Director: Sean Anders
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Octavia Spencer, Tig Notaro, Julie Hagerty, Margo Martindale, Julianna Gamiz, Gustavo Quiroz, Isabela Moner
Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne star as Pete and Ellie, respectively, who have a great life with a successful business flipping houses. The only thing they feel is missing is having children. They debate if they are too old, but decide that adoption will be the best choice for them after seeing the heartbreaking videos on an adoption website. They meet with a local adoption agency and after meeting with a few foster kids, they decide to adopt fifteen-year-old Lizzie (Moner) and her younger brother and sister. The first few days seem easy for them approaching parenting with a cheerful and easy attitude. After the honeymoon phase wears off, they realize how hard parenting is and what it can be like to foster kids who come in with their own backgrounds and issues.
Here’s my review