‘Ride Along’ Barrels Past Competition


Ride Along has seen more than a fair share of success this four-day weekend. While boasting gross estimates that reach nearly double of what this week’s second highest film, Lone Survivor, has pulled in, Kevin Hart and Ice Cube’s buddy-cop comedy has broken the record for biggest opening on Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, with a current estimate of 41.2 million made.

Other box office newcomers include Open Road Films’ The Nut Job, which made over 20 million through its debut weekend, Chris Pine’s latest action film, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, which made 17.2 million, and Fox’s latest foray into the found footage realm, Devil’s Due, which pulled 8.5 million. Follow the jump to see the complete top ten of this weekend’s highest grossing films, as provided by Box Office Mojo.

  1. Ride Along – $41,200,000
  2. Lone Survivor – $23,300,000
  3. The Nut Job – $20,600,000
  4. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – $17,200,000
  5. Frozen – $12,000,000
  6. American Hustle – $10,600,000
  7. Devil’s Due – $8,500,000
  8. August: Osage County – $7,600,000
  9. The Wolf of Wall Street – $7,500,000
  10. Saving Mr. Banks – $4,100,000
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