Most Popular "Foster Family" Titles
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1. The Lion King (1994)
G | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.
Votes: 653,765 | Gross: $422.78M
2. Short Term 12 (2013)
R | 96 min | Drama
A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
Votes: 56,712 | Gross: $1.01M
3. Step Up (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.
Votes: 91,886 | Gross: $65.27M
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: 87,888 | Gross: $31.66M
5. 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.
6. Free Willy (1993)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale.
Votes: 51,579 | Gross: $77.70M
7. The Hurricane (1999)
R | 146 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Votes: 76,610 | Gross: $50.67M
8. Angels in the Outfield (1994)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible.
Votes: 22,462 | Gross: $50.24M
10. Wuthering Heights (2011)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Romance
A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Votes: 7,106 | Gross: $0.10M
11. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
Votes: 41,987 | Gross: $3.52M
12. The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
R | 97 min | Drama
Seven year old Jeremiah is pulled from his foster home and thrown into a troubled life on the road with his teenage mother, Sarah.
Votes: 5,351 | Gross: $0.03M
14. Eyewitness (2014 TV Mini-Series)
59 min | Crime, Drama
Two 15 year old boys secretly meet up in the forest, only to witness a blood bath. They are seen, but escape trying to keep this as a secret, both in fear of the perpetrator and that their secret is revealed.
15. Follow That Bird (1985)
G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
16. The Thief Lord (2006)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are ... See full summary »
17. Manny & Lo (1996)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
A pregnant teen and her younger sister run away from foster homes and kidnap a woman whom they believe can help with the pregnancy.
Votes: 1,472 | Gross: $0.43M
18. Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
98 min | Biography, Drama
On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los ... See full summary »
19. For a Lost Soldier (1992)
92 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set in The Netherlands at the end of WW II, this touching story, told in flashbacks, explores the complex and romantic relationship between an adult soldier and a displaced, lonely adolescent boy.
Votes: 3,645 | Gross: $0.39M
20. Live and Become (2005)
Unrated | 140 min | Drama
In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews. In turn they are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his ... See full summary »
21. 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)
100 min | Drama
71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man.
24. The Lost & Found Family (2009)
PG | 91 min | Drama
Formerly wealthy widow must move in with the lower middle-class foster family living in a house she owns in order to establish residency prior to selling it.
25. In the Name of God (2013)
PG | 86 min | Drama
Bouncing from foster home to home, it seemed that no one wanted Mason around. From battles with his parents, Mason learns the importance of respect. Desperate for forgiveness, Mason tries to make amends with his family.
26. Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain (2000)
141 min | Comedy, Musical
Gangaram alias Ganga has been raised by his foster parents who reside in the village thus he gets accustom to village life. 24 years later his birth parents multi-millionaire Avinash and ... See full summary »
27. Obce Niebo/Strange Heaven (2015)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
A family of Polish immigrants lives in Sweden. One innocent lie triggers suspicions and leads to their daughter being placed with a foster family by social services. The parents undertake a dramatic fight to get their child back.
28. Jack Be Nimble (1993)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
Jack and Dora, abandoned by their parents as babies, are desperate to find each other after years of adoption. Jack's young life has been spent with a sadistic family. Dora, whose life has ... See full summary »
29. The Children Nobody Wanted (1981 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Based on the true story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but the youngest single adult to ... See full summary »
30. Michiko and Hatchin (2008– )
23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Michiko is a free-willed "sexy diva" who escaped from prison, while Hatchin is a run away girl fleeing from her strict catholic foster family. The two join forces and set off on an unpredictable road trip seeking their own freedom.
31. Tournament of Dreams (2007)
88 min | Drama, Sport
A dramatic feature about an inner city girl's high school basketball team who, with the help of a dedicated coach struggle though personal issues to save their basketball program.
32. Little Girl Lost (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
Based on a true story, The Brady family fight to adopt a little girl they fostered. But then social welfare decide to send Tella back to her natural father, who it is apparent is sexually ... See full summary »
34. I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
91 min | Drama
Given up for adoption as a toddler, troubled teenager Thomas becomes obsessed with tracking down his birth mother. After years of searching, Thomas finds her single, with a small child, ... See full summary »
Votes: 431 | Gross: $0.01M
35. Broken Promise (1981 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
Abandoned by their parents, the young children of the Clawson family are put in the care of local authorities. However, rather than being kept together, the siblings are sent to live at ... See full summary »
36. Get Your Stuff (2000)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A wealthy professional gay couple, who wish to adopt children, see their lives turned topsy turvy when they take in two misbehaving brothers, supposedly just for one night.
39. Family Bonds (2012)
71 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Years after a detrimental accident splits them apart, two foster families come together to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday and reconcile the past. Easier said than done.
40. Reform School Girl (1957)
71 min | Crime, Drama
A young man steals a car and ends up involved in a pedestrian fatality. The only witness is a girl he had just met. He threatens her life if she talks, so when she refuses to tell what she knows she is sent to reform school.
41. Capricciosa (2003)
105 min | Drama
Henrik is seventeen and dreaming of becoming a professional soccer player. He lives with his parents and two younger siblings. When his mother dies it shakes the family's life. Henrik is the one who has to keep the family together.
42. Meri Surat Teri Ankhen (1963)
Drama, Musical, Romance
Raj Kumar is a wealthy businessman and dislikes everything ugly. When his wife, Kamla, becomes pregnant and gives birth to an ugly son, he asks the attending Dr. Mathur to inform his wife ... See full summary »
44. Happy Birthday, Türke! (1992)
109 min | Crime, Thriller
Kemal Kayankaya, a private detective, was hired by a Turkish women, Ilter, to search for his husband, Amend, who has been missing since the death of her father, Vassif. Unknownst to him, he... See full summary »
45. Okoge (1992)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Sayoko, a young woman, meets Goh and his older gay lover Tochi, and invites them to use a room in her apartment. The three become good friends until Tochi's wife threatens to expose Tochi ... See full summary »
Votes: 162 | Gross: $0.25M
47. Wo ai ni mommy (2010)
77 min | Documentary, Family
From 2000 to 2008, China was the leading country for U.S. international adoptions. There are now approximately 70,000 Chinese adoptees being raised in the United States. Ninety-five percent... See full summary »