Ride Along Synopsis
A police trainee and a veteran officer tangle with Atlanta's most-notorious criminal.
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Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Hart’s clowning here is that rare case where louder is, in fact, funnier.
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By Laremy Legel
Ride Along is a strong recommend when Hart is talking, but merely a mediocre attempt at a movie when he’s not.
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Hart is much like Murphy: fast-talking, mischievous and irresistible. He's so confident and good-natured that we see how Angela fell for...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Justin Lowe
Turns out to be something like a comic riff on "Training Day." Leaning more toward Hart's brand of slightly raunchy humor rather than Ice...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
Hart's exasperated dervish shtick has moments of real live-wire anarchy, including one priceless gag at a firing range. Will it be enough...
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By Scott Foundas
A lazy and listless buddy-cop action-comedy that fades from memory as quickly as its generic title.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Ride Along sabotages itself, although I suppose that doesn’t really matter — there are already plans in the works for Ride Along 2.
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By James Berardinelli
At its best, Ride Along is tolerable. At its worst, it borders on insulting.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Time and again, Ride Along comes up with a clichéd setup — and then blows the payoff.
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Village Voice

By Amy Nicholson
Forget going soft — Ride Along proves Ice Cube's got bigger image problems than kiddie movies and Coors Light commercials.
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By sstaples
This movie was great. I expected good, funny, but predictable. Forget it...! What you expect is not what you get. It was full of twists, everybody had their funny on. It was hurt your stomach...

Big Kevin Hart Fan

By adamperkel
They showed a few of the funniest scenes in the previews, but there were still plenty more to be seen. Ice Cube isn't an actor, but I think they just needed someone that looks angry all the time to...

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By corwynnwma
I am a big Kevin Hart fan and the movie was good. What was disappointing was the previews of the movie showed the funniest parts so when you watched the movie, the good parts were already known to...

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By hotcarrware
This movie was laugh out loud funny. I took my 2 teenage children with me and we really enjoyed it. My son went and saw it a second time. The other thing I liked alot about the movie was it was not...

Go See!!!!!

By Librachica
It was a funny take on the movie Training Day. I thought that the acting was great and finding out the identity of Omar was a nice little touch....

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By edrisrobinson
Ride Along was great!!!!!! Kevin Hart is a FOOL and Ice Cube is just that COOL!!!!!!!!! Excellant movie i recommend everybody go see this movie if you need to laugh. Go see RIDE ALONG!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Funny and Entertaining

By lou2ray
I'm not really a huge fan of Kevin Hart because sometimes I think he overacts, but in this movie I really enjoyed him and he kept me laughing. He's just naturally funny and has perfect timing using...

It was good!

By zondrajones39
My family and I went to see ride along last night. Some parts were hilarious and some were not so much. BUT over all I'd recommend this movie. kevin Hart is a fool and Cube is great also.....

Date Night

By ginahudo
Saturdays are date night for me and the other half... We love going to see comedy movies.... This movie had our faces hurting from laughing so much.. Kevin Hart is one of my favorite actors, so, I...

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By blackgalyoung1971
Funny. Yet not as funny as I was expecting. Most comedians that appear with Ice Cube generally make his movies. I love them both. I wanted alot more from them both. In all a fairly great movie!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language.
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