Ride Along
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"Ride Along", starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, scored big in the opening weekend, earning $41.2 million, according to a report by Entertainment Weekly.

The comedy, directed by Tim Story and written by Greg Coolidge, was released on Friday (January 17). It was reportedly made on a budget of $25 million.

According to Entertainment Weekly, "Ride Along" collected $41.2 million in the opening weekend and went on to earn $6.6 million on Martin Luther King Day (Monday), taking its four days' earnings to an estimated $47.8 million. The comedy flick also broke the record for a January opening. 

"Ride Along" earned an estimated $48.1 million in ticket sales through Monday in the US and Canada, beating "Lone Survivor", "The Nut Job" and "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," according to Los Angeles Times. 

"Ride Along" topped the weekend earnings with $41.2 million, followed by "Lone Survivor" - $23.2 million, "The Nut Job" - $20.55 million, "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" - $17.2 million and "Frozen" - $12 million.

According to Los Angeles Times, the top five earning films from the weekend through Monday are "Ride Along" - $48.1 million, "Lone Survivor" - $26.4 million (cumulative domestic collection is $77.2 million), "The Nut Job" - $25.3 million, "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" - $18 million, and "Frozen" - $16.2 million (total domestic earning is $337 million).