Movies like 21 Jump Street 2012

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21 Jump Street (2012)
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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: buddy comedy, humorous, parody, funny, ridiculous, not serious, witty, exciting, buddy movie, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, working undercover, partners against crime, party, high school life, undercover cop, sarcasm, rookie, undercover, geek, police investigation, partners, misfit partners, marijuana, popularity, buddy cop, investigation, teenage life, crimes, friends, teamwork, juvenile delinquency, mishap, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, entertaining and realistic films with plots about mentor, dialogue, brutality, runaway, profanity, gun and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like 21 Jump Street: Ride Along (2014), Let's Be Cops (2014), Project X (2012), 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: buddy comedy, parody, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, dimwit, friendship, youth, undercover, drug dealing, police, police investigation, teamwork, farce, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
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96%
 6.2
 107K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: two man army, escapades, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.4
 130K
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, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, buddy cop, investigation, partners against crime, friendship between men, party, male friendship, police car, mistaken identity, partners, disorder, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.6
 195K
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: teen sex comedy, not serious, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: party, when the parents are away, drugs/alcohol, teenager, youth, friends, popularity, student, buddies, looking for sex, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.6
 251K
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, funny, absurd, parody, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, reluctant partners, partners against crime, farce, crimes, odd couple, goofy hero, fighting crime, disorder, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.6
 166K
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, buddy movie, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, special agents, friendship, police investigation, partners against crime, partners, women, sarcasm, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, buddy movie, surprise ending, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, spy, accountant, high school reunion, friendship, bully, computer cracker, martial arts, muscleman, bodyguard, cia, school ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 2010s, year 1996, 1990s
Place: maryland, boston, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, ridiculous, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, journey, smuggling, adolescence, dishonesty, drug dealing, pretense, disorder, neighbor, partners in crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bodyguard, partners against crime, law enforcement, police officer, undercover cop, partners, unlikely partners, escapades, silly humor, disorder, police investigation, police ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 540K
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: teen sex comedy, idiotic, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: party, adolescence, teenager, nerd, teenage life, looking for sex, loss of virginity, youth, dumb, coming-of-age, friendship, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, stoner, friendship, drugs, witnessing a crime, stupidity, buddies, on the run, crimes, crime, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 25K
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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, chases and races, goofy hero, working undercover, partners, law enforcement, arms dealer, police investigation, special agents, crimes, car chase, salesman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, investigation, undercover, fish out of water, damsel in distress, maverick cop, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime, drug dealing, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: funny, ridiculous, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, working undercover, disguise, undercover, physical appearance, crime, disorder, hidden identity, fbi, gender bending, fall in love, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 249K
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, humorous, buddy movie, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, black cop, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, internal affairs, police investigation, foot chase, buddies, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, usa, florida, north america, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 480K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
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: parody, humorous, exciting, cult film, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, arrest, new job, serial killer, partner, conspiracy, village, fish out of water, disorder, rivals, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 315K
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, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, profanity, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, topical humor, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, usa, asia, korea, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.4
 21K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, 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, semi serious, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenager, undercover, female spy, high school, youth, child spy, tough girl, teenage hero, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, moscow russia, berlin germany, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Tropic Thunder (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, satire, explosion, disguise, actor, profanity, peril, chaos and mayhem, filmmaking, danger, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 45K
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, motorcycle, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, arrest, surveillance, fbi agent, false identity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 249K
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, girls' night
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, fbi, kung fu, martial arts, chase, police investigation, fish out of water, ransom, police, kidnapping, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 538K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: odd, stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, young heroes, teenage life, heroes, disguise, misfit, lifestyle, youth, crimes, friends, double life, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 239K
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: buddy cop, drug lord, friendship between men, two man army, police investigation, fbi, swat team, gunfight, undercover, drug dealing, partners, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida, cuba, puerto rico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: parody, absurd, slang, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, dumb, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 394K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, parody, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, celebrity, creature, end of the world, survival, disorder, panic, painting, party, saint, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, undercover cop, undercover, investigation, working undercover, lifestyle, police investigation, teachers and students, crimes, track down, drug dealer, rich kid ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 203K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, corruption, bank robbery, cia, working undercover, organized crime, foe turned friend, betrayal, investigation, hidden identity, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want 2: Masterclass (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Pietro Zinni is asked by the police to revive the old gang to create a task force that will stop the spread of smart drugs.
Style: feel good, buddy comedy, captivating, buddy movie, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: undercover, social relations, friends, teamwork, deception, drugs/alcohol, disorder, drugs, misfit partners, partners, unlikely friendships, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 172K
Baywatch (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: lifeguard, beach, sea, rookie, drug dealer, chase, disguise, crimes, crime, saving a life, bodyguard, police car ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: california, usa, north america, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 37K
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: humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, police, drug lord, buddies, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%