Excerpt: Just when “Ride Along” seems like it’s used every last drop in its battered tank, Hart injects just enough fuel to get it across the finish line. A closing credit sequence takes it one lap too far.
Excerpt: Ride Along could certainly be dismissed as yet another generic and boisterous cop buddy actioner because it is just that…nothing more, nothing less…[a] throwaway and nonsensical odd-couple cop vehicle.
Frank Swietek @ One Guys Opinion
Excerpt: A ramshackle vehicle that brings Kevin Hart front and center but then strands him with little to work with.
Excerpt: Ride Along is nothing if not a (mostly) comedy-free zone filled with endless mugging and/or screeching from Hart, endless furrowed-brow reaction shots from Ice Cube, and stale, tired, clichéd plotting worked around increasingly unfunny, increasingly desperate jokes.