Movies like Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
 5.2
 93K
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, surprise ending, funny, idiotic, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: security guard, shopping mall, save the day, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, hostages, unfulfilled love, heist, fall in love, confined, single father, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, petty job, living with parents, group of criminals, crime, parody, violence, christmas, martial arts, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa

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 life philosophy, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, fight scenes, storytelling and chase mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Paul Blart: Mall Cop: The Spy Next Door (2010), Zookeeper (2011), Ride Along (2014), Showtime (2002), See Spot Run (2001). 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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: shopping mall, parents and children, family relations, security guard, goofy hero, crimes, single father, romance, justice, fight scenes, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, secret agents, martial arts, mischievous children, undercover, family, when the parents are away, spy, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 51K
Zookeeper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking animals, zoo, goofy hero, friendship, wooing, looking for love, romance, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, monkey, ostrich, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 90K
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, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, law enforcement, police officer, police operation, partners, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, police, wild ride, proposal, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, press conference, fbi, undercover agent, ransom, kidnapping, race against time, rescue, law enforcement, crime, special agents, abandonment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 56K
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, reality tv, tough guy, fish out of water, misfit partners, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, crime, odd couple, police operation, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: not serious, feel good, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, hitman, family, goofy hero, hidden identity, mischievous children, odd couple, crime gone awry, vengeance, rescue, save the day, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police academy, security guard, odd couple, partners against crime, colleague, security camera, patrol, conflict, crime, unlikely partners, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, pizza delivery, race against time, kidnapping, verbal byplay, buddies, unlikely criminals, adventure, crime, friends, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 214K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, misfit partners, partners against crime, verbal byplay, farce, goofy hero, reluctant partners, drugs/alcohol, police, stupidity, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, government agency, race against time, save the day, spy, spy spoof, violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 23K
The Man (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
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, arms dealer, goofy hero, police investigation, working undercover, law enforcement, partners, crimes, special agents, car chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, not serious, realistic, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, crime, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, kidnapping, fish out of water, on the run, woman in danger, crimes, danger, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 56K
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: children, farce, fish out of water, family, unemployment, goofy hero, mischievous children, nothing goes right, disorder, success, workplace situations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kindergarten, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 43K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, armored car, betrayal, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, workplace, security, armored car robbery, night watchman, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 37K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious, remake of french film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, police investigation, chase, urban, buddies, bank robber, crime, odd couple, bank, partners against crime, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 46K
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, not serious, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, kidnapping, rescue, gang, taxi driver, taxi, partners against crime, urban, police operation, special unit, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, seaport, europe, marseille, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: amateur detective, kidnapping, small town, chase, investigation, rescue, missing person, family, mistaken identity, police investigation, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, feel good, not serious, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, family, goofy hero, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, nothing goes right, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, workplace, partners, disorder, friendship, twists & turns, stupidity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, crime, comedy of errors, criminal heroes, heist, chase, nothing goes right, bank, buddies, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 122K
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, skyscraper, thanksgiving, high rise, fbi, apartment, parade, planning, billionaire, recruiting, female agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, buddies, police, partners against crime, police investigation, cocaine, crimes, law enforcement, partners, disorder, goofy hero, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.2
 16K
Blank Check (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullied by his siblings and nagged by his parents, 11-year-old Preston is fed up with his family -- especially their frugality. But he gets his chance to teach them a lesson when a money-laundering criminal nearly bulldozes Preston with his car and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: bank, destiny, family, gangsters, forgery, mischievous children, crime gone awry, crime, odd couple, young heroes, prank, child as adult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, family, buddies, daring rescue, save the day, martial arts, eccentric family, danger, youth, master villain, vigilantism, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, high school teacher, underdog, prize money, martial arts, dedicated educator, against the odds, ambition, sport, lifestyle change, rivalry, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 26K
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician, get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: chase, friendship, nothing goes right, kangaroo, desert, adventure, disorder, goofy hero, gangsters, fish out of water, hoodlum, fool ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, hollywood, odd couple, partners against crime, hitman, reluctant partners, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, not serious, realistic, surprise ending, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, undercover, race against time, terrorism, police investigation, goofy hero, crime, save the day, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: corruption, heist, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, crime, goofy hero, private detective, ex-cop, airport, odd couple, gangsters, parody ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%