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Hollywood and Hazing: A List in Progress (Please contribute titles)

Hollywood and Hazing: A List in Progress

Here is a list-in-progress of all the films that Hollywood or Bollywood has published that depict hazing. It is far from complete. Therefore, please feel free to give additional movies (send to and I will post. Report broken links. I’ll post in a more convenient place soon.

The Skulls:

The Hazing (Retitled Dead Scared):

Video clip:



Trailer for Haze:

Fraternity Row:


Moment of Truth: Broken Pledges 

Animal House:


Old School:


Summer of ’42:






Burning Sands:


School Daze:


Sorority Row:

Twisted Sisters:


Sydney White:


Dazed and Confused:


A Few Good Men:


The Lords of Discipline:


Clip from Lords:






Pledge Night:


Full Metal Jacket:


By Hank Nuwer

Journalist Hank Nuwer is the Alaska author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. In April of 2024, the Alaska Press Club awarded him first place in the Best Columnist division and Best Humorist, second place.

He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His current book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press. He is married to Malgorzata Wroblewska Nuwer of Warsaw, Poland and Fairbanks, Alaska. Nuwer is a former columnist for the Greenville (Ohio)Early Bird and former managing editor of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in Alaska.
Nuwer was named the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists columnist of the year in 2021 for his “After Darke” column in the Early Bird. He also won third place for the column in 2022 from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He and his wife Gosia, recently of Union City, Ind., have owned 20 acres in Alaska for many years. “The move is a sort-of coming home for us,” said Nuwer. As a journalist, he’s written about the Alaskan Iditarod sled-dog race and other Alaska topics. Read his musings in his blog at Real Alaska Daily-- and in his weekly column "Far from Randolph" in the Winchester Star-Gazette of Randolph County, Indiana.

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