Mother’s Day is tomorrow and if you’re finding a hard time making reservations at fancy restaurants…
Or you have no idea where to go or what to do.
Instead of spending on high teas and expensive shopping, grab a pillow, a tub of ice and your mom and binge-watch all these movies that we know you’ll love, on Mother’s Day.
1. Stepmom (1998)
Divorced parents, Jackie Harrison[Susan Sarandon] and Luke Harrison[Ed Harris], keep their distance till an unexpected engagement and terminal illness strikes the already tumultuous family, forcing them to come to terms and agreement.
2. Mother’s Day (2016)
Lives of different people intermingling and connecting each other based on their estranged and tragic relationships with the female figure of their lives. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis.
3. Room (2015)
Played by Captain Marvel’s, Brie Larson. Academy Award-winning film, Room, takes a dark turn on the psychological impact and trauma a mother and son accumulates, after 7-years of capture and confinement.
4. Freak Friday (2003)
A teen favourite, Freaky Friday depicts the story of a teenage girl , Anna Coleman[Lindsay Lohan], with music aspirations. And a widowed mother, Tess Coleman[Jamie Lee Curtis], who is about to get married. Both have a tense relationship, until a fortune cookie at a Chinese restaurant forces them to switch bodies and live each other’s lives. Which makes for a funny and amusing watch!
5. Mamma Mia
A beloved musical, Sophie Sheridan sends out wedding invitations to 3 men who could be her biological father, based on her mother’s dairy, Donna Sheridan[Meryl Streep]. Watch as the backstory of Donna and her lovers unfold and the identity of Sophie’s real father is unveiled.
6. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
30 and unmarried, Toula Portokalos[Nia Vardalos], sets out to live her own life after years of working in the family’s restaurant business. In the midst of self-discovery, she meets a man name Ian Miller[John Corbett], and the two go on to face on Toula’s family who are not enthusiastic about interracial unions.
7. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Second movie depicts Toula’s life as a mother and the difficulties Ian and Toula go through since the birth of their daughter, Paris [Elena Kampouris].
8. The Blind Side (2009)
Based on a true story of football star, Michael Oher’s adopted mother, Leigh Anne Tuohy[Sandra Bullock], this film shows the good and kindness can truly encourage anyone, even in the worst surrounding circumstances.
9. Mermaids (1989)
Starred by Cher, as Mrs. Flax, the eccentric and out-there mother who had two girls Charlotte[Winona Ryder] and Kate Flax[Christina Ricci] over a string of flings and affairs. This movie depicts the life of 3 girls, as they navigate to live in a home like a family despite the circumstances of their daughter’s origins and the mom’s loose morals.
10. Akeelah And The Bee (2006)
A little girl from South Los Angeles, Akeelah Anderson[Keke Palmer], who has a talent for spelling, and goes to join the National Spelling Bee, despite her mother’s wishes.
11. Crazy Rich Asian (2018)
Rachel Chu[Constance Wu] is thrusted into the grandeur and luxurious life of her boyfriend, Nicholas “Nick” Young[Henry Golding]. Based on Singaporean author, Kevin Kwan’s, life with the crème de la crème, Rachel goes through life of the rich as she struggles with the disapproval of Nick’s mother, Eleanor Young[Michelle Yeoh].