Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.
When their new next-door neighbors turn out to be a sorority even more debaucherous than the fraternity previously living there, Mac and Kelly team with their former enemy, Teddy, to bring the girls down.
The RIDE ALONG 2 sequel picks up about a year after our heroes' last adventure. Plans for a quick trip to Miami go bad. With the wedding upcoming, James reluctantly takes Ben with him to Miami to follow up on a lead connected to a drug ring case he's been trying to crack. In Miami, they meet Maya, a no-BS homicide detective who lets them know Miami is her turf. They also encounter AJ, a shady cocky computer hacker who reveals evidence that implicates a well-respected local businessman, the wealthy Antonio Pope. Pope harbors a vicious streak and rules South Florida's drug trade. If Ben and James can convince the authorities that Pope is a brutal crime boss they'll stop his spree. If they fail, well there may not be a wedding after all. Written by
DeAlan Wilson www.ComedyE.com
This is the second time Ice Cube did a movie in Miami, FL. Previously, he made a movie with Mike Epps in Miami, FL, in 2002 called "All about the Benjamins." See more »
In the car chase, when the blue Jaguar overtakes a silver Lexus, the grille of the Lexus including the Lexus badge moves back and forth. Also the louvers of the grille don't match up perfectly. See more »
Kevin Hart is making movies faster than rabbits breed, and its not panning out in his favour.
Ride Along was bad, and it's sequel is worse. Hart's comedies are very hit and miss at the moments - some a merely OK, and other are absolute garbage, and unfortunately this falls with the latter.
The jokes that are littered throughout Ride Along 2 are often crass and almost completely unfunny- and derive most of their humour from a range of stereotypes and ridiculous comedic sequences which would fall in line with the like of The Three Stooges. The worst thing a comedy can do is bore you, and this does is effortlessly. Many of the amusing parts (of which there are few) are mostly due to the brilliant ad- libbing skills of Kevin Hart and Ice Cube.
The story, just as its predecessor, is predictable and completely disinteresting. The characters along with it are underwritten, and the additions of the likable Ken Jeong and Olivia Munn are wasted on a script that squanders the talents of its cast.
Ride Along 2 is a boring derivative mess that relies on stereotypes far too heavily for its desperate humour. Unfortunately it made quite a deal of money at the box office, so it's a safe bet to say that Ride Along 3 is just around the corner.
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