Searching is a 2018 American mystery thriller film directed by Aneesh Chaganty.
Starring John Cho, Debra Messing, Michelle La, Kya Dawn Lau, Megan Liu, Alex Jayne Go, Sara Sohn, Joseph Lee, Colin Woodell, Steven Michael Eich and others.

Watch the official trailer for Searching

Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday, June 18, 2018 released the trailer:
SEARCHING - Official Trailer 2.

What is Searching about?

In San Jose, California, David Kim (John Cho) is shown looking through photographs and videos of his daughter Margot (Michelle La) and his wife Pamela (Sara Sohn) at various times in Margot's childhood as a happy, close family. Pamela was diagnosed with lymphoma and died right before Margot enters high school.
One night, Margot goes to a friend's house for a study group. While David sleeps, Margot attempts to call him three times. The next morning, David is unable to find Margot but assumes she has risen early to go to school. Later, he calls Margot's piano instructor but is informed that Margot cancelled her lessons six months ago. David discovers that Margot was pocketing the money for the lessons and transferring it to a now-deleted Venmo account. Realizing that Margot is missing, David calls the police. The case is assigned to Detective (Debra Messing) Rosemary Vick, who asks for information about Margot's personality and friendships. David manages to access Margot's accounts, including Facebook, and speaks to her contacts, but he learns that Margot had become a loner since Pamela's death. Vick calls to report that Margot made a fake ID for herself and shows traffic-camera footage of Margot's car at a highway junction outside of the city, suggesting that Margot may have run away.
David, unconvinced, discovers that Margot was using a live streaming site called YouCast and that she frequently spoke to a young woman called "fish_n_chips". Vick investigates this and reports back that fish_n_chips is innocent, having been sighted in Pittsburgh at the time of the disappearance. From Margot's Tumblr account, David finds that Margot frequently visited Barbosa Lake, which is near the highway juncture where she was last seen. He drives to the lake and finds Margot's PokΓ©mon keychain on the ground. The police arrive and locate Margot's car underwater. Margot's body is not inside, but there is an envelope in the glove box containing the piano lesson money. A sweep of the surrounding area is conducted by the police and volunteers, but a thunderstorm slows progress. Margot's body is not found.

Who's in the Searching cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of Searching.

John Cho David Kim Peter's brother, Pamela Nam's husband and Margot's father
Debra Messing Detective Sergeant Rosemary Vick Robert's mother
Michelle La Margot Kim the daughter of David and Pamela Kim and Peter's niece
Kya Dawn Lau Young Margot (9 yrs)
Megan Liu Young Margot (7 yrs)
Alex Jayne Go Young Margot (5 yrs)
Sara Sohn Pamela Nam Kim David's wife and Margot's mother
Joseph Lee Peter Kim David's brother and Margot's uncle
Colin Woodell 911 Operator
Steven Michael Eich Robert Vick Rosemary's son
Ric Sarabia Randy Cartoff ex-convict
Sean O'Bryan Radio Jockey
Dominic Hoffman Michael Porter
Sylvia Minassian Mrs. Shahinian
Melissa Disney Isaac's Mom
Connor McRaith Isaac
Joseph John Schirle Jonah Emmi (as Joseph K. Shirle)
Ashley Edner Margot's Friend #1
Courtney Lauren Cummings Margot's Friend #2 (as Courtney Cummings)
Kenneth Mosley Margot's Friend #7
Ben J. Pierce Margot's Friend #11
Briana McLean Abigail
Reed Buck Derek Ellis
Franchesca Maia Sadie (YouCast)
Thomas Barbusca Cody (YouCast)
Erica Jenkins Hannah
Julie Nathanson Natalie Boyd
Bryce Branagan Diver #1
Katie Rowe Diver #2
Roy Abramsohn Male Anchor
Kristin Herold Female Anchor
Rasha Goel Search Reporter
Johnno Wilson Mike Makowsky
Erin Henriques Stacy
Gage Biltoft John Watson
LaSaundra Gibson Faustine Rea (as Lasaundra Gibson)
John Macey Mr. Lee
Betsy Foldes SVPD Missing Persons (as Betsy Foldes Meiman)
Benjamin J. Cain Jr. SVPD Homicide Agent (as Ben Cain)
Brad Abrell News Reporter
Michelle Sparks News Reporter #4

When is Searching released in cinemas?

The film Searching was scheduled to be released on January 21, 2018 (Sundance, Sundance Film Festival), on August 24, 2018 (Indonesia), on August 31, 2018 (United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland), on September 20, 2018 (Germany, Hungary) and on December 14, 2018 (People's Republic of China) by Walt Disney Studios Sony Pictures Releasing (WDSSPR), ACME, B&H Film Distribution, Big Picture 2 Films, Columbia Pictures, Feelgood Entertainment, Forum Film, Galaxy Distributors, Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Pictures International (UPI), Amazon Prime Video, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) and Stage 6 Films.

What are Searching film specifications?

The duration of the film is 102 minutes. With a budget of $880,000, the film grossed over $75.5 million.

The film Searching is rated with "PG-13" rating.

What are critics and audiences saying about Searching?

Searching got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.6. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 92. The audience also loves the film.

More information about Searching you can get at:

IMDB: Searching

Wikipedia: Searching (film)

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