Tag: adoption

True Mothers (2020) 6.9

True Mothers (2020)

It is not strange or unusual for a couple to want to procreate and have a child. However, things are not proceeding smoothly for this husband and wife. Despite steadily trying to get the wife pregnant the couple yield to...

Merci pour le Chocolat (2000) 6.7

Merci pour le Chocolat (2000)

In Lausanne, the aspirant pianist Jeanne Pollet has lunch with her mother Louise Pollet, her boyfriend Axel and his mother. Lenna leans that when she was born, a nurse had mistakenly told to the prominent pianist André P...

Seeking Temporary Wife (2003) 4

Seeking Temporary Wife (2003)

Frederik is a happy man; he has a girlfriend he loves, a business running smoothely and he is going to be a father. But his happiness proves false. At a party, his girlfriend declares that she will leave him for her true...

Rosa Morena (2010) 6.2

Rosa Morena (2010)

Thomas, a Danish gay man, is unable to adopt in his home country. He visits a friend in Brazil to explore the possibility of bringing home a child. Eventually he meets Maria, a poor woman who is willing to give away the ...

Earwig and the Witch (2020) (TV) 5.2

Earwig and the Witch (2020) (TV)

It follows an orphan girl, Earwig, who is adopted by a witch and comes home to a spooky house filled with mystery and magic.::over_the-world...

Baby Boom (1987) 6.3

Baby Boom (1987)

J.C. Wiatt is a successful New York business woman known around town as the "tiger lady." She gets news of an inheritance from a relative from another country and off the bat she suspects it's money. Well it's not money,...

I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story (2019) (TV) 7.7

I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story (2019) (TV)

Regina Louise, an abandoned black child, is placed in a home where she demonstrates anger issues. Jeanne Kerr, a white counselor, empathizes with her and they form a bond which leads to a petition for adoption. The home'...

Gigantic (2008) 6

Gigantic (2008)

Do we ever get what we want? Brian sells mattresses in a warehouse store. His father and older brothers have material success; he wants a child. He's applied to adopt a baby from China. A man who appears homeless seems t...

For the Love of a Child (2006) (TV) 7.4

For the Love of a Child (2006) (TV)

In 1959, support from US troops based in Asia and later from the States enables two actresses to start a charity for mixed-race 'orphans' who are locally neglected as outcasts. Thus originates Childhelp, which later runs...

The Landlord (1970) 7

The Landlord (1970)

At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenant...

Rose Plays Julie (2019) 6.7

Rose Plays Julie (2019)

It's during a term studying animal euthanasia that veterinary student Rose (Ann Skelly) decides to contact Ellen (Orla Brady), the birth mother who gave her up for adoption. But Ellen, who is now a successful London-base...

Days of Being Wild (1990) 7.6

Days of Being Wild (1990)

Set in 1960, the film centres on the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute who raised him that she is not his real mother. Hoping to hold onto him, she refuses to divulge the name of h...

Aashik Aawara (1993) 5.3

Aashik Aawara (1993)

Kedarnath is a wealthy man with many enemies. One day, a taxi-driver, Dilher Singh, saves his life, but is killed instead. Kedarnath is grateful and is willing to look after Dilher's widow and son. But his enemies find o...

Angels in the Outfield (1994) 6.2

Angels in the Outfield (1994)

Roger, who has lost his mother, is living separated from his father. As he and his friend J.P. are fans of the California Angels baseball team, he has got only two dreams: living together with a real family and seeing th...

Juno (2007) 7.4

Juno (2007)

A tale told over four seasons, starting in autumn when Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota, discovers she's pregnant after one event in a chair with her best friend, Bleeker. In the waiting room of an abo...

Love Notes (2007) 6.1

Love Notes (2007)

Follows the relationship between a classical music critic and a country music star after a one night stand, which results in an unplanned pregnancy.::Anonymous...

“M jak milosc” (2000) 2.6

“M jak milosc” (2000)

Another story of a big family whose life is full of problems and unexpected changes. Barbara and Lucjan are about 60-years-old. They have three daughters and one son. But the truth is that the oldest one, already married...

For Keeps? (1988) 6

For Keeps? (1988)

Darcy, editor at her high school paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, su...

Like Dandelion Dust (2009) 7

Like Dandelion Dust (2009)

A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar Porters, and the privileged Campbell family. Their lives intersect, intertwine ...

The Child (2005) 7.5

The Child (2005)

Young, unmarried couple Sonia and Bruno have just had a son, who Sonia names Jimmy. Bruno, who did not visit her while she was in the hospital, scoffs at the notion of what he considers traditional employment, instead ek...

