Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga play two loving parents who decide to adopt a third child. They hope to bring joy into her life and theirs, but Esther (Isabelle Fuhrman), the girl they adopt, has a dark secret. She is no ordinary child, and anyone who crosses her soon finds that out, as they suffer accidents and even death. Her adopted parents don't know what to do with a girl who looks so angelic but is really anything but. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. With CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett, Karel Roden and Aryana Engineer. Categories: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2009.
CCH Pounder in Orphan
Benny (Aidan Quinn), a car mechanic, is devoted to caring for his mentally ill sister, Joon (Mary Stuart Masterson). She is a gifted artist but can't function in the outside world without his help. When Benny brings home Sam (Johnny Depp), a drifter he meets by chance, Sam and Joon are instantly drawn to each other. Sam is an eccentric guy who likes to imitate the famous silent movie comedian, Buster Keaton. While Benny has always wanted Joon to make friends of her own, he is concerned that she has fallen for Sam so quickly. Directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. With Joe Grifasi and Dan Hedaya. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1993.
CCH Pounder in Benny & Joon