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5 Cool Mother’s Day Movies

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Tired of brunch or shopping on Mother’s Day?  Neither are we, but it’s nice to have some bonding time that doesn’t require a lot of money or driving time. Why not spend the weekend with mom (or the kids) watching these throwback Mother’s Day movies?

If you click on the links, you can buy or rent each Mother’s Day movie from Amazon.com. Enjoy!

 

Disfunctional Mother’s Day Movie:  Postcards from The Edge

It may not be the first movie you think of for Mother’s Day, but the supreme acting and dysfunctional relationship that Meryl Streep and Shirley McClaine portray is unforgettable. And in the end, quite unstoppable.

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Quirky Mother’s Day Movie:  Mermaids

Who can resist a Cher movie?  Winona Ryder is the peculiar daughter to a peculiar mom, as Cher plays a single mother who does what it takes to get her family by in 1963.

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Tear-Jerker Mother’s Day Movie: The Blind Side

Sandra Bullock’s performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. She plays a wealthy, white woman who takes in a homeless black teenage boy and shows him how trust, family love, and faith can move mountains. Are you crying yet??? (Based on a true story about NFL player Michael Oher).

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Animated Mother’s Day Movie:  Brave

Too many times young girls secretly cursed their mothers for one reason or another. This time an independent, stubborn girl realizes she better be careful what she wishes for because it can come true.

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Scary Mother’s Day Movie:  Carrie

Sissy Spacek is the troubled outcast whose mother is, well, a complete nut job.  Steven King’s 1976 classic was not only the scariest mother-daughter movie, but also John Travolta’s second ever movie role as a sadistic high school bully.

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