'Insidious: The Red Door' Earns $5 Million In Box Office Previews, 'Joy Ride' Earns $1.1 Million

‘Insidious: The Red Door’ Earns $5 Million In Box Office Previews, ‘Joy Ride’ Earns $1.1 Million

Insidious: The Red Door made a whopping $5 million in Thursday previews at the North American box office, followed by $1.1 million for the R-rated raunchy comedy Ride of joy.

Genre photo pair collides on the second weekend of the summer tentpole Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destinywhich earned about $5.2 million on Thursday.

Prerelease tracking suggests that the fifth and final Insidious The installment, directed by series star Patrick Wilson in his directorial debut, will earn at least $25 million in its domestic debut. Screen Gems teamed up with Stage 6 Films and Blumhouse for the horror film, which reunites the original cast, including Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins and Andrew Astor.

Ride of joy, from Lionsgate, is looking for a more moderate debut in the $7 million to $9 million range. The film marks the second of several raunchy comedies to hit the summer box office as Hollywood tries to revive the genre.

From the manufacturers of Neighborhood and co-writer of Crazy Rich Asians, Ride of joy Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu and Sabrina Wu play four unlikely friends who embark on a once-in-a-lifetime international adventure.