Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' follow-up 'Us' breaks box office records
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Evan Alex, from left, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph and Lupita Nyong'o in a scene from "Us," written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele. (Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures via AP)
By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
“Us,” the follow-up Jordan Peele’s “Get Out,” has set a box office record over the weekend.
Variety reported that "Us" grossed $70 million in North America, making it the largest opening weekend ever for an original horror movie, outpacing "A Quiet Place." It has easily surpassed the $33 million debut of "Get Out," according to Forbes.