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When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2018-11-13

Runtime 118 minutes

Budget $48m

Revenue $15m


TMDB 7.6


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Cassie shared a tip "Funny, heartwarming & definitely worth the watch."

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the_girl_abides shared a tip "Better than I expected. Loved this story about fostering and families."

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wajwilliams shared a tip "Funny, funny!!"

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sherri_hodges shared a tip "What a feel good family movie!!"

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oharnela shared a tip "Definitely made me tear up!"

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ai3xia shared a tip "i could rewatch this movie forever"

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erin_hunter_4736 shared a tip "so heartwarming 🥺"

bobby_gilmore shared a tip "This movie is so sweet it’ll make your teeth rot. Great family movie!"

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rebecca_bella shared a tip "Great rom-com"

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mariah_taylor_ shared a tip "a great movie, i cried."

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lKagome2700 shared a tip "Based on true events"

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harmony_t shared a tip "This movie was amazing! A bit of language but amazing"

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hannah_ameera shared a tip "👍"

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aggie_butler shared a tip "Really funny, perfect for a family movie night!"

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amelia_zhou shared a tip "So heartwarming and its one of my favorite movies"

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kirstin_mcwhorter shared a tip "If you enjoy movies that make you feel good AND cry, this is the one for you!"

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tonette_danielle shared a tip "One of the BEST movies I've ever watched!"

hannah_fisher_1616 shared a tip "it’s a really funny lighthearted family friendly movie"

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melissa_arrington_8041 shared a tip "I liked this movie thanks for the rec!"

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hannah_schewe shared a tip "This movie is absolutely amazing. I think I cried through most of it."

lillyana_weaver-mas shared a tip "Absolutely loved it I watched it about 2/3 yrs ago i watched it i’m secret with my cousin"

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kate_heck shared a tip "This is very touching for any foster family or anyone thinking of fostering."

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emilia_velasco shared a tip "So heartwarming and funny!"

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trinity_marquart shared a tip "Hilarious family movie"

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sweettrinicoco_chan shared a tip "Really great feel good movie the whole family can enjoy."

stella_1879 shared a tip "Favorite movie of all time!!!!"

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sardonic_rezolution shared a tip "Absurd but great, so watch it."

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hnoemi97 shared a tip "I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!!! 😭❤"

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katrina_mackey shared a tip "Cute"

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kaelyn_boehme shared a tip "#family #drama #comedy"

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gareth_kramer shared a tip "Must watch"

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berriesweetamaya shared a tip "It’s a great movie just the language is a little bad but I 10/10 recommend"

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khyla_brown shared a tip "This movie is SO heart warming and beautiful and I would reccomend this movie to you!"

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chloe_dawn shared a tip "It it so sweet!!! I have watched it so many times!!!! You will love it!!!"

lucy_8552 shared a tip "It was very funny and had lots of actors I liked."

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sarah_hunt_6348 shared a tip "This will always be a favorite. Great movie about coming together and becoming a family."

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jacqueline_mcmullen shared a tip "Funnier than expected."

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sara_tankard shared a tip "laughed, cried. a good feel good one to take a corona break"

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arrowscape shared a tip "Great family humor. Makes you laugh, fingerprint, and have the feels."

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shaynah_krieger shared a tip "Its a really funny movie and they shot some of the scenes at my highschool"

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annie_bellish shared a tip "Really funny but also very heartwarming made me laugh and cry"

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charlotte_lillian shared a tip "Funny & sweet"

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carrie_katana shared a tip "Literally had me crying. Such a good movie...."

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natasha_wrightson_864 shared a tip "This is an amazing movie but emotional at times I suggest u watch it"

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royo_drawinz shared a tip "Was funny and seriouse"

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megan_kynaston shared a tip "I loved this movie because it gives you the real life of what happens when parents adopt kids"

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m0nstergrl_ shared a tip "It was funny and relatable!"

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syler_b shared a tip "It was tearjerking and funny"

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roxanne_koehler shared a tip "Heartwarming and funny. Modern."

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merriam_al-khannaq shared a tip "Not rly... can't remember lol been so long but I might rewatch it soon"

sarah_coonrod shared a tip "Done very well. Hard watch at times - adopting children can bring in more than you expect."

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abigail_hines_5271 shared a tip "I cried every time I watched it, but it’s sooooo good! #rewatch #family"

chaise_jackson_5778 shared a tip "It’s funny and sad I loved this movie"

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