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Nothing like a good college movie. There are some really great ones out there. But the most popular college movies definitely vary from region to region, state to state. The list was put together by Grand Canyon University. They compiled a list of classic college movies and used data from Google Trends over the past five years. That determined the popularity of each movie.

Most Popular Overall

Pitch Perfect – Best according to 13 states

Legally Blonde – Best according to 7 states

Glory Road – Best according to 5 states

A Beautiful Mind – Best according to 4 states

Most Popular College Movies by Region

Midwest – Pitch Perfect

Northeast – Legally Blonde

South – The Waterboy

West – Pitch Perfect

What about my state?

Curious about the most popular college movie where you are? Here you go!

  • Alabama - The Waterboy

    An Adam Sandler classic – The Waterboy

    The Waterboy movie poster with Adam Sandler facing away from the camera holding a water bucket

     

  • Alaska - Pitch Perfect

    LOVE this movie!

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Arizona - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Arkansas - Wonder Boys

    The Wonder Boys movie poster with five cast members

  • California - Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon in a pink dress on the cover of Legally Blonde movie poster

  • Colorado - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Connecticut - A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind movie poster with Russell

  • Delaware - A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind movie poster with Russell

  • District of Columbia - The Paper Chase

    Cover of The Paper Chase movie

  • Florida - Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon in a pink dress on the cover of Legally Blonde movie poster

  • Georgia - Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon in a pink dress on the cover of Legally Blonde movie poster

  • Hawaii - Pitch Perfect 2

    The cast of Pitch Perfect 2

  • Idaho - A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind movie poster with Russell

  • Illinois - Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon in a pink dress on the cover of Legally Blonde movie poster

  • Indiana - Rudy

    Rudy movie poster with Sean Astin on the football field wearing a suit

  • Iowa - Rudy

    Rudy movie poster with Sean Astin on the football field wearing a suit

  • Kansas - Glory Road

    Glory Road movie poster with man dribbling basketball

  • Kentucky - Glory Road

    Glory Road movie poster with man dribbling basketball

  • Louisiana - The Waterboy

    The Waterboy movie poster with Adam Sandler facing away from the camera holding a water bucket

  • Maine - Love Story

    Love Story cover with Ryan O'Neal and Ali McGraw

  • Maryland - A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind movie poster with Russell

  • Massachusetts - Good Will Hunting

    Cover of Good Will Hunting with Robin Williams and Matt Damon

  • Michigan - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Minnesota - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Mississippi - Love & Basketball

    Clap it up for Mississippi. Great movie!

    Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan

  • Missouri - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Montana - Glory Road

    Glory Road movie poster with man dribbling basketball

  • Nebraska - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Nevada - An Extremely Goofy Movie

    Wait what???

    Cover of a Goofy Movie

  • New Hampshire - Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon in a pink dress on the cover of Legally Blonde movie poster

  • New Jersey - Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon in a pink dress on the cover of Legally Blonde movie poster

  • New Mexico - Glory Road

    Glory Road movie poster with man dribbling basketball

  • New York - The Social Network

    The Social Network movie poster

  • North Carolina - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • North Dakota - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Ohio - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Oklahoma - Bring It On Again

    Two cheerleaders on the Bring It On Again poster

  • Oregon - Wonder Boys

    The Wonder Boys movie poster with five cast members

  • Pennsylvania - Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon in a pink dress on the cover of Legally Blonde movie poster

  • Rhode Island - The Social Network

    The Social Network movie poster

  • South Carolina - Bring It On Again

    Two cheerleaders on the Bring It On Again poster

  • South Dakota - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Tennessee - Glory Road

    Glory Road movie poster with man dribbling basketball

  • Texas - The Waterboy

    The Waterboy movie poster with Adam Sandler facing away from the camera holding a water bucket

  • Utah - Monsters University

    The Monsters University movie poster with the colorful cast of characters

  • Vermont - The Theory of Everything

    The Theory of Everything and Felicity Jones movie cover with Eddie Redmayne and

  • Virginia - Starter for 10

    The cover of Starter for 10 with the cast

  • Washington - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • West Virginia - Love Story

    Love Story cover with Ryan O'Neal and Ali McGraw

  • Wisconsin - Pitch Perfect

    The cast of Pitch Perfect

  • Wyoming - Pitch Perfect 2

    The cast of Pitch Perfect 2