Our HouseJuly 27, 2018
Ethan is suffering enormous guilt after his parents are killed in a car accident. He quits a promising future at MIT and work on a revolutionary experiment in order to care for his younger siblings.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate EventsDecember 16, 2004
Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a thrilling misadventure involving three ingenious orphans and a villainous actor named Count Olaf (Jim Carrey) who wants their enormous fortune." It includes a suspicious fire, delicious pasta, Jim Carrey, poorly behaved looches, Billy Connolly, an incredibly deadly viper, Meryl Streep, and the voice of an imposter named Jude Law.
Chestnut: Hero of Central ParkOctober 21, 2004
Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Hotel for DogsJanuary 16, 2009
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 Brothers BloomSeptember 9, 2008
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
You Can Count on MeNovember 17, 2000
A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Escape to Witch MountainMarch 21, 1975
Tia and Tony are two orphaned youngsters with extraordinary powers. Lucas Deranian poses as their uncle in order to get the kids into the clutches of Deranian's megalomaniacal boss, evil millionaire Aristotle Bolt, who wants to exploit them. Jason, a cynical widower, helps Tia and Tony escape to witch mountain, while at the same time Tia and Tony help Jason escape the pain of the loss of his wife.
PinNovember 25, 1988
A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict doctor and his wife are killed in a car crash, his son (Leon) transfers his alter-ego into Pin, whom he always believed was alive. He starts using Pin as an excuse to over-protect his sister (Ursula) from admirers and deflect unwanted intrusions, even to the extent of committing murder.
Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?February 11, 1972
A demented widow lures unsuspecting children into her mansion in a bizarre "Hansel and Gretel" twist.
Les Enfants TerriblesMarch 29, 1950
Elisabeth and her brother Paul live isolated from much of the world after Paul is injured in a snowball fight. As a coping mechanism, the two conjure up a hermetic dream of their own making. Their relationship, however, isn't exactly wholesome. Jealousy and a malevolent undercurrent intrude on their fantasy when Elisabeth invites the strange Agathe to stay with them -- and Paul is immediately attracted to her.
A Time for Drunken HorsesSeptember 13, 2000
After their father dies, a family of five are forced to survive on their own in a Kurdish village on the border of Iran and Iraq. Matters are made worse when 12 year old Ayoub, the new head of the family, is told that his handicapped brother, Madi, needs an immediate operation in order to remain alive. This heartbreaking tale shows the lengths to which a family will go in order to survive in the harshest of conditions, where even the horses are fed liquor in order to work.
Across the Great DivideDecember 20, 1976
Two orphans set out to claim their inheritance - a 400 acre plot of land in Salem Oregon. To Do so they must cross the rugged snow covered Rocky Mountains in the year 1876.
Kill DilNovember 13, 2014
Once upon a time in North India, two killers – Dev and Tutu - roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable, Bhaiyaji gave them shelter and… nurtured them to kill! All is normal in their lives until destiny throws free-spirited Disha into the mix. What follows is a game of defiance, deception and love.
Tank CleanerApril 12, 2019
A young orphan boy working as a tank cleaner is trapped in a water tank by someone. He struggles for his life for four days in this tank full of water.
BrotherlyMay 3, 2008
Based on a true story of two brothers in 1970's Ohio. It tells of their abandonment by their alcoholic parents and how the brothers turned to each other for support.
OrphansSeptember 18, 1987
Brothers Treat (Matthew Modine) and Philip (Kevin Anderson) have lived alone since they were kids, when a small time criminal enters their lives.
IdemuzaJanuary 31, 2017
When a desolate and vulnerable girl is forced to enter an orphanage with her younger siblings, she must overcome harsh adversity and hardship to propel herself to a hopeful, academic future.
Lizzy Calgrove reflects on her experience as an orphan placed in the government program intended to re-home lost children in 1800s America. Twenty years prior, when her father and union soldier, Jack Calgrove, returns home from war he finds that his wife has passed away from tuberculosis, and his small children, including Lizzy, were sent west on the Orphan Train. After discovering this horrible mistake, we follow his quest, along with other desperate parents and good-hearted individuals, to reunite lost children with their families.
The Other SideMarch 2, 2020
Set against the Ethiopian abandoned children crisis, two orphan brothers are faced with the reality of never being adopted. Inspired by a true story.
Stickin' TogetherApril 14, 1978
Five orphans must convince a cantankerous Hawaiian beach bum to pretend to be their uncle, or be split up and sent to foster homes.