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Sunday
Jan192014

"Ride Along" Tops Box Office in Opening Weekend

Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Ride Along, a buddy cop comedy starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, sped away from the competition, topping the box office this weekend and beating the second place film by almost $18 million.

The film also stars Tika Sumpter, from Gossip Girl and The Game, as Hart's girlfriend -- and Ice Cube's sister.

Lone Survivor, the Mark Wahlberg film, based on a true story, fell from first place last week to second. Meanwhile, new films The Nut Job, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and Devil's Due all opened in the top 10.

Here are the top ten films from this weekend's box office according to movie website Box Office Mojo

1. Ride Along     $41.237 million
2. Lone Survivor     $23.239 million
3. The Nut Job     $20.55 million
4. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit     $17.2 million
5. Frozen     $11.971 million
6. American Hustle     $10.6 million
7. Devil's Due     $8.5 million
8. August: Osage County     $7.592 million
9. The Wolf of Wall Street     $7.5 million
10. Saving Mr. Banks     $4.147 million

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