Movies like 21 Jump Street

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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, not serious, funny, absurd, witty, realistic, exciting, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, partners against crime, high school life, party, working undercover, parody, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, friendship, popularity, drug dealing, gunfight, unlikely friendships, youth, foul language, high school hunk, buddy cop, undercover, geek, prom, arrest, explosion, deception, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s, 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 dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, brutality, storytelling and stereotypes mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like 21 Jump Street: Let's Be Cops (2014), Ride Along (2014), Hot Fuzz (2007), The Other Guys (2010), The Heat (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, youth, dimwit, friendship, undercover, parody, drug dealing, high school, arrest, verbal byplay, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 119K
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, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, investigation, impersonating a police officer, nightclub, party, robbery, kidnapping, murder, police, corruption, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 90K
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, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, law enforcement, police officer, police operation, partners, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, police, wild ride, proposal, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 408K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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, offbeat, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, village, serial killer, fish out of water, arrest, village life, parody, gunfight, police, partner, accident, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, mine, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 6.7
 214K
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: parody, police investigation, misfit partners, partners against crime, verbal byplay, farce, goofy hero, reluctant partners, drugs/alcohol, police, stupidity, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 149K
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, police investigation, partners against crime, fbi, drug lord, police, friendship, verbal byplay, chase, sarcasm, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 176K
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, bank robbery, money, betrayal, heist, corruption, undercover agent, cia, organized crime, investigation, on the run, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 468K
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, looking for sex, party, friendship, youth, teenager, social awkwardness, obsessive quest, one night, plan gone awry, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, police, undercover, master criminal, partners against crime, undercover cop, crime, reluctant partners, urban, drug dealing, track down, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 173K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, buddies, looking for sex, youth, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friends, student, strong sexual content, high school life, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, undercover, danger, secret agents, teenage life, youth, hidden identity, friends, mission, rivalry, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chechnya, moscow russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 198K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, 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, semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, car chase, gunfight, police corruption, hangar, strip club, black cop, internal affairs, explosion, mexican standoff, witness protection, foot chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 46K
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: law enforcement, police, partners against crime, police officer, unlikely partners, partners, escapades, disorder, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 287K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, high school life, fish out of water, teenage life, popularity, teenager, vengeance, manipulation, rivalry, stereotypes, betrayal, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 23K
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: chases and races, mistaken identity, arms dealer, goofy hero, police investigation, working undercover, law enforcement, partners, crimes, special agents, car chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ 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, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, high school life, youth, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, teenager, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, exciting, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, murder, car chase, strip club, foot chase, swimming pool, country club, warehouse, maverick cop, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movie genre.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, cheerleading, opposites attract, prom, strong sexual content, couple relations, teenage love, stupidity, stereotypes, teenager, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 31K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, high school, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, cheerleading, teenage love, prison, romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 21K
Jawbreaker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, friendship, murder, accidental killing, popularity, prank, fashion, teenager, bullying, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, entertaining, funny, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, espionage, female spy, cia, partners, misfit partners, escapades, female agent, disorder, undercover agent, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, langley virginia, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, witnessing a crime, stupidity, chases and races, bonding, immature, stoner, witness, lollipop, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 6K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, youth, power relations, friends, student, prankster, social relations, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 212K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, chase, martial arts, kidnapping, fbi, two man army, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, ransom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Big Momma's House (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
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, comic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: working undercover, physical appearance, disguise, undercover, hidden identity, fall in love, crime, female impersonation, surveillance, undercover cop, disorder, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, talky, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, chase, car chase, violence, vacation, bar, christmas, airport, undercover cop, friendship, buddies, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, illinois, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 80K
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: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, money laundering, undercover cop, wedding, rescue, thief, robbery, buddies, verbal byplay, partners against crime, urban, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
 56K
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough guy, fish out of water, chase, reality tv, misfit partners, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, crime, odd couple, police operation, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 32K
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, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, on the road, drug lord, police, on the run, friendship, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, criminal heroes, buddies, bullet wound, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, absurd, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, cia, friendship, chase, spy, transformation, high school, betrayal, fight scenes, parody, accountant, high school reunion ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s, 1990s
Place: maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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