Us

Us

Blu-ray Disc - 2019
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Haunted by trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. The endearing American family faces doppelgangers of themselves.
Publisher: Universal City, California : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
Edition: Blu-ray widescreen version.
Characteristics: 1 Blu-ray disc (116 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm.
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Munkapunk
Jan 14, 2020

You people who don't know horror, please stop watching and rating these movies...you don't know what you are talking about. This was an excellent horror movie and a future classic. Well done!

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Punnoval
Jan 13, 2020

Jordan Peele made a fine horror/social commentary film in "Get Out". "Us" has neither obvious social commentary or humour (unless you think the idea of a pathetic black father humourous.) You could call it a dime-store interpretive cross between George Romero's "Dawn of the Dead" and Don Siegel's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers". If you want the idea of an internal id, you would be better off watching Polanski's "Repulsion" or Depalma's "Sisters".

FPL_LaurenG Dec 30, 2019

Thought provoking and a horror movie? This combination surprised me and kept me on the edge of my seat as the plot twist played out.

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mrbeowulf
Dec 15, 2019

I liked this movie because it reminded me of the X-Files episodes with paranormal phenomenon. In this movie, Addy and her family have doppelgangers or evil twins. Have you heard the old saying that each person has a twin somewhere in this world? **** In this movie, each person has a twin and that twin is wrecking ravoc by using violence. Something notable is that Elisabeth Moss from the Handmaiden's Tale makes an appearance in this movie. Some people are bludgeoned to death with golf clubs and a boy is burned to death in a fiery car blaze. So, this horror movie is for adults to watch. Finally, the movie ending has a twist in the plot. This is not the Rotten Tomatoes website so I won't give up the movie ending.

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terrymcginnis
Nov 16, 2019

Not what I was expecting at all. I can appreciate a screenwriter or director (in this case Jordan Peele is both) trying to be unique and original with a story, but this felt more like the process was “hey this would be a super cool creepy original idea” and “we’ll figure out an ending and an explanation when we get there”. The only problem is it seems like they never were able to quite figure out the end, other than consulting with M. Night Shyamalan to ensure that they included a distinct plot twist for the movie.

I realize that according to many enthusiastic and overall generally positive reviews of this movie, many reviewers were excited about the fact that Peele tried to delve deeper into issues of class, race and privilege and the inherent conflict that comes with that territory. Maybe he’s even trying to explore something more profound like what it is that makes us human. In the end it feels like he's got too many ideas and he fails to bring them together or connect them in any meaningful way. It seems like he overthinks himself into a corner and without any way to tie up all the loose ends he just gives up and ends the movie abruptly leaving all the viewers stuck there with him.

This is like one of those weird sci-fi movies from the 70’s where it’s pretty interesting from the start, gets a little weird in the middle and totally goes down the tubes in the end and then there’s a final major twist and the camera pans out and weird music start to play and you’re left thinking, what the heck did I just watch and why? It’s one of those movies where the critics and professional reviewers try to convince you it was a thought-provoking masterpiece. It isn’t.

This movie is not as scary as the trailers lead you to believe, boring in the middle, comical at times, and weird and disappointing in the end.

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RobertKean
Nov 13, 2019

Mr. Peele's previous film, "Get Out", was so good that I had high expectations for this film. Unfortunately, I don't think this was in the same league. The acting was terrific, but the plot was full of holes. It was more weird than scary and I guessed the final "twist", almost at the beginning of the film.

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lestallorin
Nov 06, 2019

DUH-U-U-LL and STOOOPID. It's a waste of time.

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readyrisa
Nov 02, 2019

CREEPY and FUN! A super enjoyable horror flick.

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amanoletters99
Oct 31, 2019

Mr. Peele does it again. An excellent thought-provoking suspense/horror story, well executed by all. Bravo!

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margarita89
Oct 27, 2019

Ok. I almost hate to say it but I actually enjoyed this very much. Peele says his inspiration's for this horror flick were Hitchcock's The Birds and Vertigo, Halloween's Michael Meyer's, Nightmare On Elm Street's Freddy Krueger and The Night Of The Living Dead - All of which I too am great fan of and could clearly see in this flick. Now, I know I have not been a champion of Peele in the past: I slayed his first film Get Out in my review. I have since, in fact, yesterday, re-watched the movie. Honestly, I had to force myself to be a non-judgmental participant through-out because I think I came into it the first time around with my mind made up that I wasn't going to like it based on the sheer number of people telling me, "You Have to see this movie!" I tend to do the opposite of what I am told, it's automatic and ingrained from my youth. Now, I have to admit - I do like both film's but I liked THIS one the best.

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reginator_22
Aug 10, 2019

Frightening or Intense Scenes: People getting stabbed with scissors.

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reginator_22
Aug 10, 2019

Gabe Wilson: Who are you people?

Red: We're Americans.

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