Most Popular "War Orphan" Titles
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1. Big Eyes (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Votes: 70,702 | Gross: $14.48M
2. The Innocents (2016)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History
1945 Mathilde is a French Red Cross doctor working on a mission to help the French survivors of the German camps. While she works in Poland, she is asked for help by a nun.: in her convent, several nuns got pregnant...
Votes: 6,681 | Gross: $1.06M
3. Jin ling shi san chai (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 43,150 | Gross: $0.01M
5. Marguerite (2015)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Paris, 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman, lover of the music and the opera. She loves to sing for her friends, although she's not a good singer. Both her friends and her husband ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,940 | Gross: $0.50M
8. Saint Ange (2004)
R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In 1958, in the French Alp, the young servant Anna Jurin arrives in Saint Ange Orphanage to work with Helena while the orphans moved to new families with the administrator Francard. Anna, ... See full summary »
9. Tito i ja (1992)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The story of a ten year old boy who, as most of the children in Yugoslavia of the 1950s can hardly imagine his life without the great national leader - marshal Tito. After winning the ... See full summary »
12. The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A simple immigration issue spins wildly out of control for those involved, ranging from the President of the United States, to a news producer.
13. Xenoblade Chronicles (2010 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In a world of endless ocean, all life lives on the decaying corpses of two gigantic titans, the Bionis and Mechonis. When the army of Mechonis attacks his home, young scientist Shulk sets out for revenge.
14. Buck Privates Come Home (1947)
Approved | 77 min | Action, Comedy, Family
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates ... See full summary »
16. The Basket (1999)
PG | 105 min | Drama
A picturesque Pacific Northwest community raising its wheat and children in the midst of a nation reeling from World War I sets the stage for The Basket. In a time of pain and prejudice ... See full summary »
Votes: 465 | Gross: $0.61M
17. Valkyria Chronicles (2008 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Empire's Imperial Army has invaded Gallia. A young man, Lt. Welkin Gunther, the son of the late Gen. Belgen Gunther, forced himself to enlist in the militia and forming Squad 7, making ... See full summary »
18. Children of Hiroshima (1952)
97 min | Drama, War
Post war Hiroshima: It's been four years since the last time she visited her hometown. Takako faces the after effects of the A-bomb when she travels around the city to call on old friends.
19. Secret Command (1944)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Drama, War
Sam Gallagher (Pat O'Brien), a former foreign correspondent and now a United States Government agent, gets a job through his brother Jeff (Chester Morris), whom he has not seen in seven ... See full summary »
20. Melancholian 3 huonetta (2004)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, War
A searing examination of the unrelenting Chechen conflict, observed through the prisms of a Russian military boys academy, a war-torn town and a children's refugee camp.
22. It Happened in Europe (1948)
100 min | Drama
A band of runaways and orphans of the war scour the countryside in search of food and shelter. They invade and then taken in by a musician and former concert pianist who's hiding out in a ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Biography
Dorothy and Bob DeBolt's tale of the struggles and joys involved in their 19 adopted children, many of who are physically disabled war orphans.
24. The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy
It is the Lindsay's wedding anniversary and they are fighting. To help them settle down with a house and children, Uncle Matt writes Lord Epping for his help in getting the Lindsay's a war ... See full summary »
27. Abbasso la miseria! (1945)
90 min | Drama
The two drivers Giovanni and Gaetano are friends. Gaetano, bold and ruthless, thrives in the black market, while Giovanni, who is a naive and fundamentally honest worker from the North of ... See full summary »
28. The Vicious Years (1950)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama
Mario, an Italian war orphan, sees Luca Rossi commit a murder. Eager for a home and family life, Mario promises not to tell the police if Luca takes him into his household and family. Luca ... See full summary »
30. The Return of Rusty (1946)
Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young Czechoslovakian orphan, Loddy Bicek, befriended by an American army sergeant, is brought into the United States as a stowaway by the soldier. He is apprehended, but escapes and ... See full summary »
31. In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee (2010)
64 min | Documentary, Family, History
In the 1960s just before being adopted from a Korean orphanage by an American family, my identity was switched with another girl named Cha Jung Hee. I was told to keep the switch a secret, ... See full summary »
72 min | Documentary
"Operation Babylift" was a $2 million dollar US initiative that airlifted over 2,500 Vietnamese orphans out of a war-torn country to protect them from the impending threat of the Communist ... See full summary »
33. Universal Newsreel (XIII) (1945)
9 min | Documentary, Short
Newsreel in six segments headlines the Yalta Conference, and features coverage of the Lublin Massacre in Poland, plus damages done by a tornado which swept through parts of Mississippi and ... See full summary »
34. The Faithful City (1952)
Passed | 79 min | Drama, History, War
Produced in Israel in English with an international cast, "The Faithful City" depicts some of the courage, patience, bravery and understanding that attended the birth of Israel as a free ... See full summary »
38. The Egg-Yegg (1944)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Plot based (loosely)on World-War II orphaned-children from Europe who had been adopted by American citizens and given home in the United States; Crow receives two "war orphan" eggs, which ... See full summary »
40. African Soul, American Heart (2008)
Not Rated | 23 min | Documentary, Short
Retraces the journey of the Lost Boys from Sudan to Ethiopia to Kenya, as Joseph Makeer interviews officials, clergy, and the children themselves.
Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)
60 min | Drama
A soldier returns from an extended tour in Vietnam with an adopted orphan in tow. The child's presence causes unintended tensions with his wife, child and mother-in-law.
Over There (2005)
TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Drama, War
The soldiers clash with a Frenchwoman who runs an orphanage; Terry searches for answers when Bo's paychecks go missing; Sergio distances himself from Anna.
Johnny Midnight (1960– )
The 9th Doll
30 min | Crime, Drama
Johnny helps a friend in need: a faded stage star whose prized doll collection is stabbed and defaced as the first salvo in a psychological war to drive her insane. Who is waging this war and why?
Dangerous Assignment (1952– )
The Black Hood Story
TV-PG | Adventure
After the war a lot of orphaned teenagers are drifting about in Berlin. Some of them have formed a gang of young criminals, who cover their faces with black hoods when doing their robbery. ... See full summary »
TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The 4077th takes in Nurse Cratty's Korean orphans during a shelling attack, including a pregnant girl with a bullet wound. But Frank accuses one of the orphans of stealing his newly (and dubiously) awarded Purple Heart.