In this sports drama based on a true story, affluent couple Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy take in Michael, a homeless teenager. Leigh Anne helps him catch up academically and nurtures his growth into a football powerhouse.
Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, she begins to challenge the authorities and the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
After years of lying to her son and pretending his deadbeat father is away at sea aboard the HMS Accra, a protective mother must find a man willing to pose as the boy’s dad when the ship docks right by their home.
Young mother Birdee Pruitt returns to her Texas hometown after learning (on national television) that her husband has been unfaithful. Humiliated, Birdee tries to build a new life for herself and her daughter as Birdee’s mother plays matchmaker.
Divorcée Jackie Harrison opposes the presence of her ex-husband’s new girlfriend — career-woman Isabel Kelly — in the lives of her two children. But the chasm between the two women disappears when Jackie is diagnosed with cancer.
James L. Brooks directs this Academy Award-winning drama that follows widowed Aurora and her daughter, Emma, through the years as they support each other through relationships with various men — and deal with heartbreaking tragedy. This warm, offbeat adaptation of Larry McMurtry’s novel won five Oscars.
Synopsis by Netflix.