Five Best Mother’s Day Movies

Mother's Day is the day we honor and celebrate our moms. What better way to celebrate her this year than with a movie marathon? The trick here is to find the right kind of movie to watch with mom that'll (hopefully) make you both appreciate each other a little better. In other words, you'll need a series of top notch chick flicks with a little bit of everything. So grab a bag of your favorite popcorn, a box of tissues and snuggle up with these old and new mom-friendly movies.  

Terms of Endearment

Probably one of the best mother-daughter movies of all time, this story centers on the relationship between a mother and daughter over 30 years. Keep your tissues handy for this one.

The Joy Luck Club

By the time you make it to this movie, you may need to re-hydrate cause those tears are gonna keep coming. This intergenerational story follows the life experiences of four women and their daughters. Based on the best selling novel, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan.

Queen of Katwe

A newer addition to the roster of mother-daughter movies, Queen of Katwe tells the compelling story of a Ugandan girl who excelled at chess, becoming a champion against all odds. Based on the novel, The Queen of Katwe by Tim Crothers. 

Steel Magnolias

One of the great ensemble cast movies of the 1980s, this story is sad, funny and serious at the same time, but always makes you glad you watched it (for the umpteenth time). Before becoming a film, Steel Magnolias author Robert Harling told the real life story of his sister and her battle with diabetes. 

Erin Brockovich

The real life success behind Erin Brockovich makes this movie a perfect addition to your marathon. This rags to riches film tells the story of a struggling single mom trying to support her children.

Mom's special day is Sunday, May 13th. What do you have planned?

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