Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Ride Along

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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.

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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