22 Jump Street
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After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) 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. (c) Sony
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 84%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This sequel to the hit action comedy 21 Jump Street is better all around: the pacing is more consistent, the sight gags more imaginative, the self-referential jokes sharper."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
"Self-referential irony is hardly a new gimmick, having served as the underlying premise for such franchises as Scream and Austin Powers, but rarely has it been indulged with such fervor."
‑ Christopher Orr, The Atlantic
"Its adhering to formula nearly kills the film for that middle hour while the bromance plot thread is arguably based in latent homophobia."
‑ Scott Mendelson, Forbes
"This is a film that is creative enough... to mock its own lack of creativity."
‑ Matthew Toomey, ABC Radio Brisbane
"The jokes are fresh and more often than not manage to produce some big laughs."
‑ Josh Hylton, Dark Horizons
"22 Jump Street is hardly fresh, but the picture has enough energy to get by."
‑ David Denby, New Yorker
"Phil Lord and Christopher Miller's second-best film of the year (behind The Lego Movie)."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"While this film is dominated by vulgar, slapstick humor, it is not exactly brain dead. There is a certain self-aware, self-mocking quality to it. It also helps that the characters are basically good guys."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Proving that sometimes the same joke is funnier the second time around, Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum return for a major serving of big, broad, stupid laughs."
‑ Jim Schembri, 3AW
"'22 Jump Street' tries to catch a meta-wave on the shoulders of its stars, Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum."
‑ Leonard Maltin, indieWIRE
"22 Jump Street is pretty much the exact same movie as 21 Jump Street. It knows it, you know it, and it knows that you know it. And that is why it's brilliant."
‑ Christy Lemire, ChristyLemire.com
"Filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller (who are themselves impressive partners at this point) know enough not to mess with a successful formula."
‑ Bob Mondello, NPR
"It doesn't disguise its intention as a blockbuster summer sequel that's more financially than creatively motivated."
‑ Todd Jorgenson, Cinemalogue.com
"All you really need to know is that it's the cleverest sequel to a dumb movie of all time."
‑ Leigh Paatsch, Herald Sun (Australia)
"While much of this is pretty standard stuff, it's all easy to take thanks to the engaging performances from the two leads. The screenplay contains quite a few funny lines, and the direction by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller is crisp and efficient."
‑ David Stratton, The Australian
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