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Ride Along 2 (2016)

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As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ice Cube ... James Payton
Kevin Hart ... Ben Barber
Tika Sumpter ... Angela Payton
Benjamin Bratt ... Antonio Pope
Olivia Munn ... Maya
Ken Jeong ... AJ
Bruce McGill ... Lt. Brooks
Michael Rose ... The Hitter / Gates
Sherri Shepherd ... Cori
Arturo Del Puerto ... Alonso
Eric Goins ... Assface
Carlos Gómez ... Captain Hernandez (as Carlos Gomez)
Utkarsh Ambudkar ... Amir
Glen Powell ... Troy
Nadine Velazquez ... Tasha
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The brothers-in-law are back.

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, sexual content, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un novato en apuros 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,040,000, 17 January 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,835,030, 3 April 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,698,542, 4 February 2016
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shipped to some cinemas under the pseudonym, "Winter's Bride" See more »

Goofs

While talking in the car about A.J. having heard the murder over the phone, both Maya and James claim that is inadmissible as hearsay but hearsay doesn't mean something a person heard directly but rather from a third party such as if Pope had told him about the murder. Anything a person hears for themselves is admissible. See more »

Quotes

James Payton: [when Ben once again shoots someone out of nervousness] Again?
Ben Barber: My nerves is bad, man! Oh, my God! He's a zombie! Headshot, Walking Dead!
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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Ride of the Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
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Ride Along 2 is just another lazily made buddy-cop movie.
22 February 2016 | by PeterLormeReviewsSee all my reviews

Ride Along 2(2016) is just another lazily made buddy-cop movie. I strongly disliked the first 'Ride Along'. The action was underwhelming, the jokes were weak, the plot was lazy, and the movie was ultimately forgettable. 'Ride Along 2' does nothing to improve upon the original. As a matter of fact, it is somehow worse than the original. The action, comedy, and elements of the plot are shamelessly copied from the original. The film moves location from Atlanta to Miami. Why Miami? Because Miami is a huge tourist spot that attracts tons of people. Atlanta does not. So of course the film jumps location. Instead of being creative, putting a unique spin on things, or making a memorable movie, Ride Along 2 opts to make a cheap buck. Most people will forget about this movie within a week.


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