Movies like 21 Jump Street 2012

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21 Jump Street (2012)
 7.2
 483K
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, not serious, absurd, witty, exciting, realistic, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, party, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, buddy cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship, drug dealing, geek, gunfight, prom, deception, explosion, arrest, undercover, high school hunk, unlikely friendships, foul language, youth, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s, 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 brutality, dialogue, mentor, runaway, culture clash, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like 21 Jump Street: Ride Along (2014), Project X (2012), Let's Be Cops (2014), The Other Guys (2010), Hot Fuzz (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 324K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, youth, drug dealing, police investigation, teamwork, impersonating, working undercover, misfit partners, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 96K
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, exciting, not serious, buddy comedy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, two man army, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 179K
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, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night
Plot: party, when the parents are away, youth, drugs/alcohol, popularity, buddies, teenager, student, looking for sex, friends, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 122K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, not serious, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, impersonating a police officer, partners against crime, party, mistaken identity, disorder, partners, fighting crime, corruption, male friendship, gang member, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 225K
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: stupidity, police investigation, parody, misfit partners, partners against crime, reluctant partners, farce, goofy hero, verbal byplay, fighting crime, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 431K
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, cult film, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, parody, arrest, police, new job, partner, conspiracy, village, serial killer, fish out of water, disorder, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 210K
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: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, foot chase, internal affairs, police investigation, heroin, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gunfight, police, investigation, car chase, maverick cop, undercover, fish out of water, damsel in distress, smuggling, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, california, detroit, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 489K
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, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour, absurd ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: party, adolescence, teenage life, youth, looking for sex, friendship, teenager, nerds, loss of virginity, nerd, one night, plan gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 184K
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: heist, undercover, corruption, foe turned friend, working undercover, organized crime, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 289K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, topical humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, top secret, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, korea, asia, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 24K
The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
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, crimes, special agents, car chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 155K
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, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: fbi, policewoman, sarcasm, misfit partners, police investigation, friendship, police, drug lord, partners against crime, women, partners, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 50K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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, buddy comedy, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police officer, law enforcement, partners against crime, escapades, unlikely partners, disorder, partners, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo, new orleans, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 18K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school life, teenage life, youth, high school, undercover, secret agents, friends, hidden identity, danger, adolescence, female spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: marijuana, stoners, friendship, witnessing a crime, stupidity, drugs, buddies, on the run, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 209K
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, rough, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, police investigation, car chase, violence, drug dealing, racial slur, fbi, mexican standoff, undercover, exploding house, minefield ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, florida, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 306K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, teenager, stereotypes, rivalry, adolescence, student, vengeance, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 58K
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, tv show, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, crime, police operation, law enforcement, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 82K
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, not serious, talky, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, undercover cop, wedding, partners against crime, financial problem, law enforcement, buddies, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, heist, crime, friendship, nothing goes right, crimes, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, on the run, odd couple, goofy hero, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover, investigation, working undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, lifestyle, teachers and students, track down, crimes, drug dealer, police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 223K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, ransom, fish out of water, fbi, chase, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, funny, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, police, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, incompetent police, save the day, disorder, buddies, terrorist, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 17K
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, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, serial killer, police investigation, crime, fish out of water, amateur detective, crimes, friendship, partners against crime, actor's life, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Big Momma's House (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, romantic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: working undercover, disguise, cross dressing, undercover, crime, hidden identity, physical appearance, crimes, female impersonation, fall in love, surveillance, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, exciting, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, lottery, heist, murderous pair, undercover, rivalry, buddies, disorder, crimes, juvenile delinquent, track down, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 40K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, motorcycle, fbi agent, surveillance, false identity, arrest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, odd couple, crimes, law enforcement, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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