James then contradicts, saying that Runflat hadn't been in prison for over two years, leading to another clue. It's an especially useful exercise when I'm reviewing the sequel to a movie that I reviewed earlier, and now I've been writing full-length reviews long enough that I have that opportunity more often. A sequel, , was released on January 15, 2016. Plans for a quick trip to Miami go bad. As Santiago is about to shoot James, Angela knocks him out with a frying pan. Upset at James, Ben refuses to go home and instead takes a 1-26 call to respond to a disturbance at a strip club, where two men get into a with James and Ben, which Ben thinks it's another joke call, so he fools around.
If they fail, well there may not be a wedding after all. John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne co-star. There was a spontaneous, unpredictable interplay between those characters, the sense that either one could surprise you at any moment. Hart joined the cast in July 2012. It re-uses lots of humor and jokes from the first film. He goes on a with Payton to prove himself worthy of Payton's sister, Angela.
A man in a car tells a man and a woman riding with him that thugs want to kill them all. His future brother-in-law and long-time detective Ice Cube is annoyed by his rookie mistakes and unorthodox methods but their boss Bruce McGill sends them to Florida to crack a major drug case together. It still has it's moments like the first movie but they are few and fair between. If you don't go in expecting much, then you'll have a good time. Sometimes I go back and re-read my old movie reviews to see how I've progressed as a reviewer, to learn what I can do better or to make updates.
With the wedding upcoming, James reluctantly takes Ben with him to Miami to follow up on a lead connected to a drug ring case he's been trying to crack. Following two premieres in Atlanta and , the film was released worldwide on January 17, 2014. As she was playing one of Ben's video games, Ben's fellow players hear the confrontation ensuing between Angela, Miggs and Santiago from Ben's headset. Ride Along Original Motion Picture Soundtrack No. On April 13, 2014, after the best-screen-duo award went to and for , Ice Cube joked to that they were robbed.
If you enjoyed the first Ride Along Ride Along 2 feels like a movie that no one asked for. Santiago not only mocks James, but also criticizes him for his unsociable, egocentric personality. He then goes into the police station and sees Cody laughing with James and his partners Santiago and Miggs. He tells her about his stressful day, before Angela says that James plays poker with a guy named Crazy Cody, along with telling him that 1-26's are a code for annoying situations for newcomers as a joke. Mostly Kevin Hart fans will be the ones laughing at the comedy.
Fishburne was cast in December 2012. James and Ben take the money meant for the deal and escape right before the warehouse blows up because of Ben's grenade that hit a box of explosives and destroys James's car. As the deal begins, Ben enters pretending to be Omar since no one has ever actually seen the real Omar. After picking up Ben and taking him to the police station, James tells dispatch to give him all the 1-26's that are called into the station. Leguizamo joined the film in October 2012. On November 5, eight new images from the set and the poster were revealed. The action is mediocre, Ride Along 2 is one of those Kevin Hart films where you have to suspend your disbelief throughout the entire film or else you're going to have a bad time.
On the night of January 6, 2014, the film's first premiere was held at in Atlanta. Sumpter joined the film in October 2012. It still has it's moments like the first movie but they are few and fair between. Ben tries to subdue him but is unable to, so James arrests him. Ben gets knocked out by Omar in a fight, before Omar takes the bag of money and Angela, and leaves the apartment. Both characters need drive, nuance, and purpose.
At the hospital after being shot in the leg, Ben receives a call from the fellow player, who tells James that there's something going on at the apartment. Oh My God, Oh God, God, I Swear. Hart, the firecracker that he is, has a fitting comedic and crime-fighting partner out there somewhere. This film picks up about a year after the last one left off with former high school security guard Ben Barber Kevin Hart itching to become a real cop, while planning on marrying Angela Tika Sumpter , the sister of hard-nosed Atlanta detective James Payton Ice Cube. Having successfully fooled the crooks, Ben then wreaks havoc at the deal, and right as Ben is about to leave with James, the real Omar appears. Overall, this is a movie made for those who want to see Kevin Hart on the big screen again or those who want to have a relax date night.
Pope harbors a vicious streak and rules South Florida's drug trade. He is deep into planning his wedding to Angela, with the help of aggressive and stubborn wedding planner Sherri Shepherd, with whom he clashes as he's more involved in the wedding preparations than most guys would be. In a mid-credits scene, Ben and Angela are engaged, and Ben is weeks away from graduating from the police academy. At first James' efforts to terrify the young trainee go perfectly according to plan, but once the pair incur the wrath of Atlanta's most feared criminal, all bets are off. Mostly Kevin Hart fans will be the ones laughing at the comedy.
On October 30, , , and joined the cast; Sumpter plays Angela, Ben's fiancée and James' sister, while Callen plays an undercover cop, and Pharaoh plays a street informant. If Ben and James can convince the authorities that Pope is a brutal crime boss they'll stop his spree. On October 31, the studio announced the film would be released on January 17, 2014. On September 26, studio revealed the first teaser poster featuring Cube and Hart. Despite being a loving and protective older brother to his sister, he is rough around the edges and is disapproving of Ben. On February 18, 2014, it was announced that after the success of the first Ride Along film, Universal was moving forward with the sequel, which Tim Story would return to direct. But sadly it doesn't really bring anything new to the table.