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Hereditary

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    76
    from 3 reviewers
  • Hereditary
    2018
    127 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Ari Aster

    Actors: Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne, Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro

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

    Disc Release Date: 4 September 2018

    • Video
      83
    • Audio
      84
    • Extra
      56
    • Movie
      80

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Hereditary is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.00:1. The 4K UHD presentation isn't hugely different from the 1080p Blu-ray presentation, though it shows the same...

    • Audio
      90
    • One area where 4K UHD aficionados may be a bit disappointed is a lack of upgraded audio on this version, though the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix that is also on the 1080p Blu-ray is quite immersive...

    • Extra
      30
    • Lionsgate has commendably included all of the supplements that are on the 1080p Blu-ray disc here as well: Cursed: The True Nature of Hereditary (HD; 20:08) is an above average EPK with writer-director...

    • Movie
      70
    • Hereditary's closing credits mention that it was shot in Utah, and according to online data at such sites as IMDb (and others), that locale is further specified as being in and around Salt Lake City. Though...

    • Total
      70
    • I'm not completely sure HereditaryHereditary comes Recommended....

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • A family's tragic mental breakdown seethes and boils into a nightmare-inducing vision on Ultra-HD with a hair-raisingly gorgeous HEVC H.265 encode. Shot entirely on the Arri Alexa camera system, capable...

    • Audio
      90
    • The creepiness of the unknown is made all the more terrifying thanks to a marvelously sinister DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, the same track shared with its Blu-ray counterpart. While an object-based...

    • Extra
      20
    • Cursed: The True Nature of Hereditary (HD, 20 min) - EPK-like piece with cast & crew interviews discussing the plot's themes and production with some BTS footage.Evil in Miniature (HD) - Photo Gallery...

    • Movie
      90
    • About half an hour into Hereditary, we arrive at the catalyst of the story, a dreadfully shocking and tragic incident inciting this exceptionally masterful horror film into action. And I was completely...

    • Total
      70
    • Writer-director Ari Aster makes his feature-length directorial debut in Hereditary, an exceptionally masterful horror film demonstrating Aster as a highly promising talent. Starring Toni Collette in arguably...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      92
    • I then select specific scenes which are watched on the TCL, first via HDR-10 then via Dolby Vision. The TCL isn’t among the top tier flat panels with DV, however it came recommended by AVS Forum Senior...

    • Audio
      88
    • Extra
      50
    • Disc 1: Hereditary Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Hereditary Blu-ray Deleted Scenes Cursed: The True Nature of Hereditary Featurette Evil in Miniature Photo Gallery Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      80
    • It’s funny but it seems like there are many people that simply don’t watch horror films. When I bring up the subject of any particular scary flick I get “I don’t like or I don’t watch scary movies”. That...

    • Total
      78
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack featuring excellent overall video quality, engaging lossless sound and a middling supplemental package. Hereditary should be high on the list of...