A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

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Jordan Peele

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Jordan Peele
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Kaluuya ... Chris Washington
Allison Williams ... Rose Armitage
Catherine Keener ... Missy Armitage
Bradley Whitford ... Dean Armitage
Caleb Landry Jones ... Jeremy Armitage
Marcus Henderson ... Walter
Betty Gabriel ... Georgina
LaKeith Stanfield ... Andre Logan King
Stephen Root ... Jim Hudson
Lil Rel Howery ... Rod Williams
Ashley LeConte Campbell ... Lisa Deets
John Wilmot ... Gordon Greene
Caren L. Larkey ... Emily Greene (as Caren Larkey)
Julie Ann Jones ... April Dray (as Julie Ann Doan)
Rutherford Cravens ... Parker Dray
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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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A brilliantly crafted thriller! See more »


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

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Trivia

The scenes in which TSA agent Rod Williams, friend of Chris Washington, is standing outside the airport were filmed outside a boat terminal, and they were the first scenes shot. See more »

Goofs

During the deer scene, in the backseat view inside the car, the air conditioning is off and on, then off again between scenes. See more »

Quotes

Jim Hudson: I used to dabble myself. Wilderness mostly. I submitted to Nat Geo 14 times before realizing I didn't have the eye. I began dealing. Then, of course, my vision went to shit.
Chris Washington: Damn.
Jim Hudson: I know. Life can be a sick joke. One day you're developing prints in the dark room and the next day you wake up - in the dark. Genetic disease.
Chris Washington: Shit ain't fair, man.
Jim Hudson: Oh, you got that right! Shit ain't fair.
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Referenced in Are We Dead Yet (2019) See more »

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Redbone
Written by Donald Glover and Ludwig Göransson
Performed by Donald Glover (as Childish Gambino)
Courtesy of Glassnote Entertainment Group, LLC
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Creepy, unsettling and very well done.
12 January 2018 | by Java_JoeSee all my reviews

I'll say right off the bat, I didn't really know who Jordan Peele was coming into this movie. I knew he had a show with Keegan-Michael Key and was a comedian of sorts. What I didn't know was that hiding underneath all that was a genuine fan of classic horror just waiting to get out.

Get Out surprised me for a number of reasons. The first is it kept me wondering what exactly was going on. There was just enough there to build atmosphere and tension without giving away the surprise. And it was delivered with such skill and care that It truly unfolded masterfully. You know something is wrong. You know something is up. But you can't quite figure out what it is.

And secondly this was the work of a first time director. It's rare that you get a movie written and directed by the same person on their first attempt and they manage to hit it out of the park.

And lastly, it gave us something new. This is possibly the best aspect because I am sick to death of cookie cutter horror movies. People nowadays have forgotten that horror doesn't just mean blood and guts. Before directors had to create tension and atmosphere by building the plot and unraveling the story slowly. It's refreshing to see this done with such care.

Is it a perfect movie? No it isn't, but it's damn good especially if you're in the mood for a good psychological thriller with horror overtones.


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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Get Out See more »

Filming Locations:

Alabama, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,377,060, 26 February 2017

Gross USA:

$176,040,665

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$255,589,157
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2.39 : 1
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