The Missing Reviews

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Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show
August 1, 2014
Ron Howard's vividly gritty and brutally arresting Western is a powerfully effective piece of work.
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
May 9, 2009
"The Missing" is overly drawn out but benefits much from Jones's and Blanchett's absorbing performances.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeannette Catsoulis
Las Vegas Mercury
March 23, 2005
'Breathtakingly beautiful and menacingly primitive.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 23, 2004
A western with a twist: the bad guy, who happens to be Native American, is also a sorcerer.
| Original Score: B-
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com
October 7, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Jordan Hiller
Bangitout.com
July 29, 2004
a brutal, poetic, thoughtful, rusty, corrosive, and somber Western
Full Review | Original Score: 3
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com
June 13, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
June 3, 2004
A great film in most every respect.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
May 26, 2004
Tommy Lee always makes the film interesting and Blanchett is a standout.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
March 1, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Nev Pierce
BBC.com
February 13, 2004
In 20 years it will probably be regarded as Howard's finest film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
February 5, 2004
...tips its 10-gallon hat to John Ford’s classic The Searchers, then takes its own unique path along the western genre trail...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

Film Threat
January 20, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com
December 15, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: B
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
December 4, 2003
Strange and rather beautiful, "The Missing" is a non-traditional Western with a supernatural spin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Rex Reed
New York Observer
December 4, 2003
The rawest, scariest, most nerve-rattling saddlebags-and- sagebrush saga since Robert Mulligan's The Stalking Moon.
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Top Critic
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
August 7, 2004

Guardian
April 9, 2004
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]
March 1, 2004
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters
December 5, 2003

Boston Phoenix
December 2, 2003
Top Critic

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 29, 2003
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine
November 28, 2003
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