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… MORE
Release date: April 7, 2017 (USA)
Director: Marc Webb
Box office: 34.2 million USD
Screenplay: Tom Flynn
Budget: 7 million USD
Critic reviews
Gifted delivers a warm, heartstring-plucking message about our inbuilt need to love and be loved. It proudly proclaims the self-sacrificial, life-changing joys of family. Full review
Bob Hoose
Plugged In
A stacked-deck family drama that’s all bits and pieces stuck together out of a screenwriter’s handbook. Full review
Owen Gleiberman
Variety
This drama isn’t what you’d call groundbreaking or memorable, but, thanks to its two leads — Evans and young Grace — it’s more appealing than it really deserves to be. Full review
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media
Gifted offers a convincing portrayal of the bond between a child prodigy and the uncle who is raising her, but is bogged down by a court battle over what is in the girl’s best interest. Full review

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