Video release suitable for 12 years and over

GIFTED (2017)

GIFTED (2017)
  • Genre: Drama

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 101 minutes

  • Director(s): Marc Webb

  • Cast: Chris Evans, McKenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer, Michael Kendall Kaplan

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate sex references

  • Synopsis: GIFTED is a US drama in which a single man fights to maintain custody of his seven-year-old niece who has special mathematical abilities.

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GIFTED is a US drama about a single man fighting to keep custody of his seven year old niece who is a maths genius.


There is infrequent use of strong language, as well as some milder bad language.


Sex references include a comment about a man looking like a producer of adult films. Other references includes a scene in which two characters talk about a woman enjoying sex.

There are several references to a woman taking her own life, and about her being found on the bathroom floor.

A scene of mild violence shows a girl hit a bully in the face with a book. He is later seen with some blood on his shirt.

Distressing scenes includes where a young girl becomes tearful when she is left with foster carers.

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