Us

Release Date: March 22nd, 2019

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival. When the masks come off, the family is horrified to learn that each attacker takes the appearance of one of them.

Cast: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop, Evan Alex, Shahadi Wright Joseph

Director: Jordan Peele

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: Monkeypaw Productions, Universal Pictures, QC Entertainment, Blumhouse Productions, Mongrel Media

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Survival , Mystery , Car , Family , Husband , Escape , Murder , 2010s , Daughter , Son , Fall

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Clearly the work of an ambitious writer/director who can see himself inheriting the mantle of Rod Serling ... it offers twists and ironies and false endings galore — along with more laughs than the comedian-turned-auteur dared to include in his debut film. ... It packs a punch. show more

  • 90
    Dana StevensSlate

    The unsolved mysteries of Us are more exciting than maddening. It’s a movie you come out of on fire with questions, a movie you find yourself attempting to explain or have explained to you by total strangers before you’ve even left the theater. show more

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Us is great entertainment, a fearless mixing of serious and silly by a filmmaker who started out as a funnyman and continues to sharpen his comic chops. show more

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