SOME OF THE BEST MOTHER-SON MOVIES ARE ABOUT STRUGGLE WHILE OTHER MOVIES ARE COMEDIES…ANY OF THE GREATEST “MOM&CHILD” FILMS ARE EVEN A BIT ON THE CREEPY SIDE.
Grab the tissues before putting on Terms of Endearment: Shirley MacLaine took home an Oscar for her role as a mother whose love for her daughter is eternal! Stepmom, starring Julia Roberts and Susan Sarandon, is another one of the greatest mother-daughter movies.
Cher captivated audiences as a single mother raising two girls in the 1990 movie, Mermaids.
Forrest Gump is certainly a classic movie about a mom and son relationship. The love that Forrest had for his momma drove him to do great things. He really enjoyed quoting his mother’s famous line: “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get”.
Meanwhile Psycho shows viewers what happens when a bond between a mother and son goes terribly wrong… Check out these gems celebrating the woman who brought you into this world!
La Ciociara (1960)
Grey Gardens (1975)
Freaky Friday (1976)
Mommie Dearest (1981)
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Forrest Gump (1994)
All About My Mother (1999)
The Others (2001)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Mamma Mia (2008)
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Lady Bird (2017)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)