Movie Review: 21 Jump Street

 

Who ever names a Street jump? Are the people on the street jumpers or do the wear jumpers? Just kidding 😀

21 Jump Street was first aired on April 12, 1987 and ran till April 27, 1991. The series focuses on a squad of youthful-looking undercover police officers investigating crimes in high schools, colleges, and other teenage venues  and was created by Patrick Hasburgh and Stephen J. Cannell, the series was produced by Stephen J. Cannell Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television.

>>>>>> Fast forwarding to 2012, 21 Jump Street was brought to the big screen with directing credits going to Phil Lord and Chris Miller while Michael Bacall  & Jonah Hill are accountable for the story and the screen play. The movie stars JONAH HILL as SchmidtCHANNING TATUM as Jenko,  BRIE LARSON MOLLY  as TraceyDAVE FRANCO  as Eric MolsonROB RIGGLE  as Mr. WaltersDERAY DAVIS  as DomingoICE CUBE  as Captain Dickson.

Schmidt and Jenko were in high school together. While Schmidt was the dork, Jenko was the popular jock. Few years later they find themselves in the Police Academy together and eventually become partners and are deployed to be riding bicycles in the park. They are transferred to the Jump Street department  where they are sent to a school because of their youthful looks to infiltrate a drug ring and find out who is responsible for selling synthetic drugs to students in the school.

21 Jump Street is a good movie that gets you laughing and tells a good story along the way. 🙂

 

Rating: 7/10

 

Cinema Worthiness: Tis worth the watch. Go see it.

 

Favourite Quotes

Captain Dickson: You are here because you some Justin Beaver, Miley Cyrus lookin’ motherfuckers.

 

[to a handcuffed Domingo]
Jenko: You have the right to…
[forgets the Miranda rights]
Jenko: … suck my dick, motherfucker!

 

Jenko: Are you ready for a lifetime of being absolutely bad ass motherfuckers?
Schmidt: Oh, I am.
[Scene cuts. They are patroling the park on bicycles]
Jenko: I really thought this job would have more car chases and explosions… and homeless people doodooing.

 

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