The Missing

Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Ron Howard
Production: Sony Pictures Entertainment
  2 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
137 min

- Take off your shirt.

- Magdalena...

- Don't call me that. It's not my name.

- Where's it hurt?

- Hurts when I breathe.

Mostly around here.

Yeah. Your muscles are torn

just under your ribs.

You need to put

a cottonwood plaster to it.

You'll live.

I never thought you'd turn out

to be a healer.

I remember you had

that yellow cat one time.

You cried because a badger

bit its tail off.

- Your mother came running...

- Don't remember. Not in front of me.

Because I remember my mother.

My mother died

scrubbing a man's floor.

And you killed her.

Didn't shoot her or stab her,

but what you did...

You broke her!

And I remember my brother too.

He lasted six years.

I bet you never even knew his name.

And I remember praying hard

every night that you'd come home.

On the day I put him

in the ground...

...I remember praying even harder

you were dead.

So you don't want to reminisce

with me, that I promise you.

I earned this money in large part...

...killing mountain lions for ranchers

like you. I want you to have it.

If I were destitute

and drawing my last breath...

This is good money.

Take it for your children.

- Take it for your funeral.

- Magdalena.

I've done my duty as a Christian.

You get the hell off my ranch!

I'd stop now.

Maggie asked you to leave.

I think it's time you did so, sir.

Right about now.

So long.

Nice making your acquaintance.

What's done is done, I guess.

I know you would have

done different.

I appreciate your regard, Brake.

I do.

Well, night, then.

Did they see you come in?

We can't make a sound.

Figure we can get them

all branded in a day?

- You want Dot to stay for company?

- Brake, you said I could go.

You promised.

Mama, you promised too.

Oh, I'm fine.

He won't be coming back.

This will help the cramping.

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Ken Kaufman

Ken Kaufman was born in 1963. He is known for his work on Space Cowboys (2000), The Expendables 2 (2012) and The Missing (2003). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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