Account IconLogin|Sign Up
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
A Child Is Waiting Poster
How to Play on Device
Watch Trailer

A Child Is Waiting

Because You d A Child Is Waiting
Comedy Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19631h 42mOn: Hoopla Tags: Doctor Country: America

Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of a state institution for intellectually disabled children. Jean Hansen, a former music teacher anxious to give her life some meaning, joins the staff of the hospital. Jean, who tries to shelter the children with her love, suspiciously regards Clark's stern training methods. She becomes emotionally involved with 12-year-old Reuben Widdicombe, who has been abandoned by his divorced parents.A Child Is Waiting featuring Burt Lancaster and Judy Garland is streaming with subscription on Hoopla. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (2,647 votes).

Where to Watch A Child Is Waiting


Dropdown Icon

Cast & Crew


John Cassavetes


Reelgood Watch Guide

44/ 100shadow
Streamability Score
Info icon
The Streamability Score factors in where something can be watched at a given moment and weighs it against the popularity and cost of the available streaming services. The higher the score, the easier it is to stream for the largest number of people.
plus minus icon

Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

plus minus icon

Not available to watch free online.

plus minus icon

Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

plus minus icon

Not available to rent or buy.

56/ 100shadow
Reelgood Score
Info icon
The Reelgood Score takes into account audience and critics scores from IMDb and critic sentiment, recent popularity, and other quality markers like genres or cast & crew to help you find what to watch. The higher the score, the better the movie or show.
#17,118 Ranked Movie

#1633 Ranked in Doctor Movies

#1858 Ranked in Movies on Hoopla

#10646 Ranked in Drama Movies

A Child Is Waiting has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (2,647 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

Stream More Movies & Shows Like A Child Is Waiting


People Also Liked

Not as a Stranger Poster
Rate It
imdb logo6.7/10
Reelgood Logo
Not as a Stranger (1955)

More Doctor Movies

A Quiet Place Part II Poster
Rate It
imdb logo7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
A Quiet Place Part II (2021)