'Ride Along 2' ends box office reign of 'Force Awakens'
NEW YORK - Kevin Hart and Ice Cube have ended the monthlong box-office reign of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
"Ride Along 2" topped the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend with an estimated $41.5 million over four days, according to studio estimates Monday. The Universal release took in an estimated $35.3 million Friday through Sunday.
In second was Alejandro Inarritu's 1820s frontier saga "The Revenant," which earned $39 million over four days following its leading 12 Oscar nominations on Thursday. In two weeks of release, the Leonardo DiCaprio-starring film has made nearly $100 million.
"The Force Awakens" slid to third with an estimated $32.6 million through Monday.
Michael Bays' "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" opened with $19.7 million in four days, performing strongest in the South.