Get Out

Get Out

(2017)

Just because you're invited, doesn't mean you're welcome.

Racially charged horror from Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Ouija) starring Daniel Kaluuya (Sicario). Written and directed by Jordan Peele.... More

Now that Chris (Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener) and Dean (Bradley Whitford). 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 could have never imagined.Hide

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It’s hard to remember the last time we had a horror film that burns with such lacerating topicality as Jordan Peele’s Get Out. Employing genre conventions in service of skewering and exposing the insidious nature of racism, it suggests the iconic, politically charged, zeitgeist-defining wallop of your Romeros and Carpenters of yesteryear.... More

It’s ostensibly The Wicker Man remodeled for the #BlackLivesMatter era — smart, accessible, pin-sharp, and also a more authentic, disturbing genre-tweaking pic about slavery and the antebellum South than Django Unchained. This rings resoundingly true in the sense that Peele’s shrewd, mordantly funny — and often discomforting — portrait of preening white privilege and entitlement reveals how Tarantino’s well-meaning, fist-bumping solidarity with black culture is not dissimilar to the wealthy elites here who fawn profusely over all aspects of otherwise-everyman protagonist Daniel Kaluuya’s blackness.

The set-up — a black boyfriend meeting his white girlfriend’s parents for the first time — is as switched-on as any of Peele’s sharpest sketch work with former comic collaborator Keegan-Michael Key. It’s perfectly oiled for optimal button-pushing squirm, which in this case, manifests itself in an outlandish plot involving kidnapping, hypnosis and pod-people creepiness.

Peele is a skillful puppet-master, with an efficiently honed grasp of timing, but he’s an even better, more astute chronicler of race relations, unearthing true terror in the toxicity of seemingly benign social pleasantries and the enveloping aloneness of the minority experience. Get Out is fundamentally the potent cinematic answer to “I can’t be racist because I have a [ethnic minority] friend”. It’s essential.Hide


Loved this film it's simply shot, acting is just divine, beautifully plotted it just sucks you into the story from the first scene you are hooked, you'll laugh, a gasp but mostly you'll laugh because it's a crazy insane ride you will not forget in a hurry, a must see.


BY RealityCheck superstar

Get Out
Like a crazy mix of ‘Wickerman’ ‘The Stepford Wives’ ‘Saw’ ‘Selfless’ ’Skeleton Key’ and ‘Wrong Turn’. It really had me guess a few times and frustrated on the edge of my seat that the main guy wasn’t doing anything. Aargh.. Really great film and well played out. Good timing and crazy beautiful ending.
Genre : Drama, horror, thriller, sci-fi
4/5 : it didn’t need much more to tip it over the edge, but most people (I think) will feel betrayed by the length and... More ending of this picture.Hide


BY Barny wannabe

A well made satire with comedic moments. More of a mystery/thriller. A shame this has been over rated as a horror. It's not a horror at all.


A movie full of cringe moments but in a good way. You know what is going on and can't wait for it to happen but in the end it never runs how you expect.


BY lost10 nobody

Normally when you see a film you get an idea of what is going to happen, or there are parts of the upcoming plot you can work out, but not with Get Out - all my thoughts were totally wrong and the film keeps throwing up the unexpected which is great and the ending is quite different and cool to your standard horror. Plus I jumped twice during the film and that virtually never happens anymore so even better!


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The Press Reviews

  • An effective, thought-provoking, slow-burn thriller. Full Review

  • Part of what makes "Get Out" both exciting and genuinely unsettling is how real life keeps asserting itself, scene after scene. Full Review

  • There's so much here that Peele gets right, and he delights in turning familiar thriller tropes on their head: In this racially charged context, he knows exactly how to exploit the sight of an approaching police car for maximum stomach drop. Full Review

  • It's rare for a studio horror film to feel this fresh and daring and it's arrived at a frighteningly topical moment for a country where racism is scarier than ever. Full Review

  • A horror film with the power to put a rascally grin on the face of that great genre subverter John Carpenter (They Live), Get Out has more fun playing with half-buried racial tensions than with scaring us to death. Full Review

  • Get Out takes racism's more traditional forms - slavery, incarceration, exploitation, blackface - for a new, thoroughly modern appropriative spin. Full Review

  • Blending race-savvy satire with horror to especially potent effect, this bombshell social critique from first-time director Jordan Peele proves positively fearless - which is not at all the same thing as scareless. Full Review

  • One of the most satisfying thrillers in several years... proves that its first-time director, Key and Peele costar Jordan Peele, has plenty of career options if he should grow tired of doing comedy in front of the camera. Full Review

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