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‘Get Out’ Exclusive Featurette: Jordan Peele on How He Made His Thriller Believably Suspenseful — Watch

Daniel Kaluuya chimes in as well.

Jordan Peele Get Out featurette

Having ended its massively successful theatrical run with $229 million in box-office returns against a budget of just $4.5 million, Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” arrives on DVD, Blu-ray and On Demand tomorrow. In the meanwhile, avail yourself of a new featurette shared exclusively with IndieWire.

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“The trick with this movie was to make sure that nothing too crazy happened so fast that we wouldn’t believe the characters would even stay in this situation,” explains Peele as the behind-the-scenes clip begins. Daniel Kaluuya chimes in as well, adding that “Get Out” is “more about suspense…four-fifths of the film is anticipation.”

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Peele continues: “I wanted to make sure that the hero in my horror movie never does anything that we wouldn’t do, because I hate that in a movie — especially in a thriller.” Watch the full clip below.

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