'Get Out': Jordan Peele's Film on Race Relations Exceeds $100M at Box Office

JordanPeele, who is best known for his work on the TV series “Key & Peele,” has become the first Black director and writer to earn $100 million in ticket sales for a debut film.

According to studio estimates on Sunday, Peele’s satirical horror film,”Get Out,” made with a budget of $4 million, earned $21.1 million in its third weekend, bringing its total to $111 million. It made $30 million when it debuted on February 24.

The film has diverse audiences, attracting 39 percent Black, 36 percent white and 17 percent Latino moviegoers on opening weekend, according tothe Associated Press.

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