Year: 2017

Original Title: Gifted

Country: USA

Length: 101 minutes

Budget: $7,000,000

Genre: Drama

Studios: FilmNation Entertainment, Fox Searchlight Pictures

Suitable for 12 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: June 16 2017

United States: April 12 2017


Ranking: 145 out of 12,898 movies (up 62)

Ranked #356 in list 'The best movies ever'


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7.0 by Movie'n'co

6.3 by 12 media


'Gifted' is a 2017 American drama where Chris Evans plays Frank Adler, a man who wants to protect his sisters daughter, Mary (Mckenna Grace). His niece is a child prodigy and Adler, a single man living in Florida, fights for the custody of her in order for her to realise and fulfill her real potential. However, his plans are halted when the seven year olds incredible abilities are recognised by the mother of Frank, Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan). As a result, the grandmother has other plans which threaten to separate Frank and Mary. The film tells the story of a custody battle between mother and son for this young child prodigy. Directed by Marc Webb, produced by FilmNation Entertainment and distributed by FoxSearchlight Pictures.


Cast Gifted

Chris Evans

Frank Adler

Mckenna Grace

Mary Adler

Lindsay Duncan

Evelyn Adler

Jenny Slate


Octavia Spencer

Roberta Taylor

Julie Ann Emery

Pat Golding



Trivia Gifted

It's the second original movie by Marc Webber since '500 days of Summer'. Chris Evans and Jenny Slate began a relationship after filming, but they broke up almost a year later. Octavia Spencer and Chris Evans have worked together on 'Snowpiercer' in 2013.