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Cop comedy Ride Along still leads North American box office

Published on Jan 28, 2014 5:59 AM

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Cop comedy Ride Along led the North American box office for a second weekend, industry figures showed on Monday.

The action film starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube easily outpaced its rivals, earning US$21.3 million (S$21.2 million) in the United States and Canada, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations reported.

In second place with US$12.9 million was Lone Survivor, the Afghanistan war drama starring Mark Wahlberg based on the true story of a disastrous Navy SEAL commando raid targeting an extremist fighter.

Children's movie The Nut Job, a tale about a squirrel forced to survive in the big city after being banished from his park, was in third place with US$12.1 million in earnings over the three-day weekend.

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