Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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Mall Cop 2 'Painfully Unfunny'

It indicates a Dark Age of US comedy: critic

(Newser) - Kevin James' rent-a-cop moves from a suburban shopping mall to a Las Vegas casino in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, the sequel to the 2009 flick that topped the box office . Sadly, critics are wishing James never hopped back on the Segway. Here's what they're saying:
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Audiences Just That Into You

Romantic comedy attracts female movie-goers

(Newser) - He's Just Not That Into You got plenty of attention from the ladies this weekend, earning $27.5 million to top the box office, Entertainment Weekly reports. The romantic comedy, which stars Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Ben Affleck, and Scarlett Johansson, attracted a crowd that was—not surprisingly—80% female.... More »

Taken Snatches Box Office

Thriller bumps Mall Cop from top spot

(Newser) - The CIA thriller Taken nabbed the box office title from Paul Blart: Mall Cop, simultaneously pushing Hollywood to its first billion-dollar January, reports AP. Taken, starring Liam Neeson as a former CIA operative pursuing kidnappers, pulled in $24.6 million on Super Bowl weekend—in which thrillers typically underperform because... More »

Mall Cop Still Rocks Box Office

Comedy tops box office for 2nd weekend

(Newser) - Paul Blart: Mall Cop kept control of the box office for a second straight weekend by earning $21.5 million, Variety reports. Slumdog Millionaire, on the strength of 10 Oscar nominations,  shot into fifth spot and banked $10.6 million. Filling out the top five were Underworld: Rise of ... More »

Mall Cop Wins Box Office Battle

Kevin James comedy beats Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino

(Newser) - A mall security guard on a Segway wrested control of the box office this weekend. Paul Blart: Mall Cop, a PG-rated comedy starring Kevin James, raked in $33.8 million to knock Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino from the top spot, Variety reports. Torino earned $22.2 million, a mere... More »

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