The Missing(TV show/series, 2014-)

| 1h per episode | Genres: Drama, Mystery

Scripted Reality in 2 seasons with 16 episodes

The MissingRating: 3.4/5 (with 68 votes)
The Missing is a British anthology drama television series written by brothers Harry and Jack Williams. It debuted in the UK on BBC One on 28 October 2014, and in the United States on Starz on 15 November 2014. The Missing is an international co-production between the BBC and Starz. The first eight-part series, about the search for a missing boy in France, was directed by Tom Shankland. It stars Tchéky Karyo as Julien Baptiste, the French detective who leads the case, with James Nesbitt and Frances O'Connor as the boy's parents. The second eight-part series, about a missing girl in Germany, was directed by Ben Chanan. It was broadcast in the UK, on BBC One, from 12 October 2016 and in the United States, on Starz, on 12 February 2017. Tchéky Karyo returns as Julien Baptiste, with David Morrissey and Keeley Hawes as the girl's parents. Both series received positive reviews, with critics praising the cast, especially Tchéky Karyo's performance, and the storytelling. In February 2019, a spin-off series titled Baptiste was broadcast on BBC One, again... ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Missing

Golden Nymph for Best Mini Series

About The Missing

A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.

The Missing Seasons and Episodes

10/12/2016Season 2 - 8 episodes
In 2014, a young British woman stumbles through the streets of her German hometown and collapses. Her name is Alice Webster, and she has been missing for 11 years. Alice’s return sends shockwaves through the small community. Told in dual timelines, flitting between 2014 and the present day, we follow Alice’s family as they are thrown back into a turmoil that threatens to tear them apart at the seams. When French missing persons detective Julien Baptiste, races across Europe to pursue a 12-year-old case that he never let die, we begin to explore the murky morality and emotional complexity of what happens when the missing child you’ve been longing to return actually comes back.
#1 | 10/12/2016Come Home
A woman, previously abducted, may hold the key to the location of another missing girl.
#2 | 10/19/2016The Turtle and the Stick
After Alice returns to her home, the Websters struggle to deal with what she's suffered.
#3 | 10/26/2016A Prison Without Walls
Julien visits the father of Sophie Giroux, but Remy isn't all that pleased to see him.
#4 | 11/02/2016Statice
Gemma is forced to face up to the destruction wrought on her family.
#5 | 11/09/2016Das Vergessen
Julien and Jorn's investigation leads them further into the murky underbelly of Eckhausen.
#6 | 11/16/2016Saint John
Julien's health is failing, but he is still determined to track down the missing girl.
#7 | 11/23/20161991
Julien finally learns the truth behind Alice and Sophie's abduction.
#8 | 11/30/2016The Mountain
Sam and Gemma are pulling together and join Julien in a desperate race against time.
10/28/2014Season 1 - 8 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 21 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 10/28/2014
Latest episode released on: 11/30/2016
Director: Tom Shankland
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
Aspect Ratio: 16:9

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:631, Added: 05/10/2018, Last updated: 04/16/2019