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Overall B-

Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always wanted to become a law enforcement officer, but sadly has not been able to make that wish a reality. Instead he has had to settle for a job as a security guard. However, when the mall where he works is taken over by a gang of organized crooks, the wannabe cop gets the opportunity to live his dream-- which suddenly feels more like a nightmare.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B
Profanity B-
Substance Use C

Why is Paul Blart Mall Cop rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Paul Blart Mall Cop is rated PG for for some violence, mild crude and suggestive humor, and language.

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This humorous look at the toils of a shopping mall security guard features scenes of conflict shown in a comedic fashion. These portrayals become more serious after a group of thieves take control of the mall and capture hostages. Some characters use guns and shots are fired. Hand-to-hand conflicts are depicted with characters using basic weapons and their bodies to subdue each other. A man wrestles with a woman, and her shirt begins to come off exposing her bra (no sexuality is implied). A man who usually does not drink due to health issues, becomes highly intoxicated and falls through a large window. Another character is pushed through the glass on an elevator. A dog is presumably injured or killed by a character riding a Segway. A dummy, meant to look human, is shot multiple times. A couple of veiled sexual references are heard. Infrequent mild profanities and terms of deity are included. References are made to being “fat” and body image topics are discussed.