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Ride Along 2 (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 15 January 2016 (USA)
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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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Tim Story
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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 | Crime

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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Details

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

Gross USA:

$90,835,030

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,698,542
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the second time Ice Cube did a movie in Miami, Florida. The first was All About the Benjamins (2002). See more »

Goofs

When Port Commissioner Griffin receives the call from Antonio Pope at the beginning of the film; the time on his wall clock in his office is 9:20. A short time later when he drops his phone, the time on the phone is reading as 1:44pm. Also, when we see Griffin's phone lying on the floor, the call duration is frozen at 0.36 - as Griffin never disconnected the call from Pope, the call duration should be continuing to count up. Note - even if Griffin had stopped/disconnected the call (which he didn't), the actual call duration should be around 0:51 seconds. This could be irrelevant anyway as Pope was showing as a 'Blocked Caller' (as shown on Griffin's phone), Therefore it is likely that the call would never have gone through in the first place.... more than likely, the call should have shown as 'Unknown Caller/ID' - and not as 'Blocked'. See more »

Quotes

Ben Barber: At Saturdays, I'm responsible for providing for my wife. Professionally, sexually...
[his wife shows up in slutty police uniform with handcuffs]
Ben Barber: Well, I'm not really worried about the last one.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Finna Get Loose
Written by Glenda 'Gizzle' Proby (as Glenda Proby), Pharrell Williams, Sean 'Diddy' Combs
Performed by Sean 'Diddy' Combs (as Puff Daddy) feat. Pharrell Williams
Puff Daddy appears courtesy of Bad Boy Entertainment
Pharrell Williams appears courtesy of Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Keep riding
12 April 2016 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

After the success of Ride Along comes along this lukewarm retread with less plot and less funny lines.

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart are still the prospective brothers in law to be but Hart is a probationary police officer. An interesting beginning as Hart ends up being responsible for Cube's partner, Tyrese Gibson getting shot.

After that the plot moves to Miami where the two head off to find a hacker, Ken Jeong who is there to trade comedy with Hart while Cube can get on with the main plot of taking down a crime lord, Benjamin Bratt.

There are a few amusing scenes, the pair trade insults and banter with each other as Hart desperately tries to impress Cube. There is some decent action in the last part of the movie but it just feels like a lazily inspired sequel that brings nothing new to the table.


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