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Megan Is Missing (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | May 2011 (USA)
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Two teenage girls encounter an Internet child predator.

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Michael Goi

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Michael Goi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amber Perkins Amber Perkins ... Amy Herman
Rachel Quinn Rachel Quinn ... Megan Stewart
Dean Waite Dean Waite ... Josh
Jael Elizabeth Steinmeyer Jael Elizabeth Steinmeyer ... Lexie
Kara Wang ... Kathy
Brittany Hingle Brittany Hingle ... Chelsea
Carolina Sabate Carolina Sabate ... Angie
Trigve Hagen Trigve Hagen ... Gideon
Rudy Galvan Rudy Galvan ... Ben
April Stewart ... Joyce Stewart
John K. Frazier ... Bill Herman (as John Frazier)
Tammy Klein ... Louise Herman
Lauren Leah Mitchell ... Callie Daniels
Jon Simonelli Jon Simonelli ... Detective Simonelli
Craig Stoa Craig Stoa ... Leif Marcus
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Megan Stewart, 14, and her best friend Amy Herman, 13, though opposites in personality, are best friends. Megan carries the front of being the most popular girl in school, but this masks a lifestyle of hard partying, drugs, alcohol and indiscriminate sex. Amy, unpopular and socially awkward, clings to her relationship with Megan as a lifeline to social acceptance. Together, these two young girls forge a deep friendship based on their mutual needs. The two girls regularly communicate by web chat cameras or cell phone, and even meet boys online. As Megan seeks friends who are different from her usual posse of hanger-ons, she is introduced by a friend online to a 17 year-old boy named Josh in a chat room. Megan and Josh bond quickly, leaving Amy feeling a bit left out. One day, Megan goes to meet Josh in person, and she is never seen again. Amy launches into a concentrated effort to find her friend. As the media swirls around the story of Megan's disappearance, Amy discovers the ... Written by Michael Goi

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Megan and Amy are best friends. They share secrets. They chat with guys online. And in a few days, they will never be seen again.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Megan je nestala See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Trio Pictures See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Amy was born in 1993, while Amber Perkins was born in 1989. See more »

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After Amy has been slapped, the shadow of a boom mic can be seen at the door right to the stairs. See more »

Quotes

Megan Stewart: I think we're going to have amazing lives.
Amy Herman: Really?
Megan Stewart: Yeah. We'll go to amazing countries and eat strange foods, just like all those dorky TV channels that you watch.
Amy Herman: [giggles] Documentary channels aren't dorky.
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Its only a movie.
13 May 2011 | by Snaggletooth .See all my reviews

Well, I guess after reading the rest of the reviews here I can categorise how this has been received as either being a great horror movie, a rubbish horror movie, or those that find it a "sick" movie. Funnily enough, its the last category of review that I find the most interesting. Do folks generally read up on a film, and what its about before they watch it? I would tend to think they do. So those of you who thought this was "sick" - can I ask just wtf did you expect to see? An inane Adam Sandler comedy? A Hollywood blockbuster with Bruce Willis? Maybe a animated Disney film? Do you catch my drift? Why did you bother going to see this, or renting it, if you knew it wasn't for you? Many people avoid "horror" movies simply because they just don't like them, but in here we seem to have a few idiots who are claiming that this is the "most disgusting film ever made" (lol) - you really haven't seen many films have you my friends? To call this sick is a huge overstatement, and while its purely a work of fiction, I find it quite unsettling that someone here asked that the director be shot - hmm....who's "sick" now eh? A work of fiction inciting a work of real-life murder? Nice! Actually the guy who directed this has been around for a long time, and a lot of his work is comedy, and while I found a few bits of the movie unnerving myself, it still played quite well and it certainly didn't stay with me beyond the time it took me to watch it. Maybe it was full of plot holes and maybe the acting was a bit hammed up now and then, but for a flick shot in a short space of time, and on a small budget, I think it wasn't bad at all (that digging scene is way too long though - the first cinematic hole ever dug from start to finish without a cutaway? lol). Anyway, I suppose it would make parents of teenage girls think twice about who their kids might be talking to in their bedrooms in this age of rampant social networking. But beyond that, I've seen much sicker than this, and I didn't ask for those directors to be killed even once.


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