Movies like 22 Jump Street

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22 Jump Street (2014)
 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 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.
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, realistic, witty, not serious, surprise ending, funny, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, friendship, parody, drug dealing, arrest, undercover, youth, dimwit, police investigation, high school, crimes, student, friends, misfit, career, partners, deception, officer, artist, working undercover, teamwork, shooting, rage, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo

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Most similar movies to 22 Jump Street

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining and exciting films with plots about runaway, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, chase and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like 22 Jump Street: Let's Be Cops (2014), Barely Lethal (2015), Hot Fuzz (2007), Spy (2015), The Other Guys (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ...
Style: humorous, funny, buddy comedy, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, party, partners against crime, working undercover, high school life, undercover cop, police investigation, buddy cop, misfit partners, popularity, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2005 ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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, partners against crime, party, mistaken identity, fighting crime, disorder, partners, corruption, male friendship, gang member, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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: teenage life, youth, high school life, undercover, high school, secret agents, teenager, friends, danger, hidden identity, rivalry, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
⇓ 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, arrest, police, new job, partner, conspiracy, village, serial killer, fish out of water, disorder, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mine, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 214K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK, France, Hungary, Germany
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, funny, exciting, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, espionage, female spy, cia, undercover, disguise, partners, misfit partners, escapades, disorder, female agent, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, budapest hungary, europe, rome italy, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, partners against crime, misfit partners, farce, goofy hero, fighting crime, disorder, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 131K
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, police detective, undercover, car chase, informant, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, working undercover, reluctant partners, partners against crime, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: fbi, policewoman, misfit partners, friendship, police, police investigation, drug lord, partners against crime, special agents, partners, sarcasm, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, buddies, law enforcement, financial problem, partners against crime, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, buddies, partners against crime, police, police investigation, cocaine, murder, master criminal, crimes, drug dealing, law enforcement, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, fish out of water, reality tv, tv show, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, police operation, law enforcement, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: slang, humorous, funny, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, parody, friendship, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto, stupidity, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship, dumb, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, martial arts, ransom, fish out of water, chase, kung fu, police investigation, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 71K
Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, chases and races, taxi, french, bank robbery, police investigation, friends, crime, heist, chase, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, marseille, europe, seaport, marseille provence
⇓ 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, stupidity, drugs, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, nothing goes right, crime, immature, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, crime, criminal heroes, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, black cop, two man army, 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 ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 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: unlikely partners, escapades, partners against crime, wedding preparations and rituals, in-laws, wild ride, loner, respect, proposal, disorder, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 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, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, car chase, violence, racial slur, fbi, drug dealing, interrogation, exploding house, minefield, foot chase, mexican standoff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, florida, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, working undercover, organized crime, corruption, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, reluctant partners, partners against crime, hollywood, crimes, odd couple, law enforcement, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, fish out of water, odd couple, amateur detective, actor's life, friendship, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 29K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, chase, rescue, undercover, police detective, ice sculpture, speech impediment, reverend, police investigation, crime, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 30K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, fighting the system, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilante, crime fighter, partners, vigilantism, vengeance, teenage life, disorder, heroes, villain, double life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, crimes, special agents, car chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, gunfight, car chase, violence, heist, oil field, arms smuggling, undercover, swimming pool, explosion, shooting range, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: buddy comedy, suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, car chase, theme park, gunfight, violence, investigation, foot chase, dirty cop, explosion, undercover, secret service, amusement park ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 5K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, extradition, on the run, fish out of water, crime, gangsters, police investigation, law enforcement, frame up, society, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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