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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.
Graduating from undercover work at a high school (in the prequel 21 Jump Street) to undercover work at a college, police officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) continue their usual juvenile tactics and fit right in with the party drinking and drug-dealing student population.
Why Is 22 Jump Street Rated R?
22 Jump Street is rated R for language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity and some violence.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in 22 Jump Street...This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and gun violence with some blood and a little detail.
- Frequent use of detailed sexual language, references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations, many in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of alcohol and recreational drug use.
Extra info about this movie
This movie is based on the television series 21 Jump Street created by Patrick Hasburgh and Stephen J. Cannell. The screenplay was written by Michael Bacal, Oren Uziel and Rodney Rothman. The story was created by Michael Bacall and Jonah Hill.
From The Studio:
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. - By Columbia Pictures
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This is the sequel to the movie 21 Jump Street. Both are based on a TV series. Channing Tatum plays romantic heroes in the movies Dear John and The Vow, and shows off his dancing feet in Step Up and Step Up 2 The Streets. A more serious Jonah Hill can be seen in Moneyball.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of 22 Jump Street...
22 Jump Street releases to home video on November 18, 2014.