The Disappeared
The Disappeared (2008)

Still haunted by the disappearance of his younger brother many years ago, a troubled teen returns to live with his father in London and embarks on a chilling journey to discover what grim fate truly befell his long-missing sibling. Matthew… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 18, 2010
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64%
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44%


Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Jenkins
Time Out

Johnny Kervorkian sets up the film nicely, but by the end, your worst fears are realised when it climaxes in the most anodyne way possible.

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Bill Gibron
PopMatters

While it may miss an opportunity here or there, The Disappeared is an eerie, entertaining effort.

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Ed Potton
Times [UK]

The film is let down by inauthentic dialogue and plotting that unravels rather embarrassingly in the final reel. But the tension is well sustained and Treadaway's performance is full of pallid intensity.

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Luke Y. Thompson
L.A. Weekly

I found the plot uneven and awkwardly paced but have to admit the scares are solid.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

The Disappeared makes you jump once or twice, but it's a dubiously overcooked horror-thriller.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

This feature is a little rough around the edges, but Kevorkian has mobilised a top-notch cast and his story delivers more than a few shivers.

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Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

A complicated family dynamic is the point of departure for The Disappeared, part horror movie, part psychological study.

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Daniel Etherington
Film4

Despite a few cliches and a slightly predictable climax, this is an atmospheric, well-made feature debut for the new filmmaking partnership of Kevorkian and Murphy.

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Rob Daniel
Sky Movies

With ambition to spare and a talent for shocks and surprises worthy of seasoned directors, Kevorkian has revived the spirits of those who thought the English ghost story was dead.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
Impressively acted, this gritty British Thriller is a realist tale of abduction with a thin line between sanity and insanity. The film is not without… More
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Cast: Tom Felton, Harry Treadaway, Ros Leeming, Greg Wise, Alex Jennings, Finlay Robertson, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Georgia Groome, Lewis Lempereur Palmer, Jefferson… More
Todd Smith
The Disappeared quite ingeniously tries to blend the Sixth Sense with a murder mystery, but first time Writer/Director, Johnny Kavorkian, takes a big chance by… More