The Gift Reviews

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September 26, 2019
The Gift is an astonishingly creepy, tense, and effective movie.
August 15, 2019
The violence is always emotional and psychological, not bloody and physical, which makes The Gift that much more disconcerting.
May 2, 2019
The Gift is like finding a gem in a summer of mostly mediocre films. It's character-driven, well-developed, smartly written and finely acted.
April 5, 2019
The Gift might not smash the boundaries of genre filmmaking but therein lies its appeal; a smart, well-made thriller that balances high-minded cinema with genre thrills.
March 7, 2019
This is as solid a debut as a director could hope for, and I eagerly anticipate what Edgerton will cook up next.
January 29, 2019
[Joel Edgerton's] crafted a masterful thriller and sleeper hit in The Gift.
January 24, 2019
Along the lines of the crazy sick twist in Old Boy, prepare for a wicked ending that will haunt your mind.
January 5, 2019
A really strange release. I really liked it, but it's really strange.
November 19, 2018
The Gift is a sleeper film that will most likely fly under the radar for a lot of moviegoers, but it is well worth the time to give it a watch.
November 10, 2018
However, the crafty Joel Edgerton provides the mind-bending goods in the refreshingly titillating The Gift, an edge-of-your-seat chiller that definitely is worth unwrapping with nervous anticipation.
November 1, 2018
It's a solid and nail biting thriller made out of a seemingly unexciting situation, and one that offers a unique perspective in a genre that has gotten all too predictable.
October 31, 2018
Absolutely worthy of becoming the sleeper hit of the summer.
August 30, 2018
Given the unanticipated plot of The Gift, the casting in the film is spot-on.
December 3, 2017
A sinister and unnerving tale interested in exploring three dynamic characters that not only feel grounded and real, but are used as vessels to promote some provocative discussion on morality, bullying, and trust
October 16, 2017
Joel Edgerton just released his directorial debut, The Gift, and it's really good. So while yes, fewer actors should become directors, Joel Edgerton gets a pass because he is actually good at it.
October 11, 2017
Instead of being a generic horror or psychological thriller, The Gift is a superior drama with a plethora of thrilling moments.
September 12, 2017
The Gift is efficiently and quite memorably chilling.
August 17, 2017
[The gift] moves beyond a routine stalker-thriller and creating something deeply unsettling in anyone who ever wondered how they were perceived back in high school and the extent to which they have changed.
January 17, 2017
The Gift is almost unbearably tense
December 19, 2016
The Gift is a tense, unsettling and expertly crafted psychological thriller that keeps the audience consistently on edge. [Full review in Japanese]
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