Us

critic Reviews

93% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score93%
  • With Jordan Peele's second inventive, ambitious horror film, we have seen how to beat the sophomore jinx, and it is Us.
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    Stephanie ZacharekTIME Magazine
    It's one thing for a movie to humble you by leaving you unsure about yourself and your place in the world; it's another for it to leave you wondering what, exactly, a filmmaker is trying to use his formidable verbal and visual vocabulary to say.
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    John SemleyGlobe and Mail
    Peele develops a genuinely thrilling, heart-in-the-throat-scary horror picture.
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    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    Every element in this film serves a purpose and is set up like a chess move, from the soundtrack to the detailed production values. (Be sure to check out the old VHS tapes in a flashback sequence).
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I love the performances, but I'm just not super sold on the script, to be honest... I'm really ready for [Jordan Peele] to be his own voice now.
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    Hannah GiorgisThe Atlantic
    A sharp, often funny meditation on the terrifying power of human connection.
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    Alison WillmoreBuzzFeed News
    Us revolves around an allegory that's more elastic and resistant to parsing than megahit Get Out.
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    Norman GidneyHorrorBuzz
    US is a thrilling creation, a maniacal contraption, fiendishly clever and beautifully constructed.
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    Julian Lytleidobi.com
    Peele crafted a film that successfully follows up his last Oscar-winning hit with something very chilling but also completely different.
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    Dan TaborPhawker
    Simultaneously terrifying and hilarious, Us is a popcorn movie with the depth and gravity of Kubrick and the hair-raising suspense of peak Hitchcock.
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    Grant WatsonFiction Machine
    Us is packed with excellent imagery and is easily one of the best horror films of 2019. It also disappoints by explaining its scariest material away.
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