Megan Is Missing (2011)

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Avg Rating: 3.6 / 5. Voted: 333

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Directed by: Michael Goi
Starring: Rachel Quinn (Megan), Amber Perkins (Amy), Rachel Quinn (Josh)
Country: United States
Language: English (Eng Subs)
Runtime: 01:25:29
Genres: Internet Dangers, Captivity-Kidnapping, Old-Young Relationships, Rape-Sexual-Violence against Women, Snuff, Teen-oriented

Plot – Spoilers:
Teenagers Megan and Amy are best friends who look out for each other. Megan is popular and cooler but with a messed up history. She admires the ostensible stability that Amy represents. Amy in turn looks up to Megan and the fun experiences she seems to have, but is widely acknowledged in Megan’s world as her particularly cringey friend.

The little things that occupy their lives get more meaningful when Megan decides to hook up with someone she just met on the internet.

Megan Is Missing is presented in found-footage format. And while the makers didn’t seem to understand too much of the technologies they referenced, there is a lot to admire here.

Favorite Scenes:
The final scene of digging in silent grunts, oblivious to his victim’s new tactics for survival. There is something so eerily memorable about his focus to his task-at-hand that it felt massively dejavu when 2nd watching it after almost 8 years

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Cap Bender
Cap Bender
August 21, 2020 5:16 pm

Damn, that was unexpected. Very well put together. Ive watched a shit load of effed up movies here but this one really got to me. No doubt the end will haunt me for a bit. Nice addition to the site. Cheers!

?????
?????
August 21, 2020 6:54 pm

haha do a barrel roll bitch!

Heidi Attwood
Heidi Attwood
August 21, 2020 9:25 pm

Thanks for posting this – it was one I requested (and likely others did too).

atomicmonkey
atomicmonkey
August 22, 2020 3:43 am

this movie is so cheesy it’s hilarious

Dee
Dee
August 22, 2020 8:57 am

Underrated. it’s 5/5 stars

colette
colette
August 22, 2020 1:39 pm

great movie and very creepy…thx effedup!

Mike Ehrmantraut
Mike Ehrmantraut
August 22, 2020 10:52 pm

Yup… or what it is, this is an excellent movie. Very well done, and at an affordable price.

Chase
Chase
August 23, 2020 7:19 am

* takes bite of banana * ok next movie lol

Elliot Spencer
Elliot Spencer
August 23, 2020 7:27 am

Thanks for the new title, admins, always appreciated!

Decent movie I suppose. The latter half being somewhat suspenseful. Some cringeworthy acting tho, esp the laughable ‘recreation’ of the kidnapping, Amy’s parents saying with zer∅ emotions they want their daughter back, the cops in general (love how the one says we got something in this trash barrel, then the other literally leans on the edge of it, smh) etc. I suppose the kids acting wasn’t totally horrible, wasn’t great tho by any means, and didn’t create much emotion, imo. Seems like a lot of cellular video-calls and hd video for it being set in 2007 btw;)

One quick thought too, wtf was up with that Gideon(I think that was his name, the dealer) character?!? He looked in his 40s but that didn’t bother anybody. I don’t think drugs would’ve had that kinda pull (yet) w kids so young to make em want to get sleazy w him for some. I was kinda thinking ‘Josh’ would end up being him but their builds were different.

I really do like the Found Footage genre, and go out of my way to view different ones due to that reason alone. I fully realize tho most end up being garbage, which I can deal with, but what grinds my gears is how sssooo many have almost nothing happen until the last 20 minutes (Blair Witch style), this one included. Hell, I just watched another FF the other day that I had read/ heard absolutely rave things about (titled ‘Reel’) and it was the same exact way. Just a fukn letdown usually, imho, bc it feels like ur getting only part of a movie, the rest being bullshit filler that *tries* to ‘make u care’ for the characters, shed background, character/plot development, etc, and while some FF accomplish this, sadly most do not, including this film. I’ll give it a 4/10, not horrible to kill some time watching, but one I’ll never see again or suggest to others. Peace

Heidi Attwood
Heidi Attwood
August 23, 2020 8:53 am

If you like found footage try “The Poughkeepsie Tapes”, if you haven’t already.