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) 7.2

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

After a year of being the dragon warrior, obesitized but fearless Po (Black) is a hero in China along with Crane (Cross), Mantis (Rogen), Monkey (Chan), Viper (Liu), Tigress (Jolie), and Shifu (Hoffman). But trouble pops...

You Lucky Dog (2010) (TV) 5.7

You Lucky Dog (2010) (TV)

Jim Rayborn has for years been doing most of the work of his grim father Clay's farm, yet couldn't convince the patriarch to switch from cattle to sheep because the warmer climate favors shorter grasses. For Jim's mother...

Torch Song Trilogy (1988) 7.7

Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY. A very personal story that is both funn...

The Storyteller (2018) 7.1

The Storyteller (2018)

The love of an enchanted young girl brings wonder and healing to a broken family. On the run from her mysterious past and guided by a fairy that only she can see, Abby sparks a daisy chain of compassion, bringing joy and...

Stage to Thunder Rock (1964) 5.6

Stage to Thunder Rock (1964)

Retiring Sheriff Horne goes after the Sawyer brothers who have robbed a bank in town. The outlaw brothers count on the fact they grew up together with Horne and hope to get a break from him. However, during a shootout at...

Coming Home (2017) 5.7

Coming Home (2017)

John is a workaholic that will come face to face with the death of his father and what being away from his family has done to the lives of his family.::Layne McDonald...

Superstore s5 e21 California Part 1 8.6

Superstore s5 e21 California Part 1

After Mateo and Cheyenne disagree on how to celebrate her birthday, Cheyenne enlists Bo's help; to Garrett's chagrin, Glenn plays matchmaker to help Jerry and Sandra complete their family; Dina tries to help Amy keep a s...

Balls-2010 5.6

Balls-2010

A heartwarming tale about a beloved father who is trying to cope with cultural clashes, loss and the search for love in average Swedish society.::M Drew...

Duke-2012 6.8

Duke-2012

US marines Afghanistan veteran Terry Polesky can't handle his honorable discharge due to a crippling wound, disabling him as breadwinner, and ends up leaving his teacher wife Bethany and their doting kid daughter Alice. ...

Summer Snow-2014 6.2

Summer Snow-2014

Hallie Benson is a small girl with a big heart. Unfortunately, her creative ways of helping often create a mess. Dan Benson doesn't cook, do hair or know how to help his three children without his beautiful wife and her ...

Martian Child-2007 6.8

Martian Child-2007

What's the nature of being a parent and of being a child? David is a widower grieving for two years. He writes science fiction and was considered weird as a boy. He meets Dennis, a foster child who claims to be on a miss...

Detours-2016 6.6

Detours-2016

A newly single New Yorker must re-locate to Florida; she drives south with her widowed dad and her mom's ashes in a coffee can.::Mara Lesemann...

To the Moon and Back-2016 7.8

To the Moon and Back-2016

The shocking chronicle of the Russian Adoption Ban and the American father targeted by Vladimir Putin; A story of scandal, murder and innocent orphans held hostage in a political chess game....

Valentine Road-2013 7.1

Valentine Road-2013

On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days later, his murder shocked the ...

Breakfast on Pluto-2005 7.2

Breakfast on Pluto-2005

A young transwoman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age in the 1970s. She leaves her Irish town, in part to look for her mother and in part because her transgender nature is beyond the town's understanding. She's taken...

Troubled Child-2012 5.4

Troubled Child-2012

Not long after Carl is adopted, his new mother begins seeing a different side of him than anyone else. As she becomes more and more distressed, bizarre things continue happening, and the family slowly begins to see that ...

Kevyn Aucoin: Beauty & the Beast in Me-2017 7.3

Kevyn Aucoin: Beauty & the Beast in Me-2017

Never-before-seen footage, archival videos and celebrity interviews provide insight into the life, career and legacy of makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin.::Jwelch5742...

The Gymnast-2006 6.3

The Gymnast-2006

The talented Jane Hawkins (Dreya Weber, Lovely & Amazing) was an impressive gymnast at the top of her game until a devastating injury ended her career. Now she pours the passion, strength and discipline that once fueled ...

Mom at Sixteen-2005 6.7

Mom at Sixteen-2005

Mom at Sixteen is about pregnant 16-year-old Jacey, whose well-meaning mother, after finding out she is pregnant, forces her to keep the birth a secret and both decided to give him on adoption when he is born. But the da...

Kabhie Kabhie-1976 7.4

Kabhie Kabhie-1976

Kabhi Kabhie is the story of a poet Amit (Amitabh Bachchan) and the beautiful Pooja (Rakhee). It is the story of how these two visualize a perfect future together. But destiny has other plans, as Pooja bows to the wishes...