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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jonah Hill
Brie Larson
Ice Cube
Channing Tatum
Dave Franco
Directors
Phil Lord
Chris Miller
Screenwriters
Michael Bacall
Running Time
109 minutes

21 Jump Street
Or, Serpico goes to high school


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Plot
Schmidt and Jenko (Hill and Tatum) ate on opposing sides of the canteen in high school. Now adult cops, partners and best friends, they are given a mission to pose as teenagers in order to bring down a drug ring. Both find school a very different place second time around.


Verdict
21 Jump Street has that Anchorman experimental-chaos vibe, with all the hit-and-miss moments that implies. It’s completely lunatic and sort of a mess. It’s also the funniest high-school comedy to come out of Hollywood in ages.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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