In order to get away from their busy lives, the Wilson family takes a vacation to Santa Cruz, California with the plan of spending time with their friends, the Tyler family. On a day at the beach, their young son Jason almost wanders off, causing his mother Adelaide to become protective of her family. That night, four mysterious people break into Adelaide's childhood home where they're staying. The family is shocked to find out that the intruders look like them, only with grotesque appearances.Written by
The use of the song I Got 5 On It appears to resonate with the main theme of film. It tells of two guys each chipping in $5 to buy a $10 bag of weed, which like the scissors and the repetition of the number 11 within the film, is a combination of two things creating one whole, just like the Tethered themselves. See more »
When Gabe was talking to Abby in their bedroom, he was in his plaid shorts. Then Jason got to tell them about the outsiders, they moved right away to the front door. Gabe was already in his trousers when he got out. See more »
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Before the movie begins there is an on-screen message that reads:
There are thousands of miles of tunnels beneath the continental United States...
Abandoned subway systems, unused service routes, and deserted mine shafts...
"Get Out" of the mindset that this is a straight-forward horror film
People thinking this will be a straight-forward horror film will be disappointed; Us (2019) is a complex, mind bending experience that tests the limitations of what a horror film can be. What's great about the film is how differently people will interpret what they've witnessed. I left the theater tonight to the sounds of people passionately discussing theories, different explanations and thoughts on it all - and that, to me, is one of the great joys in leaving a great film.
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