Hereditary: Ari Aster’s Horror Film is Top-Grossing Picture for Distributor A24

Hereditary has become the top-grossing film for the estimable indie distributor A24 since opening in early June.

The critically acclaimed horror film crossed past the $77 million mark at the worldwide box office on July 25, becoming the highest grossing A24 release so far.

“Hereditary” surpassed the $76.8 million worldwide gross of “Lady Bird.

It still has additional territories to open in, including Sweden (July 27) and Hong Kong (September 20).

Starring Toni Collette and Alex Wolff, Hereditary centers around a family thrown into chaos following the death of one of its members.

Marking the directorial debut of Ari Aster, the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews and also screened at SXSW before opening June 8 in U.S. theaters.

A24 opened the film nationwide, where it grossed $13.5 million on opening weekend. “Hereditary” has amassed nearly $44 million at the domestic box office, second only to “Lady Bird” ($48.9) as A24’s biggest U.S. release.