Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009, USA) C-91m. *** D: Steve Carr. Starring Kevin James, Keir O'Donnell, Jayma Mays, Raini Rodriguez, Shirley Knight, Bobby Cannavale. Funny comedy about overweight mall cop James, who thinks he will never strike a date, although he is in love with shop assistant Mays. Then criminals want to take over the mall and James gets a chance of showing his courage. Relies completely on James' comic talent and succeeds. A nice time-filler, with some laugh-out-loud gags. Cowritten and coproduced by James.

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