I think this movie underscores the dangers of the online and how oblivious the young (and not-so-young) are to it: it can’t happen to me. Well it does.

Chase
Chase
August 24, 2020 9:16 pm

And this is perfect example movie why I try to stay out of chatrooms because of sick creeps because their usually all same and ask same nasty questions. At least with me they do . But I must say I have met very interesting people online. Not all I would invite to hang out with but interesting indeed. The movie is good I feel because it shows just some of what can and does really happen in real life. I seen a movie called * strangeland* I was much younger and it did freak me out a little but made me so more curious about online an people on it . Strangeland was a good movie. Very wild. Also I know this movie isn’t probably on here and might not ever be but one my favorite movies ever will always be * the crow* not the remake shit but the real original with Brandon Lee. That movie is awesome and shouldn’t be touched

lolster
lolster
August 25, 2020 4:10 pm

This is what happens when someone who doesn’t understand the internet, teenagers or found footage movies decides to make a found footage movie about teenagers on the internet.

Chase
Chase
August 25, 2020 10:49 pm

Not all teenagers are dumb some are very smart thank you very much

Chris Ramirez
Chris Ramirez
August 27, 2020 12:00 am

“Snuff” stuff are always entertaining to watch. This movie reminds you to never trust anyone you meet online. Thanks EUM for uploading this film. This is a great find for this website.

NeverForevermore
NeverForevermore
August 27, 2020 10:39 am

So, this is my first post on any of the movies here. I agree with a lot of the criticism—wooden acting, some weird anachronisms regarding the tech of the time and really dodgy decisions on the part of Amy and Megan—but the film is watchable. I got some laughs regarding the ‘Nancy Grace’-ish newscaster character. It’s not as bad as most found-footage offerings.

Tanner
Tanner
August 27, 2020 5:01 pm

Overall the movie delivers a very powerful message without much gore. Some of the new reporting is corny and takes away from the realism. The character that played Megan however was well cast. Pretty f-Ed up and haunting overall.

2peeps1fedupmovie
2peeps1fedupmovie
September 3, 2020 1:40 am

no snuff. dissappointed. but nice 2007 LA Cali vibes

Yeux
Yeux
September 6, 2020 10:25 pm

A very cheesy movie, but it did his job.

A girl with ultra low self esteem that wants to “fit in” having a broken mentally ill whore as her friend… Only bad things comes from that. And you know what? Is what normally fucking happens always.

The internet is a dangerous place if you only use it to “socialize” , not such things as “cool” people on it. Most of those in social platforms are dangerous freaks psychos that are just waiting for some dumb girl wanting to “socialize”.

The more vulnerable ones? The mentally ill girls and the ones with low self esteem, that wants to “fit” somewhere and wants attention from the “cool” creepy guys lmao pathetic. And only shows that only smart people should be the ones using the internet.

People like that gets what they fucking deserve for being ignorant to the reality and follow “emotions” instead of logic.

Luca
Luca
October 11, 2020 1:22 am

i found myself thinking about this one for a couple days after i watched it, but i don‘t think it was in the way the movie intended.

it’s decent at building tension in the middle third, but the first twenty-thirty minutes i found super cringey to get through. Megan is Missing doesn’t do a great job of portraying weird kids, or ‘popular kids’, to be honest. it relies very heavily on us finding amy to be this grubby, obviously unpopular girl, but the only clear indicators of her being awkward pre-party is her Dedication to megan and weirdly hyper-positive relationship with her parents.

during the party scene, i realized i was never going to ROOT for amy. she was annoying, and even though she was dragged there, she couldn’t get out of her own way!!! like, i’ve been there, but go find a quiet room dude!!!! like DAMN. i was rooting for megan, tbh, even though i knew from the jump she was gonna die. i got a soft heart for the doomed kids with bad parents!

special shoutout to the heavy-handed nature of the narrative as well as the cheesy as fuck dialogue. it did brighten up this sludge with some laughs. the party dudes looking like co-op employees who escaped the weed shed have a special place in my heart, the fucking creeps.

from a fucked-up perspective, pretty lame! the one shock-value take and the outstretched bleak ending kinda had me eyeing the ‘time remaining’ piece of my window.

either way, thank u eum! i’m spending way too much time here lately and i love it.

