Gifted

Gifted
Gifted
  • PG-13
  • 1h 42m
  • 2017
Fresh73%
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Octavia Spencer joins an acclaimed cast in this uplifting family film. Frank, a single man (Chris Evans), is happily raising his niece Mary (Mckenna Grace), a child prodigy. But their life together is threatened when Mary’s grandmother (Lindsay Duncan) sets out to enroll Mary in a special school.
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Fresh73%
Critics Consensus: Gifted isn't quite as bright as its pint-sized protagonist, but a charming cast wrings respectably engaging drama out of a fairly predictable premise.
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Charming but predictable family drama has heavy themes.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Gifted may revolve around a second-grader, but it deals with serious issues, including suicide and parental abandonment, that make it more appropriate for older tweens and up. There's some kissing, and a couple is shown in bed, under a blanket (it's implied that they had sex together). A couple drinks shots while hanging out together, and there's some swearing (including "s--t," said by a child and one use of "f--k") and overtones of violence (a second-grader, defending a classmate who's being bullied, hits another kid and draws blood). But the message that there's more to life than being smart is a worthy one, and courage is a clear theme. Chris Evans, Octavia Spencer, and Jenny Slate co-star.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:April 7, 2017
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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