'Get Out' Exceeds All Expectations With Major Box Office Debut
Feb 28, 2017, 00:47
Jordan Peele's Get Out has officially come back with a $30.5 million estimated return at the box office for the weekend, and it's for good reason. The film achieved a rare 100-percent on the famous movie ratings site Rotten Tomatoes and an A- on CinemaScore. Like several of Blumhouse's recent releases including "Split" and the Purge and Ouija franchises, "Get Out" was made on a low budget - in this case, about $4.5 million - and is over-performing with audiences.
Jordan Peele's feature directorial debut has captivated audiences all weekend, and it easily beat out The LEGO Batman Movie for the top spot. Universal distributed, marketed, and partnered on both movies. What's even more impressive is that total represents more than six times its meager budget of $4.5 million.
According to hollywoodreporter, Peele's (Key & Peele) "Get out" movie is about a young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya) who is anxious about meeting the family of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams) since she hasn't told them he is black.
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This weekend's clear box office victor is the thriller Get Out. Estimates say Sunday will bring in 6 million bringing the total to over 30 million dollars, including Friday's box office.
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