Hereditary is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Ari Aster.
Starring Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd, Mallory Bechtel, Christy Summerhays, Morgan Lund, Jake Brown, Harrison Nell and others.

Watch the official trailer for Hereditary

A24 on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 released the trailer:
Hereditary | Charlie | Official Trailer 2 HD | A24.

What is Hereditary about?

Annie Graham (Toni Collette) is a miniatures artist who lives in Utah with her husband, Steve; their 16-year-old son, Peter; and their eccentric and reserved 13-year-old daughter, Charlie (Milly Shapiro). At the funeral of her secretive mother, Ellen Leigh, Annie delivers a eulogy explaining their fraught relationship and her mother's extremely private life. A week later, Steve (Gabriel Byrne) is informed that Ellen's grave has been desecrated, while Annie thinks she sees an apparition of Ellen in her workshop. At a support group for the bereaved, Annie reveals that the rest of her family suffered from mental illness that resulted in their deaths and how Ellen was a significant figure in raising Charlie.
To attend a party, Peter (Alex Wolff) lies that he is going to a school event, and Annie forces him to take Charlie with him. Unsupervised, Charlie eats cake containing nuts, which she is allergic to, and falls into anaphylactic shock. As Peter drives her to a hospital, Charlie leans out of the window for air. Peter swerves to avoid a dead deer and Charlie is decapitated by a telephone pole. In shock, Peter silently drives home and leaves his sister's headless corpse in the car for their mother to discover the next morning. The family grieves following Charlie's funeral, heightening tensions between Annie and Peter and causing Annie to behave coldly towards Steve. Peter is plagued by Charlie's presence around the house.
Annie is befriended by a support group member, Joan (Ann Dowd). Annie tells her she used to sleepwalk and recounts an incident in which she woke up in Peter's bedroom to find herself, Peter, and Charlie covered in paint thinner with a lit match in her hand. Joan teaches Annie to perform a séance to communicate with Charlie. Annie convinces her family to attempt the séance. Objects begin to move and break, terrifying Peter, and Charlie seemingly possesses Annie until Steve douses her with water. Annie suspects that Charlie's spirit has become malevolent. She throws Charlie's sketchbook into the fireplace but her sleeve also begins to burn. She retrieves it and heads to Joan's apartment for advice but Joan is nowhere to be found.

Who's in the Hereditary cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of Hereditary.

Toni Collette Annie Graham a miniature artist
Alex Wolff Peter Graham Annie's and Steve's 16-year-old son
Milly Shapiro Charlie Graham Annie's and Steve's 13-year-old daughter
Gabriel Byrne Steve Graham a psychiatrist and Annie's husband
Ann Dowd Joan a support group member
Mallory Bechtel Bridget Peter's schoolmate and love interest
Christy Summerhays Charlie's Teacher
Morgan Lund Mr. Davies
Jake Brown Brendan
Harrison Nell Student #1
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
Brock McKinney Aaron
Zachary Arthur Boy in Room
David Stanley Man at Wake
William 'Bus' Riley History Teacher (as Bus Riley)
Austin R. Grant Stoner #1 (as Austin Grant)
Gabriel Monroe Eckert Stoner #2 (as Gabe Eckert)

When is Hereditary released in cinemas?

The film Hereditary was scheduled to be released on January 21, 2018 (Sundance, 2018 Sundance Film Festival), on June 7, 2018 (Hungary), on June 8, 2018 (United States) and on June 14, 2018 (Germany) by A24, Panorama Entertainment,, DeAPlaneta, Diamond Films, Elevation Pictures, Entertainment Film Distributors, Fabula Films, Golden Village Pictures, Key Films, Metropolitan Filmexport, Monolith Films, Nordisk Film, Paradise Group, Phantom FIlm, Phars Film, Reality Entertainment, Spentzos Films, Splendid Film, StudioCanal, Vertigo Média Kft., Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, NOS Audiovisuais and TriPictures Home Entertainment.

What are Hereditary film specifications?

The duration of the film is 127 minutes. With a budget of $10 million, the film grossed over $80.2 million.

The film Hereditary is rated with "R" rating.

What are critics and audiences saying about Hereditary?

Hereditary got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.3. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 89. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "D+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

More information about Hereditary you can get at:

Official website:

IMDB: Hereditary

Wikipedia: Hereditary (film)

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