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    Box Office: Ride Along Is No. 1, Breaks MLK Weekend and January Opening Record

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    Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Ride Along
    Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Ride Along Quantrell Colbert/Universal Studios

    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.

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    The Nut Job, featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser and Liam Neeson, landed at No.3 its opening weekend and took home $20.6 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

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