21 Jump Street

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

TV-based buddy comedy is crude but hilarious.

R 2012 110 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 51 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 151 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Hilarious-But not for kids

This movie is funny as hell. That being said, I'm really surprised by the amount of children who have seen this. I understand that we want to share movie nights and experiences with our kids but when did we stop caring about age appropriate material for children who are still developing their little brains? There are plenty of movies that are just as funny that have little to no vulgar language and sexual content. You aren't your children's friends- you're their parents. If you care about what your children are exposed to then this movie shouldn't be on your list. The content is just not child friendly. Let your kids be kids ffs. One day they'll be old enough to watch these kinds of movies with you but in the mean time allow them to share experiences with you that aren't full of sex scenes or content and disgusting language ABOUT sex and drugs.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+


This movie is hilarious. It is one of the best comedies I have ever seen. But 17+ is a good age rating. Their is a bunch of swearing. Some s*x jokes and one s*x scene with a really weird threesome. The ending is pretty inappropriate too. The teachers di*k falls off and he tries to pick it up with is mouth.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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