101 Greatest Screenplays of the 21st Century (*so far)

“I realized early in the writing that Get Out is so much more than simply what happens when you have a black male protagonist at the center of a horror film,” Jordan Peele told Written By. Get Out, which won the 2018 Writers Guild Award for Original Screenplay, made an impact that transcended genre. Its fantastical premise—a coterie of the privileged literally co-opting the bodies of the Black race—is darkly comedic, culturally explosive, and hauntingly historical all at once.

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