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Ride Along 2

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Formulaic sequel has violence, some funny moments.

Movie PG-13 2016 101 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 15+

Ride Along 3 suggestion

Idk who needs to see this but Ride Along 3 needs to have Ice Cube as the captain and Kevin Hart as a FTO. Dwayne Johnson should be a rookie being trained by Kevin Hart and pushed around by him. Now that would be hilarious!
age 17+

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Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (16 ):

The original Ride Along smoothed over some of its many inconsistencies with the chemistry between its two leads; RIDE ALONG 2 doubles down on this formula, but it's wearing thin. Watching Hart and Cube develop into possible brothers-in-law in the first movie was reason enough to, yes, ride along with the thin plot. But this time around, Hart's Ben Barber doesn't seem to have gained any competency -- which would be fine, except the film relies on this cliche too many times. (Nonetheless, Hart still manages to squeeze some laughs out of the passable script.)

Adding Jeong to the equation mixes up the dynamic, but not by much. And Munn is a welcome addition, but the cast's considerable talents -- they're just fun to watch onscreen -- are wasted in this underwhelming sequel.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: January 15, 2016
  • On DVD or streaming: April 26, 2016
  • Cast: Ice Cube , Kevin Hart , Olivia Munn
  • Director: Tim Story
  • Inclusion Information: Black directors, Black actors, Female actors, Asian actors
  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Topics: Friendship
  • Run time: 101 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: sequences of violence, sexual content, language and some drug material
  • Last updated: January 31, 2023

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