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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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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

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

At the farmers' market, the suspect covers himself in honey, clearly emptying the bottle. In a cut shot a moment later, he's holding a full bottle of honey, which is empty again in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

James Payton: Aw, damn, it's Sir Scream-a-Lot.
Ben Barber: I was responding to a hostile situation, James. I have no shame in that. You call for backup when there's a hostile situation.
James Payton: That wasn't calling for backup. That was a high-pitched scream, and you pushed my sister in the way.
Ben Barber: I pushed your sister out of harm's way. You shined the light at us, James.
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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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Features Caillou (1997) 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 $ign (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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Tiring ride
6 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

I Really wanted to like this movie. I usually enjoy Kevin Hart and Ice Cube I have followed since the Friday movies. But even the last Friday movie was more fun than this. The problem is it has all been seen so many times before and better! the characters are more caricatures than characters. The jokes you know long before they actually happen. Ice Cube is being more "badass" than in XXX 2, which only makes him appear more moronic. But my biggest problem with the movie is Kevin Hart. That guy can be sooo hilarious! this movie is the ONLY movie where I did not find him funny at all, and at the end were only annoyed by him. A real shame......


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