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At Theaters: 8/24/2018 On Video:
Rated: PG-13 Length: 1 hr. 42 min.
Internet: None Found Movie ID: 601211
Studio: Sony Pictures Inc.
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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.
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Movie Type (Genre) Heading
Drama Mystery Thriller - This is a thriller that is told entirely through computer, phone, and general media screens, but the approach is an organic storytelling device and less of a gimmick. John Cho fans will definitely enjoy, for this is a major showcase for him, and Debra Messing fans will enjoy her change of pace role. While language, violence, and drug content is minimal, the story and subject matter is too intense for young kids.
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Cast and Crew Heading
John Cho TOTAL RECALL, A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS
Debra Messing NOTHING LIKE THE HOLIDAYS, THE WOMEN, LUCKY YOU
Joseph Lee VENGEANCE CAN WAIT
Wri/Dir: Aneesh Chaganty ADVENTURE, WISCONSIN
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Production Notes Heading
About The Production
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Content Heading
PROFANITY: 1 F-word; very few others.
SEX/NUDITY: None.
VIOLENCE: Some pushing and choking
DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Some marijuana.
ACTION: None.
COMEDY: Cute kid humor.
DETAILED CONTENT
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Rolling Stone Full Review
Very Good ...takes a deep dive into the dark web — and keeps moviegoers on the edge of their seats... ...a high-voltage, white-knuckle thriller told almost exclusively through smartphones, laptop screens, browser windows and surveillance footage. Searching is a technical marvel with a beating heart at its core, which makes all the difference.

Slant Magazine Full Review
Above Average The film suddenly and unfortunately morphs into a generic and manipulative missing-person thriller. ...cheap tactics detract from the authenticity of the father-daughter dynamic at the core of the story, skewing toward repeated narrative rug-pulls that are as absurd as they are predictable.

Note: The rating above is our interpretation of what the critic would give this movie based on their review. We are not affiliated with these critic's in any way.

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Opinion Heading

Based on an Exit Polling of 33 Moviegoers

Ages Age Group
How
Many
Your Probability of
Enjoying This Movie
*
Would
Recommend
Movie To Friends
13-19Teens (M)
2
About 50/50
100%
13-19Teens (F)
9
High
100%
20-29Yg Adults (M)
2
About 50/50
100%
20-29Yg Adults (F)
1
Fairly High
100%
30+Adults (M)
4
Fairly High
100%
30+Adults (F)
15
Fairly High
100%
*Possible Ratings: Very High, High, Fairly High, About 50/50, Fairly Low, Low, Very Low.

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OPINION OVERVIEW
The following is the original "What's Worth Watching" write-up for this movie.

Moviegoer Opinions:

Based on a theater exit polling of 33 moviegoers:
TEENS: One male loved "Searching" and the other rated it "good/average." The ladies enjoyed it much more. All nine of them loved it.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: One male enjoyed it very much, but didn't quite love "Searching." The other males rated it just "good/average" (enjoyable but nothing special or memorable). The lone female enjoyed it very much.
ADULTS: One male loved it, two enjoyed it very much and one rated it "good/average." Just over 30% of the females loved "Searching," with another 40% indicating that they enjoyed it very much. Only about 27% rated it just "good/average."

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