Cops, gangster, pranksters -- Before there was Jenko and Schmidt going incognito in 22 Jump Street, there were many masters of disguise and we've put together some of the most memorable undercover movies.
The Departed (2006)
Marty Scorsese directs the crime thriller about young cop Billy (Leonardo DiCaprio) who infiltrates an Irish gang to bring down Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson).
Donnie Brasco (1997)
The film's based on the true story of undercover Agent Pistone's (Johnny Depp "friendship" with Lefty (Al Pacino) and the take down of the Bonnnano mob family.
Point Break (1991)
Rookie agent Johnny Utah goes deep into the surfer world to catch bank robbers infamously known as the Ex-Presidents.
This action thriller takes disguise to a whole new level when FBI agent Sean Archer gets a surgical face transplant to avenge his son's death and bring down terrorist Castor Troy. Then Castor does the same surgery to look like Sean. Hardcore.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Quentin Tarantino's colorful crime thriller (and first big hit) appeared at Sundance in 1992.
Eastern Promises (2007)
While going undercover to take down a Russian mob family, Viggo Mortensen has a very memorable fight in a bathhouse.
Charlie's Angels (2000)d
Nobody does disguises better than Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu in this campy take on the sexy 70's TV series.
Small town cops go undercover to catch a major Texas drug dealer, but go too deep and become addicts themselves.
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Detective Kimble (Arnold Schwarzenegger) goes undercover on his hardest job yet - teaching five-year-olds.
Undercover Brother (2002)
Secret Agent, aka Undercover Brother, comes to the rescue when a presidential candidate's campaign gets compromised by 'The Man.'
Miss Congeniality (2000)
Sandra Bullock not only nabbed the bad guys in her role as a socially awkward FBI agent turned beauty queen, but nabbed a Golden Globe nomination as well.
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson go undercover in this silver screen reboot of the classic 70's TV series.
American Hustle (2013)
This movie has it all: con artists, corrupt politicians, government stings and great 1970's fashion. Not sure what is more memorable - Amy Adams low cut dresses or Bradley Cooper's perm.
Big Momma's House (2000)
Master of disguise/FBI Agent Turner (Martin Lawrence) gets goofy when he transforms into the southern granny known as Big Momma.
22 Jump Street (2014)
Chaning and Jonah are back for a second assignment, but this time they're heading to college.