Overall Rank: 681
Average Rating: 3.3/4
# of Ratings: 11
Theatrical Release Date: 03/22/2019
Genre: Horror, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jordan Peele
Actors: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker
Plot: A family on vacation is terrorized by the appearance of a second family - one that is wholly evil and looks just like them. -- Chris Kavan
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 04/24/2019
"If you wanna get crazy, we can get crazy.."
That moment when you trying to sound tough, but come across as doing a Christopher Walken impression.
‘US’ is no horror masterpiece, but does not waste an excellent concept in terms of execution and the talent involved. The film creeps into your thoughts long after leaving the cinema and already that’s an achievement. This is Jordan Peele’s second feature movie that takes a horror trope of a family in peril and goes “but what if...”. While the movie dose stick with you long after it’s done, you slowly reflect on things that don’t make sense when given some thought. However, I will take original concepts any day.
Lupita Nyong'o is absolutely terrific as the troubled mother with a mysterious past and the unnerving …
Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/27/2019
Jordan Peele is quickly becoming a modern horror master. Get Out was both a scathing take down of race relations in America as it was a harrowing tale of survival. With Us, Peele does the same thing for class warfare, while upping the horror quotient to once again deliver a unique experience - and a disturbing one at that.
The movie has inspired a lot of talk about what Us means - but the most important aspect is duality. Yin and Yang, Good and Evil, the Have and Have-Nots, Light and Shadow - take your pick, but the film is constantly reminding you with references to the number 11:11 - from biblical verses to baseball scores. This is also represented by the inclusion of many "two parts make a whole" from the Tethered using scissors as their weapon of choice to the song choice of "I …
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