Ride Along Wins Box Office, Sets January Record

Ride Along Wins Box Office, Sets January Record

We officially have the first surprise hit of the year on our hands.

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube teamed up this weekend for Ride Along, a comedic spin buddy cop film that soared to an easy first place finish with $41.2 million, setting a January box office record in the process.

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The Hobbit Still Kind of a Big Deal at Box Office, Bests Anchorman 2

The Hobbit Still Kind of a Big Deal at Box Office, Bests Anchorman 2

Even Ron Burgundy is no match for Smaug ... but then again he is a formidable force as a mythical dragon portrayed by master thespian Benedict Cumberbatch.

The long-awaited Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues was unable to steal the box-office crown from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug this weekend.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Decimates Box Office Competition

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Decimates Box Office Competition

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug absolutely raked it in over the weekend, claiming the box office top spot in convincing fashion.

With $73.7 million, the fantasy sequel becomes the fourth biggest December debut behind The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, I Am Legend and Avatar.

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Frozen Heats Up Box Office, Knocks Catching Fire From Top Spot

Frozen Heats Up Box Office, Knocks Catching Fire From Top Spot

Disney's animated hit Frozen has toppled Hunger Games: Catching Fire and claimed the top spot of the U.S. box office in its second week of release.

According to early estimates, Frozen took $31.6 million over the weekend, with the Hunger Games sequel slipping to second place with $27 million.

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Catching Fire Sets Box Office Ablaze; Frozen Makes Strong Debut

Catching Fire Sets Box Office Ablaze; Frozen Makes Strong Debut

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire continued to burn up the box office, while Disney's Frozen also made a major splash in its debut over the weekend.

Catching Fire grossed $110.2 million in sales over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, while Frozen brought in $93 million in over the same period.

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Thor: The Dark World, The Best Man Holiday Top Weekend Box Office

Thor: The Dark World, The Best Man Holiday Top Weekend Box Office

Thor: The Dark World" continued its box-office reign with $38.5 million in its second week of release, while The Best Man Holiday opened with $30.6 million.

Drawing an overwhelmingly female and African-American audience, the latter debuted with more than three times the box office of 1999's The Best Man.

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