Honest Trailers: US

Honest Trailers takes a stab at the Jordan Peele horror flick, US.

The film stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker. US follows Adelaide Wilson (Nyong’o) and her family, who are attacked by a group of menacing doppelgängers.

Us had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 8, 2019, and was theatrically released in the United States on March 22, 2019, by Universal Pictures. It was a critical and commercial success, grossing $255 million worldwide against a budget of $20 million, and received praise for Peele’s screenplay and direction, as well as the musical score and Nyong’o’s performance.

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 93% based on 533 reviews, with an average rating of 7.93/10. The website’s critical consensus reads, “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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