Tag Archives: adoption

Instant Family (2018) Rated PG-13

A couple fosters three children hoping to adopt. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, and Isabela Moner. This is a fun, humorous story of a couple who decide they want to have kids and work on adopting them. To me, it’s … Continue reading

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Ideal Home (2018) Rated UR

A  gay couple is surprised when a 10-year-old boy shows up on their doorstep. Starring Paul Rudd, Kate Walsh, and Steve Coogan. At first, this film has a great comedic script; we have two men living an extravagant lifestyle when a … Continue reading

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Bringing Joshua Home (2013) Rated NR

 In December 2012, Vladimir Putin signed a bill banning all American adoptions of Russian children. This is the story of one family adopting a Russian child prior to the bill in Russia. Starring Arthur Rasco, Hanna Rasco This is one of the … Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) Rated PG

 A couple wishes for a child, so they bury a box in the back yard and grow a one. Starring Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Rosemarie DeWitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dianne Wiest, David Morse. The best thing about this film is the positive story of adoption. The … Continue reading

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Beverly Lewis’ The Shunning (2011) Rated UR

Katie Lapp has always thought there was something different about her, and when an “Englisher” comes into Katie’s Amish community looking for the daughter she put up for adoption, her life changes. Based on the novel of the same title by … Continue reading

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The Drop Box (2015) Rated PG

A pastor finds an abandoned baby on his church steps. He decides to do something about the amount of abandoned babies, and creates The Drop Box. Starring Steve Morrison, Jong Rak Lee, Jon Pil Lee, Hong Joon Kim, Ji-Young Lee. … Continue reading

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Mothers of the Bride (2015) Rated NR

Jenna is getting married, and her mother couldn’t be happier, until Jenna announces she wants to find her birth mother. Starring Gail O’Grady, Betsy Brandt, Daniela Bobadilla I think this could have been a very thoughtful movie, but instead, they … Continue reading

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Philomena (2013) Rated PG-13

A woman forced to give up her son for adoption goes looking for him decades later. Based on the book, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith. Starring Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham I … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012) Rated PG-13

Based on the book What to Expect When You’re Expecting, the film highlights several couples as they go through the ups and downs of impending parenthood. Starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Brooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick, Matthew … Continue reading

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The Three Gifts (2009)

Rated TV-PG When an orphanage closes for the holidays the owner sends three of her most rambunctious boys to her nephew’s house to stay. As the guardians are getting use to having kids around, the boys get the idea that … Continue reading

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