Most Popular "Adopted Daughter" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
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.
Votes: 675,830 | Gross: $333.13M
2. Fantastic Four (2015)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Votes: 109,029 | Gross: $56.11M
3. Pacific Rim (2013)
PG-13 | 131 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.
Votes: 379,651 | Gross: $101.79M
4. Matilda (1996)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, 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.
Votes: 87,326 | Gross: $33.08M
5. Tangled (2010)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 293,315 | Gross: $200.81M
6. Orphan (2009)
R | 123 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a nine year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
Votes: 140,801 | Gross: $41.57M
7. Silent Hill (2006)
R | 125 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
A woman goes in search for her daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.
Votes: 172,232 | Gross: $46.98M
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.
Votes: 281,634 | Gross: $52.88M
9. 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.
Votes: 199,382 | Gross: $101.16M
10. 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".
Votes: 98,263 | Gross: $5.90M
11. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Votes: 185,817 | Gross: $184.21M
12. 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.
Votes: 24,562 | Gross: $85.91M
13. 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.
Votes: 208,373 | Gross: $52.35M
14. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years.
Votes: 60,776 | Gross: $94.18M
15. Anne of Green Gables (1985 TV Mini-Series)
TV-G | 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.
16. 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.
Votes: 15,827 | Gross: $25.58M
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. Mommie Dearest (1981)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama
19. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
PG | 137 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
Votes: 18,145 | Gross: $0.70M
20. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.
Votes: 43,254 | Gross: $1.79M
21. 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 »
22. 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
Votes: 41,918 | Gross: $6.00M
23. 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.
25. 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.
Votes: 12,847 | Gross: $7.69M
26. Anne of Avonlea (1987 TV Mini-Series)
230 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.
27. 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.
28. The Bad Seed (1956)
Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight year-old daughter is a heartless killer.
29. 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.
Votes: 11,038 | Gross: $1.26M
30. Quo Vadis (1951)
Passed | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.
31. 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.
Votes: 9,335 | Gross: $0.02M
32. 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.
Votes: 4,128 | Gross: $3.43M
33. 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 »
Votes: 8,450 | Gross: $3.74M
34. Great Expectations (1946)
Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
36. 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 »
37. 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.
38. 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.
39. 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.
40. 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. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
159 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
When U.S.-based Siddharth visits his Indian home town with his new wife, he insists they stay at the ancestral home, laughing off family members' warnings of ghostly goings-on in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,395 | Gross: $1.07M
42. The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biography of bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944.
43. Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
R | 132 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Votes: 4,268 | Gross: $5.01M
44. 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.
Votes: 17,682 | Gross: $3.17M
45. 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.
Votes: 8,416 | Gross: $0.10M
46. The Replacements (2006–2009)
22 min | 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.
47. The Red House (1947)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandon farmhouse, located deep in the woods.
48. 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 »
Votes: 2,676 | Gross: $0.41M
49. Fascination (2004)
R | 95 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Only a few weeks after her husband's mysterious death, Maureen returns from a cruise with handsome Brit Oliver Vance in tow. Her son Scott is mortified. He still can't believe that his ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,205 | Gross: $0.02M