Most Popular "Catholic Orphanage" Titles
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1. 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: 143,902 | Gross: $41.57M
2. The Blues Brothers (1980)
R | 133 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
Votes: 143,651 | Gross: $54.20M
4. Blades of Glory (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sport
In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.
Votes: 130,991 | Gross: $118.15M
5. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Votes: 78,225 | Gross: $8.05M
7. Problem Child (1990)
PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family
A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.
Votes: 22,526 | Gross: $53.47M
10. Noble (2014)
PG-13 | 100 min | Biography, Drama
Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.
Votes: 883 | Gross: $0.35M
12. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children,... See full summary »
Votes: 5,430 | Gross: $1.37M
14. Kiss of Death (1947)
Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.
15. Boys Town (1938)
Passed | 96 min | Biography, Drama
Against all odds Father Flanagan starts "Boys' Town" after hearing a convict's story. Whitey Marsh comes there. He runs away but, hungry, returns. He runs away again but, when friend Pee ... See full summary »
16. Omen IV: The Awakening (1991 TV Movie)
Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Damien Thorn is dead, but his prophecy is reborn in a mysterious girl named Delia, who is adopted by two attorneys, Gene & Karen York. When Karen realizes her baby was born under suspicious... See full summary »
17. Angels in the Outfield (1951)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice ... See full summary »
19. Queen Kelly (1929)
Passed | 101 min | Drama
A convent girl is abducted and seduced by a prince before being sent off to a brothel in East Africa.
20. Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
G | 83 min | Family
Two young girls from an orphanage are adopted by a family in New York. The only problem is the apartment they move to doesn't allow dogs. The girls try to sneak a puppy they find into the ... See full summary »
21. Anthony Adverse (1936)
Not Rated | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.
22. The Orphan Killer (2011)
83 min | Horror
The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a ... See full summary »
24. Marquis de Sade's Justine (1977)
99 min | Drama
Justine is a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess, bondage, branding, and one ... See full summary »
25. You Don't Choose Your Family (2011)
103 min | Adventure, Comedy
Alex wants to adopt a charming 5-year old little girl Miley, who lives in Thailand. But according to the laws of this country adoptive parents need to be a registered couple. Alex inciting ... See full summary »
26. Little Boy Lost (1953)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a ... See full summary »
27. Blast of Silence (1961)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.
28. Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance (1994)
R | 91 min | Horror
A mysterious mirror is found hidden in a church orphanage, yet few realize its legacy of evil. When an innocent teen discovers that she is being stalked by her evil stepsister, the mirror's... See full summary »
29. Two Orphan Vampires (1997)
103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A pair of teenage girls, who are blind by day, but when the sun goes down, they roam the streets to quench their thirst for blood.
30. Men of Boys Town (1941)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
Mr. and Mrs. Maitland invite Whitey to their home on a trial basis. Whitey tries to visit a friend in reform school and inmate Flip is hiding in car as Whitey leaves. Flip steals money and ... See full summary »
31. Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)
R | 92 min | Comedy
The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter ... See full summary »
32. Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder (1982)
PG | 108 min | Drama
An Army medic working in a mortuary in Saigon becomes emotionally involved with a group of Vietnamese orphans. A sensitive tale of love and dedication during wartime.
34. Scandal at Scourie (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Drama
After their orphanage burns down, a group of children are being transported west by train to Manitoba. All of them are available for adoption and at a stop at Scourie, Ontario little Patsy ... See full summary »
35. The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch (1968)
82 min | Fantasy
Extremely fun Daiei adaptation of two shojo horror manga into a single, crazily FX-laden story about two rival, shape-shifting sisters who are on less than good terms. However, when an evil... See full summary »
36. Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Homer Smith returns to the chapel which, years before, he helped to build to find that the nuns have taken in a group of homeless/unwanted/runaway children. Once again, he is inspired by ... See full summary »
37. The Little Nuns (1965)
100 min | Comedy
Two nuns come to Rome to protest to an airline about its jet planes which have been flying over their convent school, disrupting teaching of the little orphans who study there and damaging ... See full summary »
43. An Orphan's Gift (2005 TV Short)
35 min | Documentary, Short
American student volunteer Ryan Oliver Hansen spends seven months in the Loreto Catholic orphanage in impoverished Esmeraldas, Ecuador. During his time there, he grows to love the children and tries to find ways to improve their lives.
44. Drewniany rózaniec (1965)
81 min | Drama
A cruel life at an orphanage for young girls in 1930s Poland. Natalia is the new one there. The nuns make her learn very quickly the rules of the game.
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Approved | 25 min | Western
Josh receives a letter from a girl at the St. Elizabeth Home for Girls. Expecting a young woman, Josh finds a young orphan girl wanting him to find the parents she insists are still alive and with whom she yearns to be reunited.
The Road Not Taken
49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A nun and some orphans are in need of rescuing by MacGyver from murderous soldiers in Southeast Asia. It turns out that the nun's assistant is an old girlfriend of MacGyver's.