Most Popular "Adult As Child" Titles
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1. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.
2. Orphan (2009)
R | 123 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
4. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.
5. 17 Again (2009)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
About a guy whose life didn't quite turn out how he wanted it to and wishes he could go back to high school and change it. He wakes up one day and is seventeen again and gets the chance to rewrite his life.
6. Freaky Friday (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.
7. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
PG | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors which are their own versions of classic stories from Rod Serling's landmark television series.
Writers: Rod Serling, John Landis, George Clayton Johnson, Richard Matheson, Melissa Mathison, Jerome Bixby | Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath
8. Womb (2010)
Unrated | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
9. Birth (2004)
R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young boy attempts to convince a woman that he is her dead husband reborn.
11. Detective Conan (1996– )
30 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
The cases of a detective whose physical age was chemically reversed to that of a prepubescent boy but must hide his true mental development.
12. Clifford (1994)
PG | 90 min | Comedy
Clifford is a ten-year-old troublemaker, who puts not only his parents through hell, but also his uncle with whom his parents have discarded him to.
13. El Chavo del Ocho (1972–1979)
TV-PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The misadventures of a poor, homeless and fumbling boy and his friends in the humble neighborhood they live in.
14. The Acid House (1998)
Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
Three twisted tales of abuse, drugs, displaced personalities and insect life by Scottish writer Irving Welsh.
15. What a Way to Go! (1964)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A four-time widow discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became incredibly rich and died prematurely because of their drive to be rich.
16. Koi... Mil Gaya (2003)
171 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A developmentally disabled young man tries to continue the work his father did in communicating with extra-terrestrials from outer space, which leads to something miraculous and wonderful.
18. The Major and the Minor (1942)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.
19. American Gothic (1988)
R | 90 min | Horror
On a lonely island in the Pacific Northwest, a group of travelers find themselves targeted by a crazed, homicidal family.
21. Girly (1970)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered.
22. The Member of the Wedding (1952)
TV-G | 93 min | Drama
A young tomboy named Frankie is forced to face her own immaturity as a result her older brother's wedding.
23. You're Never Too Young (1955)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy
When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences.
25. Cousin Angelica (1974)
107 min | Drama
When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he ... See full summary »
26. Camille Rewinds (2012)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Camille was only sixteen and still in high school when she fell in love with Eric, another student. They later married and a child and were happy for a while. But now twenty-five years have... See full summary »
27. Don't Give Up the Ship (1959)
89 min | Comedy
John Paul Steckler was the Junior Officer aboard a destroyer when WWII ended. He gets stuck with the job of sailing the ship to the states to be decommissioned. Now years latter, no one ... See full summary »
28. The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)
65 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Gwen's family is rich, but her parents ignore her and most of the servants push her around, so she is lonely and unhappy. Her father is concerned only with making money, and her mother ... See full summary »
29. Looking for Palladin (2008)
R | 115 min | Comedy
A young Hollywood player is drawn into a remote place looking for a quick deal and instead finds a sanctuary, a community, and ultimately himself.
30. Virtual Mom (2000 TV Movie)
Sometimes it takes something special to bring a mother and daughter together. For thirteen year-old Lucy and her mom, Holly, it took a little magic. One day a strange computer glitch causes... See full summary »
31. 30 Door Key (1991)
90 min | Drama
A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II.
34. The Children (1985)
84 min | Comedy
7 year-old boy Ernesto intrigues people around him for several reasons. Despite such a young age, he looks like a man on his 40's and also seems a little more intelligent than any of his ... See full summary »
35. Lemon Grove Kids Meet the Monsters (1965)
78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The adventures of the Lemon Grove Kids in this Bowery Boys inspired kiddie film.
Writers: Jim Harmon, Ron Haydock, E.M. Kevke, Ray Dennis Steckler | Directors: Peter Balakoff, Ray Dennis Steckler, Ed McWatters | Stars: Ray Dennis Steckler, Mike Kannon, Bart Carsell, Coleman Francis
37. Shrimps for a Day (1934)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family
A magic lamp lets a young couple become kids again and exposes a mean old man who runs his orphanage like a prison.
38. Shelf Life (1993)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In 1963, a paranoid middle-class couple locks themselves and their small kids in their nuclear fallout shelter. 30 years later, their oblivious son and two daughters still survive there playing absurd games. A play-based dark comedy.
40. Quiz Whizz (1958)
16 min | Comedy, Short
Joe wins a contest and is promptly fleeced out of his winnings by some con men. When the stooges go to recover his money, the bad guys convince them that they can get rich by posing as ... See full summary »
41. Chez n' Ham (1993)
94 min | Comedy
Cheese and Ham are two men with nothing better to do in their lives. Until they meet a man dying of throat cancer who will pay the two men a large sum of money to kill a woman, whom he ... See full summary »
45. The Extraordinary Child (1954)
12 min | Comedy, Short
A couple marries. Nine months later, a doctor comes to their flat; on the front door is an ornate poster saying, "Blessed Event." In the flat, the baby's father and a male friend play poker... See full summary »
Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A washed-up actress with a bizarre condition that makes her look permanently like a child seeks revenge against her canceled show's cast and crew.
Play for Today (1970–1984)
Blue Remembered Hills
72 min | Drama
The title is taken from A.E. Housman's 1896 poem: "Into my heart an air that kills; From yon far country blows; What are those blue remembered hills..." It's 1943 on a summer's afternoon ... See full summary »
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
How to Recognise Different Types of Trees from Quite a Long Way Away
TV-14 | Comedy, Music
Court Scene, The Larch, Bicycle Repair Man, Children's Stories, Restaurant Sketch, Seduced Milkmen, Stolen News Reader, Children's Interview, and Nudge Nudge.
Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: John Howard Davies, Ian MacNaughton | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
TV-14 | Comedy, Music
Among "historical" impersonations are Cardinal Richelieu as Petula Clark and Julius Caesar as Eddie Waring. Also: a police fairy tale; a vegetarian restaurant's menu, featuring a naked man with an apple in his mouth.