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Instant Family is a heartfelt film that will have you laughing throughout! (& Giveaway)

Instant Family is a heartfelt film that will have you laughing throughout! (& Giveaway)


Instant Family is officially out on DVD and Bluray, as of March 5th!

Instant Family is a heartfelt movie about a couple who decides to adopt a set of siblings, one of them being a teenage. They take us on the journey of foster care adopting, and parenting. I admire people who foster and adopt, there are so many children and teens who have no place to call home and it just breaks my heart. No one should have to experience that feeling. It’ll have you laughing throughout the film and get you emotional. If you’re a parent you’ll be able to relate to so many scenes; from constantly cleaning up after the kids(story of my life), to perfecting your child’s plate(Mason hates his food being mixed or touching). I loved Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne together, they are hilarious and make a cute couple. Everyone plays such a great role in the film, even the up-tight perfectionist foster Mom ;) And I love that it’s based on someone’s experience.

It’s a great film, and although it has a rating of PG-13 I really don’t suggest it for the younger kids. It has a lot of swearing but personally I think all the swearing adds to the comedy factor. So, I wouldn’t suggest this is a film for anyone under age 14. But definitely go see it if you’re over 14, it’s hilarious and heartwarming.

Check out the trailer below; buy it at your local retailer, order online, or at least go rent it.


Instant Family is a heartwarming film, inspired by the real events from the life of writer/director Sean Anders. It follows Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) as they decide to start a family and stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl (Isabela Moner), they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight. Now, Pete and Ellie must hilariously try to learn the ropes of instant parenthood in the hopes of becoming a family. Instant Family also stars Octavia Spencer, Tig Notaro and Margo Martindale.

One lucky reader will win their very own Instant Family activity kit, with items based upon moments from the film, including “Grandma’s make-up kit” (washable markers and a make-up bag), a t-shirt with fabric markers and fabric paint, a custom bag, and balloons. Enter the rafflecopter form below, US only, ends 3/17 midnight. 

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Disclosure: I received product in exchange for my review, however all opinions expressed here are 100% my own! This post may contain affiliate links. 


Cassandra D

Saturday 16th of March 2019

I want to see this movie.

Stephanie Grant

Saturday 16th of March 2019

I haven’t seen the movie yet but I want to super bad!

LeAnn Harbert

Saturday 16th of March 2019

I haven't seen it yet but I want to.

Kristyn Martin

Saturday 16th of March 2019

I have not seen this movie yet, but I definitely want to!

wen budro

Thursday 14th of March 2019

I have not yet had the opportunity to see this movie. It looks like it is entertaining and I want to see it for sure.