Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, and if you’re looking for a low-key way to celebrate, what better way than to cozy up with a movie?
We’ve rounded up some movies that celebrate moms of all kinds that you can enjoy on Mother’s Day.
If the Meryl Streep-Amanda Seyfried mother-daughter power combo isn’t enough, then watch this classic musical for the Greek island views and, of course, ABBA.
The “little women” wouldn’t have gotten very far without Marmee. Laura Dern’s portrayal of the iconic mother figure in Greta Gerwig’s 2019 adaptation hits the perfect notes of warmth and strength.
Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman star in this film based on a true story, in which a young man goes to great lengths to find his birth mother and family in India.
“The Blind Side”
Sandra Bullock earned an Oscar for her performance as a supportive adoptive mother.
Mom and daughter Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan take a walk in each other’s shoes —literally — and learn to understand and appreciate each other.
When Merida’s mother is turned into a bear by a witch, she learns that the only way to change her back is to somehow mend their difficult relationship.
“The Sound of Music”
Maria (Julie Andrews) sings her way into becoming the loving stepmother that the Von Trapp children need in this classic musical.
“The Princess Diaries”
Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway) has the unwavering support of both her mother and grandmother (Julie Andrews) as she grows into the princess of Genovia.
“Akeelah and the Bee”
In this film, 11-year-old Akeelah (Keke Palmer) wants to win the National Spelling Bee. Though her mother (Angela Bassett) opposes her at first, she comes to support her daughter’s dreams.
“My mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates.’” This classic movie wouldn’t be the same without the wisdom of Forrest’s mother.