14. ‘The Paper Chase’ (1973)
The most infamous professor in all of cinema is John Houseman’s tweedy, imperious, insulting Harvard Law teacher. Will he win a battle of wills with a stubborn first-year student (Timothy Bottoms), who is also in a love affair with the professor’s prized daughter? More important, will the student be co-opted by the patrician, establishment values of the Ivy world?