Most Popular "Biological Mother" Titles
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2. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.
Votes: 77,532 | Gross: $2.04M
3. Life Unexpected (2010–2011)
60 min | Drama
15 year old lux had been in and out of foster homes her whole life, until she decided to get emancipated but when that doesn't work out is when she meets her birth parents.
4. August Rush (2007)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Music
A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Votes: 87,540 | Gross: $31.66M
5. Gosford Park (2001)
R | 131 min | Drama, Mystery
The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
Votes: 65,369 | Gross: $41.30M
6. Mother and Child (2009)
R | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A drama centered around three women: A 50-year-old woman, the daughter she gave up for adoption 35 years ago, and an African American woman looking to adopt a child of her own.
Votes: 9,780 | Gross: $1.11M
7. My Girl 2 (1994)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Vada Sultenfuss must go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil to do some research on her mother's life, but finds much more...
Votes: 15,046 | Gross: $16.66M
9. Secrets & Lies (1996)
R | 136 min | Drama
A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is a lower-class white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.
Votes: 28,659 | Gross: $13.42M
10. Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
When he discovers his adopted son is a genius, a New York sportswriter seeks out the boy's birth mother: a ditzy prostitute and porn star.
Votes: 31,823 | Gross: $6.70M
11. 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: 8,494 | Gross: $3.74M
14. A Family Thing (1996)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,691 | Gross: $10.12M
15. Firelight (1997)
R | 103 min | Romance, Drama
In 1838, lovely governess Elisabeth agrees to bear a child of anonymous English landowner, and he will in return pay her father's debt. At birth she, as agreed, gives up the child. Seven ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,423 | Gross: $0.78M
16. Kannathil Muthamittal (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.
17. Au plus près du soleil (2015)
103 min | Drama
A tale of a couple of magistrates, a female judge and her husband advocate who are foster parents of a young teen whose the biological mother is in feud with the female judge, and in the same time begins an affair with the advocate.
18. High Tide (1987)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
Votes: 610 | Gross: $0.14M
19. Sioux City (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller. Because of his upbringing, Jesse ... See full summary »
20. Les bêtises (2015)
79 min | Comedy
Thirty-year-old François, dreamy and awkward, is an adopted child. In order to meet his biological mother, he sneaks into a party organized at her home, pretending to be a waiter. He then ... See full summary »
21. Rain (2006)
105 min | Drama
A musical prodigy comes to grips with her true past and real identity. Raised by an African American family, she learns that she is actually the daughter of a white socialite who had paid her step-family to raise her as their own.
22. Mary Christmas (2002 TV Movie)
G | 100 min | Drama, Family
When a nine year old girl writes a letter to Santa Claus asking for a mommy, a television station news director gets wind of it and assigns a hard-bitten reporter to get the story. With the... See full summary »
23. The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
126 min | Comedy, Drama
1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, ... See full summary »
24. Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
Dwayne and his older sister Mai are adults: Mai is married to Vinh, Dwayne is about to propose to Nina. Twenty-two years ago, when Mai was 10, she and Dwayne were refugees in Vietnam, ... See full summary »
Votes: 417 | Gross: $1.32M
25. Our Very Own (1950)
Approved | 93 min | Drama
Gail discovers the shocking news that she is adopted during a heated argument with her sister, Joan. With the reluctant support of her adoptive parents and baby sister, Penny, Gail goes in ... See full summary »
26. Dil Kya Kare (1999)
158 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Anand Kishore (Ajay Devgan), his wife, Kavita (Mahima Chaudhary), and only child, a daughter, Neha (Akshita Garud), live a happy and serene life in Delhi, India. The peace and quiet of this... See full summary »
27. Pleasant Days (2002)
99 min | Drama
Peter returned from prison in his native city, in the hope that it will begin happy days. With surprise he learns that his sister became a foster mother to the newborn boy, but a real ... See full summary »
29. Pretty Hattie's Baby (1991)
An unreleased film about a white girl adopted by a black family in 1950s Nevada. Based on the early life of Fauna Hodel whose grandfather is prime suspect in the Black Dahlia murder case.
31. Running Home (1999)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Thanks to a tip from teenager Matt, who survives on the streets as a graffiti artist, policeman Ray is able to arrest Sergei, a diamond smuggler. In return, Matt gets Jules Daniels's file, his biological mother.
32. Prodigal Sons (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Kimberly Reed returns home for her high school reunion, ready to reintroduce herself to the small town as a transgender woman and hoping for reconciliation with her long estranged... See full summary »
Votes: 602 | Gross: $0.07M
36. Fruit Fly (2009)
94 min | Comedy, Musical
Filipina performance artist Bethesda moves into an art commune to search for her long missing biological mother. Along the way, she comes to realize that she just might be a fairy princess, fag hag, fruit fly.
37. My Monster Mom (2008)
98 min | Comedy
Single-mom Esme gives her daughter for adoption to her elder brother who immediately goes to America. Twenty-seven years later, daughter Abby goes back to the Philippines to meet her real ... See full summary »
38. Mi prima ciela (2007– )
60 min | Drama
Three teenage cousins, who share a particularly strong bond, try to accomplish their dreams. This is a "coming of age" story about unconditional love and about making every day count, when your days may be counted.
39. Off and Running (2009)
76 min | Documentary
With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers - one mixed-race and one Korean-Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But when her curiosity about ... See full summary »
Director: Nicole Opper
Votes: 104 | Gross: $0.02M
40. In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee (2010)
64 min | Documentary, Family, History
In the 1960s just before being adopted from a Korean orphanage by an American family, my identity was switched with another girl named Cha Jung Hee. I was told to keep the switch a secret, ... See full summary »
41. Family Rewritten
Short | Post-production
Despite battling Cystic Fibrosis, Camilla, age 16, identified as a typical middle-class American teenager until the thread that held her family together suddenly snapped. Just months before... See full summary »
42. Sunshine (II) (2009)
72 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
It all starts with getting knocked up. An unplanned pregnancy for an unplanned girl sets off SUNSHINE, a playful, yet ultimately stirring self-portrait of an adopted woman driven to search ... See full summary »
One Tree Hill (2003–2012)
A Multitude of Casualties
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Dan presents the Ravens opening show for the new basketball season, but after the choreographed cheerleaders the boys come rolling in with a public fight between Lucas and Nathan over Haley... See full summary »
One Tree Hill (2003–2012)
All Tomorrow's Parties
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Peyton tries to handle her biological ma Ellie's death by taking a road-trip to New York with Haley and Brooke for her fashion contest. Coach reads the boys the riot act on the bus to the ... See full summary »