• The Gift (2001)

The Gift

Release Date: January 19th, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 17th, 2001

R |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

In the tiny town of Brixton, Georgia where nothing is private, a woman with supernatural clairvoyance, a young beautiful socialite who has mysteriously disappeared, and an assortment of colorful characters all collide. A haunting psychological thriller, "The Gift" is ultimately a profound celebration of the human spirit.

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves, Katie Holmes, Greg Kinnear, Hilary Swank, Michael Jeter, Kim Dickens

Director: Sam Raimi

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Alphaville Films, Lakeshore Entertainment

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 2000s, Mystery, Suspenseful, Death, Son, Quest, House

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    But there were few, if any, better performances in 2000 than the one Blanchett gives here, and Raimi's crafty blend of dramatic realism and supernatural knowledge is one of the year's best directing con jobs. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Ingenious in its plotting, colorful in its characters, taut in its direction and fortunate in possessing Cate Blanchett. show more

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    For all its craft and achievement, The Gift -- which has a script that may have needed more rewriting and deepening -- is a good, minor effort; it has some real conviction, even anguish. And it has Blanchett, whose gift as an actress is sometimes transcendent.

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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