get out movie review - Aussieboyreviews


Everyone can agree that Jordan Peele’s creepily weird, surprising and entertaining horror-thriller has a strange mystery. Teens will likely appreciate the exciting tension as Get Out builds, but it’s also fairly violent.


Chris, an African-American man, decides to visit his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend. Although they seem normal but a little strange at first, his uneasiness soon proves itself.

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Movie details

Director: Jordan Peele
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Lil Rel Howery, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Catherine Keener, LaKeith Stanfield
Writer: Jordan Peele
Release Date (Australia): 4 May 2017
Runtime: 104 minutes/1h 44m
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Country: USA
Language: English


Themes (MA15+)

Themes in the film include kidnapping, hypnotisation and racial slavery. There is also a scene featuring a surgical procedure.

Violence (MA15+)

The film contains depictions of stabbings, shootings and impalement, accompanied by large amounts of blood detail.

Coarse Language (M)

The film contains use of the words “s**t”, “hell” and “f**k”.

Sex (M)

The word “f**king” is used in a sexual context.

mpaa rating

R (for violence, bloody images, and language including sexual references)

Aussie boy's thoughts

Jordan Peele’s mysterious horror-thriller concentrates on eerie strangeness, weird riddles and racial tension, but it just results in distracting and relieving entertainment. Sure, Get Out is the type of movie that boggles with your mind and creates solid suspense as any other thriller would, but overall, it feels like nothing but memorable fun!

It’s kind of hard to perceive the horror-themed section as serious, as although it’s fascinating and you feel the same emotions as the star, it’s just pure leisure. This film is focused on a black man who visit’s his white girlfriend’s white parents and things turn out to be strange. Daniel Kaluuya obviously delivers a solid and serious performance. Lil Rel Howery is also undeniably perfect as the character you’d describe as the “comical relief”.

And although the rest of the cast lacks the stage of full maturity, they’re just not meant to fit in as the serious roles, which is another great thing about the movie. There’s plenty of smiles wrapping around the lead character’s confused expression. Honestly, this movie might also be one of the most entertaining movies of 2017, considering there’s not a single bore throughout and the plot is constantly jumping around.

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