Searching

1 hr 45 min

PG13

He just missed his daughter's final call.

A suspenseful and hyper-modern thriller about a desperate father searching for his missing teenage daughter. After a local investigation is unsuccessful, David (John Cho) decides to search the one place no one has looked yet and the one place we all keep our secrets today.

  • Pre-show and trailers run for approximately 20 minutes before the movie starts.1 hr 45 minPG13
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Living on Devices

John Cho and Debra Messing star in SEARCHING, a classic suspense thriller told in a brand-new way for the digital age. Watch our exclusive interview with the stars and get your tickets.

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‘Searching’: A New Kind Of Thriller

It’s a compelling if slightly familiar plot, but Searching‘s approach to the story sets it apart from everything else in the genre.

Cast & Crew

  • Debra Messing

    Debra MessingDetective Vick

    Messing was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, the daughter of Jewish American parents, Sandra (née Simons), who has worked as a professional singer, banker, travel and real estate agent, and Brian Messing, a sales executive for a jewelry manufacturer. When Messing was three, she moved with her parents and her older brother, Brett, to East Greenwich, a small town outside Providence, Rhode Island. During her high school years, she acted (and sang) in a number of high school productions, including the starring role in the musical "Annie" and "Fiddler On the Roof." Messing took lessons in dance, singing, and acting. In 1986, she was Rhode Island's Junior Miss and competed in Mobile, Alabama in the America's Junior Miss scholarship program. While her parents encouraged her dream of becoming an actress, they also urged her to complete a liberal arts education before deciding on acting as a career. Following their advice, she attended Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. In 1990, after graduating summa cum laude from Brandeis with a bachelor's degree in theater arts, Messing gained admission to the elite Graduate Acting Program (which accepts only about 15 new students annually) at New York University, where she earned a master's degree in fine arts after three years. In 1998, Messing played a lead role as the bio-anthropologist Sloan Parker on ABC's dramatic science fiction television series Prey. During this time her agent approached her with the pilot script for the television show Will & Grace. Messing was inclined to take some time off, but the script intrigued her, and she auditioned for the role of Grace Adler, beating out Nicollette Sheridan, who later guest-starred on the show as a romantic rival of Grace's. Will & Grace became a ratings success, and Messing gained renown. In 2002, she was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People Magazine. TV Guide picked her as its "Best Dressed Woman" in 2003. Messing met her husband, Daniel Zelman (an actor and screenwriter), on their first day as graduate students at NYU. The two were married on September 3, 2000, and live in New York City. On April 7, 2004, Messing gave birth to their son, Roman Walker Zelman.
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  • John Cho

    John ChoDavid Kim

    John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. Upon graduation, Cho moved back to Los Angeles, working for a while as a teacher at Pacific Hills School. He also began acting with the famed Asian American theater company East West Players. A screen acting career began with small roles in projects such as Wag the Dog (1997) and Bowfinger (1999). His breakthrough came when he appeared in the teen romance comedy American Pie (1999) and helped coin the phrase "MILF". Other roles followed, and he scored another hit in the slacker comedy Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004). Cho also starred in the hugely successful franchise reboot Star Trek (2009), in the sought after role of Hikaru Sulu. As well as acting, Cho is also a singer and performs in the band Viva La Union. He is married to actress Kerri Higuchi and they have two children.
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  • JOSEPH LEE

    JOSEPH LEEPeter

    Joseph Lee is a Korean-American actor & fine artist hailing from West Lafayette, Indiana. He began acting on stage while studying political science at Purdue University. His work includes roles in the 2018 Sundance award-winning film Search, TNT's Rizzoli & Isles (as Eric Chen), Vengeance Can Wait (Winner of the Hollywood Fringe Male Golden Performer Award), and commercials for McDonalds, Target, and Lexus. When he is not performing, Joseph spends his time painting and showcasing his artwork throughout the world.
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  • MICHELLE LA

    MICHELLE LAMargot

    Michelle La (neé Kang) was born in Orange County and raised in Glendale, California. She attended Biola University and studied biochemistry, pursuing a brief career working at a lab for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts. The job involved testing treated wastewater before it was discharged into the ocean, though she more fondly remembers the gig as "analyzing poop water." A few years ago, La began earnestly pursuing an acting career and has held roles in CBS's Mom and Netflix's Gilmore Girls revival. "Searching", which made its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, is La's first feature film role, where she plays missing daughter Margot Kim. She's married to Frank, a specialty coffee professional, and loves her darling Loris, a fearless white dwarf rabbit that runs wild in their Los Angeles apartment.
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    ANEESH CHAGANTYDirector

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    NATALIE QASABIANProducer

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