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Get Out (2017)



Critic Consensus: Funny, scary, and thought-provoking, Get Out seamlessly weaves its trenchant social critiques into a brilliantly effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride.

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Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. 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.


Daniel Kaluuya
as Chris Washington
Allison Williams
as Rose Armitage
Catherine Keener
as Missy Armitage
Bradley Whitford
as Dean Armitage
Caleb Landry Jones
as Jeremy Armitage
Betty Gabriel
as Georgina
LaKeith Stanfield
as Andrew Logan King
Stephen Root
as Jim Hudson
John Wilmot
as Gordon Greene
LilRel Howery
as Rod Williams
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Critic Reviews for Get Out

All Critics (224) | Top Critics (52)

Jordan Peele's semi-parodic horror film Get Out has a complexity worthy of its historical moment.

March 28, 2017 | Full Review…
The New York Review of Books
Top Critic

By focusing the storyline on a particular form of racism -- the kind that's often disguised as peculiar envy -- Get Out reveals something more insidious.

March 27, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Peele succeeds where sometimes even more experienced filmmakers fail: He's made an agile entertainment whose social and cultural observations are woven so tightly into the fabric that you're laughing even as you're thinking, and vice-versa.

March 17, 2017 | Full Review…
TIME Magazine
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What makes Get Out more than just a slam-bang scarefest is that, in its own darkly satiric way, it is also a movie about racial paranoia that captures the zeitgeist in ways that many more "prestigious" movies don't.

March 10, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Christian Science Monitor
Top Critic

Jordan Peele makes his directing debut with a horror movie that sticks closely to genre convention even as its ribbing of white liberals hardens into a social point.

March 2, 2017 | Full Review…
Chicago Reader
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Following Oscar's pomp and self-importance, viewing Jordan Peele's fiercely entertaining thriller offers the perfect awards hangover cure. Audiences leave the theater shaken and stirred.

February 27, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
New York Observer
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A near-perfect cinematic achievement, Get Out is an intelligent, exceptionally-written, and visually-captivating thriller.

Matthew Samuel Mirliani
Matthew Samuel Mirliani

Super Reviewer

This film works incredibly well as a comedy, horror, or psychological thriller. Almost too well as I occasionally found myself wishing it would pick a lane and drive it home. In the end, however, I'm glad it didn't. This movie had too many points to make to keep things simple. Kaluuya and Williams put on fine performances, but Peele proves to be the mastermind, getting every little directorial detail right in what is sure to be one of the best films on 2017.

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