Box Office: 'Think Like a Man Too' Races to $1.8 Million Thursday Night

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"Think Like a Man Too"

The sequel reteams Kevin Hart with director Tim Story and producer Will Packer.

Kevin Hart ensemble comedy Think Like a Man Too scored a strong $1.8 million in Thursday night grosses, putting the sequel on course for a $30 million-plus debut.

Reteaming the actor with director Tim Story and producer Will Packer, the Screen Gems title may have to battle with Sony comedy 22 Jump Street and family film How to Train Your Dragon 2 for No. 1, although it could easily overperform.

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Think Like a Man Too will have no trouble racing past the weekend's other new entry, Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys.

Inspired by Steve Harvey's best-selling book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, the sequel sees the various couples travel to Las Vegas for a wedding. But plans for a romantic weekend quickly go awry. Hart stars opposite Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, Regina Hall and Gabrielle Union.

Think Like a Man Too did more in midnight business than Hart and Story's Ride Along, which took in $1.06 million earlier this year on its way to a $48.6 million debut over the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.