The Gift (Edgerton / Bateman)

Lists: Thriller, Film Quest 2016, Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin."

Overall Ranking: 980 (Rank from 2015: # 39)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 53.85%
Regular 15.38%
Half-Popped 30.77%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread95(full review)Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 8
Cinema Nerdz Patrick Dunn88(full review)
Keith And The Movies88(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin88(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman85 - An excellent and thought-provoking thriller
(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85
Bryan Lienesch84 - It's a gripping suspense-driven drama.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 5
Ryan Critic80
Dave Examines Movies80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)
Sean Kelly60(full review)

People Involved

  • Jason Bateman (Simon)
  • Rebecca Hall (Robyn)
  • Joel Edgerton (Gordo)
  • David Denman (Greg)
  • Beau Knapp (Detective Walker)
  • Allison Tolman (Lucy)
  • P. J. Byrne (Danny)
  • Tim Griffin (Kevin)
  • Beth Crudele (Nurse)
  • David Joseph Craig (Stewart)
  • Busy Philipps (Duffy)
  • Wendell Pierce (Detective Mills)
  • Nash Edgerton (Frank Dale)
  • Mirrah Foulkes (Wendy Dale)
  • Katie Aselton (Joan)
  • Joel Edgerton (Director)