Searching Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 897

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 25

Theatrical Release Date: 08/31/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/27/2018

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Aneesh Chaganty

Actors: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La, Sara Sohn, Gage Biltoft

Plot: Told entirely from the point-of-view of a computer screen, a father searches his missing 15-year-old daughter's laptop and social media accounts in hopes of finding out what has happened to her. -- Chris Kavan

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 11/16/2023

I haven't been this engrossed in a movie for (what feels like) a while, and it all takes place through computer screens and smartphones. Searching is a solid modern thriller where the technical can still tell a story with rich emotions and characters. John Cho is superb.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/07/2019

Even if you were to strip away its style method, "Searching" would still be an astonishing and attention-grabbing mystery thriller with an effective amount of human depth and emotion.

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Rod - wrote on 12/26/2018

This is a brilliant film. I remember watching this form of storytelling in a Modern Family episode, but this one nailed it. I was thinking that the story would be as flat as any other search and rescue movies, but this film started and finished strong. I was teary-eyed after the opening montage, and everything went as exciting as things started to unfold. And I liked the ending. Simple yet meaningful. Just wow.

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