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Rating: 7.6/10 by 642 users

Searching (2018)

After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop.

  • Aneesh Chaganty
  • Aneesh Chaganty
  • Sev Ohanian
Release Date: Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Rating: 7.6/10 by 642 users

Alternative Title:
Search - US
searching| - US

United States of America
Runtime: 01 hour 43 minutes
Budget: $1,000,000
Revenue: $66,265,218

Plot Keyword: suicide, stalker, missing girl, internet, missing person, computer screen, social media, missing daughter, internet video, live stream, searching, father daughter relationship

John Cho
David Kim
Michelle La
Margot Kim
Debra Messing
Detective Vick
Sara Sohn
Pamela Nam Kim
Thomas Barbusca
Cody (Youcast)
Dominic Hoffman
Michael Porter
Ric Sarabia
Randy Cartoff
Roy Abramsohn
Male Anchor
Sean O'Bryan
Radio Jockey
Benjamin J. Cain Jr.
SVPD Homicide Agent
Alex Jayne Go
Young Margot (5 yrs)
Megan Liu
Young Margot (7 yrs)
Kya Dawn Lau
Young Margot (9 yrs)
Colin Woodell
911 Operator (voice)
Reed Buck
Derek Ellis (voice)
Brad Abrell
News Reporter (voice)
Courtney Lauren Cummings
Margot's Friend #2 (voice)
Sylvia Minassian
Mrs. Shahinian (voice)


Impressive that viewers are able to relate to the characters despite the entire film taking place across the various tech screens of our lives.