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"Get Out" Just Received Four Oscar Nominations And Jordan Peele's Reaction Will Have You Crying With Joy

"You know when you're on the phone trying to disguise the sound of an ugly cry?"

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In case you're not in the loop yet, the movie was nominated for Original Screenplay, Director, Lead Actor, and Best Picture.

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This is on top of the success the movie has already enjoyed, including breaking box office records and grossing over $250 million.

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The writer, director, and producer of the movie first simply tweeted this GIF after seeing that the nominations included Get Out.

Followed by this question, which fans of the movie will completely understand.

What’s the opposite of the Sunken Place?

And then things took a real emotional turn when Jordan tweeted about how he'd called Daniel Kaluuya, the star of the film and now an Oscar-nominated actor for his role.

I just spoke to Daniel. You know when you’re on the phone trying to disguise the sound of an ugly cry? I failed at that.

He finished off by thanking the people who had gone to see the movie and given it their support.

Right now I’m just thinking about everyone who bought a ticket and told someone else to. You did this. Thank you. ✊🏾

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People were quick to congratulate Jordan Peele on the success of the movie, including John Legend.

And everyone was pretty goddamn excited to see the movie continuing to do well.

#GetOut with 4 Oscar nominations, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Leading Actor & Best Picture… https://t.co/xlEG0ch55j

Because let's face it, it's a really important film that deserves all of the awards and more.

have no idea if GET OUT will win any awards but i do think we’ll look back and conclude it was the most important f… https://t.co/k8vBz74YN5