‘Get Out’ named highest grossing debut project for a writer-director with original screenplayApril 1, 2017
The film has grossed around $150.5 million in North America, and the number is still growing.
This isn’t the first massive accomplishment for Peele. When Get Out earned more than $100 million at the box office, it made Peele the first African-American writer-director to do so with his debut feature film.
Peele posted to Twitter with appreciation, saying this is just a start.
Meaning I won't be the last.
— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) March 13, 2017
Get Out had received the coveted 100 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, being one of only four movies in 2016 received that high of a rating, according to The Huffington Post. It currently holds a 99 percent score.
Deadline even reported that Get Out was the fastest Blumhouse title to hit the $100 million mark, just after 16 days.
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