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The Gift (2000)

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A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared.

Director:

Sam Raimi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cate Blanchett ... Annie Wilson
Giovanni Ribisi ... Buddy Cole
Keanu Reeves ... Donnie Barksdale
Katie Holmes ... Jessica King
Greg Kinnear ... Wayne Collins
Hilary Swank ... Valerie Barksdale
Michael Jeter ... Gerald Weems
Kim Dickens ... Linda
Gary Cole ... David Duncan
Rosemary Harris ... Annie's Granny
J.K. Simmons ... Sheriff Pearl Johnson
Chelcie Ross ... Kenneth King
John Beasley ... Albert Hawkins
Lynnsee Provence Lynnsee Provence ... Mike Wilson
Hunter McGilvray Hunter McGilvray ... Miller Wilson
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Storyline

When Jessica King goes missing, all eyes turn to Annabelle Wilson. Not as a murder suspect, but as a clairvoyant. Many of the towns folk go to Annabelle for help, and Jessica's fiancée, Wayne Collins, turns to Annabelle for possible guidance. Annabelle feels that she can't help, but this doesn't stop her from constantly getting visions of Jessica's fate. Written by FilmFanUK

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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It was the perfect crime... Except someone saw it all See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language, and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gift See more »

Filming Locations:

Effingham County, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,827, 25 December 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,008,642

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,567,606
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

To prepare for her role in this film, Cate Blanchett visited five fortune tellers in one week. One of them told her she needed a bodyguard. See more »

Goofs

When Annie is talking to the prosecutor about re-opening the case, a crew member's reflection can be seen in the window. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Annie: Oh, thank you for the peaches.
Tommy Lee Ballard: Yes, ma'am.
Annie: So how you been?
Tommy Lee Ballard: Oh, pretty good, I reckon.
Annie: You had a health problem since I saw you last?
Tommy Lee Ballard: Ma'am?
Annie: Have you been sick.
Tommy Lee Ballard: Back's been hurting a little.
Annie: No, no, it's not your back. You been bleeding somewhere?
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Connections

Referenced in No Sleep TV3: Lions & Tigers & Ghosts, Oh My! (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Trouble Is A Lonesome Town
Written and Performed by Lee Hazlewood
Courtesy of Okemah Productions - SLR Records
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Raimi's best since Darkman
27 July 2001 | by DunnDeeDaGreatSee all my reviews

The Gift is a film about sex and murder in a small town. Sam Raimi camera angles and visual flair are beautiful. The Gift makes up for his previous flop For Love Of The Game. Cate Blanchett is great in the lead role as are Keanu Reeves, Hilary Swank and Katie Holmes who has a greta nude scene. Rent this film for a great night of chills and a film that will keep you guessing.


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