns punctuated by an original score, the two lovers seem destined to be together.

trumpeter, graduate student, musician, girlfriend, dancer, creative, offbeat

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Charlie Says (2018)

The tragic tale of an all-American girl who was transformed into a cold-blooded killer in the summer of 1969.

murderer, graduate student, cult leader, cult member, victim, bleak, uneasy

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Runner Runner (2013)

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

graduate student, gambler, tycoon, fbi agent, mole, gangster, gritty

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Ratter (2015)

A young graduate student is tormented by a stalker who hacks into her electronic devices and monitors her every move.

stalker, graduate student, student, woman, brooding, chilling, creepy

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Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)

In this updated version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, a young man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.

graduate student, mother, uncle, girlfriend, bartender, dark, gritty

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Amateur Night (2016)

An unemployed architect's pregnant wife finds him a job as driver on Craigslist. Showing up, he starts right away driving prostitutes to clients. Will he survive the day?

graduate student, father, driver, prostitute, architect, husband, airy

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Descent (2007)

A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life.

college student, graduate student, rapist, retail manager, professor, accomplice, bleak

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Claire in Motion (2016)

Claire is sure of herself, her work and family, until - like a bad dream - her husband disappears, leaving a trail of puzzling secrets that shatter her certainty.

wife, husband, police detective, son, graduate student, dark, intense

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Evil Remains (2004)

A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.

graduate student, friend, creepy, tense, frightful, united states, plantation

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The Long Way Home (1998)

After his wife's death, 75-year-old retiree Thomas Gerrin (Jack Lemmon) has moved in with his son (Garwin Sanford) and daughter-in-law (Kristin Griffith), who treat him as a politely suffered imposition. When he meets outgoing grad student Leanne (Sarah Paulson) on her way to Northern California, he impetuously decides to join her and visit his old girlfriend, Veronica (Betty Garrett), in Monterey. As the mismatched pair traverse the country, Thomas' worried kids attempt to locate their father.

retiree, graduate student, old flame, son, daughter-in-law, daughter, heartwarming

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Wes Craven Presents: They (2002)

A psychology student (Laura Regan) and her friends begin to have nightmares, resulting in strange marks appearing on their bodies.

graduate student, little girl, psychiatrist, friend, dark, suspenseful, frightening

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The Oxford Murders (2008)

A graduate student (Elijah Wood) and a professor (John Hurt) try to put their philosophical differences aside to solve an elderly woman's apparent murder.

professor, graduate student, thrilling, tense, oxford university, secret, amateur detectives

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