The May 10 It is a very special date, because mothers’ day is celebrated and what better way to celebrate it than by watching movies that mom will love. It can be because of its protagonists, because of the story, or because of both. Learn about the best movies to watch on Mother’s Day.
The best movies to watch on mothers day.
Mamma Mia (Dir.ª Phyllida Lloyd, 2008)
This is one of the music movies most loved by moms, as it has songs by the famous group ABBA, an icon of the 70s. The story is really entertaining, full of romance and comedy that make the movie more enjoyable. It features the incredible performance of Meryl Streep as the lead, Donna. Part of his musical repertoire are Slipping through my fingers, Mamma Mia, Money, Money, Money, The Winner Takes it all, among many others.
Mamma Mia 2 (Dir. Ol Parker, 2018)
The sequel to Mamma Mia Despite not having the same rage, it has a good story. The theme of a mother’s love and at the same time loss stands out a lot, although it sounds sad it is quite moved thanks to the music that accompanies it. The surprise of this delivery was the participation of the singer Cher with the role of Ruby. In this movie we have ABBA songs like When I Kissed the Teacher, Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Andante, Andante, among many more.
A possible dream (Dir. John Lee Hancock, 2009)
This heartwarming story from Michael Oher, an American football player. Starring Sandra Bullock and Quinton Aron, who play Michael and his adoptive mother, Leigh Anne Tuohy. History shows a lot what a mother’s love for her child is capable of doing. Apart from being based on real events, it is an adaptation of the book The Blind Side: The Evolution of a Game. Sandra Bullock’s performance earned her the Oscar for Best Actress.
Extraordinary (Dir. Stephen Chbosky, 2017)
Adapted from the eponymous book, it is one of the great favorites for Mother’s Day. With a quite emotional story and a great message, the performances of Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and the protagonist Jacob Tremblay they make the movie that much deeper. Especially Julia Roberts in the role of August’s mother (Jacob Tremblay), she emphasizes values and a deep speech.
Valiente (Dirs. Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, 2012)
This film from the Pixar studio brings many emotions with it. And it is that in the case of Pixar, no less is expected. Brave shows the story of Merida, a girl whom her mother hopes is perfect. While she prefers her freedom, she looks for a way that her mother does not accept that there is a wedding. The animation is very good and takes great care of the details. So much so that it won Best Animated Film at the 2013 Oscars.
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Falling in love with my ex (Dir. Nancy Meyers, 2010)
Falling in love with my ex is one of the perfect romance and comedy movies for Mother’s Day. It is about a relationship of ex-husbands who maintain a healthy relationship with good times with their children … until the flame of love is rekindled. With the performances of Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin, without a doubt a very entertaining comedy that will get you more than one laugh.
Stay by my side (Dir. Chris Columbus, 1998)
Again Julia Roberts surprising with her great performances. In this film, she plays a stepmother who must achieve a good relationship with her new family as young children. However, things are made difficult by the biological mother of the boys. This dramatic comedy is dedicated in memory of the mother of Chris Columbus, the director, because a year before the premiere, his mother died of cancer.
Erin Brockovich, a bold woman (Dir. Steven Soderbergh, 2000)
Based on the real life of Erin Brockovich-Ellis, an environmental activist. Julia Roberts is charged with bringing Erin to life in this moving story. She won the 2001 Oscar for Best Actress, as well as the BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe. A resilience film that you definitely can’t miss.
Steel Magnolias (Dir. Herbert Ross, 1989)
Based on the homonymous play. This film portrays the story of Shelby Eatenton (Julia Roberts), a girl who suffers from diabetes but still wants to become a mother. Knowing the risks, she manages to get pregnant and her friends support her with thousands of tips. The cast consists of Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, and Olympia Dukakis.
The Rebel Mothers Club (Dirs. Jon Lucas, Scott Moore, 2016)
Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Jay Hernandez, Annie Mumolo, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Christina Applegate. It is a comedy that shows a series of adventures of friends who are mothers on a path to improve. The film is pure comedy so there is no shortage of laughter.