Searching parents guide

Searching Parent Guide

Every parent's worst nightmare.

Release date August 3, 2018

When his 16-year-old daughter (Sara Sohn) doesn't return after pulling an all-nighter with her school study group, David Kim (John Cho) reports her missing. To help the investigating detective (Debra Messing), David begins searching his daughter's laptop computer for clues. What he finds brings him little comfort or hope.

Why is Searching rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Searching PG-13 for thematic content, some drug and sexual references, and for language.

Run Time: 101 minutes

Rating & Content Info

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Why is Searching rated PG-13? Searching is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic content, some drug and sexual references, and for language.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, with little blood or detail.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references.

- One of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent references to and portrayals of marijuana use , with little detail.
- Illustrated or verbal references to drugs, alcohol or tobacco.

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News About "Searching"

The plot of Searching is uniquely told completely through shots of computer screens.

Cast and Crew

Searching is directed by Aneesh Chaganty and stars John Cho, Debra Messing, Sara Sohn, Joseph Lee.

Home Video

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