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21 Jump Street Reviews

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Kirk Baird
Toledo Blade

Given the broad drama of the series, their movie should be full of big ideas, and instead settles for redundant gags involving drugs, guns, and high school cliques.

Full Review Source: Toledo Blade | Original Score: 2/5

January 8, 2013
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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Much of the humor involves trotting out cliches from cop movies and teen movies, then commenting on how dumb they are.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 15, 2012
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Mediocre jokes built around recycled ideas.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 14, 2012
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

They know it's a joke. But like high school itself, 21 Jump Street hits the wall about halfway in and even prom night can't save it.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 2/4

March 23, 2012
James Berardinelli
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Yes, there are laughs to be had here, but I wonder whether it might be more amusing to watch episodes of the old TV show.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 14, 2012
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Maybe I'm just getting too old for this shit.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 18, 2012
Clint O'Connor
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Adheres to the rule that every TV show is subject to a cinematic rendering, regardless of the strength of its stories, appeal of its characters, or extent of its following.

Full Review Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer | Original Score: C

March 16, 2012
Phil Villarreal
OK! Magazine

If Hill keeps signing on for half-hearted romps into the realm of idiocy like The Sitter and 21 Jump Street, he's going to get shoved aside by whatever chubby comic wunderkind is lurking behind him.

Full Review Source: OK! Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

March 14, 2012
Tony Macklin

21 Jump Street is a cockamamie movie. It's as rowdy as a dick joke. After the 21st dick joke, I wanted to jump off. And after the dick jokes there's a load of excrement jokes.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.0/5

March 20, 2012
Richard Knight
Knight at the Movies

Interchangeable with dozens of other "dude" comedies that have come before it.

Full Review Source: Knight at the Movies

July 15, 2012
Erin Free
FILMINK (Australia)

Its two leads possess amusing chemistry but this smug and ultimately disappointing revamp never manages to strike the right note between action and comedy.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

March 14, 2012
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

There is a frantic highway chase, a high-voltage gunfight and the obligatory chaotic party; those elements plus the pimple squeezing fun of high school clashes make 21 Jump Street the movie we had to have when the TV series should have been enough

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

March 11, 2012
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

It's lazily content to raise laughs through 4-letter words and penis jokes. In other words, it has absolutely no ambition, so that eventually even the efforts of its lead actors amount to very little.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

March 14, 2012
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

A floppy cross of high-school movie and buddy-cop comedy. Overdoses on flaccid penis and vagina 'jokes,' indulges in the ain't-this-cool?!ness of a cop-action flick, and passes out on the cliché-couch of bromance.

Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

May 10, 2012
Cole Smithey

A scattershot hodgepodge of scatological and penile humor, "21 Jump Street" owes less to Johnny Depp's 1987 television launch pad series than it does to a mentality of lowest common denominator.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D

March 18, 2012
Nick Rogers

Frenetic and loud can be funny on its own. But it requires either the finesse to be smart about playing stupid or sheer, balls-out craziness. Disappointingly, this has a hard time choosing between destinations and takes too long to find its way.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 15, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Strained and crass comedy.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

March 19, 2012
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

For an action comedy, "21 Jump Street" had less action or comedy than I expected. It felt as if I spent too much time waiting for something to happen-either for a joke to fire, or a pistol.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 6/10

June 23, 2012
Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

An unlikely (but funny) return to high school

Full Review Source: Movie Habit

March 22, 2012
Glenn Lovell

... latest in endless slew of painful spoofs based on TV shows takes an OK premise and milks it for an occasional chuckle before devolving into a succession of increasingly lame sketches.

Full Review Source: CinemaDope | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 25, 2012
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