Kevin Hart's 'Ride Along' Debuts at Number One, Breaks Box Office Records

Ride Along, the new action-comedy starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube breaks box office records.

Kevin Hart is on a roll. The self-proclaimed "grown little man" broke records this weekend with new film Ride Along.  

According to, the action flick starring Hart and Ice Cube earned $41.2 million during it's debut weekend. It now takes the record as the highest grossing movie to be released during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.

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Ride Along also takes the honor of being the biggest Friday-Sunday opening in January history.

The film is projected to rake in $47.8 million once the Monday MLK Jr. holiday is factored in. Hart called the project "his baby" and with a budget of $25 million the Universal film has surpassed expectations.

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Although there has been mixed reviews from critics, the comedy received an "A" rating from audiences via CinemaScore.

Hart shows no signs of slowing down; romantic comedy About Last Night will hit theatres February 14 and Think Like a Man Too will debut this summer.


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