Most Popular "Surrogate Father" Titles
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1. The Parent Trap (1998)
PG | 127 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Identical twins, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
2. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
3. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
5. Role Models (2008)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program.
6. Reign of Fire (2002)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting fire to everything, establishing dominance over the planet.
7. This Is England (2006)
Unrated | 101 min | Crime, Drama
A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
8. The Kite Runner (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
10. Chimes at Midnight (1965)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
11. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier.
12. Broken Flowers (2005)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.
14. Scaramouche (1952)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After Andre Moreau finds he is the secret bastard son of a recently deceased noble, he realizes that it his own sister that he's romantically drawn to.
15. Doubt (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery
A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.
16. Blindness (2008)
R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created "society of ... See full summary »
17. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.
18. Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)
PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime
There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light.
19. The Snowtown Murders (2011)
Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
20. Candy (2006)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.
21. SeaQuest 2032 (1993–1996)
60 min | Action, Family, Adventure
In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
22. Three Colors: Red (1994)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Final entry in a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns a model who discovers her neighbour is keen on invading people's privacy.
23. The Recruit (2003)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A brilliant young CIA trainee is asked by his mentor to help find a mole in the Agency.
24. Bad News Bears (2005)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.
25. Feast of Love (2007)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
26. The Legend of 1900 (1998)
R | 165 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.
27. All the King's Men (2006)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Thriller
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.
28. Batman: Year One (2011 Video)
PG-13 | 64 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.
29. Thief (1981)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Becoming closer to his dream of leading a normal life, a professional safecracker agrees to do a job for the mafia, who have other plans for him.
30. Boy A (2007)
R | 106 min | Drama
The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
31. Interview (I) (2007)
R | 84 min | Drama
After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.
32. December Boys (2007)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
One summer, four orphans boys who have grown to be the closest of friends find themselves competing for the attention of the same family.
33. A Home at the End of the World (2004)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends who couldn't be more different. From suburban Cleveland in... See full summary »
34. The Man Who Laughs (1928)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.
35. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
36. The Rules of the Game (1939)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.
37. Six Pack (1982)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases ... See full summary »
38. House of D (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.
39. Will Penny (1968)
Approved | 108 min | Romance, Western
Aging cowboy Will Penny gets a line camp job on a large cattle spread and finds his isolated cabin is already occupied by a husbandless woman and her young son.
40. Palindromes (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
41. A Bag of Hammers (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they've always needed.
42. Billy Bathgate (1991)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
43. L.I.E. (2001)
NC-17 | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A 15-year-old Long Island boy loses everything and everyone he knows, soon becoming involved in a relationship with a much older man.
44. A Bay of Blood (1971)
R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing ... See full summary »
Writers: Franco Barberi, Mario Bava, Gene Luotto, Filippo Ottoni, Dardano Sacchetti, Giuseppe Zaccariello | Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Claudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli, Claudio Camaso, Anna Maria Rosati
45. There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend who he doesn't like. However,... See full summary »
46. Assassination Tango (2002)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.
47. On a Clear Day (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Frank determines to salvage his self-esteem and tackle his demons by attempting the ultimate test of endurance - swimming the English Channel.
48. The Sicilian (1987)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Egocentric bandit Salvatore Giuliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
50. In Your Absence (2008)
95 min | Drama
A fatherless boy whose fixation on a mysterious stranger leads him blindly into a tragedy that is to mark him for life.