• Hereditary (2018)


Release Date: June 8th, 2018

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2018

R |2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary

When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter and grandchildren begin to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry, trying to outrun the sinister fate they have inherited.

Cast: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Ann Dowd, Milly Shapiro, Mallory Bechtel, Brock McKinney

Director: Ari Aster

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: PalmStar Media

Distributors: A24

Keywords: Pursuit, Quest, Mother, Mystery, Son, Revenge, Suspenseful, Fascinating, Rescue, Transformation, Daughter, 2010s, Husband

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Grief, guilt and family dysfunction prove to be overwhelming forces in Hereditary, a supremely elegant and tonally assured horror movie that trusts its audience will acquiesce to its measured, absorbing storytelling style. show more

  • 100
    Britt HayesScreenCrush

    Hereditary is weighty horror that builds to an impossibly heavy finale, the metaphorical implications of which land on the heart like a ton of bricks. show more

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Hereditary takes the core haunting element of a spirit with a malevolent agenda and runs with it in a seemingly endless series of unexpected directions over two breathless hours of escalating terror that never slackens for a minute. show more

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