Instant Family

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Married couple Pete and Ellie Wagner, feeling a void in the marriage, visit a foster care center. Two social workers, Karen and Sharon, guide the hopeful parents on the steps to getting into becoming adoptive parents. The couples are brought to a fair where they have the chance to go up to kids that they are interested in adopting. Pete and Ellie walk by the teenagers, although Ellie shows hesitance over raising a teen, but one of the teens, Lizzie, informs Ellie that they all know no one wants to adopt the teens. Pete and Ellie talk to Karen and Sharon over potentially taking in Lizzie. The social workers inform the couple that Lizzie's mother is a drug addict who is currently in jail, and she set their home on fire because she left the crack pipe lit. It also turns out that Lizzie has two younger siblings, Juan and Lita. Although this seems like more of a challenge for Pete and Ellie, they agree to meet the siblings. Pete and Ellie have Thanksgiving dinner with Ellie's family, where...

Director: Sean Anders
Writer: Sean Anders, John Morris
Production: Paramount Pictures
Genre: comedy, drama
Year: 2018
MetaScore: 57/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 16 Nov 2018
Awards: N/A


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Ellie - Rose Byrne
Sharon - Tig Notaro
Russ - Tom Segura
Grandma Sandy - Margo Martindale
Mrs. Howard - Joan Cusack
Dirk (as Edson Gary Weeks) - Gary Weeks
Jessie - Andrea Anders
Michael - Randy Havens
Mr. Fernandez - Javier Ronceros
Mrs. Fernandez - Rosemary Dominguez
Brenda - Eve Harlow
Young Pete - Connor Jones
Young Brian - Jaiden Byrd
Brian's Dad - James Arthur Sims
Mr. Muskie - John McConnell
Mrs. Muskie - Maureen Brennan
Miss Peppers - Kelly Tippens
Savannah - Layla Felder
Charlie - Carson Holmes
Principal - Allen Zwolle
Cop (as Anthony Thomas) - Anthony 'Ace' Thomas
Ms. Franks - Stella Doyle
Judge Rivas - Valente Rodriguez
Bailiff - Denitra Isler
Soccer Girl - Alexis Lord
Random Dad - Remy Ortiz
Cop #2 - Mark Schotz
Student (as Caleb C. Pratt) - Caleb Pratt
Lita's Classmate (as William Simmons) - William J. Simmons
Lita's Classmate - Cruze Lynnox Keith
Kindergarten Teacher - Maegan McCarthy
Emergency Room Nurse - Billie Wilemon
Fun Fair Kid - Noah Jordan Scott
Fun Fair Kid - Knightly Knox Scott
Roberto C. Fishman Pratt - Jonathan Kobs
Mrs. Fishman Pratt - Lori Hernandez
Teen / Roller Coaster Rider - Athena Akers
High School Student - Bobby Akers
Foster Kid - Taylor K Charles
Ice Cream Diner Patron - Leon Croom
Concerned Father - Marc Demeter
Boy in Hospital Waiting Room - Jackson T. Giles IV
Social Worker - Sandy Givelber
Shopper - Daisy Hill
Theme Park Child - Maya S. Joshi
October's Kid - Shane Donovan Lewis
Roller Coaster Rider - Monica Mathis
Adoptive Kid Cindy - Jaydin McCollum
High School Student - Eleanore Miechkowski
Kid at Amusement Park (Bridge) - Hannah Powell
Kid on Playground - Zachary Powell
Security Guard - John Thelan Reece
Adoption Agent - Benjamin Weaver
Parent - Wes Weems
Social Worker - Maria Z. Wilson