How Kevin Hart’s ‘Ride Along’ And ‘About Last Night’ Are Double-Crushing The Box Office

Source: Todd Cunningham / TheWrap

Kevin Hart fans were seeing double at the box office this weekend — and some paying double, judging by results — proving again that the “Ride Along” and “About Last Night” star is one of Hollywood’s few bankable young talents.

He’s also a hot free agent, delivering big returns to two different studios on overlapping weekends.

Sony’s romantic comedy remake “About Last Night,” on its way to a $28.5 million opening over the Presidents Day weekend, will finish second only to “The Lego Movie” juggernaut. Universal distributed “Ride Along,” which spun out $10 million in its fifth weekend for a whopping $117 million so far.

If you count his big performance in the NBA’s celebrity All-Star game, Hart pulled off a triple-double this weekend — but the box-office two-fer alone was impressive with the two films accounting for $38.5 million.

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