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Jordan Peele's 'Nope' Exceeds $100 Million at Box Office

Jordan Peele talks about new movie 'Nope'

Jordan Peele's latest thriller 'Nope' is official It made over $100 million at the domestic box office, reporting Box Office Mojoon IMDb Pro. 

Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Stephen Yun, the film debuted at #1 in the US and grossed over $44 million in its opening weekend alone. , securing the largest opening weekend for an original film. According to Variety, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The World Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "NOPE" - Arrivals
(left to right) Stephen Yun , Daniel Kaluuya, Jordan Peele, Keke Palmer and Brandon Perea attend Universal Pictures' world premiere of 'NOPE'. It will be held at his TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA on July 18, 2022. Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)

In an interview with "CBS Morning" Gayle King in July, Peele said: “I wanted to make a UFO horror movie, and of course where are the iconic black UFO movies? I'm trying to fill it with my own movies.” 

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Peele is no stranger to success as a director. His two other films, 'Get Out' and 'Us' also made him reach the $100 million milestone. His first film "Get Out" grossed $176.1 millionat the box office and "Us" grossed $175 million in North American tickets. . Unlike his other two films, 'No' has yet to debut in international theaters.

The director earned his 2018 Oscar nominations for "Get Out" in his four major categories, including Best Picture, Peele won Best Original Screenplay, andmade history as the first black screenwriter.

Jordan Peele at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California.
Jordan at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, CA peel. Mike Coppola/VF18

Peele intends his films to emphasize black casts and does not believe that will change anytime soon. I made it clear that no. 

"The way I see it, I can have black people in my films," the director said in 2019, The Hollywood Reporter. I'm lucky to be in a position to say, 'I want to make a $20 million horror movie with a black family.' And they say yes." No."clarified thatis more than just a horror movie.."This world doesn't need a lot of black horror. It's a place with a lot of real black horror." he said. "My responsibility also becomes, 'OK, we have to transcend that too. We have to talk about black joy,' because I haven't seen enough of it either." 170} 

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