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Ready or Not (2019)

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A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samara Weaving ... Grace
Adam Brody ... Daniel Le Domas
Mark O'Brien ... Alex Le Domas
Henry Czerny ... Tony Le Domas
Andie MacDowell ... Becky Le Domas
Melanie Scrofano ... Emilie
Kristian Bruun ... Fitch Bradley
Nicky Guadagni ... Aunt Helene
Elyse Levesque ... Charity Le Domas
John Ralston ... Stevens
Liam MacDonald ... Georgie
Ethan Tavares ... Gabe
Hanneke Talbot ... Clara
Celine Tsai ... Tina
Daniela Barbosa ... Dora
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Storyline

READY OR NOT follows a young bride (Samara Weaving) as she joins her new husband's (Mark O'Brien) rich, eccentric family (Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell) in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.

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The Game Begins


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Rated R for violence, bloody images, language throughout, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Family Ritual See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,015,590, 25 August 2019

Gross USA:

$28,060,835

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,381,961
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Seventeen different versions of Grace's wedding dress were created by costume designer Avery Plewes to show the progress of Grace's night and how her clothes correspond to her attitude See more »

Goofs

While Grace is scurrying around on her knees in the kitchen hiding from the Butler, he puts a kettle on the stove and lights the gas. Less than 15 seconds later, the kettle begins to whistle to show that the water has boiled. No kettle could boil in such a short period of time. See more »

Quotes

Grace: I can't believe that in half an hour I will be part of the Le Domas gaming dynasty, empire?
Alex Le Domas: Uh, dominion, we prefer dominion.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, a disembodied voice says, "Ready or not, here I come!" See more »

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Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Ready or Not (2019) See more »

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Bossa Noches
Written by Bill Le Sage
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Funner than It
13 September 2019 | by justinwfirestoneSee all my reviews

At a parsimonious 91 minutes, Ready or Not is about half as much of a movie as It Chapter Two, which trundles in at an unceremonious 169 minutes. If you consider the ticket was purchased with a student ID for a discount and a free 44oz. popcorn with buttery topping, it's safe to say Ready or Not is the clear winner of this summer's Battle for Your Dark Comedy Hard-earned Bucks.

What if you were dirt poor and wanted to become rich through marriage to a family so wealthy they could kill some people now and then and not have any repercussions, either moral, ethical, or legal? It might involve sacrificing some of your own morality or sense of ethics, perhaps even a deal with the devil, as you learn more about what it takes to become part of an elite ruling class, with little to worry about other than what bottle of wine to quaff next.

It's a slight gore-fest, but nothing nasty like a Saw flick or a Hostel pic. It might even be a more feminist statement than Mad Max: Fury Road, and for a dark comedy, it has a relatively bright ending.


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