Movies and TV Shows about mother

The Simpsons
  • The Simpsons (1989)
  • Animation, Comedy, Family,
  • Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.
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The Simpsons
The Good Wife
  • The Good Wife (2009)
  • Drama,
  • The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail.
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The Good Wife
Ponyo
  • Ponyo (2008)
  • Animation, Family,
  • The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish. The daughter of a masterful wizard and a sea goddess, Ponyo uses her father's magic to transform herself into a young girl and quickly falls in love with Sosuke, but the use of such powerful sorcery causes a dangerous imbalance in the world. As the moon steadily draws nearer to the earth and Ponyo's father sends the ocean's mighty waves to find his daughter, the two children embark on an adventure of a lifetime to save the world and fulfill Ponyo's dreams of becoming human.
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Ponyo
Changeling
  • Changeling (2008)
  • Drama, History, Mystery,
  • Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
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Changeling
The Crying Wind
  • The Crying Wind (2018)
  • Drama,
  • With the loss of her mother imminent, a young woman realises that she must comfort another with similar traumas.
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The Crying Wind
Heavenly Creatures
  • Heavenly Creatures (1994)
  • Fantasy, Drama,
  • Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature, who conspire to kill Pauline's mother when she tries to end the girls' intense and obsessive relationship.
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Heavenly Creatures
He's Out There
  • He's Out There (2018)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • On vacation at a remote lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath.
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He's Out There
Kidnap
  • Kidnap (2017)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Mystery,
  • A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
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Kidnap
Little Children
  • Little Children (2006)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
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Little Children
Still Alice
  • Still Alice (2014)
  • Drama,
  • Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
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Still Alice
Dumbo
  • Dumbo (1941)
  • Animation, Family,
  • Dumbo is a baby elephant born with oversized ears and a supreme lack of confidence. But thanks to his even more diminutive buddy -- Timothy the Mouse -- the pint-sized pachyderm learns to surmount all obstacles.
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Dumbo
Spanglish
  • Spanglish (2004)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should move into the Clasky home. Cultures clash and tensions run high as Flor and the Claskys struggle to share space while raising their children on their own, and very different, terms.
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Spanglish
Breaking In
  • Breaking In (2018)
  • Action, Thriller, Crime,
  • Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.
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Breaking In
The Piano
  • The Piano (1993)
  • Drama,
  • After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath (Holly Hunter) and her young daughter, Flora (Anna Paquin), are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart (Sam Neill). Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines (Harvey Keitel), leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.
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The Piano
Under the Shadow
  • Under the Shadow (2016)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller, War,
  • As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war torn Tehran of the 80s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
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Under the Shadow
Sleight
  • Sleight (2017)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A young street magician is left to take care of his little sister after his mother's passing and turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets into trouble with his supplier, his sister is kidnapped and he is forced to rely on both his sleight of hand and brilliant mind to save her.
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Sleight
Frequency
  • Frequency (2000)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Science Fiction,
  • When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father must find a way to fix the consequences of altering time.
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Frequency
Because I Said So
  • Because I Said So (2007)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
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Because I Said So
The Perfect Man
  • The Perfect Man (2005)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance, Family,
  • Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean and boost her self-esteem.
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The Perfect Man
Fish Tank
Fish Tank
Throw Momma from the Train
  • Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
  • Comedy, Crime,
  • Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's students offers Larry to kill Larry's Ex-wife and in return Owen wants Larry to kill his horrible mother. Larry thinks it is a joke, until he learns Owen killed his Ex-wife and he has become the prime suspect.
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Throw Momma from the Train
Hamlet
  • Hamlet (1996)
  • Drama,
  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
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Hamlet
Philomena
  • Philomena (2013)
  • Drama,
  • A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
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Philomena
Wild Target
  • Wild Target (2010)
  • Action, Comedy,
  • A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans.
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Wild Target
Savage Grace
  • Savage Grace (2007)
  • Drama,
  • This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland (Julianne Moore) and her only son, Antony (Eddie Redmayne). Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland (Stephen Dillane), dotes on Antony, who is homosexual. As Barbara tries to "cure" Antony of his sexuality -- sometimes by seducing him herself -- the groundwork is laid for a murderous tragedy.
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Savage Grace
New York Stories
  • New York Stories (1989)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; third, by Allen, is a witty piece of comedy about the impossibility of getting rid of the son's role.
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New York Stories
Let the Sunshine In
  • Let the Sunshine In (2017)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love, at last.
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Let the Sunshine In
Normal
  • Normal (2007)
  • Drama,
  • A deadly car accident brings together a group of previously unrelated people, each of whom is forced to deal with the emotional fallout.
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Normal
Evening
  • Evening (2007)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid flashbacks, the young Ann (Claire Daines) spends one night with a man named Harris (Patrick Wilson), who was the love of her life.
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Evening
Mammoth
  • Mammoth (2009)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the Philippines, the maid's family struggles to deal with her absence.
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Mammoth
Mothers and Daughters
  • Mothers and Daughters (2016)
  • Drama,
  • Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
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Mothers and Daughters
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
  • Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)
  • An intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty featuring Debbie Reynolds, Todd Fisher, and Carrie Fisher.
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Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
Losing Isaiah
  • Losing Isaiah (1995)
  • Drama,
  • Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, and her husband, Charles. Years later, Khaila has gone through rehab and holds a steady job. After learning that her child is still alive, she challenges Margaret for the custody.
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Losing Isaiah
Mum
  • Mum (2016)
  • Comedy,
  • A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year of new beginnings she rebuilds her life surrounded by her family: son Jason and his girlfriend Kelly; her brother Derek and his new partner, Pauline; and her in-laws.
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Mum
The Blind Sunflowers
  • The Blind Sunflowers (2008)
  • Drama,
  • Ourense, Spain, 1940. Every time that Elena locks the door, she locks her secrets. Her husband Ricardo spend years hidden in his house with his children (Elenita and Lorenzo), trying to dodge persecution. Salvador, a priest confused after battling in the front, returns to seminary in Ourense.
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The Blind Sunflowers
Bob Funk
  • Bob Funk (2009)
  • Comedy,
  • After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
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Bob Funk
Luba
  • Luba (2018)
  • A poor single mother, who is trying to turn her life around, is thrust into a fight for survival when her ex-husband relapses and spirals out of control.
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Luba
Hold Me Down
  • Hold Me Down (2017)
  • Documentary,
  • Based on true events, Hold Me Down depicts a day in the life of a 19-year-old single mother in the Bronx who works as a stripper at an illegal nightclub to support her child.
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Hold Me Down
Wait 'Till Your Mother Gets Home
  • Wait 'Till Your Mother Gets Home (1983)
  • Comedy, Family, TV Movie,
  • An award winning high school football coach finds himself out of work, and switching roles with his wife for the summer when she goes back to work for the first time in 15 years.
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Wait 'Till Your Mother Gets Home
Dallas 362
  • Dallas 362 (2003)
  • Drama,
  • Rusty (Shawn Hatosy) has been bailed out of bad situations more than once by his understanding but distraught mother, Mary (Kelly Lynch). When Mary starts dating a psychologist, Bob (Jeff Goldblum), Rusty connects with the man and begins talking to him about his problems. As Rusty benefits from the therapy sessions, his best friend, Dallas (Scott Caan), still very involved in illegal and dangerous activities, takes issue with Rusty going straight and cleaning up his life.
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Dallas 362