Movies about foster children

Movies about foster children
List of the best movies about foster children selected by visitors to our site: Shazam!, Krampus: The Reckoning, Annie, The Light Between Oceans, Not Cinderella's Type, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, The Sandman, Short Term 12, Fifty Shades Freed, Kings.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Shazam! (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.

Krampus: The Reckoning (2015)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Zoe, a strange child has a not so imaginary friend the Krampus who is the dark companion of St. Nicholas.

Annie (2014)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

Ever since her parents left her as a baby, little Annie has led a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in on the recommendation of his advisers. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel, but the plucky youngster's confidence and sunny outlook may mean that Annie will save Will instead.

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand, USA, India, Australia
Duration02:40

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.

Not Cinderella's Type (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Indy Zimmerman's life is far from perfect. With a step mom who seems to make it her goal in life to make indy's life horrible, step sister's who want nothing to do with her, and a boy who ruined her life suddenly wanting to be a part of it, life is already more than difficult. throw high school, relationships and tragity in the mix and things couldn't be worse. When the most popular boy at school, Bryant Bailey, kills her cat, Indy wants nothing to to with him, but he seems set on being a part of her life, and after all attempts of getting rid of him fail, she decides to give him a chance. He might not be her type but Indy quickly learns first impressions can be wrong.

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:50

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.

The Sandman (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

A monster from a little girl's nightmares comes to life and attacks anyone who would harm her.

Short Term 12 (2013)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.

Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

Kings (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, China, USA
Duration02:21

A foster family in South Central a few weeks before the city erupts in violence following the verdict of the Rodney King trial in 1992.

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Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But the kids have to do some quick thinking to keep the cops off their tails.

The Perfect Wedding (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

Christmas is approaching, and Paul's adopted sister Alana is coming home for the holidays. This won't be just a regular family celebration, as she's recently engaged and the weekend will be spent planning her June wedding with her best friends Roy and Vicki. Problem is that Roy is Paul's ex-boyfriend, and the two young men haven't seen each other since their very messy breakup. Nervous about seeing his ex again, Roy talks his good friend Gavin into joining him for the weekend, and pretending to be his new boyfriend. When Paul and Gavin meet, sparks of attraction fly, but Gavin thinks Roy's still hung up on Paul. This charming romantic comedy is a funny look at family bonds, misunderstandings and the "perfect wedding

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.

The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the beautiful and glamourous Courtney, might be out there waiting for her? When Gilly is sent to live with the Trotters, the weirdest family yet, she isn’t planning to stick around. But cheerful, affectionate Maime Trotter isn’t giving up on Gilly just yet...

Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA

Chapter 3 of the Problem Child trilogy features pre-teened Junior in love with a classmate that won't even notice him, but does notice three other boys who are rivals to Junior. This means war!

This Is Us (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday - and so much more than anyone would expect.

Suzanne (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance

The story of a destiny. Suzanne's and her family's. The ties that bind them, keep them together, and the love she pursues... to the point of leaving everything behind.

Bahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration02:05

The young Shivudu is left as a foundling in a small village by his mother. By the time he’s grown up, it has become apparent that he possesses exceptional gifts. He meets the beautiful warrior/princess Avanthika and learns that her queen has been held captive for the last 25 years. Shividu sets off to rescue her, discovering his own origins in the process.

Vivarium (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Canada

A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an otherworldly child.

Bogus (1996)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

The Hollow Child (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror
CountryCanada
Duration02:10

Samantha has lived her whole life in different foster homes. Now living in a small town, she never feels like she quite fits in, even with her own current foster family who might adopt her, or the boy who follows her around doing her classwork. So, it’s perhaps natural that she doesn’t know what to do with a curious tagalong little sister named Olivia. One day, Sam callously ditches Olivia, who wanders off into the woods on her own and disappears.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand
Duration02:36

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.

My Name Is Emily (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryRepublic of Ireland

Packed off to a foster home after her father is insti­tu­tion­al­ized, a rebellious young Irish girl resolves to bust her dad out of the hospital where he's been confined.

The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration02:07

A psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall finds himself drawn into a mystery that tests the boundaries of fantasy and reality.

I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance

An adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a relationship fraught with tension and emotion.

A Summer Tale (2000)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySweden, Denmark

The summer of '58, the year Sweden almost won the world championship in soccer over Brazil, Yngve Johansson accepts two children to live with him during the summer, as told through the eyes of a young boy. His name is Mårten, and the other child's name is Annika. She is a rough girl, with many problems. The three of them do not get along, and Yngve is a true dictator to the children's eyes. However, when the children discover that their new guardian has a crush on their teacher (Cecilia Nilsson), they do what they can to bring the two together. Soon enough, the three will discover that they have a lot more in common than they previously imagined, and together they can make their lives worth living again. This is a sweet story about life in Sweden in the mid 1900's. It is about family, love, hate, innocent friendship that we all can relate to, and much, much more...

The Devil Inside (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32

In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.

Torture Chamber (2013)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

13-year-old Jimmy Morgan is possessed by an evil too powerful to be exorcised by any religion. After escaping from a mental institution, Jimmy is back with a vengeance - and an army of children who follow his every murderous desire.

The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh (2012)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:22

The story of Leon, an antiques collector who inherits a house from his estranged mother only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, Leon comes to suspect that his mother's oppressive spirit still lingers within her home and is using items in the house to contact him with an urgent message.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.




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