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.
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
Ice Cube described this movie as Training Day (2001) on crack when doing an interview with Jonathan Ross. Kevin Hart makes a reference to the famous speech Denzel Washington said at the end of that movie in the scene with the bikers. One similarity both movies have in common is a veteran cop taking a rookie cop on a ride along. See more »
The Dodge's headlights are initial tinted black and then later on they are clear. See more »
How you know about Omar?
I overheard you guys talking at the station. So, what's this Omar guy look like? Does he have a scar and everything?
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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 »
I love Kevin Hart don't get me wrong. His stand up is hilarious and I also love Ice Cube's movies AND the two of them have great chemistry on screen and all but....it wasn't that funny. This movie had its' funny parts but the problem is most of them you already saw on the preview. This won't go on my list of funniest movies I've ever seen but it had decent action and decent humor. It had a little twist toward the end but thinking of the premise movies like Meet the Parents were funnier or Twenty one jump street or The Heat but what can I say it was filmed well and the two of them together provided enough entertainment so the film is worth a watch.
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