Most Popular "Foster Father" Titles
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1. 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: 90,552 | Gross: $65.27M
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: 54,214 | Gross: $1.01M
3. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Comedy
Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »
4. Child's Play 2 (1990)
R | 84 min | Fantasy, Horror
While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Votes: 31,242 | Gross: $28.50M
5. Ten Inch Hero (2007)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Piper moves to Santa Cruz, California to go to the Institute of Art. When she was 15 she gave birth to a daughter, but had to put her up for adoption because she was too young to raise her.... See full summary »
6. Hotel for Dogs (2009)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family
Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.
Votes: 16,186 | Gross: $73.02M
7. Noroi: The Curse (2005)
115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
8. An American Rhapsody (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she's reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.
Votes: 3,283 | Gross: $0.85M
9. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
10. 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.
11. Krantiveer (1994)
159 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Disowned by his parents at a young age Pratap Narayan Tilak ended up in a small time village controlled by underworld dons and some very powerful and influential politicians. Lazy, ... See full summary »
13. Madhouse (1974)
PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
14. The Wyvern Mystery (2000 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is... See full summary »
15. One Deadly Summer (1983)
R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery
In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She ... See full summary »
16. Second Best (1994)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
Graham, a lonely Welsh postal worker, adopts James, a troubled ten-year-old boy. Graham always wanted a son, but James loves his biological father too much to give Graham a chance. Will the two be able to accept each other as family?
Votes: 1,081 | Gross: $0.09M
17. Silas Marner (1985 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.
18. 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 »
19. KickOff (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
In 5-man-a-side soccer, a newly formed gay team goes up against an established team with a deserved reputation for violence and a skittish first-time official, with more action off-field than on.
20. Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)
Approved | 267 min | Adventure, Action, Crime
A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him.
Writers: Franklin Adreon, Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Joseph F. Poland, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Eduardo Ciannelli, Robert Wilcox, William Newell, C. Montague Shaw
21. Man of Evil (1944)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny witnesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years ... See full summary »
22. Armaan (2003)
158 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Dr. Siddharth Sinha is a dedicated selfless doctor who dreams of building a state-of-the-art hospital with all the modern instruments and amenities for patient care . His foster son Akash ... See full summary »
Votes: 918 | Gross: $0.30M
23. Kidz in da Hood (2006)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Kidz in da Hood is the gripping and warm story of Amina, who came to Sweden with her grandfather three years ago. Amina has not yet received her residency permit and when her grandfather ... See full summary »
24. Black Arrow (1944)
Approved | 270 min | Action, Adventure, Western
With a plot line mostly lifted from 1941's "White Eagle", Columbia's 24th serial (following "The Desert Hawk-1944" and ahead of 1945's "Brenda Starr, Reporter"), "Black Arrow" finds ... See full summary »
25. Warat (1999)
110 min | Action, Drama
Rex and Rica are G.I. babies born to American fathers they never knew. Raised by a rich, gay adoptive father, Rex grew up feeling worthless and alone. Rica was brought up by an arrogant ... See full summary »
26. Wild Stallion (1952)
Passed | 70 min | Western
Young Dan Light (Orley Lindgren), an orphan, is taken in hand by Johnny Wintergreen (Edgar Buchanan),hunter of wild horses for selling to the U. S. cavalry. Dan's grief over the death of ... See full summary »
27. The King of the Kongo (1929)
Action, Adventure, Romance
A Secret Service agent searches the jungle for his missing brother, also an agent. He encounters a young woman there who is also searching, but for her missing father. They encounter a gang... See full summary »
28. Lazybones (1925)
Passed | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Steve Tuttle, the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he ... See full summary »
30. Jimmy Zip (1999)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An abused runaway with pyromaniac tendencies teams up with a metal sculptor. Together they blow away the art world and a local crime boss.
31. The Lion Man (1936)
Passed | 67 min | Adventure
A young British boy whose father was murdered by a treacherous Aran sheik finds himself in a position to exact revenge as an adult.
32. The Cherokee Flash (1945)
Approved | 58 min | Western
Lawyer Butler, wanting Jeff Carson's ranch, has the Sheriff and his gang frame the bank holdup on him. Then they kill a witness that could free Carson and blame the murder on his son Sunset... See full summary »
33. Stickin' Together (1978 TV Movie)
73 min | Adventure, Drama
Cuda Weber is a Hawaii beach bum who finds himself the surrogate uncle to five orphaned children and tries to keep them together as a group.
36. Thunder Trail (1937)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Western
A wagon train is robbed by a gang of bandits who kill everyone but a pair of young brothers. Years later, the brothers join force to bring the bandits' leader to justice.
37. The Story of Doctor Carver (1938)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Biography, Drama
The story of Dr. George Washington Carver (1864-1943), black educator and horticulturist. He is perhaps most well known for developing over 140 products from all parts of the peanut plant, ... See full summary »
38. Once a Doctor (1937)
Approved | 57 min | Drama
Steven and Jerry are both young doctors, rivals professionally and for Paula Norland. Jerry lets Steven take the blame for a mistake he made and sending him to prison. Steven gets redemption, after release, during a storm at sea.
40. The Tulsa Kid (1940)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Arriving in town, Tom Benton quickly teams up with Wallace in his fight with Saunders over a water hole. But Saunders chief henchman is Montana Smith, Tom's old partner and the man that ... See full summary »
41. White Eagle (1932)
65 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Gregory is a phony government agent issuing worthless checks. To keep from being exposed he has his men dress as Indians and attack anything bringing mail. This leads to an Indian war. ... See full summary »
43. 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 »
44. Hearts of Oak (1924)
Passed | Drama, Romance
Terry Dunniva, a retired sea-captain living in Marblehead, Massachusetts, adopts two children, Chrystal and Ned. As the girl grows to womanhood, Terry realizes his fatherly-love had grown ... See full summary »
45. The Phantom Cowboy (1941)
Passed | 56 min | Western
Stan Borden with the help of the stooge Sheriff is out to get the Toreno ranch. Kicking the peons off the ranch, they kill Miguel's father. Miguel then becomes the masked El Lobo and when ... See full summary »
46. Angel in Love (2005)
95 min | Comedy, Romance
Giordano, an angel assigned to an orphan in Krakow, is two years into the job when his celestial overseers, citing budget cuts, initiate "Phase Two" without telling him. Some changes are ... See full summary »
48. Western Frontier (1935)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Ken and his sister are separated while young when the Indians attack their wagon train. Ken, now grown, is sent after the outlaw known as the Golden hair Girl only to find that she's his ... See full summary »
49. Around the Corner (1930)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
18-year-old Rosie Kaplan O'Grady was found as an abandoned baby by O'Grady, an Irish policeman and Kaplan, a Jewish pawnbroker, and raised by them as their own. She is being courted by two ... See full summary »
50. The Man in Blue (1937)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A police officer who kills a thief during the commission of a robbery takes on the responsibility of raising the man's son.