The Best Adoption Movies Films

The Best Adoption Movies

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List Criteria: Movies about adoption only.

A list of the best adoption movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This adoption movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about adoption are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about adoption you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous adoption movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these adoption movie titles for more information about the films.

Items on this list include Baby for Sale and Mother and Child.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best adoption movies?" and "What is the greatest adoption movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular adoption movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these adoption movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good adoption movies can be enjoyed no matter what.


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    Minions

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    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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    Despicable Me 2

    added by jsnungaray
    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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    Despicable Me

    added by PolkadotKing
    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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    Meet the Robinsons

    added by Kristen D. Ray
    Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett, Adam West

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    The Orphanage

    added by PolkadotKing
    Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    Stuart Little 2

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    Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox

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    Happy Endings

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    Lisa Kudrow, Laura Dern, Tom Arnold

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    Adoption

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    László Szabó, Flóra Kádár, ...

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    Madeline

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    Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne, Jasmine Guy

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    Butter

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    Olivia Wilde, Hugh Jackman, Ashley Greene

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    Off and Running

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    Off and Running Avery Klein-Cloud

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    Next of Kin

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    Arsinée Khanjian, Thomas Tierney, Berj Fazalian

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    Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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    Any Day Now

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    Any Day Now Alan Cumming, Kelli Williams, Garret Dillahunt

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    My Flesh and Blood

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    A Family Thing

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    Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Paula Marshall

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    The Ten Commandments

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    Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner

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    Lovely and Amazing

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer, Catherine Keener

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    Mighty Aphrodite

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    Woody Allen, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti

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    The Kid Who Loved Christmas

    added by PolkadotKing
    The Kid Who Loved Christmas Charlie Murphy

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    Flirting with Disaster

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    Ben Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore, Téa Leoni

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    A Simple Twist of Fate

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    Steve Martin, Anne Heche, Laura Linney

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    Little Girl Lost

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    Christopher McDonald, Frederic Forrest, Tess Harper

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    Baby for Sale

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    Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Bruce Ramsay

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    For Keeps

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    Pauly Shore, Molly Ringwald, Conchata Ferrell

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    Orphan

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    Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Margo Martindale

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    Immediate Family

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    Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson

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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    added by PeteBoyle
    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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    Adopted

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    Pauly Shore

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    Problem Child 3: Junior in Love

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    Gilbert Gottfried, Jack Warden, Jacqueline Obradors

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    December Boys

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    Teresa Palmer, Daniel Radcliffe, Sullivan Stapleton

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    Problem Child 2

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    Gilbert Gottfried, John Ritter, Amy Yasbeck

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    A Place for Annie

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Sissy Spacek, Joan Plowright

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    Baby Boom

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    Diane Keaton, James Spader, Harold Ramis

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    The Blind Side

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    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates

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    Gilbert Gottfried, Michael Richards, John Ritter

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    Martian Child

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    Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Anjelica Huston

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    Gracie's Choice

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    Kristen Bell, Anne Heche, Diane Ladd

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    Annie

    added by PolkadotKing
    Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

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    Twins

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Heather Graham, Danny DeVito

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    Losing Isaiah

    added by PolkadotKing
    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Lange

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    Big Daddy

    added by PolkadotKing
    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi

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    Life as We Know It

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    Christina Hendricks, Katherine Heigl, Steve Nash

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    Secrets & Lies

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    Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste

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    Then She Found Me

    added by PolkadotKing
    Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick

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    Mother and Child

    added by lgilbert7
    Annette Benning, Naomi Watts, David Ramsey Amazing star-studded case with moving performances by Annette Benning and Naomi Watts, who are not the most likeable characters, which is what makes them all the more human.  Surprising

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    Stuart Little

    added by PolkadotKing
    Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox

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    Elf

    added by PolkadotKing
    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

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    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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    Mommie Dearest

    Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest

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