Movies like 21 Jump Street

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21 Jump Street (2012)
 7.2
 473K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko 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.
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, not serious, witty, exciting, realistic, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, party, partners against crime, high school life, parody, working undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship, drug dealing, geek, gunfight, prom, deception, explosion, arrest, undercover, unlikely friendships, buddy cop, high school hunk, foul language, youth, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to 21 Jump Street

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and entertaining films with plots about runaway, dialogue, mentor, culture clash, life philosophy, brutality and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like 21 Jump Street: Let's Be Cops (2014), Ride Along (2014), Hot Fuzz (2007), Project X (2012), The Other Guys (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 315K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, drug dealing, arrest, undercover, dimwit, youth, parody, police investigation, high school, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 121K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, impersonating a police officer, party, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, disorder, mistaken identity, corruption, male friendship, gang member, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 93K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: proposal, partners, disorder, respect, wedding preparations and rituals, unlikely partners, escapades, in-laws, partners against crime, wild ride, loner, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 420K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, parody, village, arrest, police, new job, partner, conspiracy, serial killer, fish out of water, rivals, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, mine, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.7
 176K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, buddies, looking for sex, teenager, youth, drugs/alcohol, student, popularity, friends, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 219K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, parody, stupidity, reluctant partners, misfit partners, partners against crime, farce, verbal byplay, disorder, fighting crime, odd couple, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 204K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, black cop, car chase, gunfight, police corruption, foot chase, internal affairs, police investigation, heroin, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 180K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, organized crime, corruption, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 152K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: policewoman, fbi, misfit partners, friendship, police, police investigation, drug lord, partners against crime, special agents, sarcasm, verbal byplay, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 17K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, high school, undercover, teenage life, youth, hidden identity, secret agents, friends, danger, teenager, rivalry, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, chechnya, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 48K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police officer, law enforcement, partners against crime, unlikely partners, escapades, partners, disorder, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo, new orleans, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, fish out of water, damsel in distress, smuggling, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 33K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, buddies, working undercover, criminal heroes, crime, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, stupidity, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, drugs, nothing goes right, crime, immature, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 478K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, party, looking for sex, teenager, youth, friendship, nerds, social awkwardness, one night, plan gone awry, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 57K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, fish out of water, reality tv, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, tv show, crime, police operation, odd couple, law enforcement, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Underclassman (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young detective goes undercover at an elite private school to destroy an international stolen car ring.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, undercover, police, crimes, teachers and students, partners against crime, friends, crime, reluctant partners, chases and races, working undercover, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 24K
The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fidler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vanns way
Style: witty, funny, entertaining, intense, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, chases and races, goofy hero, working undercover, law enforcement, partners, arms dealer, police investigation, special agents, crimes, car chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 81K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, wedding, undercover cop, partners against crime, financial problem, buddies, law enforcement, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 209K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, female spy, espionage, cia, partners, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, female agent, spy, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 16K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, amateur detective, odd couple, fish out of water, actor's life, law enforcement, deadly, partners against crime, friendship, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 218K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, martial arts, two man army, ransom, fish out of water, chase, police investigation, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime, verbal byplay, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 10K
Running Scared (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, chase, car chase, friendship, violence, bar, christmas, vacation, airport, undercover cop, police investigation, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, illinois, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 204K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, car chase, violence, racial slur, drug dealing, fbi, interrogation, buddy cop, mexican standoff, undercover, minefield, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, florida, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, partners against crime, reluctant partners, hollywood, law enforcement, odd couple, crimes, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, undercover, track down, investigation, crimes, partners against crime, who done it, law enforcement, hidden identity, injustice ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 235K
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilante, crime fighter, partners, vigilantism, vengeance, friends, master villain, fight back, partners against crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 29K
K-9 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, german shepherd, police investigation, partners, friends, buddies, police dog, police operation, odd couple, justice, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
All About the Benjamins (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, bail bondsman, lottery, heist, buddies, track down, partners, tough heroes, murderous pair, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, high school life, teenager, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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