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Year: 2018

Original Title: Searching

Country: USA

Length: 101 minutes

Genre: Thriller, Mistery, Drama


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Release Dates

United Kingdom: August 31 2018

United States: August 03 2018


Ranking: 218 out of 14,254 movies (up 106)


8.3 by 6 media


After Margot (Michele La), goes missing, a local investigation is opened and Rosemary Vick (Debra Messing) is the detective assigned to the case. However, thirty-seven hours later and without a single lead, David (John Cho), Margot's father, decides to search where no one has looked yet, there were all secrets are kept nowadays: Margot's laptop. In this modern thriller completely told via technological devices we use every day to communicate, therefore shot from the point-of-view of smartphones and computer screens, David must trace his daughter's digital footprints before her disappearance. 'Searching' is the big-screen debut of writer and director Aneesh Chaganty, who had only directed short films until now.


Cast Searching

Dominic Hoffman

Michael Porter

Sylvia Minassian

Mrs. Shahinian

Colin Woodell

911 operator



Trivia Searching

Like the movie Unfriended (2014), this movie takes places on a muck computer screen. The movie releases almost at the same time as 'Unfriended: Dark Web' and 'Profile', who are also told through computer screens. The first one is about a group of friends facing an online threat and the second one about a journalist who infiltrates propaganda web pages from the Islamic State.