Box Office: ‘Ride Along’ Scores Rare Third Straight Win With $12.3 Mil

by Andrew Stewart for Variety

Continuing its high-flying ride at the domestic box office, Universal’s stalwart holdover “Ride Along” posted its third straight weekend victory, estimating $12.3 million for a Stateside cume of $93 million and counting.

The Super Bowl weekend’s only two wide releases — Focus Features’ “That Awkward Moment” and Paramount’s “Labor Day,” both of which are targeted squarely at female audiences — underperformed, grossing $9 million and $5.3 million, respectively.

…As the clear highlight so far this year, “Ride Along’s” third-straight win at the domestic box office matches what only three films total managed last year — “The Butler,” “Gravity” and “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” — none of which bowed during the first quarter.

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