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Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

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When a shopping mall is taken over by a gang of organized crooks, it's up to a mild-mannered security guard to save the day.

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Storyline

Paul Blart is a mild-mannered man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. For years, he has applied to become a cop, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight. One day, a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and take hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside, and because of his sense of duty, refuses to leave. He thus becomes the police department's eyes on the inside and attempts to stop the criminals on his own. Written by J. Rieper

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Now, Help Is On The Way. Until Then, There's Paul Blart. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some violence, mild crude and suggestive humor, and language | See all certifications »

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16 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,832,636 (USA) (16 January 2009)

Gross:

$20,819,129 (USA) (17 July 2015)
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Trivia

Two of Kevin James' real-life family members are seen in this film: the karaoke singer is his older brother Gary Valentine, and the woman with two children who Paul helps is his wife Steffiana De La Cruz. See more »

Goofs

New Jersey State Police vehicles are white with a blue and gold stripe descending diagonally from the upper left hand corner to the lower right hand corner of the door (driver side door) with a gold triangle with New Jersey State Police in blue letters inside of it. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Paul Blart: Safety never takes a holiday.
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What is wrong with you, America?
24 June 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Seriously, this was the worst movie I've seen in years.

I didn't laugh once.

I shook my head a lot and asked myself over and over again, "This was the number one movie in America the week it came out? What is wrong with the USA?!"

Truly, the film is *horrible*. It is start to end horrible.

Seriously, if the best thing about your movie is music by Survivor, what does that say about your acting, directing, screenplay?

This film is an embarrassment.

America, you deserve the sequel you'll no doubt get.


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