Most Popular "Waif" Titles
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1. The City of Lost Children (1995)
R | 112 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences.
6. Alien Abduction (2005)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
7. Year of the Carnivore (2009)
88 min | Comedy, Drama
A romantic comedy about a girl with an unrequited crush on a boy who thinks she's bad in bed, so she goes out to get more "experience".
8. La Boheme (1926)
Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A group of starving artists try to survive in 1830s Paris, including a seamstress and the would-be playwright she loves.
9. Pixote (1981)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama
The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc
10. The Man of the Year (2003)
113 min | Action, Crime
Maiquel has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. This little event triggers a head-on collision with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw--all in 24 hours.
11. The Children of Times Square (1986 TV Movie)
94 min | Crime, Drama
An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.
12. Lantern Hill (1989 TV Movie)
111 min | Drama, Family
In 1935 Toronto, Jane Stuart's mother has taken ill, and the two of them have temporarily moved in with her rich, snobbish grandmother, where Jane is verbally abused and her mother bullied.... See full summary »
13. The Mudlark (1950)
Approved | 99 min | Drama
In 1875 London, young Wheeler (who lives by scavenging) finds a cameo of Queen Victoria which he thinks so beautiful he risks his life to save it. Possessed of a desire to see the Queen, he... See full summary »
14. Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)
90 min | Drama, Crime
A group of children living on the street leave their gang, prompting retribution from the gang's leader. After one of the children dies, the rest try to come up with the resources to give their friend a proper burial.
15. Sundays and Cybele (1962)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
After killing a child on a routine bombing mission in Vietnam, Pierre suffers from delayed stress and partial amnesia. Returning to France, he lives like a vegetable until he meets a young ... See full summary »
16. Our Time Is Up (2004)
14 min | Comedy, Short
When therapist Dr. Leonard Stern discovers he has six weeks to live, he adopts a fresh method of treatment: brutal honesty.
17. Tom Sawyer (1930)
86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The classic Mark Twain tale of a young boy and his friends on the Mississippi River. Tom and his pals Huckleberry Finn and Joe Harper have numerous adventures, including running away to be ... See full summary »
19. Coster Bill of Paris (1922)
TV-G | 50 min | Drama
A poor vegetable peddler in Paris runs afoul of the law and finds himself ground up in the cogs of the corrupt French judicial system.
22. Almost Human (I) (1927)
Passed | 60 min | Drama, Romance
John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn ... See full summary »
25. From the Valley of the Missing (1915)
Adventure, Crime, Drama
A baby is left on the Brimecomb's yacht, while they were sailing up the Hudson River, and they adopt him and name him Everett. They are neighbors of Governor Floyd Vandecar whose twin ... See full summary »
29. Young Fugitives (1938)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, History
A young man befriends the last surviving Civil War veteran, intending to rob him of $50,000.
30. Something Always Happens (1934)
TV-G | 69 min | Comedy, Romance
Unemployed car salesman Peter is encouraged by his girlfriend Cynthia to approach the head of a petrol company with his plan for making petrol stations more attractive to customers. When ... See full summary »
31. The Shoemaker and the Elves (1935)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
A homeless waif, staggering through a roaring snow storm, wanders into a small town. and no one except a poor shoemaker will give the little boy shelter from the storm. That night, the ... See full summary »
32. Orphans of the Street (1938)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Orphaned Tommy Ryan is informed that the money from his father's estate has run out, and he will have to leave the Holbrook Military Academy. Bunting, the dour superintendent,forces Tommy ... See full summary »
33. Dropouts (1999)
105 min | Drama
Dennis, Stefan and Gina are homeless and on the run from the ghosts of their pasts. Individually they each try to survive the hardships of Amsterdam. As a counterpoint to the story the ... See full summary »
34. Charity Rewarded (1909)
In this pretty drama we see a little girl, the daughter of very wealthy people, out walking with her nurse, and as they pass a little barefooted girl leading an old blind street musician ... See full summary »
35. Jinx (1919)
Passed | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The circus comes to town, and the town's orphans are treated to a day at the circus. The circus troupe's 'Jinx' girl causes so many problems for the performers and performances that, to ... See full summary »
42. The Little Shoes (1917)
Rosalind, whose papa is rich, first meets David Noel when, she is about ten years old. He is a shivering little beggar boy who is seeking the scant warmth emitted from a sidewalk grating at... See full summary »
Approved | 50 min | Western
A cowboy protects a little girl whose father was murdered by bandits after his gold mine, and now they are after her.
Poldark (1975– )
50 min | Drama, Romance
Ross determines to put Nampara back on track and get his mine Wheal Leisure running again. Ross also decides to take young Demelza Carne into his house as a servant.
Foreign Intrigue (1951–1955)
Reunion in Berlin
Cannon's chance meeting with a West Berlin street urchin sends him to the Communist side of the border to meet with the boy's father, a famous rocket scientist who is trapped behind the Iron Curtain.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1962–1963)
The Fork in the Road
A Korean child barges in the Smith home because she wants to meet the Senator. When she learns that Eugene sits in the U.S. Congress and isn't a major league baseball player, the youngster is extremely disappointed.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
The Tale of Highway 13
Not Rated | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Two friends fix up a wrecked V8 from a junkyard and get caught up in a dark deal with a group of ghosts from the 1960s.