Searching (2018)

No one is lost without a trace.

  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Drama
  • Release Date: 2018-08-24
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 3622 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Stage 6 Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Aneesh Chaganty
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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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  • John Cho

    as David Kim
  • Michelle La

    as Margot Kim
  • Debra Messing

    as Detective Vick
  • Joseph Lee

    as Peter
  • Sara Sohn

    as Pamela Nam Kim
  • Briana McLean

    as Abigail
  • Erica Jenkins

    as Hannah Pardy
  • Connor McRaith

    as Isaac
  • Dominic Hoffman

    as Michael Porter
  • Ric Sarabia

    as Randy Cartoff
  • Steven Michael Eich

    as Robert
  • Melissa Disney

    as Isaac's Mom (voice)
  • Sean O'Bryan

    as Radio Jockey
  • Ben Cain

    as SVPD Homicide Agent
  • Alex Jayne Go

    as Young Margot (5 yrs)
  • Megan Liu

    as Young Margot (7 yrs)
  • Kya Dawn Lau

    as Young Margot (9 yrs)
  • Colin Woodell

    as 911 Operator (voice)
  • Ashley Edner

    as Margot's Friend #1 (voice)
  • Courtney Lauren Cummings

    as Margot's Friend #2 (voice)
  • Kenneth Mosley

    as Margot's Friend #7 (voice)
  • Miss Benny

    as Margot's Friend #11 (voice)
  • Franchesca Maia

    as Sadie (YouCast)
  • Thomas Barbusca

    as Cody (YouCast)
  • Sylvia Minassian

    as Mrs. Shahinian (voice)
  • Bryce Branagan

    as Diver #1
  • Katie Rowe

    as Diver #2
  • Kristin Herold

    as Female Anchor
  • Roy Abramsohn

    as Male Anchor
  • Reed Buck

    as Derek Ellis (voice)
  • Brad Abrell

    as News Reporter (voice)
  • Rasha Goel

    as Search Reporter
  • Johnno Wilson

    as Mike Makowsky
  • Erin Henriques

    as Stacy
  • Gage Biltoft

    as John Watson
  • Lasaundra Gibson

    as Faustine Rea
  • John Macey

    as Mr. Lee
  • Betsy Foldes

    as SVPD Missing Persons (voice)
  • Joseph John Schirle

    as Jonah Emmi (voice)
  • Julie Nathanson

    as Natalie Boyd (voice)
  • Michelle Sparks

    as News Reporter #4 (voice)
  • Gabriel D. Angell

    as Officer Brandon Jackson (uncredited)
  • Harvey B. Jackson

    as San Jose PD Sgt Shaw (uncredited)
  • Anthony Richard Pagliaro

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Rene Michelle Aranda

    as Emergency Medical Technician (uncredited)
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Production Timur Bekmambetov Producer
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Production Lindsey Weissmueller Casting Director
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Sound Nathan Ruyle Sound Designer
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Production Natalie Qasabian Producer
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Sound Torin Borrowdale Original Music Composer
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Costume & Make-Up Emily Moran Costume Design
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Art Carol Uraneck Art Direction
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Production Ana Liza Muravina Executive Producer
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