watch later

Not interested / seen

The Gift (2015)The Gift (2015)

The Gift (2015)

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9

movie

Australia, China
English
A-list actors, Thrilling, Well-acted
2015
Joel Edgerton
Adam Lazarre-White, Allison Tolman, Beau Knapp
108 min

Synopsis

rotten tomatoes
imdb
wikipedia
Simon and Robyn are a young married couple whose life is going as planned until a chance run-in with Simon's high school acquaintance sends their world into a tailspin.

Our Take

6.9
The Staff

The Gift is Joel Edgerton’s directoral debut, a twisted and smart thriller that sneaks up on you where you least expect it. He also stars in it as Gordo, a friend from the past that enters a new couple’s life (played by Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall) and brings a secret that has been hidden for decades. A very “movie” movie, it has enough in it that’s original and enough that’s not to make for a very enjoyable 100 minutes.

Comments

B
BeingTheWritter

Jason Bateman plays a shockingly great detestable character and you are left wondering who you are rooting for. Distrubing, fantastic movie.

Comments

What did you think? Who should watch it?

Next up

More like this in

Riders of Justice (2021)

7.5

Nothing is random in this riotous Danish action-black comedy about coincidences and found families

Man in Love (2021)

6.9

A tragic romance beautifully photographed, that proudly wears melodrama on its sleeve

Dogtooth (2009)

best

8.0

The cat is the most feared animal there is!

Good Night Oppy (2022)

7.4

The real-life Wall-e is a Mars rover that enlightened and delighted in its years of space exploration

The Swimmers (2022)

best

8.0

Equal parts sweet and searing, this weighty refugee drama is buoyed by tender moments of sisterhood and solidarity

Always (2011)

7.2

An inspiring yet saddening love story

Arthur Christmas (2011)

best

8.0

A hilarious, underseen holiday gem that's sweet and smart enough for adults and kids

The Sea Beast (2022)

7.1

Thought-provoking and action-packed, this animated feature from Netflix is enjoyable for children and adults alike

Fire of Love (2022)

best

8.4

A gorgeous deep dive into the explosive love story between two scientists and their craft

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2022)

6.9

A joyously offbeat movie befitting the musician it celebrates
agmtw
eu

© 2022 agoodmovietowatch, all rights reserved.

We are home to the best film and TV on popular streaming services. Supported only by readers like you and by public grants.