Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum play underachieving cops in '21 Jump St'
The hilarious new comedy ‘21 Jump Street’ sees Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum team up as a mismatched nerd/jock duo who go undercover in a high school to take down a drug syndicate that's been flooding a school with drugs.
Obviously, it wasn't a new idea as the movie was based on an old TV series of the same name that launched Johnny Depp's career (Also read: 9 best Johnny Depp characters). However, the new film is a much more comedic take. Let's see how they stack up.
'21 Jump Street': 2012 film
'21 Jump Street': 1987 TV series
Channing Tatum proving that he can be not boring
Johnny Depp as a teen idol
The Subject Matter
Bromance, homophobic jokes, teens using drugs on YouTube, alcohol-fuelled parties, prom dates
Heavy moral discourses about alcoholism, hate crimes, drug abuse, homophobia, AIDS, child abuse, and sexual promiscuity
The “Not So Slim Shady” Jonah Hill's Eminem style bleached-hair with braces
Johnny Depp's medium/Long late 80s middle part with side swoosh
Johnny Depp and Peter DeLuise reprising their TV roles
Josh Brolin, Bridget Fonda, Jada Pinkett Smith, Brad Pitt, Vince Vaughn, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Christina Applegate
‘Bad Boys’ and John Hughes movies
To get teenagers to watch TV
1 film with a sequel incoming