"Ride Along" Opens At No. 1, Breaks MLK Weekend Records

(Undated) -- "Ride Along," the new cop comedy starring Kevin Hart, has taken over this weekend's box office. The movie opened with 41-point-two million dollars, marking the most successful debut in the history of Martin Luther King Day weekends according to "Forbes." Hart and his co-star Ice Cube managed to beat out last year's top cop comedy "The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, and is now the second-best in the genre for a non-sequel after 1997's "Men In Black."

Last weekend's box office topper "Lone Survivor" has dropped down to number two, adding another 23-point-two million dollars to its total. "The Nut Job," the new animated film with the voice of comedian Will Arnett, had the second-biggest opening of the weekend, earning 20-point-five million. Chris Pine thriller "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" started with 17-point-two million, and Disney's "Frozen" rounds out the top five.

Here are the top ten films at the weekend box office:

1. "Ride Along" - $41.2 million
2. "Lone Survivor" - $23.2 million
3. "The Nut Job" - $20.5 million
4. "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" - $17.2 million
5. "Frozen" - $11.9 million
6. "Devil's Due" - $8.5 million
7. "August: Osage County" - $7.5 million
8. "Her" - $4 million
9. "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" - $3.8 million
10. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" - $2.9 million