Skip to main content


PG-13| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
When Nev Shulman, a New York photographer, receives a Facebook request from a child named Abby, he cannot guess the unusual odyssey on which he will soon embark. Abby sends Nev an unusually skilled painting based on one of his photos. Intrigued, he begins online relationships with the rest of Abby's family, including her older sister, Megan. Though troubling inconsistencies soon emerge, Nev continues his online flirtation with Megan, resulting in a road trip to meet her in person.


Directors: Ariel Schulman , Henry Joost

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Rogue Pictures

Catfish (2010)

Release Date: September 17th, 2010|1 hr. 28 min.

watch now
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 11 )
See all critic reviews on
  • November 30, 2012 adah989
    Report This User

    your film rocks! marta heflin

  • January 27, 2011 RFitsnugly
    Report This User


  • January 07, 2011 PetalsofSeven
    Report This User

    I think this film was well done and deals with a very prevalent reality of people falsifying who they really are on these social network sites and the hurt that can cause. I even felt sorry for the woman involved as it seemed her false identity was the only way she could escape the reality of her suckish life.

featured news

view all news

New on DVD & Blu-ray, Week of January 4: 'Dinner for Schmucks,' 'Machete,' 'The Last Exorcism,' 'Catfish'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on January 3, 2011

There's something for everyone as we enter the first week of a new decade. If you love lowbrow comedies, then 'Dinner for Schmucks,' starring Paul Rudd and Steve Carell in a tale about a rising cor...

Best Movie Trailers of 2010

Posted by
Bryan Enk on December 3, 2010

Movie trailers have become a medium unto themselves. Sometimes we're more excited for the trailer to a movie than the actual movie itself (and, indeed, sometimes the trailer ends up being better ...

'Catfish' Filmmakers Talk Juggling the Line Between Fantasy and Reality

Posted by
Peter Hall on September 17, 2010

'Catfish' is a tough movie to talk about because the marketing campaign doesn't actually want to tell anyone what the movie is about (read our review here). They, and the filmmakers, want people to li...

Moviefone Minute: Interviews with the People Behind the Mysterious 'Catfish'

Posted by
Jenna Busch on September 17, 2010

You've heard about the mysterious film, 'Catfish.' You've been told to go in knowing as little as possible. The trailer makes you think it's one thing, the website makes you think it's another. And I ...

similar movies

  • Inside Job (2010)

  • Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

  • Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)

  • Kingdom of Shadows (2015)

  • The Look of Silence (2014)

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings