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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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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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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$134,141,530 (USA) (11 April 2014)
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Trivia

While James' car is an unmarked police car, throughout the film, James never turns on any siren or lights (however Ben attempts to). See more »

Goofs

The Skullcandy SLYR headset which Ben is seen wearing wirelessly, is not a wireless headset. See more »

Quotes

James Payton: So, you Omar! Damn, man! You ain't what I pictured. You ain't nothing but a black dude. Probably from Decatur.
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Crazy Credits

There's a scene halfway through the end credits: During a barbecue, James tries to stop Ben from turning on the grill (to avoid what happened the last time). See more »

Connections

Referenced in On Cinema: 'The Nut Job' and 'Ride Along' (2014) See more »

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Written by B.o.B. (as Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.), 2 Chainz (as Tauheed Epps), DJ Mustard (as Dijon McFarlane), Mistah F.A.B. (as Stanley Cox), Ty Dolla Sign (as Tyrone Griffin, Jr.), Mikely Adam, Clarence Montgomery III
Performed by B.o.B. (as B.o.B) feat. 2 Chainz
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
2 Chainz appears courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
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Painful the first time
3 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like Jason Mantzoukas work and it is a shame to him involved in this. I can't blame him for getting a check. At its best, Ride Along is tolerable. Ride Along was only watchable due to the fact that I've enjoyed these actors in other movies. Kevin Hart is the sole actor to bring any humor out of the script, but given the flat performance of Ice Cube, Lawrence Fishburne and the rest of the cast, I just can't say that Hart's part is enough reason to watch. Also, plot points are often introduced to soon be abandoned for the next minor plot point.Ride Along tries to be a comic version of "Training Day," only there's nothing in it as funny as Denzel razzing Ethan. There's nothing much funny in it at all. At its worst, it borders on insulting. A collection of moldy gags that director Tim Story tries to polish.


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