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Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
 5.2
 97K
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems to take his job seriously. All that changes when a team of thugs raids the mall and takes hostages. Untrained, unarmed and a super-size target, Blart has to become a real cop to save the day.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, realistic, not serious, surprise ending, funny, idiotic, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: shopping mall, security guard, crimes, heist, heroes, hostages, confined, crime, fall in love, group of criminals, law enforcement, unfulfilled love, living with parents, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, save the day, workplace situations, petty job, single father, parody, violence, christmas, martial arts, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa

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Most similar movies to Paul Blart: Mall Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and entertaining films with plots about dialogue, life philosophy, catastrophe, mentor, fight scenes, police investigation and brutality mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Paul Blart: Mall Cop: See Spot Run (2001), National Security (2003), The Spy Next Door (2010), Ride Along (2014), The Man (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Security guard Paul Blart is headed to Las Vegas to attend a Security Guard Expo with his teenage daughter Maya before she departs for college. While at the convention, he inadvertently discovers a heist - and it's up to Blart to apprehend the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: shopping mall, family relations, parents and children, crimes, goofy hero, security guard, single father, romance, justice, fight scenes, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI." But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, ...
Style: witty, feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, race against time, law enforcement, press conference, ransom, fbi, fish out of water, undercover agent, rivalry, disorder, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 8K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, goofy hero, pets, crime gone awry, friendship, save the day, nothing goes right, danger, witnessing a crime, crimes, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, danger, crimes, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, martial arts, secret agents, undercover, family, when the parents are away, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, family relations, spy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 96K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, partners against crime, unlikely partners, wild ride, in-laws, loner, disorder, partners, proposal, law enforcement, respect, police operation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 24K
The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fidler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vanns way
Style: witty, funny, entertaining, intense, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, chases and races, goofy hero, working undercover, partners, law enforcement, arms dealer, police investigation, crimes, special agents, car chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, kidnapping, crime, comedy of errors, cop witness relations, wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crimes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, comic, captivating, suspense, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, buddies, crime, escapades, kidnapping, heist, danger, threat, pizzeria, pizza delivery, redemption, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 48K
Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, kidnapping, rescue, taxi driver, gang, taxi, police investigation, danger, disorder, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, seaport, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.5
 38K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, heist, gang, working undercover, goofy hero, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, goofy hero, secret agents, working undercover, master criminal, race against time, save the day, spy, government agency, danger, spy spoof, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, terrorism, undercover, race against time, police investigation, master criminal, save the day, danger, goofy hero, crime, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, partners against crime, buddies, police, police investigation, cocaine, master criminal, murder, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
That Darn Cat (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While making his nightly rounds in the neighborhood, Patti's pet cat D.C. finds himself the carrier of a call for help from a kidnap victim. Patti enlists skeptical law enforcement help to find the victim before it's too late.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, chase, kidnapping, mistaken identity, investigation, rescue, small town, missing person, family, car chase, police investigation, captivity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 58K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, reality tv, reluctant partners, misfit partners, partners against crime, tv show, crime, police operation, odd couple, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 225K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, police investigation, parody, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, farce, odd couple, verbal byplay, goofy hero, disorder, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, farce, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, partners, danger, incompetent police, crime, partners against crime, chaos and mayhem, goofy hero ...
Time: 2000s
Place: europe, italy, france, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 53K
Zookeeper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him ...
Style: humorous, funny, comic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking animals, zoo, wooing, goofy hero, friendship, romance, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, looking for love, monkey, animals, ostrich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, parody, heist, chase, crime, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crimes, chases and races, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, friendship, workplace, disorder, buddies, partners, unlikely criminals, stupidity, vengeance, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 126K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, skyscraper, thanksgiving, fbi, robbery, perfect crime, unlikely criminals, righting the wronged, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, family, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, youth, buddies, eccentric family, save the day, daring rescue, heroic mission, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, family, supernatural, heroic mission, confined, supernatural ability, master villain, rescue, danger, disorder, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 59K
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: unemployment, children, mischievous children, farce, fish out of water, goofy hero, friends, workplace situations, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kindergarten, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, partners against crime, reluctant partners, hollywood, law enforcement, crimes, odd couple, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, heist, crime, friendship, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, partners against crime, master criminal, disorder, partners, parody, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Style: humorous, exciting, inspirational, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: contests and competitions, underdog, high school teacher, martial arts, prize money, against the odds, lifestyle change, rivalry, financial problem, character change, dedicated educator, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 19K
Mad Money (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, heist, workplace, bank robbery, unlikely criminals, society, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, money, crimes, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while scaling Mount Everest, and his family is unable to afford the surgery that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heist, computer genius, adventure, family, disorder, heroes, teenage life, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, parents and children, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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