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22 Jump Street Review

Movies.com Critics

4.5

Dave White Profile

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    71

    out of 100

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    critic review scores.

  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice Stephanie Zacharek

    22 Jump Street isn't uncharitable or mean-spirited; at worst, it's just confused.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The repetitions are meant as a sort of metajoke, and it works well enough, more often than not, though heightened levels of raunch and chaos seem not so much meta as frantic.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bill Zwecker

    There are certainly a lot of actors who can match Hill and Tatum as comic actors, but it’s the oddball connection between these two that makes for a very entertaining couple of hours at the movies.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The car chases are unremarkable, but the stunts — which comically juxtapose Tatum's athletic grace and Hill's stocky clumsiness — are a hoot.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Scott Foundas

    22 Jump Street hits far more often than it misses, and even when it misses by a mile, the effort is so delightfully zany that it’s hard not to give Lord and Miller an “A” for effort.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    It's laugh-packed, self-aware in a manner that lets everyone in on the joke, and goofily satisfying in the action department.

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