Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and distributed by Columbia Pictures. It is the sequel to Paul Blart: Mall Cop released in 2009 and was written by Kevin James and Nick Bakay. The film stars James as the eponymous mall cop Paul Blart, along with Neal McDonough, Daniella Alonso, David Henrie, Raini Rodriguez, and Vic Dibitetto. Filming began in April 2014 at Wynn Las Vegas casino resort. It was released the following year on April 17, 2015.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 is the first film shot on the Steve Wynn property. It is also the first film to receive Nevada's film tax credit enacted in 2013. The film grossed $107 million worldwide at the box office and received generally negative reviews from critics.
Theatrical release poster Directed by Andy Fickman Produced by Todd Garner Kevin James Adam Sandler Written by Nick Bakay Kevin James Starring Kevin James Raini Rodriguez Neal McDonough Shirley Knight Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams Cinematography Dean Semler Edited by Scott Hill Production company Happy Madison Productions Distributed by Columbia Pictures Release date April 17, 2015 (United States) Running time 94 minutes Country United States Language English Budget $40 million Box office $107.6 million