Mother’s Day Special: 8 Best Movies on Mother-Child Relationship You Can Binge-Watch With Your Mom!


Forgot that 10th May happens to be Mother’s Day? Someone somewhere once said the greatest love is a mother’s, and it’s absolutely right! Mother’s Day is here, and we are sure you all must be thinking of ideas to surprise your mom. However, we believe that all the mothers deserve ‘thanks’ every day as their job is a 24/7 gig. On this Mother’s day, we have listed out Bollywood and Hollywood movies, which will remind you of the love and care these reel life moms have showcased on screen.  

1. MOM

When you see the character that Sridevi has played in this revenge thriller to eliminated the rapist of her teenager daughter, one can feel her pain, love and helplessness. MOM is one of the best movies that genuinely displayed the love and care between a child and Mother despite that Sridevi was her stepmother. Honestly, if there is one reel mother I look up to, it’s her. 

2. Paa

Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Abhishek Bachchan, Paa is a story of a son battling with the deadly disease. Vidya being the single Mother portrays a strong role to save her kid till his last breath. Despite suffering from a genetic disorder and not left with much time to survive, Vidya (Mother) does every bit to fulfil her son’s last wish. 

3. Secret Superstar

Starring Meher Vij, Secret Superstar lets a mother go against the whims of her husband to support her daughter. To help her teenage daughter, she goes to every extreme to give her daughter pursue her passion & dream while the father is abusive. Moreover, she even abandons her husband for the sake of her daughter’s passion and dream. It’s the most touching movie you’ll come across. 

4. Mother’s Day

The movie shows the lives of four mothers starring Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, and Jason Sudeikis. They are dealing with their issues in their ways intertwined over a week leading to Mother’s Day. The movie holds a lot of drama and perfect comic times and is just apt to watch with your mom this Mother’s Day. 

5. Lady Bird

The movie tells many stories, and it’s a story about a complicated mother-daughter relationship. Lady Bird is one of the most touching movies. Saoirse Ronan’s protagonist and her Mother Marion might clash at times, but their time together represents one of the most compelling mother-daughter relationships. You and your Mother will love this movie for sure! 

6. Mothers and Daughters

Starring Courtney Cox, Selma Blair, Susan Sarandon and Nina Ricci, Mothers And Daughters is a dramatic film that shows the relationship between mother and daughter that are tied altogether through the lens of a newly pregnant photographer played by Selma Blair. The movie includes many of the problematic conversations just in time for Mother’s Day.

7. Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! is all about the love Donna has for her daughter, no matter who her dad is. A strong mother-daughter relationship, Mamma Mia! has all of the makings of a classic girl’s night. Although the daughter’s intentions were strict about meeting her birth father, the surprising reunion results in some drama. If you love a mother-daughter sing-along, then go and watch it. 

8. Dumplin

For all the kids and moms whose expectations for each other don’t exactly line up, then Dumplin is something to watch together. It’s about a mother and daughter who are learning to respect each other, and it just takes a beauty pageant, some drag queens, and a magic act to fix everything out. All the Jennifer Aniston lovers, this movie you shouldn’t miss at all! 

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