Ride Along Reviews

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December 20, 2020
Standard-format American cop comedy, where an intractable veteran (Ice Cube) is forced to suffer a day on the job in the company of his distractable brother-in-law-to-be (Kevin Hart).
September 21, 2020
The film's only joy, unless you actually enjoy Hart's mania, is watching master thespian Laurence Fishburne.
July 8, 2020
Moderately funny, "Ride Along" never progressing beyond its basic gag.
June 8, 2019
If your eardrums can take it, Ride Along is perfectly inoffensive, incredibly unrealistic, adequately paced, completely forgettable, and (somehow) a massive success Stateside.
April 17, 2019
When an unstoppable force meets an immovable object you get Ride Along, the seldomfunny buddy movie starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube.
March 7, 2019
This is a film rife with buddy comedy/opposites collide/fish-out-of-water clichés that by now have been done to death and so fail to really register on any level let alone a comedy one.
February 1, 2019
This is a painfully predictable action comedy that wastes the talents of everyone involved.
November 1, 2018
There's nothing more painful to sit through than an unfunny comedy, and though Ride Along is far from the worst example of this it is excruciating at points.
October 12, 2018
This was made for those of you looking for a fun time at the theater, with a little action and belly laughs mixed in.
August 14, 2018
It brings a few genuinely amusing moments that entertain, but lacks the ammunition needed to keep the laughs going throughout.
May 2, 2016
The movie misses the opportunity to exploit the comedic chemistry between it's leads. [Full review in Spanish]
April 17, 2016
[Leads] off with the most poorly shot and edited chase scene in recent memory... so spatially confusing that it might as well have been shot through a kaleidoscope.
October 10, 2014
( ... ) even with four scriptwriters on the case it's still full of the usual stereotypes and lazy, bad-boy clichs - all glued together with a rather bombastic score.
September 22, 2014
Nothing in the movie makes sense, but I prefer to think that "Ride Along" is just a badly told joke, rather than an insult to its audience.
August 11, 2014
Just because I laughed doesn't mean Ride Along is a good movie.
May 28, 2014
Director Tim Story puts a competent visual polish on Ride Along, but it's simply not funny or action-packed enough to warrant a recommendation.
April 21, 2014
How much you enjoy it will depend heavily on how much you enjoy Hart's manic energy and self-deprecating jokes.
March 26, 2014
What's in the foreground is Kevin Hart's boyish desires and Ice Cube's gruff response. They're the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers of bickering.
March 21, 2014
There are a few laughs, but not enough.
March 21, 2014
It's a typically absurd, exaggerated spiel but with a grim undertone that resonates later on, so that Ben's desperate efforts to make something of himself seem not entirely a laughing matter.
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