Most Popular "Adopted Daughter" Titles
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1. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.
2. Noah (2014)
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A man is chosen by his world's creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.
3. Anne of Green Gables (1985 TV Mini-Series)
199 min | Drama, Family
An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination.
4. Annie (2014)
PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.
5. Pacific Rim (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
6. Tangled (2010)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Musical
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
8. Silent Hill (2006)
R | 125 min | Horror, Mystery
A woman goes in search for her daughter, within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. Based on the video game.
9. Matilda (1996)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.
10. Mommie Dearest (1981)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama
Mommie Dearest, best selling memoir, turned motion picture, depicts the abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother...screen queen Joan Crawford.
11. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.
12. Highlander (1986)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".
13. In the Electric Mist (2009)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.
15. Sarah's Key (2010)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War
In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.
16. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Comedy
Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »
17. The Punisher (1989)
89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as the Punisher.
18. Nancy Drew (2007)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Teen detective Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star.
19. Stolen (2010 TV Movie)
85 min | Drama
An emotional thriller based on the real life 2002 kidnapping of Baby Kahu Durie. New Zealand watched the anguish and courage of the parents and the calm forensic approach of the Police as they worked together to bring Baby Kahu home.
20. The Abandoned (2006)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An adopted woman returns to her home country and the family home that she never knew and must face the mystery that lies there.
21. American Splendor (2003)
R | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Writers: Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner, Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Shari Springer Berman, Harvey Pekar, Chris Ambrose
22. The Shunning (2011 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama
Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence -- until a mysterious "Englisher" comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago.
24. Horsemen (2009)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between a serial killing spree and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
25. The Bad Seed (1956)
Approved | 129 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.
26. Glorious 39 (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The adopted daughter of a privileged British politician uncovers a family secret in the weeks leading up to World War II.
27. Great Expectations (1946)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
28. Then She Found Me (2007)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but with her biological clock ticking ever more loudly. Her dying bossy adoptive mother is ... See full summary »
29. Prowl (2010)
R | 84 min | Horror
Amber dreams of escaping her small town existence and persuades her friends to accompany her to find an apartment in the big city. When their transportation breaks down, she and her friends... See full summary »
30. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Life of a very serious girl Naina, changes on the arrival of her new neighbour, Aman, who teaches her a new way to live.
31. I've Loved You So Long (2008)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.
32. Quo Vadis (1951)
Passed | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero.
33. Gigantic (2008)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A mattress salesman finds his plan to adopt a Chinese baby augmented by the arrival of a young woman, who comes into his workplace, falls asleep on one of the beds, and starts to affect his life upon waking up.
34. Burning Palms (2010)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Thriller
A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.
35. Little Secrets (2001)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Emily Lindstrom, 14, is an aspiring concert violinist; she's spending the summer practicing for a big audition while her girlfriends are at camp. She's also got a thriving neighborhood ... See full summary »
36. A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Comedy
His life was emotionally closed off from the world, until an orphaned baby showed up at his house.
37. The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The biography of the Bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944, with a lot of his arangements, partly in an authentic cast.
38. The Unknown Woman (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Haunted by a horrible past, a Ukrainian young woman calculatedly insinuates herself into the life of a rich Italian family.
39. Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Unrated | 102 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
41. The Replacements (2006–2009)
Animation, Action, Adventure
Two orphans decide to order two normal parents from a foster agency, but end up receiving a British secret agent mother and reckless stuntman father.
42. Stolen Child (2012 TV Movie)
Amanda and John adopt a gorgeous baby girl from Europe. After years of angst and disappointment, they finally adopt the baby they had dreamed about. But something is not quite right and ... See full summary »
43. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989 TV Mini-Series)
165 min | Drama
Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to ... See full summary »
44. A Peck on the Cheek (2002)
123 min | Drama, War
A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted by the terrorist group known as the Tamil Tigers.
45. Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem 3D (2012 Video)
14 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Gru, one of the world's greatest villains and fathers, has invented a new weapon , the Minion Gun, a machine capable of turning ordinary humans into Minions. He has let his three daughters ... See full summary »
47. The Tie That Binds (1995)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John Netherwood and his wife Leann are fugitives who are both wanted for murder. They have a young daughter named Janie. John and Leann are in the process of robbing a house when the two ... See full summary »
49. The Official Story (1985)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, War
After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
50. The Wyvern Mystery (2000 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is... See full summary »