Blu-ray, DVD Release: Ride Along

Digital Release Date: April 1, 2014, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: April 15, 2014
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $34.98
Studio: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Ride AlongComedy movie Ride Along is one of those movies that scored way better with moviegoers than critics, $118.5 million at the box office better!

The film stars comedian Kevin Hart (This Is the End) as videogame junkie and security guard Ben whose marriage proposal has just been accepted by his girlfriend Angela (Tika Sumpter, Sparkle). The problem is, Angela’s bad-ass detective brother-in-law James (Ice Cube, 21 Jump Street) doesn’t think he’s worthy.

To make Ben prove it, James invites him on a 24-hour  ride along of Atlanta, and along the way, they attract the attention of the city’s most notorious criminal.

John Leguizamo (Vanishing on 7th Street) and Laurence Fishburne (Contagion) also star in the movie, which was directed by Tim Story (Think Like a Man).

Both the DVD and Blu-ray carry a carload of special features:

  • gag reel
  • “It Was a Good Day: On the Set of Ride Along” backstage visit with Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, John Leguizamo and other cast and crew members
  • “Atlanta: The Character” with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube giving a tour of their ‘hood
  • and feature commentary with director Tim Story.

The Blu-ray/DVD Combo also contains these exclusive extras:

  • alternate ending
  • deleted scenes
  • alternate takes
  • “Kev & Cube’s Wild Ride” about how the two actors worked together
  • “An Explosive Ride” showing the actors and their stunt doubles
  • “You Gonna Learn Today” about the film’s off-script moments, including B-roll, dailies and alternate takes
  • “Anatomy of the Big Blast” with the cast and crew preparing for the movie’s most explosive sequence
  • and a downloadable digital copy of Ride Along via UltraViolet.
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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.