Get Out is a 2017 American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele . It stars Daniel Kaluuya as Chris, a black man who visits the family of his girlfriend ( Allison Williams ); at their home, the servants are black and act strangely. Bradley Whitford , Caleb Landry Jones , Stephen Root , Lakeith Stanfield , and Catherine Keener Costa.
Get Out premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on February 24, 2017, by Universal Pictures . The film was well-received by critics and audiences, with particular praise for Peele’s screenplay and direction and Kaluuya’s performance, and was chosen by the National Board of Review , the American Film Institute , and Time magazine as one of the top 10 films of the year. The film was also a box office success, grossing $ 254 million worldwide on a $ 4.5 million budget. At the 75th Golden Globe Awards , Get Out Received Two Nominations:Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Comedy or Musical for Kaluuya.