Top 33 Get Out Movie Details

While searching the internet for Get Out movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

Rose frames and hangs up the photos of her old boyfriends that Chris discovers earlier in the film.
Rose frames and hangs up the photos of her old boyfriends that Chris discovers earlier in the film.

The trigger for Chris' hypnotic imprisonment is a silver spoon; a metaphor for wealth and privilege.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Jordan Peele was inspired to write this movie by Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983), and asks why white people don't just leave when there's a ghost in the house. Murphy jokes that as he was showing his wife around a beautiful house, if he heard a ghost whisper "GET OUT!"

  • 1 - The trailer of Us(2019) showed the glimpse of the same cup used in Get Out(2017).
    The trailer of Us(2019) showed the glimpse of the same cup used in Get Out(2017).
  • 1 - An announcement at the airport Rod Williams works at mentions Flight 237 at around the 1:10:50 mark, a possible reference to The Shining (a film director Jordan Peele has cited as an influence on his films.)
    An announcement at the airport Rod Williams works at mentions Flight 237 at around the 1:10:50 mark, a possible reference to The Shining (a film director Jordan Peele has cited as an influence on his films.)
  • 1 - & Andre's mystery caller at the start of the film (explanation in comments)
    & Andre's mystery caller at the start of the film (explanation in comments)

Hidden Details

1 - Chris saves himself by "picking cotton"
Chris saves himself by "picking cotton"
1 - When rose was complaining about her family, she was really criticizing their acting, not calling them racists.
When rose was complaining about her family, she was really criticizing their acting, not calling them racists.
1 - In the initial scenes, what is portrayed as the girlfriend trying to prevent needless police harassment of her black boyfriend, is actually her preventing any record of the two being last seen together being with the police, which might arise suspicions later after his disappearance
In the initial scenes, what is portrayed as the girlfriend trying to prevent needless police harassment of her black boyfriend, is actually her preventing any record of the two being last seen together being with the police, which might arise suspicions later after his disappearance
1 - When Chris is talking to the maid, a sign next to his head reads "Chris is dead"
When Chris is talking to the maid, a sign next to his head reads "Chris is dead"

The main theme was created by Swahili composer Michael Abels who, like Jordan Peele, was interested in capturing African culture in the film. It features an 8-person choir chanting "run", "listen to the truth" and "save yourself" in Swahili, representing ghosts trying to warn Chris.

1 - " Rose sits in front of a globe in the Armitage living room that is turned to emphasize Africa, alluding to their obsession with Blackness and African bodies.
" Rose sits in front of a globe in the Armitage living room that is turned to emphasize Africa, alluding to their obsession with Blackness and African bodies.
1 - Rose says to Chris' dog "I gotta pry something out of your Dad", foreshadowing how the Armitages want to remove his brain
Rose says to Chris' dog "I gotta pry something out of your Dad", foreshadowing how the Armitages want to remove his brain

As soon as Chris mentions about his mom passing away. Missy plants her hypnosis trick by clinking the tea cup with a spoon, which she will later use it as a cue to hypnotize Chris.

1 - All of Rose's extended family arrive in black vehicles, foreshadowing the plot twist of the movie.
All of Rose's extended family arrive in black vehicles, foreshadowing the plot twist of the movie.

The eery song that is played at the end is called 'Sikiliza Kwa Wahenga'.In Swahili it means 'Listen to your ancestors' and the lyrics mean 'Run'.

1 - Jeremy goes on a long rant about how Chris would make a stellar MMA fighter. He is essentially saying he wishes he is the one who wins the bid to take over Chris' body because he wishes to use his atrributes to compete in MMA as Chris.
Jeremy goes on a long rant about how Chris would make a stellar MMA fighter. He is essentially saying he wishes he is the one who wins the bid to take over Chris' body because he wishes to use his atrributes to compete in MMA as Chris.

The car that is used to kidnap black people is white on the outside and black on the inside.

1 - As Rose's dad is explaining to Chris about some photos he talks about how his father came second in the olympics and Jesse Owens came first. This was what made them start thinking that the black race is stronger and superior
As Rose's dad is explaining to Chris about some photos he talks about how his father came second in the olympics and Jesse Owens came first. This was what made them start thinking that the black race is stronger and superior

The lyrics to the song that plays over the opening credits scene in Jordan Peele's Get Out (2017) issue a warning in Swahili to the protagonist, Chris: "Sikiliza kwa wahenga. Kimbia, unakimbia mbali" ("Listen to your ancestors. Something bad is coming, run").

1 - Andre Hayworth/Logan King and Roman Armitage /Walter who had their brain transplant surgery, wearing hats when they are at the Armitage's place because there are hiding their surgery scars.
Andre Hayworth/Logan King and Roman Armitage /Walter who had their brain transplant surgery, wearing hats when they are at the Armitage's place because there are hiding their surgery scars.

The song Redbone by Childish Gambino is playing, its lyrics, including, "stay woke" and "don't close your eyes."

1 - Is reminiscent of the dream sequence from Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Is reminiscent of the dream sequence from Murder, My Sweet (1944)
1 - In opening titles, main character Chris Washington's photos include someone looking out from a mask.
In opening titles, main character Chris Washington's photos include someone looking out from a mask.
1 - When the white lady comes closer to examine Chris's body, Rose actually gestures to stop it. It is there for just 2 seconds but the attention to detail is amazing
When the white lady comes closer to examine Chris's body, Rose actually gestures to stop it. It is there for just 2 seconds but the attention to detail is amazing
1 - There's a shot of Rose eating cereal and she separates (or segregates) the colored cereal from the white milk. This is obvious symbolism for segregation
There's a shot of Rose eating cereal and she separates (or segregates) the colored cereal from the white milk. This is obvious symbolism for segregation
1 - After hitting a deer in Get Out (2017), Rose refuses to let the cop take down Chris' info, not because she thinks it's racist and wrong, but because she doesn't want the police to have a record of Chris' last known location.
After hitting a deer in Get Out (2017), Rose refuses to let the cop take down Chris' info, not because she thinks it's racist and wrong, but because she doesn't want the police to have a record of Chris' last known location.
1 - Chris uses cotton to save his life and when slavery was around black slaves were most commonly used for picking cotton
Chris uses cotton to save his life and when slavery was around black slaves were most commonly used for picking cotton
1 - Rose is shown to be a psycho in Get Out (2017)
Rose is shown to be a psycho in Get Out (2017)
1 - Chris takes knife through his left hand and later, his left hand shows no signs of damage
Chris takes knife through his left hand and later, his left hand shows no signs of damage
1 - The first trailer of Us(2019) showed the glimpse of the same cup used in Get Out(2017) used to hypnotize people.
The first trailer of Us(2019) showed the glimpse of the same cup used in Get Out(2017) used to hypnotize people.

Several African-American characters wear hats or have long hair because...

Get Out poster
Get Out poster

Get Out Plot: A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Get Out, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Get Out and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Director Jordan Peele
Production Universal Pictures
Main Actors Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford
IMDB score 7.7