Get the tissues handy for these Gifted movie quotes! We have a feeling this one is going to be a heartbreaker! Gifted is an upcoming drama movie that will hit theaters on April 12, 2017. The movie tells the story of Frank Adler, who is in a heated custody battle with his mother, Evelyn Adler, regarding Frank’s niece, Mary Adler. Here are some awesome quotes from the movie Gifted.
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Gifted Movie Quotes
Conversation between Mary Adler and Frank Adler, regarding Mary not wanting to attend school:
Mary- “Please don’t make me go, you can keep homeschooling me.”
Frank- “I taught you everything I know. No more argument, okay? We discussed this ad nauseam.”
Mary- “What’s ad nauseam?”
Frank- “You don’t know? Well, it looks like someone needs school.”
Conversation between Bonnie Stevenson, Mary’s teacher and Mary:
Bonnie- “Who can tell me what three plus three is?” (addressing the class)
Mary- “Everyone knows it’s six.”
Bonnie- “Mary, can you stand up please? Can you tell me what fifty-seven multiplied by one hundred and thirty-five is?”
Mary pauses to sigh heavily.
Bonnie- “Okay. Who can…”
Mary- “Seven thousand six hundred and ninety-five. The square root is eighty-seven point seven, and change. Now what does ad nauseam mean?”
Bonnie checks the answer on a calculator and realizes that Mary is gifted in Math.
Conversation between Mary and Frank:
Mary- “Who’s that lady in the front of our door?”
Frank- “That would be your grandmother.”
Frank is referring to his mother, Evelyn Adler, played by actress Lindsay Duncan.
Conversation between Frank and Evelyn Adler, Frank’s mother:
Frank- “You’re going to take that girl, you’re going to loan her out to some think tank where she can talk nontrivial zeros with a bunch of old Russian guys for the rest of her life.”
Evelyn- “And you’d bury her under a rock.”
Frank wants to raise Mary as a normal child, as his late sister, Diane, would have wanted. However, Evelyn, believes raising her in a standard environment would destroy her genius abilities.
In court, Frank, Aubrey Highsmith, Evelyn’s attorney and Greg Cullen, Frank’s attorney:
Frank- “My sister wanted Mary to be a kid, she wanted her to have friends and to be happy.”
Aubrey- “Tell us, do you have health insurance?”
Aubrey- “Did you spend the night in jail?”
Frank and Evelyn are in court, fighting over custody of Mary. Frank knows his late sister, Diane, Mary’s mother, would want Mary living a normal life, but Evelyn, wants to exploit her giftedness. Aubrey Highsmith is played by actor John Finn and Greg Cullen is played by actor Glenn Plummer.