Jordan PeeleJordan Peele’s horror flick “Get Out” is among the year’s biggest breakout hits. And with it, Peele has also surpassed a benchmark for box-office success.

“Get Out” has now earned more than $100 million at the box office, making Peele the first African-American writer-directorto pass that threshold with his debut feature film.

Peele, who is most well-known as half of the comedy duo Key and Peele, wrote on Twitter that he’s “the first of many” such black writer-directors to hit that $100 million debut target.

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Jordan Peele’s horror film Get Out has reached yet another milestone.

 The film has become the highest-grossing debut for a writer-director from an original screenplay, surpassing the previous record-holder, 1999’s The Blair Witch Project.

 Get Out has earned more than $150 million at the domestic box office, beating out the Blair Witch’s $140 million record.

 As for profit… it made a lot. Get Out was made on a budget of just $4.6 million.

As previously reported, Jordan Peele become the first African-American writer-director to earn $100-million on their debut film.

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