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16 Best Mother’s Day Movies That Showcase Motherhood

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  • There are many memorable films that highlight the joys and difficulties of motherhood.
  • From comedies to thrillers, these mom-centric films are perfect for streaming this Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and there are plenty of awesome movies you can watch at home that are perfect for celebrating the holidays with your mom. Many memorable movies, old and new, honor the joys and hardships that come with motherhood, and these movies all offer a great way to kick back and enjoy movie night with your mom.

To help you find the perfect movie to watch, we’ve picked 16 of the best mom-centric movies to stream on Mother’s Day. All of our picks feature mothers or grandmothers in key roles, and each tells stories that deal with the relationships between mothers and their children.

All of the films we’ve selected are rated “fresh” by review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, with a rating of 60% or more from critics. We’ve also made sure to highlight movies that span a range of genres for everyone, from dramas and comedies to musicals and even a few horror films.

Check out the 16 best movies about moms and their kids to watch on Mother’s Day