- "Some people work harder than others. Some have it, some don't. Then there are the very few ones who are just born with it. They are the gifted."
- Trailer opening narration
The Gifted is a dark comedy Filipino film. Produced by Viva Films and directed by Chris Martinez, it details the rivalry between two abnormally smart girls from different walks of life - Zoe Tuazon, who comes from an extremely affluent family, and Aica Tabayoyong, who comes from a lower-class family.
No relation to the TV show of the same name.
The following tropes include:
- All the Other Reindeer: Both Aica and Zoe are ostracized by their classmates.
- Black Comedy
- Framing Device: Most of the movie's events actually exist within a novel in the real world.
- Fanservice: Sam Milby, Anne Curtis and Cristine Reyes do not disappoint.
- Happily Married: Mark and Aica seem to be this.
- Light Feminine Dark Feminine: Post-timeskip, Aica is light while Zoe is dark.
- Rich Bitch: Zoe.
- Shirtless Scene: Sam Milby has one towards the end.