21 Jump Street Synopsis
Two cops working under cover at a high school must confront their teenage issues all over again.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Underneath, 21 Jump Street is a riot of risks that pay off, the biggest of which might be handing Tatum funny business.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
We have lots of terminology for what happens when two male stars appear to have the platonic hots for each other. The genre is called...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Not since Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg teamed up in "The Other Guys" has an onscreen pairing proved as comically rewarding as the...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Are we always still in high school in our heads? 21 Jump Street thinks so. And Hill and Tatum are just the crazy-ass comedy team to prove...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
This film is even better if you come in with no spoilers and low expectations.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The dialogue is fast-paced and full of pop-culture references. It all makes for an entertaining blend of buddy-cop action and irreverent...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Whatever you call 21 Jump Street, this potty-mouthed and drug-laced reimagining of the 1980s TV show has one of the highest...
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The devil-may-care attitude is what makes 21 Jump Street so entertaining.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This cheerfully chaotic, gleefully vulgar action-comedy retread of the old television series has box-office success written all over it,...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Through it all, Tatum and Hill are totally winning.
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Lived up to the hype

By johnsonj0712
Hill and Tatum were freakin hilarious!!! The one liners had my wife and I rolling through the whole movie. Jonah finally gets the nerve to shoot his gun and you will not be able to stop laughing. The...

Andam Sandler Slapstick meets "The Hangover"

By taterbell88
So funny...laughed the whole way through~ Some parts will have u rolling!! Stupid funny! Was suprised Tanning was able to to pull off "funny" so well!...


By havokndc
I was skeptical about this movie, I debated between this and Project X. I was pleasantly surprised. I"m not a big Channing Tatum fan but he is DEFINITELY a good comedic actor. This movie was...


By villanueva_cat
21 Jumpstreet was so funny. I loved it! Hadnt laughed like that in along time. The ending was killer!! Cant wait to see more movies with Johan & Channting together. Good partnership....


By MoeStuart
This is such a funny movie! Everything about it is perfect. You care for the characters and are laughing with them throughout the while thing! I loved it! Everyone needs to see it!...


By Virgokimmi
Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum rocked the sh$t out of this movie! So funny right from the beginning. The music, script and story was hilarious and they really pulled off he funny! The whole theatre...

5 out of 5

By erikoak55
it is incredibly funny. One of the funniest ive seen in my life. its basically hangover funny type level. Make sure you go to the bathroom beofre u watch the movie cuz you ll probably went ur pants...

Did not expect this to be so good!

By kkolarik475
I went to this because my friends wanted to go and was not expecting much. I ended up laughing through most of the movie and want to see it again!...

Pretty good all around, leaves you wanting a little more in comedy department

By Bonaparte805
All in all I did enjoy the film. I was expecting it to be a bit more funny...I am happy I saw it though. Certain scenes are perfect but some fall short and leave you wanting more. I was impressed...


By TIM87
More mumbo jumbo mind stimulation. Kinda disappointed in Dave's review too (second one in a row). Sorry guys, there is just not much depth anymore to movies or these two reviewers....

More Info

Rated R | For Drug Material, Crude and Sexual Content, Pervasive Language, Some Violence and Teen Drinking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ TV-based buddy comedy is crude but hilarious.
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