Mother's Day films
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While we’re staying at home during this circuit-breaker, why not make Mother’s Day special with a movie night with her together with your family? Grab the popcorn and have a nice set-up at home or if you’re far apart, set up a Netflix Party streaming session for the night!

If you’re at a loss for what film to watch with your mum, here we list 8 different films that celebrate the heartfelt, challenging and rewarding moments of motherhood.

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1. Bad Moms (2016)

Who said mums always has to be perfect? Well in this hilarious film that follows the lives of stressed-out mums Amy (Mila Kunis), Carla (Kathryn Hahn), and Kiki (Kristen Bell), it shows us that it’s never easy being a mum and it’s completely normal to not have it altogether 24/7. If you’re looking for a movie that will both you and mum off your seats bursting into laughter, this one’s it.

Stream the movie on Amazon Prime.

2. Mamma Mia (2008)

A quintessential classic, Mamma Mia is the ultimate movie to watch for a light-hearted family affair. Filled with musical numbers, touching story, and a stellar cast – this musical-comedy flick is definitely one that both you and mum are bound to love.

Stream the movie on Netflix.

3. Otherhood (2019)

Wondering why they’ve felt forgotten by their children, longtime friends (and mothers) drive from the suburbs to New York City to reconnect with their now-adult sons and celebrate Mother’s Day.

Stream the movie on Netflix.

4. Freaky Friday (2003)

One fine day, dysfunctional mother-daughter pair get caught up in a situation where their bodies are switched and are forced to live in each others’ lives. Comical yet sentimental, this coming-of-age film is a must-watch for those who want a lighthearted film with a nostalgic feel.

Stream the movie on Apple TV.

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5. The Perfect Man (2005)

After numerous fresh-starts in new cities, moving around from place-to-place after Holly’s (Hilary Duff) mother Jean (Heather Locklear) breaks up with second-rate men. Holly decides to takes matters into her own hands and goes on a mission to find the perfect man that’ll make her mother happy.

Stream the movie on Amazon Prime.

6. What To Expect When You’re Expecting (2012)

If you’re in the mood for a comedy, What To Expect When You’re Expecting is utterly hysterical. The film follows the lives of several expecting mothers who navigate impending parenthood and how they deal with pregnancy.

Stream the movie on Amazon Prime.

7. Brave (2007)

This Mother’s Day, follow the animated tale Brave which tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship in the kingdom set in the Scottish Highlands. However, one day a curse is placed on Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) and it’s up to daughter Merida (Kelly Macdonald) to be brave and save the day.

Stream the movie on Apple TV.

8.Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Though this isn’t the typical Mother’s Day movie that comes to mind, Kevin Kwan‘s best-seller novel turned movie Crazy Rich Asians does well in showcasing the importance of family values and tradition. Not only that, but the film also takes note of the dynamics and strong maternal figures in Rachel and Nick’s lives.

Stream the movie on Amazon Prime.

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