Moviegoers went along with Ride Along this weekend. And they helped the comedy break all sorts of records.
The action flick, starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, earned $41.2 million its debut weekend. Cloverfield was the top-grossing movie during MLK weekend, up until this weekend, earning $40 million from Friday-Sunday and $46 million in its four-day debut in 2008.
Ride Along also takes the honor of being the biggest Friday-Sunday opening in January history.
Last week's No.1 movie, the drama thriller Lone Survivor slipped to the No.2 spot and made $23.2 million.
Another film making its debut over the long weekend, Jack Shadow: Shadow Recruit, grossed $17.2 million.
Frozen rounded out the top 5 and made just under $12 million.
Here's a complete rundown of the weekend estimates, per Box Office Mojo:
1. Ride Along: $41.2 million
2. Lone Survivor: $23.2 million
3. The Nut Job: $20.6 million
4. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: $17.2 million
5. Frozen: $11.97 million
6. American Hustle: $10.6 million
7. Devil's Due: $8.5 million
8. August: Osage County: $7.6 million
9. The Wolf of Wall Street: $7.5 million
10. Saving Mr. Banks: $4.1 million