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12 Heartwarming Family Movies About Adoption

Adoption is an amazing act of kindness that can change the lives of the adopted child and adoptive family. Here are some of the inspiring stories on adoption (and foster care) streaming on Pure Flix right now.

Family Movies about Adoption

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David’s comfortable world is turned upside down when his birthmother unexpectedly reaches out to him, longing to meet the 18-year-old son she’s only held once. With the encouragement of his adoptive parents, David embarks on a journey of discovery that leads to a staggering truth from his past.

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October Baby

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Hannah was about to make her theatrical debut in college. Yet before she can utter her first lines, Hannah collapses in front of the stunned crowd. After countless medical tests, all signs point to one underlying factor: Hannah's difficult birth. She then learns from her parents: she was actually adopted… after a failed abortion attempt. Lost and confused, Hannah embarks on a road trip to discover the details of her birth.

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Raising Izzie

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In this movie about adoption, tragedy strikes when a mother is killed and two sisters become orphaned. Gertie is only 14 when she secretly manages to become the guardian of her little sister, Izzie. As the young sisters’ secret is threatened, Gertie learns of her teacher’s longing for children. Could this be the answer to their prayers?

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A multi-plot film centered on adoption and foster care, Chosen follows 6 different families as they each discover an intertwined journey of healing, unity, and new beginnings.

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Christmas at Cadillac Jack's

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While stranded at a diner on Christmas Eve, Rose finds personal redemption in protecting a young baby from an abusive father on her way to reconciling with the child she had to give up for adoption in her youth.

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Maggie sets out to find her birth mother, only to find an unloving women. With help from new friends, she must find her way back to her loving home. Parental Warning: Adult Situations, Mature Subjects

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Anything is Possible

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A young boy named Nathan becomes separated from his mother, when she goes missing during a tsunami rescue mission in Japan. Back home in Detroit, Child Care Services threatens to take Nathan when they learn that his dad isn’t his biological father. Nathan runs away, but through the help and support of the strangers he meets along the way, he discovers his musical gift, a sense of belonging, and his true purpose.

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Faith Filled Christmas

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Three generations of the Fairway family ensure the Christmas season has the opportunity to be about Christ through their involvement in foster care, adoption, retirement community, and homeless ministry.

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Family Movies about Foster Care

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Jason is on an adventure to win the hearts of Noelle’s kids before they marry. The plan for them to fly to her parent’s cabin days before she wraps up work quickly falls apart and the adventure turns to a struggle to survive before this new family can start a life together. During their adventure, we learn more about Jason's background and his childhood that shows us there's more to him than meets the eye.

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God's Compass

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On the night Suzanne Waters celebrates her retirement, she is faced with a series of crises that she could not have imagined. Trusting God’s direction, her “North” becomes clear as she takes in a delinquent teenager, Eli, who has been running from foster care and the law to take care of his sister.

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Meant to Be

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Nathan, having grown up in foster care, goes on a quest to find his birth mother and uncovers more than he asked for. This Pure Flix Original also stars the beloved Dean Cain!

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A deputy sheriff sets out to rescue an orphaned boy raised up in the mountains away from the modern world and ends up trying to save him from a greedy oil company and a dangerous past. What he learns about himself and what others around him discover about themselves brings new meaning to the phrase "testing your faith" (James 1:2-4).

That concludes our list of movies about adoption available to stream right now with a free trial to Pure Flix. There are thousands of other faith and family-friendly entertainment options to choose from so be sure to check out our most popular Christian movies right now.


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