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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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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

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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:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mise à l'épreuve 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

The poster for this film is spoofed in the 2017 video game South Park: The Fractured But Whole. See more »

Goofs

At the bachelor party at the club scene Ben is counting the number of shots the assassin fired. He counts to 15 and says the assassin needs to reload; the FN Five-seveN is known for its 20 round standard capacity and alternate 10 round magazine (for markets with capacity restrictions) there is no 15 round version. See more »

Quotes

Antonio Pope: Name?
Maya: Prince Admiral Stephen Matumbay.
Ben Barber: Plus my two servants.
James Payton: I'm not your servant.
Ben Barber: [he slaps James] You are what I say you are!
Maya: [James slaps Ben back] Sign of respect.
Ben Barber: I can't feel my face.
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Soundtracks

Freak Me
Written by Anthony "Teno" Johnson, Roy Murray, Keith Sweat
Performed by Silk
Courtesy of Cleopatra Records
Arranged by The Orchard
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OK Buddy cop movie, more superficial action than good comedy.
15 January 2016 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return to milk their chemistry from the first Ride Along in the sequel to a movie that was just alright.

This time around Kevin Hart's charter, Ben is a full fledged police officer (in training), who tags along with his future brother-in-law James from Atlanta to Miami to question a suspect.

Though Kevin Hart seems more outrageous in this film as he gets down with some serious slapstick, he is not as funny as he could be. This is a huge problem for Ice Cube's perfect straight man persona who has no real material to bounce off of.

It's even sadder that they have Ken Jeong in the picture and did nothing with it. You'd expect some real good laughs when Jeong and Hart get together in a scene but it did not happen like that.

New characters played by Oliva Munn and Benjamin Bratt were good seasoning on the franchise, but I could still taste the staleness.

It's not a bad movie, it's a decent buddy cop movie with a lot of action, but I was not expecting Lethal Weapon, I was expecting 48 hours and got neither.


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