IMDb Polls

Poll: Orphan Child Stars

Which of these still-children orphan characters who are one of the main characters in their film is your favorite?

List has been limited to movies with a rating of 6.2 or higher with a minimum of 1,000 votes.

Discuss the list here.

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    Hugo Cabret

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    Dorothy Gale

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    Older Jamal

    and Latika - most of the movie is flashbacks to their child and teen years. Ayush Mahesh Khedekar (Youngest Jamal), Tanay Chheda) (Middle Jamal), Rubina Ali (Youngest Latika) and Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar (Middle Latika) in Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
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    And sisters Edith and Agnes. Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier and Elsie Fisher in Despicable Me (2010).
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    Oliver Twist

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    Tom Sawyer

    and friend Huckleberry Finn. Tommy Kelly and Jackie Moran in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), or any other incarnation on film.
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    The Child

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    Sara Crewe

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    From the Disney movie The Jungle Book (1967)
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    Evan Taylor

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    And his little sister Setsuko. Tsutomu Tatsumi and Ayano Shiraishi in Grave of the Fireflies (1988), original title Hotaru no haka (1988).
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    Violet Baudelaire

    with brother Klaus and sister Sunny. Emily Browning, Liam Aiken and Kara and Shelby Hoffman in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).
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    Judy Shepherd

    and brother Peter. Kirsten Dunst and Bradley Pierce in Jumanji (1995).
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    and friends Misty, Sparks and Spit. Daniel Radcliffe, Lee Cormie, Christian Byers and James Fraser in December Boys (2007).
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    Julian 'Frankenstien' McGrath

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    In Annie (1982) or any other version.
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    Addie Pray

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    Anne Shirley

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    Mary Lennox

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    Pollyanna Whittier

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    As played by Shirley Temple and various others.
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    Luke Eveshim

    Jasen Fisher in The Witches (1990).
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    Fernando Tielve in The Devil's Backbone (2001), original title El espinazo del diablo (2001).