A couple discover that the baby girl they're trying to adopt is being auctioned off to the highest bidder. The couple become part of a sting operation to bust the baby-selling ring.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Salem Falls (TV Movie 2011)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A man with a troubled past tries to settle down in a small town, finds love and then ends up being the target of a witch hunt.

Director: Bradley Walsh
Stars: James Van Der Beek, Sarah Carter, AJ Michalka
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A love story about the encounter of two drifting souls. Escaping her abusive past, a woman stays the night with an illegal immigrant friend of a friend. The two get closer and fall in love, but face turmoil.

Director: Alejandro Chomski
Stars: Dana Delany, Debi Mazar, Bai Ling
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two college students kill their roommate and make it look like a suicide.

Director: Dan Rosen
Stars: Matthew Lillard, Michael Vartan, Randall Batinkoff
Conviction (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

True story about author and activist Carl Upchurch, a hardcore felon who managed to educate himself and developed a spiritual awakening during one of his numerous stints inside prison.

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Stars: Omar Epps, Dana Delany, Charles S. Dutton
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school by an insider who calls Det. Alex Cross, sucking him into the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.

Director: Lee Tamahori
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Michael Wincott, Monica Potter
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Schoolteacher Tiffany Rubin (Taraji P. Henson) flies to South Korea to reunite with her 7-year-old son, who was kidnapped by his biological father.

Director: Gary Harvey
Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Terry O'Quinn, David Haydn-Jones
Mother Ghost (2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life, until one morning his mothers jewelry shows up on Keiths bathroom sink. The same jewelry she ... See full summary »

Director: Rich Thorne
Stars: Mark Thompson, Kevin Pollak, Dana Delany
Complex of Fear (TV Movie 1993)
Mystery | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Condominium residents are terrified when they learn that two of their neighbors have been brutally raped and that the culprit may be living in their midst. A police manhunt ensues. One ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Grant
Stars: Hart Bochner, Joe Don Baker, Chelsea Field
Baby Sellers (TV Movie 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Inspired by true events, the Lifetime Original Movie, Baby Sellers, exposes the shocking international criminal enterprise of infant trafficking. Stars Emmy winner Jennifer Finnigan and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Kirstie Alley.

Director: Nick Willing
Stars: Jennifer Finnigan, Kirstie Alley, Arjun Gupta
The Patron Saint of Liars (TV Movie 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A woman runs away from her husband when she discovers she is pregnant, going to a Catholic school for girls, where she meets and marries another man, who raises the child as his own. ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Dana Delany, Sada Thompson, Clancy Brown
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him ... See full summary »

Director: Brooks Branch
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Mira Sorvino, Dana Delany
Secrets of Eden (TV Movie 2012)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A small town pastor becomes the prime suspect in a murder case.

Director: Tawnia McKiernan
Stars: John Stamos, Anna Gunn, Sonya Salomaa
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Nathalie Johnson
...
Steve Johnson
...
Gabor Szabo
...
Joey Perrotta
...
Janka
Ellen David ...
Kathy Williamson
...
Laura Jackson
Abeille Gélinas ...
Janka's Roommate
Matthew Rothpan ...
Evan Johnson
Cary Lawrence ...
Nancy Norris
Bobo Vian ...
Carolyn Nybo
David Gow ...
Mr. Perryman
Anik Matern ...
Mrs. Perryman
...
Agent Ruddy
Edit

Storyline

Michigan surgeon Steve Johnson has a happy family with shopkeeper Nathalie and their adoptive pre-teen son Evan. They want a second child, but neither the natural way nor VIF works, so they hope to adopt again. Their lawyer fails to get one and advises against Internet offers, but Nathalie insists to try at least one, from New York lawyer Gabor Szabo, offering penniless Hungarian Janka's daughter Gitta. Indeed he tries to auction her off, which isn't even illegal. New York cop Joey Perrotta failed to pose as candidate-adoptive father, but recruits the Johnsons for his legally shaky case. They accept although keeping Gitta is far from obvious. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They never dreamed starting a family would cost this much.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

12 July 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ai margini della legge  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dana Delany and Hart Bochner previously worked with one another on Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

This movie is based on a "real life" story
21 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is why Lifetime made this movie! "On July 23, 2003 Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to Introduce Legislation Inspired by LIFETIME Original Movie "Baby For Sale";- New Bill to Establish National and Tougher Penalties for Illegal Baby Brokering."

In 2004, The Senate and the House of Representatives of The United States of America assembled and passed the Baby Selling Prohibition Act of 2004.

"Baby Selling Prohibition Act of 2004 is modeled after New York's Law. This critical legislation will prevent families from enduring the same agony that the Schneider's went through and will ensure that every adoptive child's safety and the best interest is strictly maintained in all adoption cases."

In the United States of America Congressional Record dated, July 22, 2004, page 17126 (S2748) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
PLEASE HELP!! NAME OF BOOK?? IbbyFan
WHO IS THE RED HEAD?! lil_babyjay
Discuss Baby for Sale (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?