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The Vanishing (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Suspenseful atmosphere, an evocative setting, and a strong cast keep audiences invested throughout The Vanishing's patient approach to unraveling its mystery.

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Gerard Butler (Hunter Killer) and Peter Mullan ("Ozark") star in this tense, action-packed thriller based on true events. After three lighthouse keepers arrive for work on a remote Scottish isle, they make a fateful discovery: a wrecked rowboat-with a chest full of gold. As a mysterious boat heads toward the island, the three men make a choice that will change their lives forever, ensnaring them in a web of greed, paranoia, and murder.

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Cast

Gerard Butler
as James Ducat
Peter Mullan
as Thomas Marshall
Connor Swindells
as Donald McArthur
Ken Drury
as Duncan
Roderick Gilkison
as Galley Hand
John Taylor
as Fisherman
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Critic Reviews for The Vanishing

All Critics (39) | Top Critics (12)

A nice little thriller to warm you up on the weekend.

September 12, 2019 | Full Review…

A well organized thriller that just ratcheted up tension in the right way.

April 2, 2019 | Full Review…

The ending is savage, but the real surprise is in the performance of Butler.

April 2, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

An intriguing and effective mystery, with some fine performances which help build the suspense. A flat script lets the film down, but there's more than enough to enjoy here.

March 28, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's a very powerfully performed, intimate piece, perhaps inspired at some level by the classic adventure The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

March 28, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The movie is phenomenally well made and the three actors who fall apart on our watch suffer magnificently.

January 7, 2019 | Full Review…

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