Jan 18, 2018 | PG-13 | 101 Minutes

After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entir...

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7 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 7 # of Ratings: 7 # of Reviews: 4

Overall Rating

7 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 7 # of Ratings: 7 # of Reviews: 4

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Director: Aneesh Chaganty



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  • I was skeptical of this (Hello, Friend Request!). But I saw a few stellar reviews, that I didn't read beyond the headlines.The less you know, the better. The use of technology/social media gives the movie its framework, but it's done in an artful,... Read the full review »
  • Searching manages to turn social networking into an emotionally charged twisty thriller. We've seen this style of filmmaking before with 'Unfriended' and, whilst it did work, felt too gimmicky to be taken seriously. Chaganty's directorial debut ut... Read the full review »
  • ScreenZealots

    2 / 10
    “Searching” is being heralded as the ushering in as the birth of an exciting new narrative concept, but here’s hoping this filmmaking style quickly goes the way of the mumblecore genre. I sit at a computer monitor all day so the last thing I... Read the full review »
  • TheReelBurke

    8 / 10
    I went into this film blind. I hadn't seen a trailer or any promotional material and to be honest if I had I probably would have scoffed at Searching and skipped it. That would have been my loss. Searching is a creative and fresh spin on the moder... Read the full review »


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