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Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 | 2015 | PG | - 2.4.1

The mall cop (Kevin James) returns for a convention in Vegas that turns out to be more than he bargained for when he stumbles into an art theft plot. Also with Raini Rodriguez, Eduardo Verástegui, Daniella Alonso, Neal McDonough, David Henrie, D.B. Woodside, Nicholas Turturro and Loni Love. Directed by Andy Fickman. [1:34]

SEX/NUDITY 2 - A woman wears low-cut tops and dresses that reveal cleavage and bare shoulders in several scenes. A young woman is shown wearing a conservative swimsuit that reveals upper chest and shoulders and her father protests that the outfit being too revealing. Many people around a swimming pool are shown wearing swimsuits that reveal cleavage, bare abdomens, backs and legs. A man's pants fall down and we see his boxers and bare legs to the thigh.
 A man and a woman kiss. A husband and his wife kiss at their wedding ceremony. A husband and his wife kiss twice. A woman kisses a man on the cheek and he remarks that that felt good.
 A woman touches a man's hand, compliments how soft his hands are and he thinks that she is trying to come on to him. Two men hug twice (in greeting) and one man says that the other man kissed his shoulder during the second hug. A young man and a young woman flirt and the young woman's father tells her to "slow down." A man admires a woman on horseback and she gives him her phone number (please see the Violence/Gore category for more details).


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VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - A woman leans into a street to pick up her newspaper and she is struck by a truck; a voice-over describes the incident as the woman getting, "drilled by a milk truck" and we understand that she died (no blood or the aftermath is shown).
 A man rigs an arrow out of a fork and an electric cable, shoots it from a bow and hits another man in the chest knocking him down and unconscious (we see the fork sticking out of the man's chest and a small flame burning at the site). A man is shot in the shoulder and we see him wearing a sling later (no blood is evident).
 A man hides in a suitcase and a gunman shoots it (it is bulletproof), the case tumbles down a flight of stairs knocking the gunman out, it crashes through a window and sinks into a pool (we see the case fill with water, but the man inside is OK). A gunman threatens a man who runs and the gunman shoots at him but misses. A man lunges at another man several times and the second man pulls a gun on him; the first man runs away screaming. A man with a gun threatens another man and a young woman enters the room accidentally, turns and runs followed by the gunman who traps her in a bathroom. A young man is held at gunpoint and he and a young woman are locked in a room by the gunman. Several men with guns are seen in a hotel room as they prepare for something nefarious.
 A man is hit by a car while he is on a Segway and he is thrown to the ground (he gets up while moaning and appears shaken but we see no injuries). A man is nearly hit by a van while he is on a Segway. A man swings from a cable on a stage and knocks several performers as well as a gunman off the stage and into water (no one appears harmed). A man slams hard into a plate glass window and falls back onto the floor (he is OK). A man rides a zipline between two very tall buildings until he gets stuck on a knot in the cable; he frees himself and finishes the run to the other building without injury.
 A man and several others charge toward several other men with guns, they fight and the first group grabs whatever they can find to use as weapons (like lamp poles, a barber cape, etc.); they fight and we see people being punched, flipped and thrown (no injuries are evident) with one heavy set man landing on top of a woman and we see him thrashing on top of her as she moans; one man uses his belt to defend himself against a man with a knife and his pants fall down while two women fight with kicks and punches until one ends up unconscious on the floor. A man punches a gunman, then shoots another with a glue gun that traps his hand under a mound of glue. A man punches an elderly woman hard in the stomach and she falls to the floor moaning (she appears OK, just moaning). A young boy slaps a man hard in the face after the boy's mother tries to force him into hugging the man. A woman shoves a man hard in the throat and he coughs and wheezes briefly. A man head-butts another man who falls unconscious.
 A man struggles to carry his luggage through a hotel. A man seems to be having an attack and struggles to breathe, but regains his composure. A man collapses when his blood sugar bottoms out. A drunk man falls to the floor unconscious and a woman slaps him in the face trying to revive him; he mumbles but then goes back to sleep.
 A young woman smears a man's face with oatmeal make-up and his face blows up in large blisters and swelling (he is allergic to oatmeal). A man arms himself with non-lethal weapons and drives a high-powered Segway through a hotel lobby; he shoots several gunmen using a bean bag cannon and they fall back into water. A man tasers another man, who jabs at him with a knife several times causing him to fall to the floor, but he gets back up in between each tasing. A man slaps the back side of a horse as it walks away and it kicks the man throwing him back and into a car breaking the driver side window (the man moans but appears OK).
 A large bird approaches a man in a park-like area and the bird flares its wings, hisses and lunges at the man while the man flaps his arms and yells for the bird to go away; the bird kicks the man in the chest, knocking him to the ground, the bird then jumps on the man and pecks his face and head before the man punches the bird and it leaves. A large bird attacks a man and we hear the man yelling as we see his silhouette through a frosted window.
 A young woman uses her pocket knife to cut up bed linens, then ties them together to use to lower herself to the ground from a hotel room; a young man does the same and they run away. A man spies on his adult daughter as she speaks to a young man and she becomes angry with him.
 Several people tour a display of non-lethal weapons and we see some of them trying the weapons out; one woman swings a baton and accidentally hits herself in the head (she is OK), a man shoots a bean bag gun and misses the targets several times. A woman stumbles and spills her purse on the floor (she's OK).
 A man yells at his adult daughter in a restaurant and pounds the table throwing food and a plate onto the floor. A young woman yells at her father and tells him that he is embarrassing her. A man yells over a telephone that his daughter is missing and that she has been kidnapped. A man talks about having bankrolled the right NSA agent. Two men yell ridiculous threats at each other trying to convince each other that they are each crazy. A man teases several people about their being "mall cops." A woman yells at a man in a bar for asking her to go out with him. A husband and his wife describe how they felt after their daughter left home for college and describe the house as being like "a cold tomb of loneliness." A man eats a really ripe banana (the skin is blackened and slimy) and another man watching him gags and says, "I'm going to throw up." A man says, "I will throw up on you." A man guzzles a large root beer. A man eats a large bowl of M&Ms. A man slides across a floor on his stomach, flips on his back and laps up drippings from a young girl's ice cream cone to recharge his sugar level. A woman tells a man that he smells like peat moss and curry.
 A man places several bets on a craps table and loses everything (he is dismayed and the other players blame him for their own losses).


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LANGUAGE 1 - 1 mild obscenity, name-calling (fat guy, hot shot, mall cop, lumpy, skinny, cockroach, idiot, sloppy, contradiction, crazy, insane, sweaty, sluggish, non-entity), 2 religious exclamations (e.g. That's How The Good Lord Made Us, Holy Crawfish).


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SUBSTANCE USE - People in a bar are seen drinking alcohol and one man appears drunk (he falls to the floor unconscious).


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Divorce/dissolution of marriage, pride, hypoglycemia, disappointment, betrayal, chaos, safety, overprotective parenting, opportunities, life choices, decorum, loneliness, integrity, art theft.

MESSAGE - Always be alert.

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Be aware that while we do our best to avoid spoilers it is impossible to disguise all details and some may reveal crucial plot elements.

We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, (usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled) released that contain additional content, which we did not review.


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