Adoption Movies

List of the best adoption movies selected by visitors to our site: Bye Bye Morons, Adopt a Highway, Luce, Manou the Swift, Brightburn, Ema, Instant Family, Private Life, Woman at War, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Bye Bye Morons (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
CharactersTerminally ill, Hackers, Hairdressers
PlotWeapon, Adoption

    When 43-year-old hairdresser Suze Trappet finds out that she's seriously ill, she decides to go looking for a child she was forced to abandon when she was only 15. On her madcap bureaucratic quest she crosses paths with JB, a 50-year-old man in the middle of a burnout, and Mr. Blin, a blind archivist prone to overenthusiasm. The unlikely trio set off on a hilarious and poignant helterskelter journey across the city in search of Suze's long-lost child.

    Adopt a Highway (2019)
    Markimdb: 6.2
    PlotThe escape, Adoption, Internet, Parenting, Travel
    StyleTouching, Atmospheric

      An ex-felon discovers a live baby left in a dumpster.

      Luce (2019)
      Mark5 (imdb: 6.7)
      Genredrama, detective
      CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Sisters
      PlotPolitical, Parenting, Adoption, Computers, Internet, Mental disorders
      PlaceSchool, USA, Party
      StyleMakes me think, Tense

        A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

        Manou the Swift (2019)
        Mark8 (imdb: 5.4)
        Genrecomedy, adventure, family
        PlaceGermany, France, Turkey

          The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull. Learning to fly he finds out he never will be. Shocked, he runs away from home. He meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is. When both seagulls and swifts face a dangerous threat, Manou becomes the hero of the day.

          Brightburn (2019)
          Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.1)
          Genrehorror, fantastic
          CharactersChildrens, Family, Aliens, Sheriffs
          PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Pursuit, Fear, Adoption
          StyleFancy, Creepy, Tense, Disturbing, For men, Unexpected ending

            What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

            Ema (2019)
            Markimdb: 6.8
            Genremelodrama, drama, music
            PlotMusic, Adoption

              A couple deals with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart.

              Instant Family (2018)
              Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
              Genrecomedy, drama
              CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Orphans
              PlotParenting, Adoption
              StyleKind, Soulful, Cute, Touching, Light

                When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

                Private Life (2018)
                Mark2.4 (imdb: 7.2)
                Genrecomedy, drama
                CharactersFamily, Dogs
                PlotRelationship, Happiness, Adoption
                TimeHalloween, Winter

                  Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption.

                  Woman at War (2018)
                  Markimdb: 7.4
                  Genrecomedy, drama
                  CountryIceland, France, Ukraine
                  CharactersStrong women, Orphans, Dogs, Twins, Sisters, Farmers, Tourists
                  PlaceNature, Prison, Ukraine, Helicopters
                  StyleFor girls

                    Halla declares a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry. She is prepared to risk everything to protect the pristine Icelandic Highlands she loves… Until an orphan unexpectedly enters her life.

                    Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
                    Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.5)
                    Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, cartoon
                    CharactersOrphans, Warriors, Knights
                    PlotLove, Adventure, Death, Adoption
                    StyleMakes me think, Touching, To cry, Exciting, Soulful

                      A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.

                      Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
                      Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
                      Genrecomedy, drama, biography
                      CountryFrance, USA
                      CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Nurses
                      PlotArt, Adoption, On real events

                        On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

                        Running for Grace (2018)
                        Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
                        Genremelodrama, adventure, family
                        CharactersTeens, Orphans
                        PlotLove, Adoption
                        StyleInspirational, Soulful, Bright, Vivid

                          An orphan boy of mixed race finds family with the newly arrived white village doctor in Hawaii. The boy can run like the wind, and begins bringing Doc's medicine to coffee pickers throughout the mountainous region. On an errand, the medicine runner meets the daughter of the plantation owner and a forbidden, young love blossoms like the white "Kona Snow" of the surrounding coffee trees.

                          Finding Mother (2017)
                          Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.4)
                          Genrecomedy, drama, family
                          CharactersFamily, Friends, Orphans
                          PlotLove, Adoption
                          PlaceLos Angeles, USA

                            A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things don't go according to plan.

                            A Christmas Prince (2017)
                            Markimdb: 5.8
                            Genrecomedy, melodrama
                            CharactersJournalists, Orphans, Reporters
                            PlotAdventure, Love, Mystery, Snow, Intrigue, Adoption
                            TimeNew Year
                            StyleTouching, Light, Cute

                              When a reporter goes undercover as a nanny to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?

                              Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars (2017)
                              Markimdb: 6.4
                              Genrecomedy, drama, family
                              StyleTouching, Soulful

                                When Anne Shirley turns 13, she faces complex issues with her friends, inspirational adults and Marilla and Matthew. At the same time, she begins a friendship with Gilbert Blythe that emotionally escalates to disrupt the status quo of her peaceful world. Her free-spirited nature is challenged by her perceived need to become sensible, and her journey toward this goal is fraught with confusion and more than a few unfortunate – albeit, amusing - mishaps.

                                My Brother Loves Me Too Much (2017)
                                Markimdb: 5.7
                                Genrecomedy, melodrama
                                CharactersDogs, Teachers, Fathers, Brothers, Girlfriends, Nuns, Cooks
                                PlotFirst love, Fear, Mystery, Adoption
                                PlaceSchool, Japan, Beach

                                  Setoka Tachibana is a female high school student who has confessed her feelings to other boys 12 times, but has been rebuffed each time. Her older brother Haruka Tachibana cares for his younger sister deeply, but he keeps secret from her that they are not blood related. One day, Setoka's first love Takane Serikawa appears after many years and approaches her.

                                  Sweet Sixteen (2016)
                                  Markimdb: 5.1
                                  Genremelodrama, drama
                                  CharactersFriends, Orphans, Fathers, Pupils
                                  PlotLove, Adoption
                                  PlaceSchool, China

                                    Xia Mu is a troubled child whose salvation comes in the form of Shu Yawang. When something terrible happens to her, he seeks revenge. Nothing is the same in their lives after that.

                                    Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
                                    Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
                                    Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
                                    CountryNew Zealand
                                    CharactersTeens, Family, Dogs, Birds, Foster children
                                    PlotDeath, Relationship, The escape, Adoption, Chase
                                    PlaceForest, Nature

                                      Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

                                      Before I Wake (2016)
                                      Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.2)
                                      Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
                                      CharactersParents, Family, Orphans
                                      PlotGhosts, Adoption, Dreams, Cancer, Supernatural, Superpowers
                                      TimeNew Year
                                      StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric

                                        About an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.

                                        Ben-Hur (2016)
                                        Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
                                        Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
                                        PlotDeath, Slavery, Betrayal, Adoption, Revenge, False accusations, Survival, Justice
                                        PlaceRoman Empire, Deserts, Italy
                                        StyleExciting, Tense, Fascinating, For men

                                          A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.