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US | ON BLU-RAY & DVD | 29 JULY

EXPERIENCE THE MYSTERIOUS AND SOCIALLY-PROVOCATIVE HORROR FILM FROM ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER JORDAN PEELE

US

DIGITAL JULY 15, 2019

4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND ON DEMAND JULY 29, 2019

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

“It demands repeat viewing” ***** Metro 

Academy Award® winner Jordan Peele follows the success of his blockbuster hit, GET OUTwith the masterfully executed and viscerally terrifying US. Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a score of 94%, the film is being hailed as “Utterly brilliant” (Jamie East, The Sun) and “the scariest, smartest horror movie of the year so far” (Den of Geek). Fans around the world can now untether the truth with more than 50 minutes of bonus features delving deep into the mind of Jordan Peele, his filmmaking process and the symbolism behind US. The global sensation arrives on Digital on July 15, 2019, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on July 29, 2019.

 

Featuring incredible must-see performances from Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther, 12 Years a Slave), Winston Duke (Black Panther), Emmy® winner Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Mad Men”) and Tim Heidecker (The Comedy, “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories”), US is “the most out-of-the-box horror film of the past decade,” (Nathaniel Brail, Heroic Hollywood). Movie enthusiasts and horror fans alike can watch US again and again to unravel its darkest secrets. Doppelgängers. Hands Across America. The Nutcracker. Rabbits. 11:11. The key themes and imagery from US are unpacked and explained in exceptional bonus content such as The Duality of US featurette where Jordan Peele talks in-depth about many of the ideas behind the film.

 

Set along the North California coastline, Adelaide Wilson (Nyong’o) reluctantly returns to her beachside childhood home with her family and finds that she is haunted by unresolved trauma from her past along with a string of eerie coincidences. As darkness falls after a tense day at the beach, the Wilsons discover four figures standing in their driveway. They soon realize this is only the beginning of their troubles as they find that the four figures are terrifying and uncanny opponents: doppelgängers of themselves.

 

EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURE ON 4K ULTRA HD & BLU-RAYTM:

  • Scene Explorations – The making of three iconic scenes from the film including the Tyler house massacre, Jason’s abduction and Adelaide’s underground flashback.
    • Seven Second Massacre
    • It’s a Trap
    • I Just Want My Little Girl Back

 

BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM & DVD:

  • The Duality of US – Jordan Peele goes in-depth on some of the key themes and imagery in US – including Doppelgängers, Hands Across America, The Nutcracker dance scene, rabbits and the infamous 11:11 coincidence.
  • The Monsters Within US – Examine how the great cast were able to find their characters, whether they were playing one of the Wilsons or their sinister doppelgängers.
  • Tethered Together: Making US Twice – Making of a movie is hard. Making a movie where all the main cast play dual roles can be downright mind-bending. In this piece, filmmakers, cast, and crew discuss some of the technical challenges to making the film, as well as some of the design choices for the characters.
  • Redefining a Genre: Jordan Peele’s Brand of Horror – In the space of two films, Jordan Peele has set himself apart as an invaluable artistic voice. Hear cast and filmmakers highlight what makes him so unique, as well as Jordan’s own thoughts on his inspirations and the relationship between horror and comedy.
  • Becoming Red – Using behind-the-scenes footage from between takes, we take a closer look at Lupita Nyong’o’s intense and mesmerizing performance as “Red.”
  • Deleted Scenes
    • I Am Not Even Near You
    • Rabbit Season
    • That’s Badass
    • Driftwood
    • The P is Silent
    • I Wanna Go Home
  • We’re All Dying – Hilarious outtakes from the conversation between Winston Duke and Tim Heidecker on the beach.
  • As Above, So Below: Grand Pas de Deux – An extended version of the dance sequence from the film, cutting between adolescent Adelaide at her recital to Red in the Underpass.

 

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FILMMAKERS:

Cast: Lupita Nyong’O, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker

Music By: Michael Abels

Costume Designer: Kym Barrett

Editor: Nicholas Monsour

Production Designer: Ruth De Jong

Director of Photography: Michael Gioulakis

Executive Producers: Daniel Lupi and Beatriz Sequeira

Produced By: Sean McKittrick, p.g.a,, Jason Blum, and Ian Cooper, p.g.a.

Written, Produced, and Directed By: Jordan Peele

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