Tag Archives: orphaned

Pete’s Dragon (2016) Rated PG

An orphaned boy and his friendly dragon go on adventures. Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, and Oakes Fegley. This film is a reimaged telling of the story Pete’s Dragon. While the film has the classic Disney death of parents … Continue reading

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Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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Vagrant Queen (SyFy) Rated TV-14

Vagrant Queen follows an orphaned child queen as she tries to keep one step ahead of a government planning to extinguish her bloodline. Based on the comics by Magdalene Visaggio and Jason Smith. Starring Adriyan Rae, Tim Rozon, and Alex … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre (1943) Rated NR

Orphaned Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester to care for his daughter. Based on the book by Charlotte Brontë.  Starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien. I rather enjoyed this version of Jane Eyre. It is not as … Continue reading

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Wild Bear Rescue (AnimalPlanet) Rated NR

Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter is teeming with a record number of orphaned black bear cubs. It’s a family-run wildlife shelter that cares for orphaned cubs, rehab grizzlies, and any other wild animals that need help. We watch as they care … Continue reading

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The Wishing Tree (2012) Rated NR

A Christmas tree that is decorated with handwritten wishes helps a group of orphaned students find a sense of family. Starring Jason Gedrick, Erica Cerra, Richard Harmon. This was a great Hallmark Christmas film. It’s a story about redemption, love, … Continue reading

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The Boxtrolls (2014) Rated PG

An orphaned boy is raised by a group of underground trolls who rummage for trash. Based on the children’s book, Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow. Starring Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Tracy Morgan This is your typical kid’s movie. … Continue reading

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Mickey Rooney (1920-2014)

(1920-2014)  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) Rated G Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him … Continue reading

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Bachelor Mother (1939) Rated G

A woman is mistakenly presumed to a mother to an orphaned boy. Starring Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn This is a great classic film. So, good in fact that it was remade in 1956 as Bundle of Joy, which … Continue reading

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Elle Fanning

 Babel (2006) Rated R When an American couple vacationing in Morocco fall victim to a random act of violence, a series of events unfolds across four countries that demonstrates both the necessity and impossibility of human communication. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu … Continue reading

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