Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate EventsDecember 17, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PinJanuary 27, 1989
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.
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.
A Time for Drunken HorsesOctober 27, 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.
Les Enfants TerriblesJuly 28, 1952
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.
Kill DilNovember 14, 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.
The CreekAugust 20, 2018
Following the death of their grandmother, brother and sister Glen and Nancy take her body to be cremated. However, mysterious visions and confounding revelations lead them to believe that there is something sinister at work. Something in the creek below the crematorium has gone terribly wrong.
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.
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.
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.
BalunAugust 17, 2017
Hassan's parents passed away when he was young. Now all grown up, he returns from overseas and heads back home to his village in Taiping to handle matters regarding his late father's estate, especially his father's debt to Mr. Seman. As he returns to the village, he is scorned by the villagers as he is the son of a gambler, and many assume him to be just like his father. Mr. Seman is shocked to find out that Hassan is still alive, instead of shot dead along with his parents. Nur Ain, the daughter of the village chief, accidentally discovers the truth behinds the death of Hassan's parents, so she decides to help him solve his problem.
Grave of the FirefliesApril 16, 1988
In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.
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.