The movie The Gift (2000) is a supernatural psychological thriller directed by Sam Raimi and starring Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, and Keanu Reeves. It centers on a widow with psychic abilities who helps investigate a missing woman.
The movie The Gift (2000) follows Annie Wilson, a widow blessed with extrasensory gifts, living in a small Georgian town. When local woman Jessica King disappears, Annie has disturbing visions that help the police search. Suspicion falls on abusive husband Donnie Barksdale.
Annie’s friend Valerie is skeptical about her abilities. However, further visions reveal crucial clues, implicating Donnie. As Annie connects with Jessica’s spirit, Donnie grows increasingly violent, lashing out against Annie. His abuse ultimately provides the evidence needed to convict him of Jessica’s murder.
- Cate Blanchett as Annie Wilson
- Giovanni Ribisi as Buddy Cole
- Keanu Reeves as Donnie Barksdale
- Katie Holmes as Jessica King
- Greg Kinnear as Wayne Collins
- Sam Raimi co-wrote the screenplay with Billy Bob Thornton.
- Shot on location in Georgia.
- Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality.
- Made on a budget of $10 million.