‘Ride Along’ Sacks Super Bowl Counter Play ‘Awkward Moment’ at Box Office

The Kevin Hart-Ice Cube comedy “Ride Along” pulled off a box-office three-peat this weekend, holding off Zac Efron’s “That Awkward Moment” with an estimated $12.3 million.

The R-rated “bro-mantic comedy” starring Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan took in $9 million and was in a tight race for second with Disney’s animated hit “Frozen,” which got $2.2 million from sing-along versions in more than 2,000 theaters nationwide and skated to an estimated $9.3 million.

The weekend’s other wide opener, director Jason Reitman’s Kate Winslet-Josh Brolin drama “Labor Day,” finished seventh with a lackluster $5 million for the three days.  Read More...



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