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Hereditary (2018)

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After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Wolff ... Peter
Gabriel Byrne ... Steve
Toni Collette ... Annie
Milly Shapiro ... Charlie
Christy Summerhays Christy Summerhays ... Charlie's Teacher
Morgan Lund Morgan Lund ... Mr. Davies
Mallory Bechtel ... Bridget
Jake Brown ... Brendan
Harrison Nell Harrison Nell ... Student #1
BriAnn Rachele BriAnn Rachele ... Student #2 (as Briann Rachele)
Heidi Méndez ... Spanish Speaking Woman (as Heidi Mendez)
Moises L. Tovar ... Translator (as Moises Tovar)
Jarrod Phillips ... Group Leader
Ann Dowd ... Joan
Brock McKinney ... Aaron
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Storyline

When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Evil runs in the family. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, disturbing images, language, drug use and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hereditary See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,575,172, 10 June 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,069,456, 30 August 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$79,275,328, 16 August 2018
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 7.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Alex Wolff said that Gabriel Byrne is one of his favorite people he's ever gotten to work with. See more »

Goofs

In the parking lot when Annie meets Joanie for the first time, during their interaction, the front passenger-side head rest is curiously missing from her Volvo. When she is next shown driving, after leaving her first seance at Joanie's, she hears her deceased daughter's mouth click as if from the back of the car, we see the front passenger-side headrest is back in place. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Steve: Come on, Peter. Wake up.
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Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Horror Movies of 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

12 Fantaisies: No. 6 in D Minor, TWV 40:7: Dolce - Allegro - Spirituoso
Written by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performed by Benedek Csalog
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
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A modern classic that will terrify generations
30 July 2018 | by jag_avgudar_barcaSee all my reviews

I rank this as the best horror movie I've seen. It's such a delicately made movie, where psychological terror is used in a smart manner. It's not jump scares, but rather a heavy uneasy feeling, that terrifies you for two straight hours. Everyone in the cinema sat on the edge of their seats every second - you rarely felt safe, as you can during daytime in other, sloppy horror flicks.

The acting is superb, especially Toni Collette, who performs her lifetime role as a mother coping with tragic loss. If you want to be scared out of your wits, while watching an elegant movie with beautiful cinematography, this one's for you.


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