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.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Mark H. HarrisBlack Horror Movies
    Us ostensibly doesn't seem to be about race. Dig a bit deeper, though, and you can see that it's about race as much as the history of America is about race. It's about sexism, xenophobia and homophobia in the same way.
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    Hannah GiorgisThe Atlantic
    A sharp, often funny meditation on the terrifying power of human connection.
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    Kate RodgerNewshub (NZ)
    The kind of horror that could keep you up nights for the rest of your life.
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    Jay KriegerCultured Vultures
    With Us, Peele has solidified himself as one of the most original voices within the horror genre.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    A.S. Hamrahn+1
    Peele is haunted by his Reagan-era childhood and its pop-culture debris, which is understandable, but compulsively inserting it into his movie makes Us much less frightening than it could have been.
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    Karl DelossantosSmash Cut Reviews
    Much of the first act is focused solely on atmosphere and tension, so when the middle third comes around the humor deflates a lot of it. But it mostly works.
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    Molly StoutCosmopolitan
    Okay, that twist. Maybe we're gullible, but we didn't see it coming. LOVED it. Kind of brilliant, the whole thing.
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    Rachel WestThat Shelf
    Peele's sophomore horror flick brings both the bloodshed and surprising humour to the table, but it never quite reaches the heights of his first feature.
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    Dominic GriffinSpectrum Culture
    Though not quite as timely or cohesive as his debut, Jordan Peele's Us, the hotly anticipated follow-up to Get Out, is an impressive sophomore effort which expands upon the appeal of his prior film without retracing its steps.
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    Poulomi DasQrius
    As Get Out made evident, [Jordan] Peele can be regarded as an attentive filmmaker with the mind of an anthropologist. Us doesn't just further that reputation, but also cements the expansive scope of his ambitions.
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