The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

| May 9, 2017 | 8 Comments

  The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

What better way to bond with mom on Mother’s Day than by watching great movies together? Let your mom sit back and relax while you eat popcorn and talk about the characters in the movies. It’s a great way to connect and there are many excellent films to choose from.


The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

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Here are eighteen of the best movies to watch on Mother’s Day:

1. Monster-in-Law – starring, Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lopez and Michael Vartan

2. The Blind Side – starring, Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Quinton Aaron and Tim McGraw

3. The Bodyguard – starring, Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner and Gary Kemp

4. Ricki and the Flash – starring, Meryl Streep and Mamie Gummer

5. Volver – starring, Penelope Cruz and Carmen Maura

6. The Kids Are All Right – starring, Annette Bening, Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo

7. Stepmom – starring, Julia Roberts and Susan Sarandon

8. Fried Green Tomatoes – starring, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary-Louise Parker and Mary Stuart Masterson

9. Changeling – starring, Angelina Jolie, Amy Ryan and Colm Feore

10. Little Women – starring, Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Kirsten Dunst and Christian Bale

11. Mermaid – starring, Winona Ryder, Cher, and Christina Ricci

12. Steel Magnolias – starring, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, and Julia Roberts

13. Places in the Heart – starring, Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, and Amy Madigan

14. Erin Brockovich – starring, Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, and Dawn Didawick

15. The Sound of Music – starring, Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, and Richard Haydn

16. Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore – starring, Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen, and Alfred Lutter III

17. Terms of Endearment – starring, Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger

18. Hannah and Her Sisters – starring, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, and Michael Caine 


The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day


You don’t have to go out on Mother’s Day to show your mom a good time. She’ll love spending time with you watching movies at home on her special day.


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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Calvin F. says:

    Surprisingly I’ve only heard of a few.. that makes more movies to watch! 😀

  2. Lynda Cook says:

    This is a great list, so many great movies and ones that can be watched more than once!!

  3. HEIDI C. says:

    Sadly enough, I have only seen only one or two movies on this list. I need to start looking for some of them on Netflix in order to treat myself to a non-Action flick.

  4. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Plenty of choice here for those who’d like to watch a movie. 🙂

  5. DebH says:

    There’s some movies I have yet to see; will check them out!

  6. LisaM says:

    I’m not a big drama fan but you know what, I probably should at least give some of them a try 😉

  7. Kristi says:

    Some great movies listed here! I haven’t seen Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, I should put that one on my list.

  8. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    We love watching movies on Mothers Day. Thank you for all the great ideas!

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