21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street (2012)

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… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: March 16, 2012
DVD Release Date: June 26, 2012
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A smart, affectionate satire of '80s nostalgia and teen movie tropes, 21 Jump Street offers rowdy mainstream comedy with a surprisingly satisfying bite.

Tambay Obenson
Shadow and Act

Not that the original series was high-brow/must-see television, but I figured any remake of it in the 21st century would at least be far more ambitious than this tired bit of recycling.

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Sara Michelle Fetters

The only thing you need to know about this cinematic remake of the 1980's television favorite 21 Jump Street is that it's funny.

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Owen Nicholls

With little in the way of a compelling story the jokes make up for the lack of plot with a hit rate of roughly 70%. More than enough to achieve a passing grade.

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Richard Brody
New Yorker

The late-eighties TV series is rebooted with jolts of sentiment, personal discovery, and wild comedy.

William Goss

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.

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Mike Massie
Gone With The Twins

A deluge of action, some noteworthy cameos, and the always-reliable vulgar comedy to contrast with the more intelligent, self-aware mockery.

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Donald Clarke
Irish Times

It has a tone all its own: drunk enough to lower the inhibitions; not so drunk that it becomes unintelligible.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

A raucous, raunchy comedy.

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Richard Propes

Do you want to laugh? Do you find Hill's usual brand of humor funny? If so, you'll likely have a blast.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Ever watch a film that you didn't think would be any good but then were pleasantly surprised? And It was funny too? Viola!
KJ Proulx
"21 Jump Street" may seem like a pointless reboot/remake of the classic Johnny Depp television show, and it pretty much is, but the thing that makes… More
Edward Boxler
21 Jump Street was an unexpected surprise. It's the funniest film of 2012 and amidst all the laughs manages to accurately portray the modern day high… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars
familiar stranger
More of the same. A 100 min. (approx.) journey that wasn't jumpy enough to enjoy the ride. Besides, the casting disappointed big time.
Nikhil Nandu
I laughed so hard so many times in this movie. Some scenes are ridiculously stupid and others are surprisingly really smart. In addition, Hill and Tatum have a… More