MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,983 this week

Foster (2011)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  5 November 2012 (UK)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 1,382 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 14 critic

Looking to adopt a child and unable to conceive a child of their own, the Morrison's lives are turned upside down when a 7 year old boy unexpectedly shows up on their doorstep.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 11 Oct 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 04 Apr 2012
 
a list of 708 titles
created 08 Jan 2013
 
a list of 685 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Foster" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Foster (2011)

Foster (2011) on IMDb 6.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Foster.
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When Uncle John forbids Mandie (Lexi Johnson) from joining his dangerous quest to keep an old promise, Mandie and her newfound Mother take matters into their own hands. Joined by friends, ... See full summary »

Director: Joy Chapman
Stars: Lexi Johnson, Hayley Mills, William Smith Yelton
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Ancient mysteries. Powerful evil. And a fearless hero's quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic... In THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX, ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Newman
Stars: Michael Sheen, Lena Headey, Sam Neill
Drama | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

This is a faith based movie with a very strong biblical message. A feel good movie about family, relationships, loss, and overcoming all odds through Gods word. It will make you cry, and smile, but most of all it will bolster your faith.

Directors: Johnny Meier, David Aaron Stone
Stars: Ronald D. Alcazar, Sarah Blackford, Slav Boston
Back Home (TV Movie 1989)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Piers Haggard
Stars: Hayley Mills, Hayley Carr, Adam Stevenson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Alec
...
Eli
...
Mr. Potts
...
Diane
...
Mrs. Lange
Barry Jackson ...
Tom Jenkins
Daisy Beaumont ...
Sarah
...
Jim
...
Samuel
Audrey Newman ...
Audrey
Dan Mersh ...
Bank Manager
Jo Wyatt ...
Jane
Jeremy Child ...
John Burns
Haruka Kuroda ...
Translator
Edit

Storyline

Zooey and Alec Morrison are a married couple who are struggling to bridge the painful gap that is developing between them. Unable to conceive, the Morrisons await confirmation of a child to foster. One day, a seven years old boy who calls himself Eli appears on their doorstep quite mysteriously, explaining the foster agency has sent him. The boy is old beyond his years and it becomes apparent that he is the listening ear amongst the couple's marriage breakdown. Eli offers moral support and idealistic suggestions to his foster parents on how to repair and re-kindle their love for each other. The couple begin to rebuild their foundations at home, at work and emotionally until they find the love they once had for each other. But all may not be as it seems... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

christmas | adoption

Taglines:

Miracles can come true See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 November 2012 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Angel in the House  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Alec: Eli, you're a genius.
Eli: I always thought so, but thanks for the validation.
See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Foster (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Xmas Kiss
Written by Phil Thornalley (as Thornalley)/Mim Grey (as Grey)/Corinne Josias (as Josias)
Performed by Mim Grey
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Well done!
17 May 2012 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

What a beautiful film! I've just seen it on youtube, it was uploaded yesterday, apparently I've been the second person to stay until the sixth and last part. I hope it stays there for a long time so people can find it and enjoy it as much as I did! Toni Collette and Ioan Gruffudd make an adorable couple, and although both the boy and the surroundings are just almost too quaint to be true (houses, streets, the home, the factory, the shop), the film never feels too unrealistic. Well, there are places like this in Britain and thankfully so. I loved the acting, especially of little Eli played by Maurice Cole, but also of aforementioned grown-ups and Richard E Grant, who I hadn't seen in years. Still as good as he always was. As it was mentioned before by someone, yes, two or three lines in the film were a tiny bit odd, but looking at the whole film they really don't matter.As a viewer you feel how much everybody enjoyed making this film and I certainly enjoyed watching it. I hope it soon will come out on DVD in Europe as well (not only in Australia!) so that more people can see it. Everybody involved in this film: Well done!


17 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
realy touch... muscle_tommy
Discuss Foster (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?