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10 Movies Like/Similar To 21 Jump Street

Updated on August 20, 2015

Hot Fuzz

High achieving London cop Nicholas Angel (played by Simon Pegg) is transferred to a small quiet village called Sandford, it seems as if it is the worst transfer he could have possibly got. Dealing with his new partner (played by Nick Frost) is one of the most challenging aspects of his job. His new partner isn't stupid, he has never seen any real police work.

Nicholas Angel sets about to transform the Sandford police force into a more professional force, as the original one was relaxed and carefree. Upon changing the police force, he encounters several "accidents" that have occurred. Only these "accidents" are no normal accidents. To him they look more like murder - except he is the only one who can see it! Digging deeper, he uncovers a sinister plot. Be prepared for gunshots and explosions! Check out the trailer below!

Director: Edgar Wright

Writers: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg

Starring: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost along with other well established actors.

Hot Fuzz Trailer

The Other Guys

Being in the shadow of two high achieving cops is a tricky thing to get rid of. So when two New York cops with completely different personality's, see an opportunity to step up to the plate like their counterparts they take it. Although, it doesn't turn out the way they had planned.

This film follows the two detectives around New York with hilarious moments, that will cheer you up straight away. Follow these comedy geniuses for a very funny trip, but you better strap in tight as things are going to get very strange.

Director: Adam McKay

Writers: Adam McKay and Chris Henchy

Starring: Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg

The Other Guys Trailer


Starsky & Hutch

In this action packed comedy, two streetwise cops take to the streets in search for criminals in a red and white Ford Torino. They do get a little help from an informer called Huggy Bear (Snoop Dogg). This is a must see film as it has two award winning actors in, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. Starsky & Hutch is the new 2004 version, whereas Starsky and Hutch is the 1975 version. Watching either is good as they are equally funny, but I think the 2004 version would be better for first time watchers.

Director: Todd Phillips

Writers: William Blinn, Stevie Long, John O'Brien, Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Snoop Dogg.


Bad Boys

In this 1995 action comedy, two narcotics detectives (Will Smith and Martin Lawrence) are protecting a murder witness whilst working on a stolen heroin case. What could go wrong? Join the two cops for an action packed ride as they go the hunt, but be prepared for a laugh along the way. Cops need to have a good time too don't they?

With Bad Boys 2 released just goes to show how much of a success Bad Boys was. Furthermore, Bad Boys 3 is set for release in 2015! So what more of an excuse do you need to watch Bad Boys? Go and watch it now!

Director: Michael Bay

Writers: George Gallo, Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland and Doug Richardson.

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence and Lisa Boyle.


2013 release 2Guns was a hit at the box office and it was no wonder why, it has anything that a film could ever need. That is action, crime and a comedy element. Moreover, it has two very reconizable actors in Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington. When a naval intelligence officer and a DEA agent are on the run from the cartel after a failed infiltration, they both learn a very scary fact when they form an allegiance. They are both undercover agents. With this knowledge, they then work together to get rid of the cartel.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur

Writers: Blake Masters and Steven Grant.

Starring: Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.

2Guns Trailer



Another 2013 release has made it onto the top 10 films like/similar to 21 Jump Street and that is Homefront! Starring Jason Statham, you know some tough man acts are going to happen! When a former DEA agent moves to a quiet town with his family, he just wants some peace and quiet. Although, when he is there he soon messes around with a local meth druglord. Action, crime and a bit of a thriller, what more could you ask for?

Director: Gary Fleder

Writers: Sylvester Stallone and Chuck Logan.

Starring: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder and Kate Bosworth.


When you want to impress someone you would do nearly anything for them, when you are two young lads you would do unthinkable stuff for them without any exceptions. In this comedy, three young men are going to see what the world is really like when they try to get booze for a party. Due to their idiotic friend and his fake licence, two of the boys have to get booze by another means after they think their idiotic friend has been arressted. Little do they know, he is having a fun time with the silly cops who arrive on-scene. This film follows round the two lads trying to get booze, with hilarious consequences like going to a drug dealers party!

Director: Greg Mottola

Writers: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg

Starring: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.

Superbad Trailer


Project X

Contrary to the name, Project X is not an action film! It is in fact a comedy about three high school seniors throwing an off the scale birthday party to make a name for themselves. Little did they know that things were going to skyrocket out of control as the night progressed. It is from the makers of Hangover so it is surely a fantastic film to watch. Also the film is relatively new, as it was released in 2012! So what are you waiting for? Go and watch it now.

Director: Nima Nourizadeh

Writers: Matt Drake and Michael Bacall.

Starring: Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper and Jonathan Daniel Brown.


Class Act

From 1992 this film is vintage, but a classic. When the school mixes two students papers around, they take on different identities. With a genius and straight A student swapping identities with a juvenile delinquent, what could possibly go wrong? In fact they both like their roles and new identities. Except there are a few problems to work out along the way.

Director: Randall Miller

Writers: Michael Swerdlick, Wayne Allan Rice, Richard Brenne, John Semper and Cynthia Friedlob.

Starring: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin and Andre Rosey Brown.

Knocked Up

In this romantic-comedy, it is not party animal Ben Stone's day as he never expected to have his one night stand arrive on his doorstep eight weeks later to say that she is pregnant. As this is starring Seth Rogen, this is a must see film! From the trailer, it certainly looks like it will be a funny film!

Director: Judd Apatow

Writer: Judd Apatow

Starring: Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl and Paul Rudd.

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      Brad Josh 

      6 years ago

      Oh wow! wonderful movies these are!


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