Zed Man
Zed Man
October 27, 2020 11:49 am

This should be compulsory viewing for teenagers so they can see what can happen when not careful on the net, especially this movie being based on fact. The last 20 mins or so sent shivers down my spine and I must say that eventhough I am an extreme horror fan, this disturbed in a way I cant really explain, except for the fact that this sort of shit probably happens every day. A very thought provoking movie imo that will stay with me for a while. Cheers all! BTW, I wonder how many pedos have watched this film while taking breaks on the Dark Web producing things that no one wants to talk about. Sick Fucks!!!!

k
k
November 14, 2020 7:18 pm

This is just so sad. In the ending, they were talking about what their future would be. Little did they know, they’ll die days/months later.

ofmgwtf
ofmgwtf
November 15, 2020 5:28 am

wtf is this shit

what
what
November 15, 2020 7:59 am

the two pics was the icing on the fuck no cake

George
George
November 15, 2020 12:27 pm

It’s a pretty good movie for the most part (I like how they make Megan more of a person than a martyrr unlike a lot of these kinds of stories) but man the ending is a bit underwhelming.

ethannn
ethannn
November 15, 2020 7:16 pm

Pls no more barrel. I hate barrel now. I live on farm i need to be near barrel. This made me not like barrel anymore. Tahnks

ass eater 223
ass eater 223
November 20, 2020 10:33 pm

my asshole is stretched <3

Francesco Macchi
Francesco Macchi
December 24, 2020 11:22 pm

THE MOST BORING SHITTY MOVIE THAT I’VE EVER SEEN!!!

sarrrraaaa
sarrrraaaa
December 30, 2020 12:45 pm

Mehhhh….. if you just wanna watch 14yr olds chatting on a webcam, go ahead and waste your time

needmoarcuchi
needmoarcuchi
February 20, 2021 1:49 am

NOT ENOUGH TITTIES N ASS! I was ROBBED

Maniac
Maniac
April 27, 2021 2:40 am

I heard New Zealand banned this movie and I also saw a few pussy ass sjw’s on twitter and tik tok say they were traumatized after watching it and although it is a work of fiction, I feel that people need to see this because this type of shit happens every day. Turning a blind eye doesn’t make the topic of human trafficking disappear, we need to bring awareness to it, how else can we fight this if people are chickenshit to see what happens to these people? What if it was your daughter that was kidnapped by some scumbag or pedo ring?? Human trafficking has gotten so bad that is has become a commodity worth more than gold and even cocaine and is a multi-billion dollar a year industry. Honestly, the people involved deserve to be dragged outside the city limits and shot in the back of their heads and left in a shallow grave like the dogs that they are. If anything pisses me of more than anything, it’s a grown ass man hurting a child for his own gratification, and then keeping them in cages, shipping containers, or in underground facilities to be used over and over again until they are dead.

PolarBear1563
PolarBear1563
May 13, 2021 8:18 am

Amazing. They did it right. No pussing out at the end. Very realistic.

Matthew Gibbons
Matthew Gibbons
July 15, 2021 7:46 pm

One of my fave movies to masturbate to, especially the basement rape scene

lunabear
lunabear
July 15, 2021 9:14 pm

The only good scene in this is the barrel reveal, mostly because it genuinely traumatized me back when I first watched this at 13, and still creeps me the fuck out to this day. The rest is dog shit though

FrankyTeardrop
FrankyTeardrop
August 1, 2021 7:27 am

saw this film a while ago as it was going viral. horrible acting (can’t blame the actors, the script is unusable), cheap shock value shots that come off less scary than it does insulting, unrealistic and overly perverse dialogue, inconsistent plot, all somewhat forgivable if it didn’t try to pass itself off as some holier-than-thou cautionary tale on the bogeyman hiding in your child’s computer coming to carry them away to their sex dungeons. no idea where this belief came about that as long as a piece of media claims to have a “message” that it becomes exempt from all criticism but even as a PSA alone it fails to send across a coherent message. was it megan’s fault for what happened? amy’s? the parents’? the web’s? society’s? what new information were we supposed to learn from this? being a very young kid in 2011 i feel like it was already rammed into our minds more than enough not to meet up with complete strangers from the internet. this is supposedly meant to be loosely based on a true story (so much for respecting the dead), but are we really supposed to believe that this was enough of an issue to require a feature length film? if anything all it does is trick parents into fearing the imaginary cabal of pedophiles coming to snatch up their kids in the night so if actual sex traffickers do try to groom their children they’ll be left none the wiser. Even unwatchable as a “so bad it’s good” film since it’s too uncomfortable to sit through. Goi should just admit he wanted to make a cheap teensploitation torture porn to get his rocks off to and leave the warnings to people who actually know what the hell they’re talking about.

