'Ride Along' Steers To Top Of N. American Box Office

'Ride Along' Steers To Top Of N. American Box Office

Via AFP:

Cop comedy "Ride Along" raced straight to the top of North America's box office over the US holiday weekend, while five Oscar-nominated films jostled for places, data showed Tuesday.

The action film, starring funnyman Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, raked in $41.5 million over the normal Friday-to-Sunday weekend, pushing last week's favorite, "Lone Survivor," into second place, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.

Over the four-day Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend including Monday, the cop duo pulled in $48.6 million, compared to $25.9 million for the Afghan war drama, whic...

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