Hereditary

Release Date: June 8th, 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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    A meta-mystery lurks here — how it is that this horror flick can be so shocking and dismaying, so genuinely upsetting in spasms and spurts, yet at the same time so madly entertaining. 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

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