• Gifted (2017)


Release Date: April 7th, 2017

DVD Release Date: July 25th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) - in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the 7-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother, Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan), whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary.

Cast: Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate, Michael Kendall Kaplan, John M. Jackson, Glenn Plummer

Director: Marc Webb

Genres: Drama

Production Co: FilmNation, Grade A Entertainment

Distributors: Fox Searchlight

Keywords: 2010s, Temptation, School, Growing up, Fascinating, House, Family, Intense, Emotional, Mother, Sacrifice, Office

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    A heartfelt performance from Chris Evans as the conscientious caretaker of his brilliant niece isn’t ample compensation for a film lacking the same intelligence and inquisitiveness that its young protagonist possesses in abundance. show more

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Despite its recycled tropes, the comedy-drama manages to be both funny and moving even if its emotional manipulations are fully apparent. show more

  • 70
    Sam FragosoTheWrap

    Gifted finds a collective of competent people making a perfectly competent movie — nothing more, nothing less. show more

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