Well-known comedian, Jordan Peele made his dierectorial debut with his new horror thriller, "Get Out," which grossed $30.5 million in the box office.
The movie was released to movie theatres everywhere February 24, 2017. Theatres packed in cities all over the states as people eagerly anticipated seeing the horror thriller of the year.
The Blumhouse-produced and Universal Pictures film was produced on a $4.5 million budget. Peele wrote and directed the film. "Get Out" was about a young black man, played by Daniel Kaluuya who travels upstate to meet his white girlfriend's family.
The support of "Get Out" during its opening weekend, had effectively pushed "The Lego Batman Movie" into second place in theatre ratings.
According to exit polls statistics, blacks made up 39% of the audience, white peoplemade up 36%, and 49% were under the age of 25.
This movie is a fine example of creativity, the arts, and striking up well-needed conversation amongst people of different race. Peele did a phenomenal job of highlighting current issues, racial differences.
Comedian, Kevin Hart expressed his support of the film via Instagram; while Chance The Rapper and The Game bought out theatres for people to see the film.
If you haven't seen this movie yet, 'Get Out' and see it!