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Ride Along

What would you do to get the girl of your dreams? For Ben (Kevin Hart), a security guard with dreams of joining the police force, it is proving his worthiness to his girlfriend's (Tika Sumpter) over protective brother James (Ice Cube) -- who happens to be a cop. To do so Ben agrees to ride along with James on a typical workday. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 17 Jan 2014
Video Release: 15 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Ride Along is rated PG-13: for sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language.

Director: Tim Story
Cast: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Tika Sumpter
Studio: 2014 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for Ride Along.

Detailed Review

For one brief moment in Ride Along I thought this movie was going to surprise me. Yes, it’s a buddy cop movie and (no surprise) there are two men with… 
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Why Is Ride Along Rated PG-13?

Violence: Various scenes depict altercations between police and civilians, and many show the use of… 
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