Searching(Movie, 2018)

| 1h 42min | Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Drama
SearchingRating: 3.8/5 (with 16821,682 votes)
Searching is a 2018 American screenlife mystery thriller film directed by Aneesh Chaganty in his feature debut, written by Chaganty and Sev Ohanian and produced by Timur Bekmambetov. Set entirely on computer screens and smartphones, the film follows a father (John Cho) trying to find his missing 16-year-old daughter (Michelle La) with the help of a police detective (Debra Messing). This was the first mainstream Hollywood thriller headlined by an Asian-American actor. A co-production between the United States and Russia, the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2018, and was theatrically released in the United States on August 24, 2018, by Sony Pictures Releasing. The film was a financial and critical success, grossing over $75 million worldwide against a $880,000 budget and receiving praise for its direction, acting, unique visual presentation and unpredictable storyline. At the Independent Spirit Awards, Cho was nominated for Best Male Lead. A standalone sequel, ()
Movie poster of Searching

Where to watch Searching (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Searching" is currently available on 2 providers. Searching can be rented on Amazon Instant Video (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 42min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

About Searching

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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Trailer for Searching + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: California
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 34 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/24/2018
Director: Aneesh Chaganty
Film Editor: Will Merrick, Nicholas D. Johnson
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Buscando... [Searching] (2018)"
"Searching - Portée disparue"

2 movies in the Searching Collection

2018 Searching
2023 Missing

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:36465, Added: 03/09/2018, Last updated: 09/19/2023