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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... James Payton
... Ben Barber
... Santiago
... Lt. Brooks
... Angela Payton
... Miggs
... Omar
... Marko
... Crazy Cody
... Ramon
... Runflat
... Morris the Kid (as Benjamin 'Lil P-Nut' Flores)
... Marko's Gunman
Eric Benson ... Marko's Gunman
Anna House ... Cafeteria Lady
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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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17 January 2014 (USA)  »

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Mise à l'épreuve  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,237,000, 19 January 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$134,938,200

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$153,997,819
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

The Dodge's headlights are initial tinted black and then later on they are clear. See more »

Quotes

James Payton: How you know about Omar?
Ben Barber: 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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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 »

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Soundtracks

Ms. New Booty
Written by Bubba Sparxxx (as Warren Mathis), Mr. Collipark (as Michael Crooms), Eric Jackson, D. Roc (as Deongelo Holmes)
Performed by Bubba Sparxxx feat. Ying Yang Twins
Courtesy of Virgin Records America
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Ying Yang Twins appear courtesy of TVT Records/The Orchard
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You've already seen the funny parts
22 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

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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