PAUL BLART: MALL COP (Theatrical Release USA 2009)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.5|5.0 Stars ìììì

Paul Blart: Mall Cop is one of America’s best clean, comedic movies of the year. With a simple script that reminds us that goodness, honesty, heart, and courage in any occupation can lead to the happiest of endings, Kevin James, the exceptionally likable UPS man in The King of Queens television show, shows us in an all-around-fun way that success comes to those who believe that high performance is not dictated by the status of the job, but by the integrity that exists inside of a person.

Storyline

Mall Security Guard Paul Blart (Kevin James) finds that courage and quick thinking can save even the worst of mall days.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Steve Carr for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producer Jeff Sussman for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Veck Simms (Keir O’Donnell), Amy (Jayma Mays), Maya (Raini Rodriguez), Mom (Shirley Knight), Stuart (Stephen Rannazzisi), Chief Brooks (Peter Gerety), Commander James Kent (Bobby Cannavale), and Sergeant Howard (Adam Ferrara).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Director Steve Carr (from Daddy Day Care (2003) and Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)) shows remarkable skill in capturing the comedic essence of the story through timing and outstanding camera direction.

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