Ready or Not

Ready or Not

DVD - 2019
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A young bride joins her new husband's rich, eccentric family in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.
Published: Beverly Hills, California :, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,, [2019]
Branch Call Number: DVD HORROR REA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 minutes) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
stamping, rdapm
4 3/4 in., color, rda
digital, rdatr
optical, rdapm
surround, rdapc
Dolby Digital 5.1
NTSC, rdabs
video file, rdaft
DVD video
Region 1, rdare


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May 30, 2020

Note: This is not a Fugees biopic.
I think this film was marketed poorly. The trailer looked dumb, and I quickly forgot about it. But, hey, with Covid ravaging the Earth, I'll watch anything. The movie has bit bits of "Knives Out" (rich, horrible family), "Clue" (big house), various Agatha Christie stories, and even "Succession," (rich, horrible family) but more murder-y. Australian Samara Weaving (Hugo's her uncle!) marries into a filthy rich family, only to find they have a very strange ritual that involves a game. In-laws, am I right? Tense, bloody, and darkly funny, this film is way better than I thought it would be. Weaving is tough and good in the lead, and the supporting cast, including Andie MacDowell, Mike O' Brien, and my beloved Adam Brody, are equally good. Loved the ending.

May 21, 2020

Funnier than scary and not, really, that funny.

Mar 26, 2020

When I saw the trailer before the movie was released, I thought it was going to be so dumb. But it was not that bad! The protagonist is a tough girl that seriously delivers throughout the film. There's a few funny moments here and there. There isn't much gore, maybe at least two scenes where there's a bloody scene due to one of the characters getting injured, but this movie is not a gore fest. At the end of the movie, there's a moment that will make you go "what??" and it's very unexpected.

Mar 23, 2020

A horror comedy that an all-in-the-family hazing game of a new bride goes sideways and fast out of control. Pretty funny script on freaky uber-wealthy in-laws.

Mar 16, 2020

Ready or Not is a It is a thriller family movie. The movie was entertaining as it always kept me on the tip of my chair and focused. The acting in this movie was great as well as all of the actors performed their rolls perfectly. Even though it is a thriller movie, I loved the comedy element in the movie. Another good thing about this movie was that it had an element of surprise. There were many things that happened that I was not expecting at all, especially the ending. Personally, I don't really like dark comedy movie, but this movie was pretty good. In my opinion, this was an okay movie. It wasn't something I'd be interested in watching again. However, my friend really enjoyed the movie. I would recommend this movie to teenagers and adults. I rate this movie a 3.5 out of 5.
@terrificbooklover of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

Mar 11, 2020

"Overall, Ready or Not is a really fun adventure to watch! It’s interesting and I really enjoyed myself. The cast is fantastic with Samara Weaving really doing a good job at being emotional, funny and badass all at the same time. You root for her. Adam Brody is also really good and his character is really interesting to watch throughout the film. Everyone else is great too."

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Mar 05, 2020

Horror film send-ups can be a lot of fun (Shaun of the Dead, Scary Movie, The World's End), and routinely have ridiculous premises -- which doesn't matter if they provide enough laughs. Ready or Not has the absurd premise, but doesn't deliver the laughs. It's only 95 minutes long, but devotes its first 25 to the set-up, and there's not a single laugh in that agonizingly long lead-in. This is a truly awful film.

Feb 28, 2020

Watching this, (at double speed you're done in 20 minutes) is worth it just for scenes where characters die because those few seconds are hilarious every time, and the rest? ahhhh, not so much.

Feb 22, 2020

OMG! I can't imagine how anyone could find any redeeming qualities in this piece of ???, Either make a horror movie that is a spoof and funny or make it a pure horror movie with some substance. We all know what my question marks above stand for. Well that's the best I can say about this loser.

Feb 19, 2020

This movie surprised me and by that I mean I actually liked it a lot more than I thought I would.
It was hilarious, bloody and oddly enough original in by that it took a childhood game and made it deadly and super dark which I really enjoyed.

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Mar 23, 2020

Outside of those in IMDb, not too many memorable quotes. This one has been posted:

Jesus christ, what happened to you?
This one is not:
Your dad definitely hates me, and your alcoholic brother keeps hitting on me... I honestly can't wait to be a part of your moderately fxcked-up family.
Nor this one on the game, P1 of 2:
You see, originally, Great-Grandfather was a merchant seaman. It was a hard life. And, like so many, he wanted more. On one of his many excursions abroad, Great-Grandfather came to meet a Mr. Le Bail. He was a...

Mar 23, 2020

Nor this one on the game, P2 of 2:
He was a passenger aboard the ship. A collector, of sorts. Purchasing exotic antiquities to resell to wealthy Americans. After discovering a mutual passion for games of chance, they passed a great many hours playing cards. And among Mr. Le Bail's possessions was... that box. And one evening, after indulging in more than their fair ration of rum... Mr. Le Bail proposed a wager. If Great-Grandfather could solve the mystery of the box before arriving at port, Mr. Le Bail would finance any endeavor of Grandfather's choosing. Well... Great-Grandfather whiled away the long hours at sea studying the box. Until finally... And since that time... whenever the Le Domases are presented with a new addition to the family... we place a blank playing card into the box. Our initiate then has the privilege of drawing the card, and Mr. Le Bail will tell us which game to play.


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