Mutt-and-Jeff comedic teams have been a part of cinema history since Laurel and Hardy, and that dynamic of two completely dissimilar people annoying each other is at the heart of Tim Story’s buddy comedy Ride Along. Sadly, the script, which is credited to four different people, never gives his game actors anything all that funny to do.
Kevin Hart stars as Ben, a school security guard madly in love with his beautiful girlfriend Angela (Tika Sumpter). The biggest obstacle to their relationship is Angela’s very protective brother James (Ice Cube), a lone-wolf cop who hates that she’s dating a loser. However, when ...