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21 Jump Street (2012)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  16 March 2012 (USA)
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A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

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Storyline

In high school, Schmidt (Jonah Hill) was a dork and Jenko (Channing Tatum) was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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They thought the streets were mean. Then they went back to high school. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, teen drinking and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 March 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Comando especial  »

Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,302,612 (USA) (16 March 2012)

Gross:

$138,447,667 (USA) (29 June 2012)
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Trivia

Channing Tatum passed on the movie twice before he was convinced by Jonah Hill to take the role. See more »

Goofs

When the Driver's Ed car is stopped at the red light behind the bikers, the car's front right alternates between damaged and undamaged. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Schmidt: Hey, Melodie.
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Crazy Credits

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References The New Centurions (1972) See more »

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Written and Performed by Tim Myers and Joy Williams
Courtesy of Palldium Records and Sensibility Music LLC
By Arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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Funny film with some shipshape moments, tremendous laughs and ace action.
5 June 2014 | by (West Scotland, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ah, I love this film - somewhat hilarious and has exciting action scenes, amazing on-screen chemistry and genuine (b)romance. It's like the perfect blend of both action and comedy, with some minor dramatic scenes and little adds here and there. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, admittedly, are ace in this film. They're simply hilarious and they're a great team. One's a little bit of a dork, quite chubby and funny (Jonah Hill), and the other's "hot", apparently, and is slim, quite-built and rather tall....in comparison (Channing Tatum).

21 Jump street is a laugh-a-minute thrill ride of an action-comedy that never fails, as it lives up to its expectations (if you've not seen it, you'll be left satisfied....and you may need to change your pants!)Better than most action-comedies out there and it has better stars too. They're great working together - almost as good a pair as Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey.

Overall, a very funny action-comedy with great stars and favourable moments. I wonder if the second one surpasses it. Thanks for reading.


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