Most Popular "Catholic Orphanage" Titles
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1. 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.
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.
3. 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.
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.
5. Twins (1988)
PG | 107 min | Comedy
A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is a short small-time crook.
6. 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.
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.
8. Coco Before Chanel (2009)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.
10. 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 »
11. 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 »
12. 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.
13. Bronco Billy (1980)
PG | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.
14. Kiss of Death (1947)
Approved | 98 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. 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 two doesn't allow dogs. The girls try to sneak a puppy the find into the ... See full summary »
16. 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 »
17. The Boys of St. Vincent (1992 TV Movie)
186 min | Drama
The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
18. 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 »
19. 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 »
20. 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 »
21. 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 »
22. A Brand New Life (2009)
92 min | Drama
Inspired by her childhood, French-Korean filmmaker Ounie Lecomte recounts the emotional journey of a little girl abandoned by her father in an orphanage.
24. 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.
25. 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.
26. 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.
Writers: Erich von Stroheim, Marian Ainslee | Directors: Erich von Stroheim, Richard Boleslawski, Edmund Goulding, Irving Thalberg, Sam Wood | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Walter Byron, Seena Owen, Sylvia Ashton
27. Anthony Adverse (1936)
Approved | 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.
29. 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 »
30. 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 »
31. 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 »
32. 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 »
33. 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 »
34. 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.
35. Conspiracy of Hearts (1960)
113 min | Drama, War
In wartime Italy nuns in a convent regularly smuggle Jewish children out of a nearby internment camp. The Italian army officer in charge suspects what may be going on but deliberately turns... See full summary »
38. 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 »
39. Cradle Song (1933)
76 min | Drama
The only filmed English version of Gregorio Martinez Sierra's classic Spanish play.
41. The Clown and the Kid (1961)
65 min | Drama
When a clown dies, his small son forms a circus act with an escaped convict. The latter falls in love with the amusement park owner.
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. Cradle Song (1941)
86 min | Drama
Gregorio Martinez Sierra's classic play about nuns finding an abandoned baby girl, in a version directed by the author.
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.