Top 10 Mother's Day Movies

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Stepmom

This movie, starring Julie Roberts, Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris, covers all the bases. Ms. Roberts plays the young and beautiful stepmother trying to fit in to a family. Susan Sarandon plays the devoted mom and former wife to Harris, who is trying to cope with terminal cancer and the new woman in her family’s life.

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Terms of Endearment

Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson The love/hate relationship between this mother and daughter is so real - bound to make you laugh. And then, cry. In the end though, mom is always there for you. The story is beautiful and complex, the acting is great and the dialogue is masterful. "Terms of Endearment" is a motherhood movie for the ages.

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Where the Heart Is

The film follows Novalee Nation, a pregnant 17-year-old girl from Tennessee, who sets out for California with her boyfriend. When they stop in Oklahoma at the local Wal-Mart, her boyfriend abandons her. Since Novalee has only a few dollars, she secretly moves into the Wal-Mart store. She gives birth to her baby, attracting media attention, and she sets up a new life with the help of new friends.

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Parenthood

This one has it all, as far as parenting goes: troubled kids (old and young), single mom, married mom, separated mom, job stress, mom stress, family dinners, last-minute birthday-party rescue and all the other stuff that comes along with having kids. "Parenthood" was directed by Ron Howard and stars the impressive likes of Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Diane Wiest, Jason Robards and Joaquin Phoenix. It's a must-see if you're looking for a mom movie that does every mom emotion.

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Not Without My Daughter

An American woman falls in love and marries an Iranian and quickly learns the ways of the Islamic culture. She is trapped in this third world country with her brutish husband and must find a way to escape with her daughter. An intense story about what a mother would do for her child even if it cost her life.

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Mrs. Doubtfire

Robin Williams learns that keeping in touch with his children can be a drag in this hit comedy. Daniel is a kind man and a loving father, but he's a poor disciplinarian and a shaky role model. After throwing an elaborate and disastrous birthday party for his son, Daniel's wife Miranda reaches the end of her patience and files for divorce. Daniel is heartbroken when Miranda is given custody of the children, and he's only allowed to visit them once a week. Daniel gets the job as a housekeeper disguised as Mrs. Iphegenia Doubtfire, a stern but caring Scottish nanny. Daniel pulls off the ruse so well that neither his ex-wife nor his children recognize him, and in the process, he learns how to be the good parent he should have been all along.

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Mr. Mom

"Mr. Mom," that theme is motherhood -- in all its comedic glory. Michael Keaton is fantastic as a stay-at-home dad before there was such a thing, and his adventures in motherhood are straight-up funny. Teri Garr is his working wife, and Martin Mull is her villain boss.

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The Horse Whisperer

The courage of a mother to help her daughter deal with life's tragedies... and the man that helped. Truly inspirational tale - this mom does go to all ends to help her daughter and as sad as it is, it is also beautiful.

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Steel Magnolia

This is the ultimate Mother's Day movie. In Steel Magnolias, Sally Fields has to face the issue that her daughter, Julia Roberts, is very ill. She gives her daughter one of her kidneys! Then, when her daughter goes into a coma, she is there for her day and night in the hospital, reading to her, moving her body parts to keep her muscles in shape, and never giving up. Steel Magnolias is a movie about the strength of women, and what better time to celebrate women than Mother's Day.

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Cheaper by the Dozen

Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt play the parents of a dozen children. In this good humored family movie Martin's wife goes on a book tour leaving dad to tend to the family. Everything comes loose at the seams without dear ole mom around and what happens next is always a surprise.

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Top 10 Mothers Day Movies

Pamper your mom this Mother’s Day - put together your own movie night and treat mom to one of these entertaining flicks.

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Top 10 Mothers Day Movies
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