Missing

critic Reviews

, 88% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Missing can strain credulity in its efforts to keep the audience guessing, but a fast pace and relatable fears keep this twisty techno-thriller from completely losing its way.
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    Wendy IdeObserver (UK)
    The inventive approach and the frantic energy of the storytelling elevate the picture above its slightly gimmicky formal device, though this film lacks the novelty value that made Searching such a talking point.
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    Alison RumfittLittle White Lies
    The final act was one reveal too many, unfortunately, and a glib use of a serious subject matter doesn’t help.
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    John NugentEmpire Magazine
    A gripping, well-told, incredibly watchable thriller for a new generation of TikTok sleuths — and a compelling argument to up your average screen-time.
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    Jake WilsonThe Age (Australia)
    If you were teaching a course on cyberstalking -- or, to put it more neutrally, online detective work -- you could do worse than show Missing in the first class.
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    Kimber MyersCrooked Marquee
    Though Missing has more serious subjects on its mind than just advocating for unique passwords and better digital hygiene, this is a highly engaging, slightly silly movie mystery made more for Gen Z than its predecessor was.
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    Dwight BrownDwightBrownInk.com
    Rarely has this generation of social media fanatics and tech heads been given their own film. This is their gift. A homage to their way of life.
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    Joshua PolanskiBoston Hassle
    It’s so damn immersive it might as well be an endless Twitter thread on a late Sunday night.
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    Elisa GuimarãesCollider
    The film is a loose sequel to 2018’s Searching, and, despite aiming at a somewhat younger audience than its predecessor, it sure doesn’t fail at making us scared.
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    Nicolás MedinaMontevideo Portal / Latido Beat
    Ultimately, this is a truly enjoyable experience for anyone looking for a film that will make them think about theories, debate, or simply gawk at intense and absurd turning points. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Manuel São BentoMSB Reviews
    The screenlife storytelling technique remains fascinating, as debutants Will Merrick and Nick Johnson bring an insane level of mind-blowing detail to every single digital frame.
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