Just days after its highly-anticipated release, Get Out has grossed more than $100 million dollars, making it the fastest project from Blumhouse Productions to reach the mark.
Jordan Peele’s horror satire, which budgeted an estimated $4.5 million, has accumulated about $111 million dollars domestically. Reports state that it has become the second non-franchise film to do so this year after Split.
The Los Angeles-based production company is also responsible for funding other horror series like Paranormal Activity and Insidious.
Get Out, which was released Feb. 24, tells the horrifying story of a Black man (played by Daniel Kaluuya), who takes a weekend getaway to meet white girlfriend's parents (played by Allison Williams). As the weekend progresses, things take a drastic turn following a series of disturbing occurrences that leave him to believe that something isn't right.
Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.
On top of killing it in the box office, Peele’s debut film has earned a record perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes, favorable reviews and has even sparked the viral #GetOutChallenge online.
Peele’s socially cautious horror film is one that he says will be the first of many, as he plans to release a chain of thrillers. The 38-year-old actor, comedian, and film director was formerly known for hosting the show Key & Peele.
"This movie was meant to reveal that there’s the monster of racism lurking underneath these seemingly innocent conversations and situations," Peele said.