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21 Jump Street (2012)

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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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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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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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Schmidt's first name is Morton and Jenko's is Greg. See more »

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When Jenko is playing with chemicals with his friends blowing stuff up he gets a bit of the chemicals on his hands. When the guys run away from the bomb, Jenko can be seen touching one of the boys arms. Covered in acid, this would clearly cause a reaction. See more »

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[first lines]
Schmidt: Hey, Melodie.
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Footage of Stephen J. Cannell from his famous TV production company logo appears under his creator credit. See more »

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References Superman II (1980) See more »

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21 Jump Street (Theme from the Motion Picture)
Written by Liam Sternberg
Produced by Erøc
Performed by Rye Rye and Esthero
Rye Rye appears Courtesy of N.E.E.T./Interscope Records
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Non-Stop Laughs,
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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