Most Popular "Street Child" Titles
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1. Lion (2016)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Votes: 157,859 | Gross: $51.69M
2. Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)
83 min | Fantasy, Horror
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
4. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama
The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,354 | Gross: $2.08M
5. Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
R | 111 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their ... See full summary »
8. Streets (1990)
R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Serious, well-made story of runaways living in Venice, California, under the threat of a psychotic cop who is a serial killer of prostitutes.
Votes: 586 | Gross: $1.51M
9. Blanka (2015)
75 min | Drama
Abandoned in the shabby urban slums of Manila, the 11-year-old street urchin, Blanka, struggles for survival in a cruel world to succeed in her ultimate goal: to create the best family money can buy.
10. The Rose Seller (1998)
116 min | Drama
13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother ... See full summary »
11. Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)
Not Rated | 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.
12. Traffic Signal (2007)
130 min | Drama
Silsila is the "manager" of one traffic signal, that is he collects the "hafta" (protection tax) from each signal squatter plying his trade. There's Tsunami, a little scavenger boy, there's... See full summary »
13. Si te dicen que caí (1989)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). ... See full summary »
14. I guappi (1974)
130 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In this period piece set in Italy, Nicola Bellizzi dreams of becoming a lawyer. However, when he seeks the reason that people are reluctant to help him in his goals, he discovers that some ... See full summary »
15. Gervaise (1956)
116 min | Drama
Gervaise Macquart, a young lame laundress, is left by her lover Auguste Lantier with two boys... She manages to make it, and a few years later she marries Coupeau, a roofer. After working ... See full summary »
16. Children Underground (2001)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era.
17. State buoni se potete (1983)
115 min | Drama
Around the year 1500, the Italian priest Don Filippo Neri helps street kids and orphans in his poor little chapel. He is no clergyman by the book, but a true believer in terms good and bad ... See full summary »
18. Boot Polish (1954)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Preteen brother and sister, abandoned by their father to care of an abusive prostitute aunt, survive life in an Indian squatters' camp, aided by a friendly cripple, by learning to shine shoes instead of begging.
21. Kismat (2004)
Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Drama
Tony works as a hit-man for gangster, Vikas Patil, who owes his allegiance to wealthy Raj Mallya. Raj Mallya is involved in marketing spurious and out-dated drugs, and as a result is the ... See full summary »
22. Chica de Río (2001)
102 min | Comedy
Discovering your wife is sleeping with your boss can make a man do strange things. For a Samba-obsessed London clerk, robbing a bank and boarding the first flight to Rio are just the beginning.
26. They Shall Have Music (1939)
Passed | 102 min | Music, Drama, Family
A boy runs away from home and ends up at a music school for poor children. When the school suffers hard times, he enlists the aid of violinist Heifetz to save the day.
27. A Children's Story (2004)
Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama
Rosario is 11 years old, he lives in the suburbs with his grandmother, a sick woman who spends time watching TV. He is the leader of a small group who spends his days between games rooms, small crimes and dangerous challenges.
29. Huelepega: Ley de la calle (1999)
105 min | Drama
Oliver, an 11-year-old boy thrown out of his home by his abusive stepfather, joins a gang of street children and is exposed to narcotics, violence and sexual predators, and the world of crime seems to be the only road available.
32. O Diabo a Quatro (2004)
108 min | Comedy
In Copabacana, the pothead surfer Paulo Roberto is the son of a politician with a dysfunctional family that spends the day surfing and smoking grass. The family maid has a son, the ... See full summary »
39. Silang mga sisiw sa lansangan (1993)
Four kids stow away from home and became street children. A philanthropist adopted them and treated them as his family until they were held hostages.
40. Floating Over Kolkata (2004)
10 min | Short, Drama
Floating Over Kolkata is a docu-fiction on the street kids of Kolkata, India. It is a journey into the mind of a girl as she becomes one of the street kids. Performances by real street ... See full summary »
41. Wings of Evolution (2007)
48 min | Documentary
The film revolves around the revolutionary educational system of Siragu, a school for homeless and underprivileged children, located in the remote outskirts of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India.... See full summary »
42. Children of Congo: From War to Witches (2008)
67 min | Documentary
Over five million people have died during the past decade as a result of the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Few people are aware of the unimaginable scale of human suffering... See full summary »
44. To Touch the Soul (2007)
70 min | Documentary
CSULB Professor Carlos Silveira, an artist educator and social activist, wants to bring a sense of joy to impoverished children in Cambodia who are affected by HIV/AIDS. He has recruited 27... See full summary »
45. Paglaya sa Tanikala (2012)
75 min | Drama
Young Berto is a glue-sniffing, street child that has fallen prey to human traffickers. When the street urchin meets Somascan Bro. Jerry, he finds refuge in the Casa Miani orphanage. But ... See full summary »
47. Jyotirgamaya: Lead Me to the Light (2005)
37 min | Documentary, Short
From the darkness of the streets, with the help of love, some innocent lives begin their journey towards the land of the Light.
48. Road to Rio: The Street Kids World Cup (2015 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
A group of children who have all lived or worked on the streets of Fortaleza are chosen to represent Brazil in the second ever Street Child World Cup to take place 1300 miles away in Rio.