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When a couple of undercover cops are needed to infiltrate a high school drug ring, Jenko and Schmidt (Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill) are chosen as the best fit, thanks to their immature looks and behavior. This movie is based on the 1987-1991 TV show of the same name.

MPAA Rating: R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, teen drinking and some violence.

Why is 21 Jump Street rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: 21 Jump Street is rated R for for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, teen drinking and some violence.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Infrequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence, with some blood and detail shown.

- Depictions of beating, shooting and explosion.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language.

- Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Two scenes of nudity, depicting breasts and buttocks, in sexual contexts.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive or sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions.

- Use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Portrayals of and references to drug use for recreational purposes, with some detail shown.

- Alcohol abuse.

21 Jump Street
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Coarse Language, Violence, Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Crude Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A