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21 Jump Street (2012)

R  |   |  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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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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The only thing getting blown tonight is their cover. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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

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16 March 2012 (USA)  »

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Comando especial  »

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$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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Emma Stone was considered for the lead female role. She had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts with The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). See more »

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When Schmidt is running in the relay race, he throws his baton across the finish line. He has the baton again immediately afterward, and makes inappropriate gestures with it. See more »

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18 March 2013 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

21 Jump Street is a brilliant movie with a well developed storyline and an outstanding comedic cast. It is filled with pure and sincere laughs from start to finish, certainly one of the funniest comedies I've seen in a long time, mostly made brilliant with the terrific chemistry between leads Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, you could tell that they got along very well on the set and enjoyed working together. The movie was also quite heartwarming at times and the characters developed surprisingly well, those are two significant things that make a movie great, as we symphatize with the characters more, but comedies like this usually don't bother with it, I was very impressed that this movie did. Absoluteky hilarious and very enjoyable, I would highly recommend 21 Jump Street to anyone looking for a good comedy

New police officers Schmidt and Jenko are sent on an investigation to a high school to find and catch a group of people involved in a drug ring occurring in the school.

Best Performance: Jonah Hill Worst Performance: Jake Johnson

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