Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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"Safety Never Takes A Holiday."
  • PG
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 5.3  (116,705)
  • 39

Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American comedy film starring Kevin James, Keir O'Donnell, and Jayma Mays. The film is directed by Steve Carr and written by Kevin James and Nick Bakay. The film follows the life of Paul Blart, a mild-mannered security guard who works at a mall in New Jersey. The movie begins by introducing the audience to Paul Blart, a man who aspires to be a New Jersey state trooper but has failed the physical exam multiple times. He lives with his mother and daughter, who he loves dearly. Paul works as a security guard at the West Orange Pavilion Mall in order to provide for his family.

As the movie progresses, it becomes clear that Paul takes his job very seriously. He is always on the lookout for suspicious activity, and he often takes it upon himself to apprehend criminals. However, his approach to his job can come off as over-the-top and obsessive to those around him.

One day, a group of criminals led by Veck Sims (played by Keir O'Donnell) enters the mall and takes hostages, including Paul's love interest, Amy (played by Jayma Mays). Paul happens to be out of his uniform at the time, but he takes it upon himself to try to save the hostages and stop the criminals.

What follows is a hilarious and action-packed film that sees Paul Blart use his extensive knowledge of the mall and his quick thinking to outsmart the criminals and save the day. Along the way, he forms a bond with the hostages and meets a fellow security guard who helps him in his mission.

One of the strengths of the film is Kevin James' performance. He plays Paul Blart with such sincerity and heart that it's hard not to root for him throughout the movie. His character is both funny and endearing, and he brings a lot of charm to the role.

Another strength of the film is its light-hearted tone. While there are moments of tension and suspense, the movie never takes itself too seriously. The humor is often very silly and slapstick, but it never feels forced or out of place.

The movie also features a great supporting cast. Jayma Mays plays Amy, the object of Paul's affections, and she does a great job of portraying a character who is both compassionate and strong. Keir O'Donnell is also memorable as Veck Sims, the main villain. He delivers a performance that is both menacing and absurd.

Overall, Paul Blart: Mall Cop is an enjoyable comedy that is sure to make audiences laugh. The film's mix of humor, action, and heart is what makes it stand out. It's not a groundbreaking movie by any means, but it's a fun ride that is worth checking out.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3 and a MetaScore of 39.

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