tl;dr waste of time bad movie don’t watch

regardless tho thank you EUM for hosting, great platform as always

Cham
Cham
August 22, 2021 8:10 pm

This movie sucks so hard. It wouldn’t be so shitty if it was honest with itself and was just gross exploitation, but it thinks it’s important.

ruby raiin
ruby raiin
August 28, 2021 9:07 pm

bruh,his digging game’s weak,overall boring with lots of bad acting

Kikitza
Kikitza
September 7, 2021 2:12 am

Megan and Amys spirits will follow this deranged creep til the kingdom come.

pepepopocheck
pepepopocheck
October 30, 2021 2:07 am

Loved it , yes cheap acting but the rape scene made it worth it

Ricky
Ricky
January 11, 2022 1:05 pm

Meghan’s mom is played by the voice actress who voices south park’s Sharon and Wendy.

fuzzy bussy
fuzzy bussy
January 16, 2022 3:32 pm

the ending made me feel something. congrats

S29A
S29A
January 17, 2022 2:06 am

its like those gore posts where they had a very well depiction of the victims life. great movie

ArielVuze
ArielVuze
January 17, 2022 9:41 pm

I love this movie. I watched it on Netflix when it first came out. Having been raped I think this film did the best they could to make people feel uncomfortable during and it should make you feel that way! Rape is uncomfortable! This shit happens in real life. As a victim I think it’s important for people to see just how disturbing these topics can be, but in my opinion they nailed this for the movie. The ending was just an added bonus of realism. Kudos to this director for having the balls to put this movie out.

hurtcore addict
hurtcore addict
January 20, 2022 4:46 am

this movie turns me on

5h3va
5h3va
February 26, 2022 4:54 pm

Damn , in the barrel with her rotting friend .

An_Oldboy
An_Oldboy
April 29, 2022 11:06 am

I do like found footage (FF) films, but so few are done well. The acting isn’t great in this film but it does enough to establish the closeness of the two friends (Megan & Amy). Its an above average FF film (imo) with the last 25 min definitely ‘lifting’ the film above what has occurred before hand. Indeed, the last 25 min are memorable (‘hits you in the gut’) and reminded me somewhat of a teenage version of the 1988 French film The Vanishing [just an observation Admin, not a request]. Could have been much more with better acting/plot development, but still an entertaining 3/5 teddy bears

ilikem naughty
ilikem naughty
May 16, 2022 1:49 am

ifoundit soso,made mereignite my hate for how young wannabe players treat young woman and get validated by there pairs tht its nomal,cool even.no gore,no teen nudity but made up for it with the ending…you guys bitchn about itnot being believable etc,fuck thats wht made it so fkd up..thinking howmany in usa this happening to and will never be discovered ,im sure the stories you here about b theliteral tip of the iceberg …cold evil asf mofo tht guy,wht hurtsis these guys never recieve justice where thy cn experience the fear,dread and intense dispear they so carefreely force onto thr poor victims…to top it off i hate how much it turns me on ..like wtfs up with that lol

aeriiism
aeriiism
May 22, 2022 6:09 am

lmao this comment sections so fucking funny

enanan
enanan
May 24, 2022 9:25 pm

relatable tbh

Frank
Frank
September 6, 2022 7:20 pm

Boring af!

Unkle Joey
Unkle Joey
September 28, 2022 5:30 pm

As poor of the acting and out of touch is, the movie is still very disturbing with the rape, kidnapping, murder, live burial, and over sexualizing of teens. Just a real movie.

Nineveh's Anger
Nineveh's Anger
November 8, 2022 8:49 am

At the end of the rape, you see all the life go out of her eyes. It’s the only believable part of her acting.