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The Missing (2003)

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In 1885 New Mexico, a frontier medicine woman forms an uneasy alliance with her estranged father when her daughter is kidnapped by an Apache brujo.

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Thomas Eidson (novel), Ken Kaufman (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Lee Jones ... Samuel Jones / Chaa-duu-ba-its-iidan
Cate Blanchett ... Magdalena Gilkeson
Evan Rachel Wood ... Lilly Gilkeson
Jenna Boyd ... Dot Gilkeson
Aaron Eckhart ... Brake Baldwin
Val Kilmer ... Lt. Jim Ducharme
Sergio Calderón ... Emiliano
Eric Schweig ... Pesh-Chidin / El Brujo
Steve Reevis ... Two Stone
Jay Tavare ... Kayitah
Simon Baker ... Honesco, Kayitah's son
Ray McKinnon ... Russell J. Wittick
Max Perlich ... Isaac Edgerly
Ramon Frank Ramon Frank ... Grummond
Deryle J. Lujan Deryle J. Lujan ... Naazhaao / 'Hunter'
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Storyline

In 19th-century New Mexico, a father (Tommy Lee Jones) comes back home, hoping to reconcile with his adult daughter Maggie (Cate Blanchett). Maggie's daughter is kidnapped, forcing father and estranged daughter to work together to get her back. Written by Anonymous

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How far would you go, how much would you sacrifice to get back what you have lost?


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

26 November 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Ride See more »

Filming Locations:

New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,833,633, 30 November 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,011,180, 31 December 2004
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tommy Lee Jones, Eric Schweig, David Midthunder, and Val Kilmer have all appeared in the Lonesome Dove films. Jones appeared in Lonesome Dove (1989), Schweig appeared in Dead Man's Walk (1996), and Midthunder and Kilmer appeared in Comanche Moon (2008). See more »

Goofs

Ray McKinnon's character, Russell J. Wittick is seen during the final rescue, although he is supposedly dead at the time. See more »

Quotes

Chidin: [speaking Chiricahua] Take your bad luck to your grave.
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Connections

Referenced in The King of Queens: Mild Bunch (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Frère Jacques
(uncredited)
Traditional French nursery rhyme
Performed by Elisabeth Moss
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A film of extreme realism and compelling scenes w/the just the right touch of "on the edge of your seat" excitement!
24 April 2004 | by cdmarquezSee all my reviews

I thought the juxtaposition of good vs evil was used very cleverly by Ron Howard in this movie. The filming was extremely realistic and the action was compelling. There were several "slow" moments but these were made up for by the realism of the entire movie. Cate Blanchett and Tommy Lee Jones and the SUPERB acting jobs they did definitely carried the film. The role of "Dot" was also extremely well portrayed.


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