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Ride Along (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 17 January 2014 (USA)
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Security guard Ben must prove himself to his girlfriend's brother, top police officer James. He rides along James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta.

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Storyline

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way. Written by kcquail

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Propose to this cop's sister? Rookie mistake.


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Ilgas Pasivazinejimas  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$48,626,380 (USA) (17 January 2014)

Gross:

$134,141,530 (USA) (11 April 2014)
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When Ben threatens James in the weapons deal scene, in the warehouse, he says he's gonna execute him with the death of 1000 cuts, also known as "slow slicing". It was a form of torture and execution used in China from roughly AD 900 until it was banned in 1905. See more »

Goofs

When Ben is grounded and is sitting in the back seat of James's car, James is not wearing a seat belt. A short while later when he stops the car, he is wearing a seat belt. See more »

Quotes

Ben Barber: [breaking up a fight] Hey! You're white! You're white! You don't fight.
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References Super Mario Bros. (1985) See more »

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Super Mario Bros. - Main Title
Written by Alan Silvestri
Performed by Adam Gubman
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The Heat did it better.
25 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First off, this movie was fine. Nothing amazing, nothing awful It was a fine movie. Except, it reminded me A LOT of the heat. Which was a GREAT comedy. This movie was much less funny IMO, of course it had Kevin Hart who I think is HILARIOUS. Also, the woman (who's name I do not know) I think was great as well, Ice cube had his moments but really I found unlikable which I believe was what his goal was, to be the fierce BAMF. this movie was okay, if you're looking for a good midnight movie to watch and you already have seen the heat, watch this. But go in with an open mind. I thought it did it's purpose. OFFICIAL REVIEW : Acting wise

  • 8/10 (for the movie it did 10/10 it did it's purpose it wasn't made


to be an Oscar winner. Plot wise - 9.5/10 (very good plot, not a 10 because heat had a similar plot.) Script wise - 5/10 (it has many funny parts but still came out nothing incredible) Final - 7/10 I didn't do the math but I rounded it to a 7/10. See the Heat THEN this.


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