21 Jump Street (15)

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Two bungling cops are sent deep undercover to expose a high school drugs ring in foul-mouthed buddy movie 21 Jump Street.

Based on the popular 1980s TV crime series, which transformed Johnny Depp into a teen idol before he made his mark on the big screen in Edward Scissorhands, 21 Jump Street is a testosterone-fuelled hoot.

Morton Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Greg Jenko (Channing Tatum) both enrol at police academy and work together to ensure they complete the physical and academic elements of the final exam.

Life as cops turns out to be quite dull and their first bust ends in embarrassment. So they are sent in disgrace to Captain Dickson (Ice Cube), who orders the pair to pose as sibling students at the local school where drugs are rife.

Morton becomes a popular member of the student body thanks to his brains and sensitivity while lumbering hunk Greg is viewed as an idiot by everyone except his teacher Ms Griggs (Ellie Kemper), who would love to give him some one-on-one tuition.

While Morton engages in a tender romance with drama student Molly (Brie Larson), the cops identify fellow student Eric Molson (Dave Franco) as the dealer and work to bring down the drugs ring.

21 Jump Street is showing at the Odeon Kettering today at 1pm, 3.30pm, 6.15pm and 9pm.