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1. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
2. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
G | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer.
Writers: Geefwee Boedoe, Tab Murphy, Irene Mecchi, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, Jonathan Roberts, Victor Hugo, Sue C. Nichols, Christine Blum, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Jim Capobianco, Brenda Chapman, Francis Glebas, Ed Gombert, Kirk Hanson, Kevin Harkey, Burny Mattinson, Floyd Norman, Denis Rich, Jeff Snow, Kelly Wightman, James Fujii, John Sanford | Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Tom Hulce, Mary Kay Bergman
3. Meet the Robinsons (2007)
G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, whisking Lewis away in a time machine and together they team up to track down Bowler Hat Guy in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate.
Writers: Jon Bernstein, Michelle Bochner, Don Hall, Nathan Greno, Aurian Redson, Joseph Mateo, Stephen J. Anderson, William Joyce, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson, Shirley Pierce | Director: Stephen J. Anderson | Stars: Daniel Hansen, Wesley Singerman, Angela Bassett, Jordan Fry
5. Littleman (2006)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
A wannabe dad mistakes a vertically challenged criminal on the lam as his newly adopted son.
7. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
R | 124 min | Drama, Music
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
8. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.
9. Wuthering Heights (1939)
Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.
10. Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
PG-13 | 92 min | Adventure, Animation, Drama
On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.
12. The Lady Is Willing (1942)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In order to adopt an abandoned baby, an actress arranges a marriage of convenience with a doctor.
13. The Wizard of Oz (1925)
TV-G | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy, heir to the Oz throne, must take it back from the wicked Prime Minister Kruel with the help of three farmhands.
14. Forever Amber (1947)
Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
16. Naked Childhood (1968)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
A 10-year-old boy feels unwanted when his mother places him in a home for wayward children. He goes to a foster home where a family of workers finds him to be too much for them. When the ... See full summary »
17. Together with You (2002)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Music
A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son's success while the son struggles to accept the path laid before him.
18. Bachelor Mother (1939)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep ... See full summary »
19. Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
Passed | 73 min | Drama
A professional clown and a self-indulgent count learn to help each other with their problems, but then become romantic rivals.
20. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home... See full summary »
21. 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.
22. The Painted Desert (1931)
Passed | 79 min | Western
Western pardners Jeff and Cash find a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants' camp, and clash over which is to be "father." They are still bitterly feuding years later when they own ... See full summary »
23. To Each His Own (1946)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Romance
An unwed mother, forced to give up her child to avoid scandal, follows her son's life from afar even as she prospers in business.
24. The Inheritors (1998)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery
Austria, a little farming valley. Beginning of the century. When one of the farmers is found murdered one day, his labourers know of nothing, but are relieved, as the tyranny has ended. ... See full summary »
25. Misty (1976)
100 min | Drama
Misty arrives in a small town to look for her mother who abandoned her 22 years ago. She stays with a bisexual artist and her friends and models for her. Meanwhile, a Christian woman with a secret tries to save her perverted niece.
26. Monsieur Vincent (1947)
111 min | Biography, Drama, History
St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all... See full summary »
28. Samantha (1992)
PG | 96 min | Comedy
Samantha is a normal woman leading a normal life... until she finds out her parents aren't really her parents. She and her friends go on a search for her biological mom & dad.
29. Jaanwar (1999)
Sultan (Shakti Kapoor) adopted an orphan and named him Badshah (Akshay Kumar). Badshah grows up to be a criminal and his life was made difficult by Inspector Pradhan (Ashish Vidyarthi). ... See full summary »
30. The Silent One (1985)
95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
This is a story of a South Seas island village. The villagers find a baby that had been set adrift. The villagers are warned of the dangers of keeping the child. The young boy is ridiculed ... See full summary »
33. Sally (1929)
TV-G | 103 min | Musical
Sally was an orphan who got her name from the telephone exchange where she was abandoned as a baby. In the orphanage, she discovered the joy of dancing and has been practicing since. ... See full summary »
34. Doctor, Beware (1941)
92 min | Comedy
A comedy of errors in which the sweetly incompetent Dr. Pietro Vignali (de Sica) has been run deep into debt by his girlfriend, Loletta Prima (Magnani). After his creditors threaten to sell... See full summary »
Writers: Vittorio De Sica, Gherardo Gherardi, Margherita Maglione, Franco Riganti, Rezsö Török | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Adriana Benetti, Irasema Dilián, Guglielmo Barnabò
36. Every Child (1979)
6 min | Family, Comedy, Animation
An abandoned baby is repeatedly left on a series of doorsteps in a well to do community, only to be rejected by each in turn until the infant arrives at the one social group that shows any ... See full summary »
38. Down with Misery (1945)
90 min | Drama
The two drivers Giovanni and Gaetano are friends. Gaetano, bold and ruthless, thrives in the black market, while Giovanni, who is a naive and fundamentally honest worker from the North of ... See full summary »
39. Forty Little Mothers (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Drama
An out-of-work professor gets a break from an old college buddy to teach at an exclusive girl's school. But events conspire against him: he finds an abandoned child which he takes under his... See full summary »
41. Darkest Africa (1936)
Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A 15-episode serial in which Beatty goes to darkest Africa to rescue the Goddess of Joba, who is being held by the high priest.
42. Banty Raids (1963)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short
A horny hipster rooster, attracted to the hens in Foghorn Leghorn's barnyard, disguises himself as a baby foundling on Foghorn's doorstep. Foghorn adopts the girl-crazy rooster as his son, ... See full summary »
43. Bearly Asleep (1955)
8 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Park ranger Donald sends his bears off to hibernate, but Humphrey would rather stay in his hammock, run out for a glass of water, etc., than sleep; when he does get to sleep, his snoring ... See full summary »
45. Rose of the Bowery (1927)
Passed | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Some of the stories of the six-million citizens of New York City are depicted her, including: a Judge, sworn to protect society, has to send his own son to prison; a tenement girl is ... See full summary »
48. Two Gophers from Texas (1948)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short
A theatrical dog decides to answer the call of the wild and hunt for his food. He targets two polite twin gophers as his first conquest and tries to kill them with a falling-rock trap ... See full summary »
49. Little Mary Sunshine (1916)
46 min | Drama
Just after Bob's fiancée breaks off their engagement, he meets young Mary, whose mother has just died, and the two of them comfort each other.
50. The Grouch (1952)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
A grumpy old man finds a baby on his doorstep and decides to adopt it, much to the amazement of the people in his neighborhood.