Most Popular Foster Care Movies and TV Shows
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1. Shazam! (2019)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A newly fostered young boy in search of his mother instead finds unexpected super powers and soon gains a powerful enemy.
Votes: 217,742 | Gross: $140.37M
3. Enter the Void (2009)
Not Rated | 161 min | Drama, Fantasy
An American drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection.
Votes: 65,062 | Gross: $0.34M
4. The Space Between Us (I) (2017)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street-smart girl to discover how he came to be.
Votes: 44,501 | Gross: $7.89M
5. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.
Votes: 207,277 | Gross: $4.24M
6. I Am Sam (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama
A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
Votes: 138,616 | Gross: $40.31M
7. Child's Play 2 (1990)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Votes: 42,492 | Gross: $28.50M
9. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »
10. The Story of Tracy Beaker (2002– )
15 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Tracy Beaker is a 10 year old girl who has been placed in a children's home. Tracy makes new friends along the way, and causes mischief where ever she goes.
11. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.
Votes: 10,297 | Gross: $63.26M
12. Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved.
Votes: 28,641 | Gross: $0.22M
13. Father Hood (1993)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Adventures of a deadbeat dad who kidnaps his kids from the bus. Based on the true life stories and experiences of Michael J. Hardy.
Votes: 2,733 | Gross: $3.42M
14. Foster Boy (2019)
109 min | Drama
Michael Trainer is a lawyer at the center of a trial in which a for-profit Foster care agency puts a known sex offender into the same foster home as his young client Jamal, with ... See full summary »
17. Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
R | 101 min | Drama
This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,013 | Gross: $0.15M
22. Tracy Beaker's 'The Movie of Me' (2004 TV Movie)
70 min | Family, Comedy, Drama
Tracy Beaker's 13th birthday and as a suprise Cam wants to foster Tracy again. Tracy is delighted. An unexpected visitor turns up at the Dumping Ground, Tracy's real mum.
24. Short Term 12 (2008)
21 min | Short, Drama
A day at a group home for troubled adolescents. Denim is the head counselor, involved somehow with Natalia, another counselor. During the day, we watch them and other staff deal with a boy ... See full summary »
25. Journey Back to Christmas (2016 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.
26. Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance
A Lower East Side teen-ager struggles to find some sanity while surrounded by an eccentric grandmother, a crazy new girlfriend, and a longing younger brother.
Votes: 5,080 | Gross: $2.07M
27. Romulus, My Father (2007)
R | 104 min | Biography, Drama
It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Votes: 3,967 | Gross: $0.00M
28. Neon City (1991)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
"Mad Max" clone set in the not-too-distant future about a group of people trying to escape to a safe haven called Neon City after a solar disaster that has decimated the Earth.
30. Ricky (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
When Katie, an ordinary woman, meets Paco, an ordinary man, something magical happens: a love story. From this union an extraordinary child is born: Ricky.
Votes: 2,727 | Gross: $0.00M
31. ReMoved (2013)
Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Drama
A 10-year-old girl navigates her way through the foster care system, after being removed from her home and separated from her younger brother.
32. Least Among Saints (2012)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama
A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends -- and one another's last shot at redemption.
Votes: 549 | Gross: $0.03M
34. Classe Tous Risques (1960)
Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Abel Davos is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,851 | Gross: $0.09M
36. The Lamp (2011)
TV-PG | 96 min | Drama, Family
A couple's marriage has fallen apart after the death of their son, until a mysterious stranger presents them with a magical lamp and three wishes to put things right. However, they must choose very carefully what they ask for.
37. Finding a Family (2011 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 84 min | Drama
Bright Alex grows up in Michigan proud of his mother, Romanian immigrant Ileana, who became a professor, vowing to make her dream come true by graduating from Harvard. But when mother ... See full summary »
38. The Green (2011)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his ... See full summary »
39. A Long Way Home (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
Many years after being abandoned by his parents, Donald sets out in search of his siblings. His biggest challenge is cutting through layers of bureaucratic red tape. He happens upon a ... See full summary »
40. Hit Me (1996)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Sonny lives with his intellectually disabled older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in. Sonny is offered a part in a heist that goes wrong.
Votes: 430 | Gross: $0.00M
41. Gregory K (1993 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
TV movie based on the the story of the kid who divorced his parents. Gregory has lived a rough life. His father abuses him and his two brothers. The boys are placed with the mother. Gregory... See full summary »
43. The Angel (2009)
97 min | Drama
As the film opens, a doped-up Lea (Maria Bonnevie) makes an extremely bad impression on her baby daughter's foster parents; later, flashbacks reveal her disturbing youth and young adulthood... See full summary »
45. Triloquist (2008)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror
In 1993, in Hollywood, California, a decadent ventriloquist overdoses and dies, leaving her two children to be sent to a foster house with their dummy. Their lives become a nightmare of abuse and murder, to be avenged by a wrathful dummy.
46. Maria My Love (2011)
TV-PG | 99 min | Drama
A young woman named Ana is struggling to deal with her mother's death and her father's mistakes. In an effort to feel better, she reconnects with her half-sister Grace, (Lauren Fales) and, ... See full summary »
47. Love for Rent (2005)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
Tells the story of Sofia (Angie Cepeda), a Colombian college student struggling with immigration issues in LA, who accepts a $50,000 offer to rent her body and soul and become a surrogate mother to a wealthy couple.
48. Vegas (2009)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go. After witnessing his mother being beaten up, ... See full summary »
49. In the Name of God (2013)
PG | 86 min | Drama
Bouncing from foster home to home, it seemed that no one wanted Mason around. From battles with his parents, Mason learns the importance of respect. Desperate for forgiveness, Mason tries to make amends with his family.
50. Just Like the Son (2006)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama
A petty thief's mentoring of an apparent orphan takes a profound turn when he kidnaps the boy from a foster home and drives him cross-country to his sister's house in Texas.