21 Jump Street
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In the action-comedy 21 Jump Street, Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) are more than ready to leave their adolescent problems behind. Joining the police force and the secret Jump Street unit, they use their youthful appearances to go undercover in a local high school. As they trade in their guns and badges for backpacks, Schmidt and Jenko risk their lives to investigate a violent and dangerous drug ring. But they find that high school is nothing like they left it just a few years earlier - and neither expects that they will have to confront the terror and anxiety of being a… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The late-eighties TV series is rebooted with jolts of sentiment, personal discovery, and wild comedy."
‑ Richard Brody, New Yorker
"This bracing new take on 21 Jump Street has a playful spark all its own. It's a blast."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"Consistently funny and surprisingly self-aware, 21 Jump Street is far better than expected. In fact, it's the best mainstream comedy in recent years."
‑ Stephen Carty, Flix Capacitor
"Given the broad drama of the series, their movie should be full of big ideas, and instead settles for redundant gags involving drugs, guns, and high school cliques."
‑ Kirk Baird, Toledo Blade
"21 Jump Street gets the remake job done with tongue-in-cheek style & plenty of outrageous moments."
‑ Ben Kendrick, ScreenRant
"The whole crew makes clear its affections for action cinema, trashy television and the YouTube generation alike while having fun at the expense of all three."
‑ William Goss, Film.com
"A try-anything, fitfully amusing muddle that wears its mocking cynicism a bit too proudly."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"A lot smarter and a lot funnier than it has any real right to be."
‑ Will Leitch, Deadspin
"The supporting characters add depth to the comedic pairing of Tatum and Hill."
‑ Rebecca Onion, Austin American-Statesman
"Because of Bacall's skill at writing great comedic material and Lord's and Miller's talent behind the camera, "21 Jump Street" became more than what it originally appeared to be, which is a surprise I'm always grateful for."
‑ Jeff Beck, Examiner.com
"A raucous, raunchy comedy."
‑ Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger
""21" makes clear from the beginning it is gobbling up some pop culture refuse in the name of nothing more than making fun of it and having fun with it."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"Chaotic and far-fetched yet funny enough to have audiences rolling in the aisles."
‑ Tom Glasson, Concrete Playground
"Remake or no, this movie is hysterical."
‑ Cammila Albertson, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"21 Jump Street takes the basic concept of the original series, and uses it to create an action/comedy that is not only palatable to modern audiences, but appealing as well."
‑ Amy Curtis, We Got This Covered
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