Most Popular "Runaway Child" Titles
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2. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Votes: 633,958 | Gross: $28.26M
3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Votes: 388,482 | Gross: $206.46M
5. Traffic (2000)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business.
Votes: 185,961 | Gross: $124.12M
7. Mustang (2015)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.
Votes: 30,757 | Gross: $0.85M
8. Oliver! (1968)
G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical
After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
Votes: 31,333 | Gross: $16.80M
9. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
In 1964, a teenage girl in search of the truth about her mother runs away to a small town in South Carolina and finds a family of independent women who can connect her to her past.
Votes: 22,560 | Gross: $37.77M
10. The Horse Soldiers (1959)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War
In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.
13. Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (2001 Video)
G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Seeking the freedom to be a wild dog, the son of Lady and the Tramp runs away to join a gang of junkyard dogs.
14. Domestic Disturbance (2001)
PG-13 | 89 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When Danny witnesses his stepfather Rick murder a man, Danny's father Frank has to protect his son from the greatest danger.
Votes: 23,229 | Gross: $45.25M
15. The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In Missouri, during the 1840s, young Huck Finn fearful of his drunkard father and yearning for adventure, leaves his foster family and joins with runaway slave Jim in a voyage down the Mississippi River toward slavery free states.
Votes: 7,184 | Gross: $24.10M
16. Savannah Smiles (1982)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family
The young daughter of a politician runs away due to lack of attention. She hides in the car of two not-so-bright crooks who are slowly converted into parent figures to her. A surprising ... See full summary »
17. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Passed | 140 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.
18. Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984)
126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Borka and his band and Mattis's band of robbers are rivals. Birk, his parents and their band live in the wild in Mattisforrest. They move in to Metis-stronghold, which belonged to his ... See full summary »
19. Standing Up (II) (2013)
PG | 93 min | Drama
Two kids befriend each other after being left stripped nude in a lake as the victims of an immature summer camp prank. They run away from camp and for three days learn more about each other than they've ever known before.
21. Tomboy (2011)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children.
Votes: 15,417 | Gross: $0.13M
22. Martian Child (2007)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Votes: 19,153 | Gross: $7.49M
23. Klown (2010)
R | 93 min | Comedy
In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip.
Votes: 9,349 | Gross: $0.07M
26. The Thief Lord (2006)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are ... See full summary »
27. Mostly Martha (2001)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
When a headstrong chef takes charge of her equally stubborn 8-year-old niece, the tensions between them mount... until an Italian sous-chef arrives to lighten the mood.
Votes: 7,502 | Gross: $4.16M
28. The World of Henry Orient (1964)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A mischievous, adventuresome fourteen-year-old girl and her best friend begin following an eccentric concert pianist around New York City after she develops a crush on him.
29. Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
G | 92 min | Adventure, Drama
Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.
31. Cheetah (1989)
G | 83 min | Adventure, Family
An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. ... See full summary »
Votes: 790 | Gross: $8.15M
32. Nocturna (2015)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
Two New Orleans detectives become embroiled in a centuries-long feud between two secretive factions of vampires while investigating a runaway child's case. Torn between their everyday lives... See full summary »
33. London to Brighton (2006)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Desperate to evade an angry pimp, a London prostitute and a young girl flee by train to Brighton after an appointment with a powerful client goes violently wrong.
35. The Perfect Holiday (2007)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Votes: 2,737 | Gross: $5.81M
36. The Devils (2002)
105 min | Drama
The siblings Joseph and Chloé are 12 and have just been placed on another children's home. For years they were on the same or separate homes or on the run together. Chloé is an autist. She ... See full summary »
37. Homecoming (1996 TV Movie)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Tales of a group of siblings who are forced to fend for themselves when they are abandoned by their mother in the parking lot of a shopping mall. They eventually meet their grandmother, a ... See full summary »
40. The Blue Knight (1973 TV Movie)
240 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after twenty years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.
42. Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns (1985)
83 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The tale of young Gritta who lives with her father, an unsuccessful inventor. When her new stepmother tries to put her away in a convent she discovers some dark secrets there.
43. Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
Not Rated | 159 min | Drama, Horror
A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »
44. Spadikam (1995)
Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Drama
Chacko Master(Thilakan) is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not go easy with his own son Thomas (Mohanlal). Frustrated with his father's ... See full summary »
45. The ComDads (1983)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime
The woman, whose troubled son has left a home, informs two different men from her past that each of them is a real father. Too different men.
46. The Children of Times Square (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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.
49. Little Wing (2016)
100 min | Drama
Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn't want to grow up.
50. Railway Children (2016)
120 min | Crime, Drama
12 year old Raju arrives on an unknown city platform. He's soon sucked into a gang run by 'Solution' that deals with petty crimes. A new life of adventure away from home begins, bringing along dangers of drugs, abuse, crime and also hope.