MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,451 this week

The Lost & Found Family (2009)

6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 206 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

Formerly wealthy widow must move in with the lower middle-class foster family living in a house she owns in order to establish residency prior to selling it.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 06 Feb 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 14 Apr 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 11 Jun 2012
 
a list of 63 titles
created 02 Jan 2014
 
a list of 5078 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Lost & Found Family (2009)

The Lost & Found Family (2009) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Lost & Found Family.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Lightning Bug (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A drama/thriller, set in the South, about a young boy who longs to escape the misery of his childhood and the misunderstanding of his hometown. A gifted, self-taught, special effects ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hall
Stars: Bret Harrison, Laura Prepon, Kevin Gage
Good Intentions I (2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Issa
Stars: Luke Perry, Elaine Hendrix, Jon Gries
A Son's Promise (TV Movie 1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The touching true story of the fifteen years old Terry who promised his dying mother to look after his six younger brothers and keep them together as a family ... a man's job on a boy's ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty
Stars: Ricky Schroder, David Andrews, Veronica Cartwright
Crush II (2013)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A secret admirer's crush on a high school athlete takes a fatal turn.

Director: Malik Bader
Stars: Caitriona Balfe, Sarah Bolger, Lucas Till
The Other Side I (2006)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.

Director: Gregg Bishop
Stars: Nathan Mobley, Jaimie Alexander, Cory Rouse
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance.

Director: Gregg Bishop
Stars: Jared Kusnitz, Greyson Chadwick, Chandler Darby
Wolves (2014)
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A boy is trying to find out about his family history and stumbles upon a town of lycans.

Director: David Hayter
Stars: Lucas Till, Stephen McHattie, John Pyper-Ferguson
Bravetown (2015)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Josh is a lost soul with an extraordinary musical talent set on a journey to encounter what he was least expecting but undoubtedly needed most. Feeling like it's him against the world at ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Duran
Stars: Maria Bello, Josh Duhamel, Laura Dern
Adventure | Sci-Fi

Jack finds himself on vacation in Asia only to realize his dreams are becoming a reality and reality is becoming a nightmare.

Director: Jason Trost
Stars: Lucas Till
Pee Shy (2004)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A boy becomes so frightened by his scout leader's campfire stories that he humiliates himself one night, and becomes the object of the scout leader's vicious humor....until the troop encounters something truly terrifying in the woods.

Director: Deb Hagan
Stars: Pat Finn, Nick Offerman, Lucas Till
Kristy (2014)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back.

Director: Oliver Blackburn
Stars: Haley Bennett, Ashley Greene, Lucas Till
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A teen angst thriller at a high school gripped by an apparent curse that claims the life of a senior every year. Story follows a senior, Chrissie, who is skeptical, and another, Tracy, who believes that she may be the next victim.

Director: Derick Martini
Stars: Kevin Zegers, Lucas Till, Helen Slater
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Ramona
Jeff Portell ...
Tony
...
Justin
...
Crystal (as Regan Lamb)
...
Teri
Erin Patterson ...
Jasmine
...
Max
...
Jon Garrett
Bruce Taylor ...
Judge Washington
Michael Wells ...
Franklin
Syvonne ...
Bob King ...
Mr. White
...
Stephanie
...
Pawn Shop Owner
Edit

Storyline

Due to finances that weren't as solid as she thought, the sudden death of Ester Hobbes' affluent husband leaves her with nothing but a boarding house in Georgia as her only untouched asset. The stipulation is that she must immediately move in and establish residency. This she does with the thought of moving in, systematically moving its residents out and selling, but it turns out that the residents are a struggling Christian couple fostering five orphaned and/or abandoned kids - all of whom don't want Ester there, and leaving Ester wondering what to do next. Written by statmanjeff

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for drug material and thematic elements
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 September 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Ester: Justin, I need your help.
Justin: [singsongy] I'm busy.
Ester: [singsongy in return] I'm not asking.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Touching, but Not Fantastic
1 April 2013 | by (Bourbonnais, IL) – See all my reviews

Pretty good (but not great) for a Christian movie. Nonetheless, I would still recommend it, largely in part because of its message. It had many of the ups-and-downs of your typical Christian movie -- clean, family- friendly, Christian message, sub-par acting, and the feel of a Lifetime movie.

While I may be a little down on the acting job (better than I have seen in some other Christian movies, but still sub-par), the story is very inspiring. And ultimately, THAT'S what this movie (and the vast majority of other Christian movies) means to emphasize. It serves to shed light on the issue of foster care, and the need for people (especially Christians?) to step up and perhaps help take care of these kids.

I used to spend my summers working at a camp for kids who were in the foster system because they had been abused or neglected by their own parents. Also, my wife and I have discussed the possibility of adopting children, or (if not adopting) fostering children. So needless to say, this film was certainly moving and touching. I know that not everyone is called to adopt or take on foster children, but I still recommend this movie to any Christian out there.


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

Message Boards

Discuss The Lost & Found Family (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?