Box Office: ‘Ready or Not’ Finds $2 Million on Opening Day

Horror movie “Ready or Not” scared up a $2 million opening day at 2,244 North American locations as Fox Searchlight got a two-day jump on the weekend.The figure includes $730,000 from Tuesday night previews.

“Ready or Not” centers on a bride’s wedding night turning deadly when her new in-laws force her into a strange game of hide and seek.

Samara Weaving stars as the bride who marries into a rich family.Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, “Ready or Not” has scored well with critics with a 91% “fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes.

Audience have given the movie a CinemaScore grade of B+.

Forecasts for the low-budget film had been in the $8 million to $12 million range for its first five days of release.

Mark O’Brien, Adam Brody, Henry Czerny and Andie MacDowell also star.“Ready or Not” will face competition starting Thursday evening when Lionsgate’s actioner “Angel Has Fallen” begins preview showings.

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