Looks like Rapper turned Actor Ice Cube is winning! The California native and cast member of box office hit, ’22 Jump Street’, is flying high after sequel reportedly beat out ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’, and came in as the second highest earning R-Rated comedy in history! Check out just how much the film raked in during opening weekend inside.
In the film where Cube plays Captain Dickson, a narcotic officer in charge of undercover operation, looks like the film struck gold at the box office. According reports that raked in over $60 M at the box office, PLUS they beat out the number one movie prediction which was ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’
“Going into the weekend, most movie analysts predicted that How to Train Your Dragon 2 would be the highest-grossing film. 22 Jump Street nearly doubled the $36 million debut of the original film. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum co-star with Cube in the movie.
Ice Cube has acted in numerous movies over the years. He got his first role as an actor in the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood, where he starred as Darin “Doughbouy” Baker, the maternal half-brother of main character, Ricky Baker and proclaimed Crip gang member. Since his first film, Ice Cube has went on to star in over 30 movies including Friday, BarberShop and Are We There Yet?, among others.”