Ice Cube's "Ride Along" Earns $47.8 Million This Weekend & Makes Box Office History

posted January 19, 2014 12:15:00 PM CST | 46 comments

Ice Cube's "Ride Along" Earns $47.8 Million This Weekend & Makes Box Office History

Ice Cube's "Ride Along" has the biggest opening of all time during the Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend.

Ice Cube’s Ride Along film earned $47.8 million during the four-day Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend, making it the biggest opening during the holiday weekend in film history, according to variety.com. 

Ride Along posted $41.2 million in box office receipts in its first three days and $14.4 million in its first day of release Friday (January 17), variety.com reports.

Ride Along, which also stars Kevin Hart, is the #1 movie at the box office this weekend

Ride Along surpassed the previous Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend record-holder, 2008’s Cloverfield, which opened with $46.1 million.

Ice Cube’s next albumEverythangs Corrupt, is slated for a May 13 release.

RELATED: Ice Cube's "Ride Along" Set To Make $40 Million At Box Office This Weekend

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