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Get Out

Sketch comedian Jordan Peele (of Comedy Central's Key and 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. A young photographer (Daniel Kaluuya) travels to upstate New York with his white girlfriend (Allison Williams) to stay with her easygoing parents (Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford) and meet their rich friends; plunged into this white world, he endures a series of awkward and condescending remarks and begins to suspect his hosts have sinister intentions toward him. Peele, backed by the cagey horror outfit Blumhouse Productions (Insidious, Paranormal Activity), demonstrates a fannish love for cliche, which gradually dilutes his idiosyncratic take on the perils of assimilation. With Caleb Landry Jones and Betty Gabriel, wonderful as the family’s spooky black maid.

Credits

Director:

  • Jordan Peele

Cast:

  • Daniel Kaluuya
  • Allison Williams
  • Catherine Keener
  • Bradley Whitford
  • Caleb Jones
  • Marcus Henderson
  • Betty Gabriel
  • Lakeith Stanfield
  • Stephen Root
  • Lil Rel Howery
  • Ashley Campbell
  • John Wilmot
  • Caren Larkey
  • Julie Doan
  • Rutherford Cravens
  • Geraldine Singer

Producers:

  • Sean McKittrick
  • Jason Blum
  • Edward Hamm Jr.
  • Jordan Peele
  • Raymond Mansfield
  • Couper Samuelson
  • Shaun Redick
  • Jeanette Volturno

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