After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them.Written by
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When Schmidt is "getting into character" to meet the Ghost, his neck tattoo and teardrop are no where to be found. When he exits the car, they are suddenly there. See more »
[post credits scene]
Eric! Eric, are you awake?
[Eric is seen with a sad and miserable look on his face while moving his lips in horror. Cut to Columbia Pictures ending logo with the sound of a prison cell closing in the background]
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The fake sequels of '22 Jump Street' are: '23 Jump Street: Medical School', '24 Jump Street: Foreign Exchange Students', '25 Jump Street: A Semester At Sea', '26 Jump Street: Art School', '27 Jump Street: Culinary School', '28 Jump Street: Veterinary School', '29 Jump Street: Sunday School', '30 Jump Street: Flight Academy', '31 Jump Street: Ninja Academy', '32 Jump Street: Fireman School', 'Jump Street Generations', '34 Jump Street: Return Of The Ghost', '35 Jump Street: Traffic School', '36 Jump Street: Military School', '37 Jump Street: Scuba Class', '38 Jump Street: Dance Academy', '40 Jump Street: Retirement Home', '41 Jump Street: Magic School', '42 Jump Street: Beauty School', '43 Jump Street: Mariachi School' and '2121 Jump Street'. See more »
It's pretty easy to review this one. If you liked the first one, you're in for a treat. It holds up to the expectations and plays cleverly with 'being aware' of making basically the same movie again. The good thing about this flick is, that it doesn't take itself too seriously while at the same time delivering a good and fast paced story with quite some surprises and good action. I basically laughed from the first minute up to the (awesome!) end credits! If you like that type of comedy, this one is for you, as it delivers on point and, without a doubt, is the funniest flick this year so far! Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum have a great chemistry and you can see and feel, how they enjoyed doing this movie. Like the first one, 22 Jump Street does a great job observing the different aspects of college life, students and teachers (or professors for that matter). Everyone who's been to college can relate to those stereotypes (e.g. the pseudo intellectuals, the sport jocks, the art students etc.) and directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller ("The Lego Movie") do a great job spoofing those clichés while at same time debunk the downsides and shallowness of those groups or college life in general.
Verdict: Go see it, if you liked the first one. I can't say if it's better, but it certainly holds up. And I liked the first one pretty much. So there you go...
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