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Get Out (2017)

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It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.

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Rod Williams (as Lil Rel Howery)
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Storyline

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, bloody images, and language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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24 February 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,377,060, 26 February 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$175,484,140

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$252,434,250
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Armond White is the only known professional movie critic to give this film a negative review, thus lowering its excellent Rotten Tomatoes rating from 100 percent to 99 percent. He claimed that it was produced for a liberal agenda and referred to it as a "get whitey" film (White is African-American). The critic is known to give rotten reviews to mainly revered films like Toy Story 3 (2010), which also had an excellent 100 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating. See more »

Goofs

The scene where Georgina admits to Chris that she tampered with his cellular phone, there is a piece of lint located in his hair that eventually disappears. See more »

Quotes

Dean Armitage: You know what I say? I say one down, a couple hundred thousand to go. I don't mean to get on my high horse, but I'm telling you, I do not like the deer. I'm sick of it; they're taking over. They're like rats. They're destroying the ecosystem. I see a dead deer on the side of the road and I think, "That's a start."
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Connections

Featured in Unveiling the Horror of 'Get Out' (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Run Rabbit Run
Written by Ralph T. Butler and Noel Gay
Performed by Flanagan and Allen
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The audience reaction caused me to second guess my opinion on this...
28 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

The premise for Get Out is interesting and makes for an unusual horror. The premise, although good, deteriorates into clichés by the end, never fully fleshing out any of the characters and injecting humour where it doesn't really fit. The opening credits (and song) are haunting and evocative but the film itself portrays the characters as one dimensional. All of the white characters are evil and all of the black characters are victim. As usual, in Americas depiction of race, there is no middle ground, only white and black; no biracial, no latino, no Native American, only one Asian character randomly thrown in.

Although the film itself was fine if not rewatchable, what disturbed me most was sitting in an audience of black movie goers who cheered the deaths of all white people and made horrible comments.

As a horror lover, I have never seen even the worst killer or on-screen murder cheered, and yet the audience lapped it up because white people were being killed (even if they were the villains). This unsettled me. I'm not American and so my countries issues with race are not on par with Americas. To see the audience react this way felt odd, as if I had been transported to America. I almost feel like the film set race relations back! Ultimately, an interesting horror but more of a 'cheap shot' at evil ol' Whitey. The depths are never really explored.


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