400 Films about Higher Education (or at Least Set on Campuses): 301-350

ACADEME BLOG

Cultural Representations of Higher Ed, No. 2

I am working backwards through this list. Here are films 301 to 350, which are, again, generally ridiculous.

The first post in this series, covering films ranked 351 to 400 is available at: http://academeblog.org/2013/07/09/400-films-about-higher-education-or-at-least-set-on-campuses-351-400/

The rankings are my own and in most cases somewhat arbitrary: that is, these are all obviously bad films, but I am not sure that I have the expertise to make fine distinctions in their degrees of badness.

The descriptions of the films are paraphrases of summaries found in a half-dozen print and online film guides. I compiled the list about a decade ago, and it needs some updating.

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301. Johnny Be Good: a lame comedy about the cutthroat world of recruiters for big-time college sports teams.

302. Million Dollar Legs: a racehorse is the salvation of a financially strapped college.

303. Sweetheart of the Campus: a jazz…

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